Your morning fix of caffeine. The spicy sambar from breakfast. Why do some foods in particular seem to send that call from nature buzzing through your insides? Well, as reported by The Fact Site, specific foods cause your stomach to react in certain ways for a reason and we’ve got all those reasons for you right here. Read on to solve all the gastrointestinal mysteries of your life!

So the next time you have loo trouble, granted not a great place to be, but at least you’ll know exactly why! And we all know who you’ll have to thank.