3. Brown or Dark Brown

Most bowel movements are brown. The exact shade will vary from day to day, based on factors like what you ate and how well you digested your food. Generally, brown or dark brown is an acceptable color. Eating plenty of fiber can help you have regular bowel movements and keep your digestive system in check. Some doctors recommend probiotics, which are sold in varying strains and can help to balance the good and bad bacteria in your gut and maintain healthy digestive processes. In general, if your bowel movements are this shade of brown, your digestive system is working properly.

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