what is a good at home treatment for a colon cleanse?

Posted by admin on Thursday 22 October 2009

I have heard to help lose weight one should do a colon cleanse to get rid of toxins. I just want to know what I can do with out spending lots of money.

I love questions like this. There are hundreds of books out there that say something like "death begins in the colon" and "cleanse the toxins" and other rubbish.

While there is truth to poor diets causing ill health (Americans eat a lot of fat and have a very high incidence of colon cancer), there’s a lot of myths too.

Fiber is the key. Instead of looking for miracle cures, adapt a healthy lifestyle. Eat whole-fiber, low fat foods and read labels. (While you’re at it, cut down on the salt too). Just reaching the FDA’s recommended allowance of fiber daily can be a challenge. (No more fast food!) Also, drink plenty of water. You can’t flush out the bad if it’s stuck like a rock inside of you. (Constipation hurts). Finally, exercise. Along with all the other health benefits (and burning calories, duh) regular exercise will promote peristalsis (the regular movement of stuff through your insides).

Seriously though, it takes some work to keep yourself healthy. Keep at it. And please stay away from people who are going to shove stuff where it doesn’t belong and "flush you out". That’s really not good for you. Also, stay away from laxatives unless your doctor suggests it. They can have very bad side effects.

Just eat right and exercise.

Footnote: Enemas and Go-Lytly are not good! You can severely imbalance your sodium and postassium levels! (read: heart failure) Don’t stick things up there unless a doctor (a real doctor) tells you to!

6 Responses to “what is a good at home treatment for a colon cleanse?”

  1. Always Right

    enemaReferences :

  2. TRINITY3

    fleet enemaReferences :

  3. M.I.N.E.S

    im pretty sure its an enema.References :

  4. wythingco

    Drink Go-Lightly,you can buy it at any drug store.Be very careful not to over do it though.It could be abused.References :

  5. Ahalia

    This reaally works and it is the least epensive way , it also works for healing many ailments:

    take a bottle of water place hands over water and send intention Drink 1 – 3 oz of water every 1/2 hour.References :

  6. healthstudent1

    I love questions like this. There are hundreds of books out there that say something like "death begins in the colon" and "cleanse the toxins" and other rubbish.

    While there is truth to poor diets causing ill health (Americans eat a lot of fat and have a very high incidence of colon cancer), there’s a lot of myths too.

    Fiber is the key. Instead of looking for miracle cures, adapt a healthy lifestyle. Eat whole-fiber, low fat foods and read labels. (While you’re at it, cut down on the salt too). Just reaching the FDA’s recommended allowance of fiber daily can be a challenge. (No more fast food!) Also, drink plenty of water. You can’t flush out the bad if it’s stuck like a rock inside of you. (Constipation hurts). Finally, exercise. Along with all the other health benefits (and burning calories, duh) regular exercise will promote peristalsis (the regular movement of stuff through your insides).

    Seriously though, it takes some work to keep yourself healthy. Keep at it. And please stay away from people who are going to shove stuff where it doesn’t belong and "flush you out". That’s really not good for you. Also, stay away from laxatives unless your doctor suggests it. They can have very bad side effects.

    Just eat right and exercise.

    Footnote: Enemas and Go-Lytly are not good! You can severely imbalance your sodium and postassium levels! (read: heart failure) Don’t stick things up there unless a doctor (a real doctor) tells you to!References :

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