For Best Toilet Health: Squat or Sit?

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For Best Toilet Health: Squat or Sit?

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Let me know what you think:
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/artic ... ition.aspx
A sitting posture may increase diverticulosis of the colon. The magnitude of straining during defecation is at least three times greater than with the squatting posture.[11]
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Denis Burkitt conjectured that the squatting defecating posture can prevent cancer, especially colorectal cancer.[12]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_defecation_postures
I've done it only 2 times, but I do prefer squatting. I think this statement is true for me:
"Makes elimination faster, easier and more complete."
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As we had no toilet in nature, i think we are naturally adapted to squatting.
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I tried it: Taking my shoes off, taking my pants off, my underwear, squatting on the toilet.. It is much easier to defecate, but all the hassle involved, it is just not very practical...

If someone has a good tactic I might give it another go.
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I tried it: Taking my shoes off, taking my pants off, my underwear, squatting on the toilet.. It is much easier to defecate, but all the hassle involved, it is just not very practical...

If someone has a good tactic I might give it another go.
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I just stand with my socks on the toilet, for the rest I do quite the same as when I sit.
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I've tried squatting for at least a month, and sitting works better for me.
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I've tried squatting for at least a month, and sitting works better for me.
In which way does it work better ?
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It's easier to do the job, and also with squatting it feels like it's kinda incompletely done
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