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A 49-year-old male asked:

If you become more physically active and still consume the same calories, when you have a bowell movement you won't produce as much waste right?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: It all depends on the types of calories ingested. In other words if it is composed of indigestibles as opposed to low residue foods you may not notice a big change.

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Last updated Nov 5, 2013

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