Is coffee a natural laxative?!

Question: Is coffee a natural laxative!?
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Yes -

Coffee is only a mild laxative, it's a much stronger diuretic!. There's one chemical that causes this: caffeine!. When caffeine is metabolized it produces three chemicals; paraxanthine, theobromine, and theophylline!. These are the ones that cause the sweet sweet effects of caffeine!. Theophylline is the smooth muscle relaxor, and since your bowels are smooth muscles, there you go! There's not much theophylline in caffeine compared to the other compounds, so it's not a very strong laxative feeling!.
Coffee drinkers feel it more, since they do tend to take in more caffeine than tea drinkers, although if you put back enough black tea, you'll see the effect just as well!. Like most chemicals, your tolerance for theophylline increases the more caffeine you metabolize!.

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it is for me!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.

from the Coffee Science Information Centre

"The caffeine in coffee is a mild diuretic, but moderate consumption of coffee has no greater effect than that seen with plain water!. Decaffeinated coffee contains minimal amounts of caffeine and will therefore also have no greater effect on fluid loss than water!."Www@FoodAQ@Com

yes, i think it's been proven science wise!. i know that if i have a cup in the morning!. i usually have a bowel movement within 10 minutes or so!.
for those who say it blocks them!.!.!.well yeah if you eat a big mac and fries !.THEN have a cup of coffee of course you won;t go! it all depends on what you eat!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes!. Coffee is a natural diuretic as well!. Please don't ask me to explain in detail!. ThanxWww@FoodAQ@Com

I wouldn't know!. I'm pretty regular as far as pooping goes and I fart alot!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

i always have to poo after i drink some!. It the ugly truth!.!.!.!.BUT COFFEE IS SOO TASTY!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

I don't know why or if it really is, but it sure the heck works for me!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Definitely works for meWww@FoodAQ@Com

not for me, that stuff usually blocks me up for monthsWww@FoodAQ@Com

The caffiene in it makes me pee alot!Www@FoodAQ@Com

tea is for sure, dunno about coffeeWww@FoodAQ@Com

No!. Drink a galon of ice cold water!. I did once!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

yeah, because, what have you never had coffee!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

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i think if you get a certain kindWww@FoodAQ@Com

it works for me!Www@FoodAQ@Com

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