A man makes a horrified face while looking at toilet paper; weird stool concept

7. Yellow Stool

What’s causing your excretements to take on such a gnarly appearance?

Why is it yellow?

Once again, your diet may be the cause of your stool-related woes. Foods with certain yellowish colors—like tumeric, carrots, or yellow food coloring—as well as gluten-filled and fatty foods can also affect stool color.

What else causes yellowish stool?

Don’t think your diet is to blame? Your yellow stool could also be the result of:

  • Celiac disease
  • Gallbladder issues
  • Gilbert syndrome
  • Infection, specifically a parasitic infection known as giardiasis (“beaver fever”)
  • Liver problems
  • Pancreatic disorders
  • Stress

All of these issues require medical attention, much like the following issue…

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