Digestive Transit Time of Lego Heads: The FART Score Study

A group of six physicians designed a study in which each of them ingested a Lego head, with the goal of establishing the average transit time for an object frequently swallowed. Their findings were quantified and presented through a metric they humorously termed the ‘Found and Retrieved Time’ or ‘FART’ score. On average, the FART score calculated indicated that these objects took approximately 1.71 days to pass through the system.

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