If You Want To Clean Out Your Colon, Eat These Foods

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A large percentage of the American population is currently living with gastrointestinal problems. The reason for this is because so many Americans consume foods that not only lack in nutrients, but also are difficult for the body to digest. When the body cannot properly digest food, it can lead to an impacted colon, which can be a breeding ground for lots of diseases and bacterial infections.

 

The average American can carry up to 20-25 pounds of waste in the digestive system. Do your body a favor and make sure that this doesn’t happen to you. Eat foods that have natural colon cleansing properties and foods that can help boost your metabolism. When your digestive system is functioning like it should, you’ll feel healthier, have more energy, improve your concentration, and weight loss goals are more easily attained.

 

Colon Cleansing Foods

Flax & Chia Seeds:

Both flax and chia seeds contain healthy fats and fiber that work to stimulate digestion. Since both are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, they help to reduce inflammation and stabilize cell walls. The fiber also helps to bind with food to enhance the digestive process.

 

Lemon:

Lemons work to naturally flush toxins from the body and they help to clean out waste or build up in the large intestine. Their antiseptic properties help inhibit bacterial growth in the colon. Try drinking 16 ounces of water with the juice of 1 lemon in it every morning to help cleanse the colon.

 

Garlic:

Garlic can help improve circulation, fight inflammation, and it can help to remove toxins, parasites, and pathogens from the colon. Because garlic has lots of anti-inflammatory compounds, it helps to reduce inflammation in the digestive system and eliminate toxins.

 

Dark Leafy Greens:

If you want to help protect your digestive tract and simultaneously cleanse your colon, you need a lot of green leafy vegetables in your diet. These include kale, spinach, collards, chard, Romaine, and turnip or beet greens. Green vegetables contain chlorophyll, which helps to remove bacteria that accumulate in the colon. It also works to heal the mucus lining of the digestive tract.

 

Green Tea:

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants, helps to normalize your bowels, and works to support your immune system. Green tea’s high vitamin C content helps to remove toxins from the body as well. You can also drink peppermint, flaxseed, or senna leaf teas to help cleanse the colon.

 

Apples & Apple Cider Vinegar:

A lot of recipes that help to cleanse the colon contain both apples and apple cider vinegar. Apples contain fiber, which helps to promote digestion, and apple cider vinegar works to balance pH levels in the body; it also helps to speed up the metabolism. The pectin in apples helps to strengthen the inner lining of the colon as well.

 

Sources:

https://naturalon.com/12-miraculous-foods-for-natural-colon-cleansing/view-all/#

http://thescienceofeating.com/2015/04/04/best-foods-for-colon-cleansing/

2017-12-08T18:09:23+00:00

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    Q: I am a massage therapist. During a year long detox with the help of a Naturopath I lost about 40 pounds. However, I could only lose weight while fasting. Though I recognized that I was extremely toxic (very thick, dark menses every 15 days to flu-like symptoms) it seemed that fecal matter was getting "stuck" in the bend of the trans. Colon and disc. Colon. Maintaining the weight losses and good health was difficult in spite of being on a wholesome diet. Digestive enzymes seemed to adversely affect digestion since elimination was slow (once a day). Though enzymes worked well in the stomach, I would only gain weight with the use of enzymes: drinking a gallon of water a day only touched my extreme thirst. I would become lethargic and experience painful menses. Cramps, along with swelling in the ankles. Recently a massage therapist who worked with colon massage laid hands on me and told me that my trans. colon was sitting below my belly button. His massaging in the bend of the trans. colon and the disc. Colon was very uncomfortable. We agreed that massage could help with my situation since I felt great after the massage. I take flaxseed oil, prune juice, probiotics, and cranberry juice everyday and I have been seeing a colon hydro therapist for the past five weeks (once a week) with very good results. Is there a special diet that can help pull the trans colon back into position? I really want to be able to eat wholesome foods and look and feel wholesome at the same time. Thank you for your support.

    A:

    I WOULD RECOMMEND COLON REPAIR. CONSIDER THE DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE AND IT'S CORRELATING DIET (WHICH COMES WITH THE CLEANSE) AND DRINK MUCH VEGETABLE AND FRUIT JUICE, BUT ESPECIALLY VEGETABLE JUICE. FRUITS SMOOTHIES WILL ALSO HELP REPAIR THE COLON. DRINK 2-4 OUNCES OF ALOE VERA JUICE IN A GLASS OF WATER. PERFORM ANTI-GRAVITY EXERCISES 15-MINUTES PER DAY (HAVE LEGS RAISED HIGHER THAN THE FACE - I.E. LEGS UP AGAINST THE WALL WITH HEAD AND BACK ON THE GROUND). PERFORM ENEMAS AND COLONICS AS WELL. ALL ORGANS ARE REPAIRABLE AND THEREFORE YOU CAN HEAL YOURSELF OF THIS CRISIS. PEACE, OPTIMAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING BE UNTO YOU.

