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Basics of Colon Cleansing

Aug 17, 2007
The chief function of our colon is to drive away the waste material and bacteria inside our body and absorb water along with mineral salts so that the fluid and electrolyte balance is maintained. When a colon, because of impacted fecal matter cannot perform these functions normally, toxins are created inside our body which can spread all through our body and may be absorbed by the fluids inside our body.

A variety of health problems can be attributed to unclear colons - from abdominal pain to constipation to general lack of energy all can be caused by an unhealthy bowel. That the bowel is unhealthy can be because of consumption of toxic substances regularly which would include caffeine, sugar, white flour, microwave-cooked food, hydrogenated fats and deep fried foods. All these food substances can lead to huge amounts of deposits in the colon which it is not able to deal with.

The best way to do away with all these wastes is to go for a colon cleansing. It is the natural way to treat your colon. And there isn't much hassle too. After cleansing your colon you would definitely notice a significant change, and in a way it would change the way you lead your life. The best thing about colon cleansing is that you can start right away and you would not require much preparation.

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. There is a simple method to calculate how much water you need for your body. Whatever your weight be in pounds drink half of it in ounces. So if you weigh 200 pounds, then drink 100 ounces of water which would be approximately 2.5 liters.

These are two basic things you can do to cleanse your colon. If continued over a considerable period of time, your colon would be healthy as it never had been. But you will have to continue this practice. All you got to do is to have enough fiber in your diet, and drink lots of non-carbonated water.
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