NYT (Gift Article): Why Does Coffee Make Me Poop? “In the same study, some volunteers agreed to have a pressure-sensing probe inserted into their colon to measure intestinal muscle contractions before and after drinking a cup of Joe. Among those who said that coffee usually stimulated a bowel movement, the probe showed a significant increase in pressure within four minutes of drinking coffee.” (Four minutes? I’ll have what she’s having.)

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