Colon Cleanse – A Few Basic Facts You Need To Know

By - Updated Oct 18, 2014

The basic colon cleanse program is not considered as much of a hassle as you may think it to be. All you have to do is to select a good colon cleanse method or program and make a few adjustments to your dietary habits and prevailing lifestyle. The simple regimen does not really hurt you a great deal it rather brings enormous peace to your body as well as mind.

What Does the Colon Do for You?

Colon CleanseIn order to keep you in the pink of health, your body needs to have a waste disposal system that can efficiently flush out all types of bodily wastes comprising of toxins. Colon, the longest segment of your large intestine, is the focal point of such a physical system that works endlessly in conjunction with kidney, lungs and skin to pump out these toxins.
 
Elimination of the toxin from your intestine, lymphatic system and blood actually follows another major function of the colon that entails absorption of water and mineral salts from your diet to balance the body’s fluid/electrolyte levels. In nutshell, keeping the colon clean and healthy is extremely important for the normal functioning of the other body organs so that you stay absolutely fit and healthy.
 

Need for Colon Cleanse

Your daily intake of food and beverages includes toxic matters of varying degrees. While unhealthy diet is responsible for bulk of these toxins, other factors such as poor living conditions, improper lifestyle, pollution, etcetera, also contribute heavily toward the build up of toxins, parasites and harmful bacteria. Under such a situation, it is the colon that keeps on striving to expel these toxic matters from your body along with the fecal wastes.
 
Because of its typical role, a malfunctioning colon could lead to unwarranted build up of tightly wedged feces that should have otherwise been expelled from the body. The accumulated toxins as well as bacteria, when transported to the other parts of the body by the fluids absorbed by the colon earlier, gives rise to myriad of health conditions in addition to stomach problems in the form of constipation, flatulence, diarrhea and abdominal pain. This unhealthy state of affairs can be countered by you to a great extent by resorting to occasional colon cleanse regimens, which are designed to flush out the hardened fecal matters quite effectively.
 

The Basic Colon Cleanse Procedure

With increasing awareness about the bowel complications, you can easily find a host of products and programs in offer in your neighborhood health stores. However, the actions involved in an easy-to-do colon cleanse process is given below:
 

  • Sorting Out Your Diet. This is the most vital change that you can bring into your dietary routine at the very outset of the colon cleanse program. You have to ensure that the food is from a natural source and is highly nutritious. Also start with a daily intake of 25 – 30 grams of fiber blended suitably with your food or beverage.
  • Drink Plenty of Pure Water. Next step in the basic colon cleanse process warrants that you drink plenty of pure water a minimum of 2 liters (or half your body weight in ounces, whichever is more) spread suitably over the course of the day. Make sure that the water is plain, non-carbonated water and not liquid beverage of any other kind.
  • Herbs for Colon Cleanse. Herbs have proved to be a very popular colon cleanse supplement, albeit to a lesser degree in comparison with fiber and drinking water. You can find hosts of herbal recipes that can assist you to make your colon cleanse program more effective.

 
Even when you chose to use colon cleanse herbs/recipes as your favored method, you must continue the fiber intake routine rather unfailingly. Nothing else can be more colon-friendly than fiber-rich food items such as rice bran cereals, oat bran or wheat germ. Consumption of sufficient raw fruits and steamed vegetables too are quite useful to achieve an effective colon cleanse.
 

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