7 Safe Ways to Cleanse Your Colon and Preserve Your Youth


7 Safe Ways to Cleanse Your Colon and Preserve Your Youth

Your colon is five feet long but as large as it is we give it a little of our attention till it has an issue. Our colons play an essential part in our daily life and because of this we should not ignore them.

1. Add Vitamin C to your diet.  
Vitamin C found in a lot of fruits and veggies might help cleanse the colon according to a study in 2015. Drink kale broccoli, strawberry and lemon smoothies for your colon and for your health in general.

2. Make use of probiotics, the friendly bacteria that protects your colon.
Research suggests that probiotics might help to stop and possibly treat colon cancer. These “good bacteria” stop inflammation and boost bowel movement consistency two parts of digestive health that are related to the colon. High levels of probiotics are found in fermented foods like Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, kimchi, kombucha, miso and some types of cheese.

3. Add more resistant starches to your diet.  
Resistant starches found in plant foods like potatoes, legumes, green bananas, rice and grains promote a healthy colon by increasing gut micro-flora. Also a 2013 review on resistant starches determined that they decreases the risk for colon cancer.

4. Drink more water to regulate digestion.  
Low fluid intake is a common cause of constipation. So drinking 1.5 to two liters of water everyday can stop this. Another way to help meet your fluid intake needs is to include fruits and veggies that have a high water content such as as cucumber, zucchini, tomatoes, celery, melon and strawberries.

5. Make sure to eat plenty of high-fiber foods.   Rasbak / Wikimedia Commons  
Investigations have linked a high intake of fiber rich foods with a reduced risk of colon cancer. Besides high-fiber meals feed the good bacteria in the intestine that help decreases gut inflammation and boost digestive disorders like irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Some high-fiber foods that can make your colon happy such as raspberries, green peas, broccoli, lentils, beans and whole grains.

6. Herbal teas may help digestive health via the colon.  
Herbal teas are said to be useful for cleansing your colon according to an investigation conducted by Australian researchers there is a connection between herbal tea consumption and a lower risk of colon cancer. Laxative herbs such as psyllium, aloe vera and marshmallow root might help with constipation but make sure to talk to your doctor before using these herbs because they can be harmful sometimes.

7. Try a saltwater flush.

A 2010 study revealed that saltwater cleanses the colon when paired with certain yoga poses. Give this a try: every morning before breakfast mix tow teaspoons of sea salt/Himalayan salt in a glass of lukewarm water drink it quickly and repeat the process in the evening too.




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