• Why is stool brown?
  • 12-19-2016 It's not always brown. If you eat a cup of cocoa pudding every day your poop will be the color of cocoa. If you eat a big serving of spinach your poop will be dark green. If you get a lot of undigested fat your poop will be light yellow. If you have internal bleeding your poop will be bright red, but the same color can be caused by red peppers. If the bleeding is in the stomach your poop will be black like coffee grounds. But to explain why just plain poop is brown, here is a link: The bottom line is it's like mixing paint: if you mix all colors, the result is brown.

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