Foods That Help Cleanse Your Colon

foods that clean your gut

 

Colon health is really important because it can effect your whole body. Digestive issues effect so many people and it has to do with your diet and stress.  The main reason people have issues with digestion and their digestive track is due to the way people eat, most people lack the nutrients need to have a healthy digestive track.  Cleaning and ridding the waste in your gut will help you feel less sluggish, re-energized, and healthier. The average colon can hold up to eight meals worth of food before digestion finally occurs. A colon cleansing can result in significant weight loss and kick-start your metabolism. When you clean your colon it pushes undigested waste through your system, clearing the way for good nutrient absorption, and boosting weight loss. Not having a healthy digestive track can lead to things like hemorrhoids and varicose veins.  If waste remains in the body for too long, it becomes a breeding ground for bacteria and illness. When the colon is detoxified, it clears the way for essential nutrients to filter into your body unobstructed.

 

You can have a healthy colon by eating some of these foods:

Apples, apple cider vinegar is high in fiber that helps promote healthy digestion, apples are also rich in pectin, a carbohydrate compound that acts as a thickening agent inside the gut. When taken in therapeutic doses, pectin can help root out built-up toxins in the colon and strengthen the intestinal lining.  Pectin is also found in bananas.

Avocados  are rich in fiber, and include both soluble and insoluble varieties at a ratio of about one to three, which is quite unique. Insoluble fiber cleanses the colon. Soluble fiber in avocados help with absorbing water and binding with other digested substances to help them easily move through the digestive tract.

Flax and chia seeds contain fats and fiber that help promote healthy digestion and a clean colon. Both are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to stabilize cell walls and reduce inflammation. Flax and chia also contain their own unique blends of soluble fiber, which bind with food to optimize the digestive process.

Greek Yogurt has probiotic bacteria that helps clean your gut from processed foods, food chemicals and environmental chemicals.  If you don’t like yogurt you can also eat one of these fermented foods, kombucha, kefir, and tempeh.

Dark Leafy Greens such as spinach, kale, green olives, asparagus, Brussel sprouts, celery, and collard greens contain chlorophyll that help digestion and colon cleansing.  Chlorophyll helps stop bacterial growth on intestinal walls, removes bacteria from the colon and helps heal the gastrointestinal tract.  These veggies also help cleanse your digestive tract and detoxify your liver.  If you don’t like any of the veggies listed, these veggies also have the same effect seaweed, peas, and swiss chard.

Garlic has antibacterial and antiviral properties that hem remove toxins, pathogens and parasites from the digestive tract.  It also has antioxidants that help improve digestion, eliminate wastes & toxins and it helps absorbs nutrients.

Aloe Vera helps digestion, and helps detox your body.  It also heals and soothes intestinal lining.

Whole Grains like bread and pasta are rich in fiber which help with digestion.

Beans and Lentils, are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients which are rich in fiber and aid in digestion.  The are a clean plant protein that are rich in minerals.  Which can help you in regular bowel movement.  They help remove toxins, improve you digestive system making it healthier.

Lemon, can help the large intestine get rid of waste.  It also acts as an antiseptic in your intestines.  An easy way to add this to your diet is drink lemon and water first thing in the morning.

Alpha Sprouts, help soothe the digest tract.

Organic Fruits, like grapes, mango, pineapples, papaya and kiwi are rich in fiber.  They help maintaining regularity and keeping your digestive track healthy.

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1 Comment

  1. jill
    March 22, 2016 / 12:31 pm

    Great article!

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