How often do you have a bowel movement? I hope you are aware that the rate of your bowel movement is a pointer to the state of your health. The ideal transit time for food is 16-24 hours; by this time, the nutrient in the food should be absorbed into the blood and waste product eliminated. Therefore, the ideal frequency of bowel movement should be once daily. Anything beyond this could be indicative of constipation. Constipation, of course, allows harmful bacteria to hang around longer, which allows them to proliferate causing damage......