How do we know if our pets are healthy?
We check their stools periodically.
Mothers know to do this with their babies, too.
***A normal healthy digestive system EASILY produces 2-3 bowel movements per day consisting of formed stools that do not float and that fall apart when flushed. The stools should be a light brownish color (not yellow, gray, or black), should not contain undigested particles of food, should not be “explosive” or foul smelling, and there should not be an oily film floating on the water surface (indicating malabsorbtion of nutrients).
There, that wasn't so bad, was it? ***
Please, read it again . . . every single word here is important. This is your goal. ONLY when you reach this goal have you fine-tuned your diet to be healthy.
For some this could happen in a few days; but for others, it may take weeks or even months.
BRISTOL STOOL CHART:
KAY’S NOTE: The SCD is a gentle cleansing diet that one can live and be healthy on indefinitely.