What Does Green Poo Mean?

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When the poo is green, it is simply because one ate green foods such as leafy vegetables which contain chlorophyll, and could be colouring the stool green. It can also be for physical reasons such as bile that is secreted in the small intestine that makes it green. When the stool is green, it can also be because it went through the large intestine too fast to be changed in colour.
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Green poo can mean several things since it can be caused by a number of different things. It may mean that there is decreased bowel transit time, heavy consumption of green vegetables, food poisoning and antibiotic use. Seek medical advice if this persists.
Green poo is a result of high consumption of Vegetables that are rich in iron such as spinach and broccoli. Excess iron in ones body caused by iron supplements also result in green poo. Bile is also a contributing factor to the green colour of stools.
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