warning- tmi question!

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by Ria C, 14 April 2009 Social URL.

  1. Ria C

    Ria C Full Member

    Hi

    i was just wondering if this was a side effect of CD...my poo I've noticed is black in colour...is this normal :eek:

    sorry if this is tmi! xx
     
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  3. MR2_Owner

    MR2_Owner Doing Slimming World

    I've never had it myself, but it could be that your body is getting rid of toxins and all other rubbish that was in your body maybe?
     
  4. Count210

    Count210 Full Member

    Think it must have something to do with the iron content of the diet.
    I have heard about black ones and green ones!
    Be happy to be going!
    Take care.
     
  5. Lexie_dog

    Lexie_dog UNLEASHING THE BEAST!

    I don't know about black but mines are very very dark after tetras and choc shakes
     
  6. Purplepixie

    Purplepixie Full Member

    i don't examin them too closely but very dark in colour so I would say totally normal.
     
  7. Oinkstop

    Oinkstop Full Member

    If I have a lot of the chocolate shakes, my poop looks like black tar.
     
  8. CAROLYN

    CAROLYN CWP CONSULTANT

    Yes, definitely normal !!
    Mine were either black or sometimes green due to the iron and vitamin and mineral content of the shakes !!
    You do know that everyone else will start checking theirs now, don't you ? LOL
    CAROLYN x
     
  9. Lexie_dog

    Lexie_dog UNLEASHING THE BEAST!

    *dons student nurse hat*

    Actually you should examine your poo, its a very good indicator of intestinal health and gives a good idea of transit time.

    Changes in bowel motions are one of the first signs of bowel cancer.

    *hat off* :eek:
     
  10. AbsolutelyFabulous

    AbsolutelyFabulous Absolutely Determined!

    Lol Lexie! I was a student nurse for 2 years up until last year (when i unceremoniously quit) but i remember the poo lectures very well, haha!!
     
  11. Lilac

    Lilac Full Member

    Is it just me or are they very um dense & difficult to flush as well? :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
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