How would you like to poop and lose 20 pounds? You might think it’s funny but that’s how much toxic waste the average American has sitting in their colon.
It’s more than just added weight, though. That toxic sludge prevents the colon from doing what it’s supposed to do – absorb nutrients and expel waste. It also negatively impacts gut bacteria, making it difficult to lose weight.
So what’s the solution to this whole colon fiasco? There are several, and I’m about to show you 8!
8 Natural Remedies To Cleanse Your Colon
1 – Drink Lots of Water
This right here is a big one. As much as 75% of all American suffer from dehydration, a major cause of colon blockage. your colon needs water to keep waste flowing – and it needs a lot more than you might think.
Once you’ve noticed that your bowel movements are becoming more frequent, you can begin to wean yourself off drinking so much prune juice. This is to prevent your colon from becoming dependent on it. Look at it as a jump start.
#3 – Eat Lots Of Fiber
Prunes are just one good source of fiber. Here are a few more to try:
Women between 19 and 50 should be getting 25 grams of fiber each day to ensure healthy waste passage. Men in that age range need 38 grams. After 50, women need 21 grams of fiber while men need 30.
Drink warm lemon water at the start of each day. Read about more benefits of that here.
#5 – Get On The Probiotic Train
Probiotics are healthy bacteria. They regulate bad, toxic bacteria that leads to blockage in your gut and colon. Normally, your body contains enough probiotics. But certain medications, like antibiotics, can kill them off.
You can also take probiotic supplements. Read more about those here.
#6 – Throw Flaxseed On Everything
Okay, almost everything. Flaxseed goes great with oatmeal, cereal and even yogurt.
The omega-3 fatty acids in flaxseed do a great job of loosening your colon. Flaxseed also containsmore fiber than any other grain. Those two points make flaxseed a fantastic eviction notice for the sludge that’s been wedged in your colon since God knows when.
100 grams of flaxseed contains 27 grams of fiber. Factor this into your daily fiber intake; taking too much over that amount will give you diarrhea.
Read more about flaxseed for colon cleansing here.
Mix 8 ounces of warm water with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons of organic honey. Shake, stir and drink. Repeat this every morning until you notice your bowel movements have become more regular.