Squat toilets

  • Most of the toilets around the world are of the squat type. It's predominantly in the west that the throne type is prevalent.
  • There are many claimed health benefits attributed to squatting on the toilet rather than sitting.


  • Jonathan Isbit Health Benefits of the Natural Squatting Position by JONATHAN ISBIT
  • http://www.naturesplatform.com
  • Lillipad Squat Toilet Platform Squat on the loo − it's good for you! The squat position the healthy way we evolved to go! Infants instinctively squat to relieve themselves, as do the majority of the world's population.
  • http://www.lillipad.co.nz
  • Sandun-Evaco Toilet Converter The Only Patented, Foldable, Factory-Built Stainless Steel Toilet Converter in The World Today!
  • http://www.toilet-related-ailments.com
  • Slate article Don't Just Sit There! How bathroom posture affects your health. By Daniel Lametti
  • http://primary.slate.com
  • The Sunday Leader article Squatting Toilets May Be Best By Indi Samarajiva
  • http://www.thesundayleader.lk