Drinks and Beverages

Is alcohol a laxative?

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August 25, 2011 2:31PM

Your body has to work hard to get all out all the alcohol that you consume, which is essentially a toxin.

The metabolic processes that breaks down alcohol also encourages the body to speed up its excretion.

I know that some alcoholic drinks such as Guinness and Smithwicks are especially known to have laxative effects.