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    Q: I have already purchased both FULL BODY DETOX and DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. I was going to do the full body first then the colon cleanse as you suggested. I decided I should go ahead and order the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN because; well I want to get rid of as much waste/weight that I can. I feel sluggish, disgusting and toxic! Is it ok if I perform the weight loss regimen followed by the full body detox then colon cleanse? I am going away for a few weeks and this would work out much better for me as far schedule goes... Or is there a particular order I should follow to make my goal much more effective? I am not sure how strict the airlines are and I doubt I can find organic prune juice and undiluted cranberry juice where I am going....

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    It's okay that you perform the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN first before the others. The key thing is that you perform all three kits.

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    Q: Several people in the conscious community have stated that adding flax seeds and/or flax seed powder to our diet benefits the colon for complete and clean bowel movements. My question is, does flax seed powder or the seeds themselves promote parasites in the stomach and colon? A few of my friends and I have completed the parasite cleanse and got into a debate about it. Thank you very much, Hotep!

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    Flax seed undoubtedly helps the colon (due to fiberous nature) but it is absurd to think or suggest that flax seeds (in any form) promotes parasites. Meat, dairy, refined grains and other processed foods is what promotes parasites in the stomach, colon, and rest of the body. So, as Public Enemy would say: "Don't believe the hype!"

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    Q: I was considering beginning colon therapy cleansing (8-visits). Would you consider this as an added bonus before [and/or] after using your Full Body Cleanse? The reason for the question is that I will be taking the Anti-Viral Formula right after I do either or both.

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    Yes, colon cleansing can be an added bonus during and after the Full Body Cleanse.

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    Q: I want to purchase the same colon and digestive herb (#6) that is in the FULL BODY DETOX. I only see the COLON FORMULA on the site. I'm assuming it's not the same since you only take three a day and not five.

    A:

    FIRST OF ALL - OUR APOLOGIES FOR THE DELAYED RESPONSE DUE TO A RADIO PROMOTION THIS WEEK THAT BACKED US UP IN INQUIRIES. WHAT YOU WANT TO ORDER IS THE COLON FORMULA". YOU JUST TAKE 3 CAPSULES A DAY INSTEAD OF 5.

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    Q: I was told I have melanosis of the colon, and I shouldn't take anymore colon cleansers. Would my colon become damaged, if I do the Full Body Detox?

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    No, The Full Body Detox would actually help your colon!

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    Q: I want to know can I take the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and go to work? Will I be in the bathroom a lot with this product?

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    You might want to set the time aside for this cleanse. When people are concerned about excess defecating, they usually experience it due to the Law of Attraction: what you are worried about you end up attracting to yourself. So I would suggest you find the time to do it (outside of work).

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    Q: My girlfriend is doing a 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and the FULL BODY DETOX. The papers that came with it stated that cleansing the body will reduce excess hormones in the body. She has the birth control that is implanted in the upper arm and regularly supplies her body with extra progestin. Will doing the cleanse make this form of birth control less effective?

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    Yes, the detox will make the birth control less effective as herbs are programmed to counteract toxins and poisons and the birth control is pure poison!

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    Q: Hello, I was wondering if you could suggest an at home colon cleanse that is inexpensive. To be honest with you, I am really on a tight budget right now, and can't afford yours right now. I have heard people say they use Metamucil 2 times a day to cleanse their colon. Could you please advise me if this will work, or something that will?

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    Try our SEN FEN FORMULA or BOWEL MOVERwhich are on sale now (November 2008)! Metamucil is POISON and TOXIC!!!

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    Q: I ordered the DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and this is day 3. I have been experiencing a lot of cramping and runny, liquid bowel movements. I have not taken any of the formulas this morning because of the effects I've been having. It's certainly working because in the last movement I passed a lot of mucus. I would like to complete the full 10 days but if these are the side effects I can't go to work this way. I have already taken today off. Should I discontinue the program or cut back on one of the formulas? One last note, I have been sticking with raw fruits and vegetables.

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    I WOULD SUGGEST YOU CUT BACK ON THE NUMBER OF CAPSULES YOU ARE TAKING. TAKE A DAY OR TWO OFF FROM THE KIT AND RE-START BUT ONLY TAKE 2-3 CAPSULES OF EACH FORMULA WHEN YOU START BACK UP. DIARRHEA IS A SIGN OF HARD STOOLS TRAPPED IN THE COLON AND THE BODY IS ATTEMPTING TO LIQUIFY THEM. THAT'S ALL! FYI: WE GIVE PEOPLE THIS INFORMATION IN OUR â€DETOX TROUBLESHOOTING†GUIDE, "â€FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PAGE†SECTION (FOUND UNDER "MORE SERVICES" BOX ON HOME PAGE), AND THE ARTICLES â€DIARRHEA†AND â€HEALING CRISIS†ALL AVAILABLE ON OUR SITE. REMEDIES ARE ON OUR SITE FOR PEOPLE. HANG IN THERE! DON'T QUIT BECAUSE YOU ARE HEALING! DO NOT NEGLECT GOD'S TEMPLE BECAUSE OF WORK EITHER! JUST CUT BACK ON THE DOSAGE!

