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Fundamentals of Colon Cleansing

Aug 17, 2007
Here are some facts that one should know:

- Of all countries United States of America have the most number of reported cases of colon-rectal cancers. And this is true for both categories of men and women.
- Any American who lives till the age of 40 is expected to develop diverticulosis more commonly known as herniated bowel pockets.

All across America people are waking up to the fact that the number of cases of colon-rectal cancer is growing at an alarming rate. In fact the problem is most acute in United States than anywhere else in the world. The cause for that can be attributed to various factors the chief being the lifestyle and eating habits of the Americans. With a diet that is chiefly based on high processed food the fiber content is almost nil. With no roughage, bowel movements are bound to become irregular.

The first step towards colon cleansing is to alter your regular diet. The normal diet we have is full of processed foods. So what we miss out on is fiber. Fiber actually helps to clean our system. Without enough of it, our bowels never quite become clear. So we must increase our fiber intake. It should be anything between 25-30 grams everyday. It can be either consumed dissolved in water or with your food.

Water is another critical element in getting your colon clean. You can calculate how much water you need for your body by following a simple method. Whatever your weight be in pounds drink half of it in ounces. So if you weigh 150 pounds, then drink 75 ounces of water which would be approximately 2 liters. However, you can always drink more water, and there would be no harm whatsoever.

You can also use a herbal colon cleanse which is a natural form of laxative. There are several herbs which can facilitate the removal of waste material from your body. These would include cascara sagrada bark, aloe vera leaf, fenugreek seed, etc. These ingredients are also found in the herbal formulas that are being sold in drug store and health food stores.

There is one more kind of colon cleanser. A high quality oxygen based colon cleanser is available in the market today. It consists of oxides and peroxides of magnesium. Theses oxides and peroxides are pressurized with oxygen. When taken the chemical will release oxygen inside out digestive tract where the oxygen reacts with the hydrochloric acid that is present in our stomach.
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