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    Q: After reading some other natural material, it was stated that you should clean your colon before detoxing you body, because the blood feeds from the colon. Would that be a better way?

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    Detoxing actually cleanses the colon. They are one in the same. When you detox or cleanse the body, you detox or cleanse the colon. When you cleanse or detox the colon, you cleanse or detox the body.

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    Q: I was reading your article about vinegar being harmful to the body because of its acids and I was curious to know what you think of the Organic unpasturized, unfiltered apple cider vinegar with mother? I saw that at the end of the article it stated that "if you must" use vinegar to use the organic apple cider vinegar but, I have read many places that it has many health benefits such as reducing bad cholesterol, regulating blood pressure, eliminating toxic waste from the body, fighting fungal and bacterial infections, helping relieve joint pains, breaking down fat which helps in natural weight reduction.

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    I approve of apple cider vinegar for health purposes. Some good stuff!

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    Q: Hello I am on day TWO of 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE;. May I eat a half cup rolled organic rolled oats a day. I eat the oats to provide fuel just before my two hour core ,spinning and rowing class. May I continue to drink Ivy's drink ? It's 1 tablespoon of Spirulina Powder, 2 tablespoons Psyllium Husk , 2 tablespoons Aloe Vera 1/4 cup of apple juice and 2 tablets of 450 mg Cascara Sagrada ? Look forward to your response.

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    You are free to eat as you please via free will. But we suggest the eating recommendations for a reason. The oats are okay (except they create mucus) and the Ivy's Drink is okay (nothing adverse to the cleanse)and sounds like a pretty healthy tonic.

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    Q: I would like to buy a colon cleanser that me and my husband can use together. I do not want to make a large investment right now as it is my first time using dherbs products. Just a starter kind thing..see how it works for us. What do you recommend?

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    I suggest the DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE (which will last 5 days between the 2 of you).

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    Q: Do I need to take a "Probiotic Supplement" with the FULL BODY DETOX? For the bacteria that needs to stay inside your colon, because we lose good and bad bacteria from the colon from detoxing the whole body. Do good bacteria need to stay in our colon and bodies especially for women's vagina to keep it clean.

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    Taking the supplement in addition to the cleanse is not necessary at all. The cleanse does not eliminate all of the good bacteria, if anything it plays a role in balancing it out. Probiotic supplements are not always the best choice.

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    Q: I am interested in the COLON FORMULA. I do not have a problem with constipation, but about twice a year I use an over the counter product just for cleansing purposes. I have a concern about the harshness of this product, and the walnut hulls. Are you speaking of the most hard outer shell or the inner husk?

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    How do you know there is harshness with the product when you've never tried it? Try a natural thing as freely as you have tried UNNATURAL things. Be fair and unbiased against nature! Black Walnut Hull is the outer hull, pulverized of course. Think positive and you will attract positive. Think results and you will attract results!

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    Q: My question is what could be causing my puffy eyes? I've had them for probably 6 or 8 months now (maybe more). They sometimes will have a little darkness added to them. Sometimes I wake up and whatever side I've been laying on, that eye will be even more swollen than the other side, but they are usually the puffiest when I first wake up. Sometimes it looks like I've been bopped in the eye in my sleep. I've cut out a lot of the processed foods and stay away from sugars for the most part. I drink only water and juice once a day (5 carrots, 1 green apple, 1" ginger root, handful of parsley and 1/2 beet with greens. I get plenty of rest (although I've always had a hard time feeling rested) but not sure if the eyes have anything to do with rest. It seems more like it has to do with something else internally. What advice can you give and what supplements would you recommend. I'm currently taking your Multi-Vitamins and Minerals formula along with your VITAMIN B COMPLEX (which I love them both). Have been on them for about 1 1/2 weeks now I guess. I also take your CANDIDA BUSTER and the COLON FORMULA (I was having a problem with constipation for the past couple months, did some of your recommended enemas but for some reason my body still seems to get stopped up easily lately).

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    OUR â€EYE PROBLEMS†ARTICLE GOES OFF INTO MORE DETAIL ON THIS INQUIRY, BUT FOR THE SAKE OF TIME, WORK ON YOUR KIDNEYS AND CIRCULATION, BELOVED. IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR CIRCULATION IS BEING CUT OFF, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU LIE DOWN OR SLEEP. DRINK PLENTY OF PARSLEY AND CUCUMBER JUICE. GOOD DHERBS.COM COMPOUNDS INCLUDE EYES FORMULA, KIDNEYS AND BLADDER, AND CIRCUL-AID FORMULA.

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    Q: I would like to cleanse my colon but don't know if I should get the FULL BODY DETOX. I also want to lose at least 10 pounds.

    A:

    YES, GO FOR THE FULL BODY DETOX. START THERE!

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    Q: Can you please advise if the colon cleansing will have any effects if I suffer from loose stools rather than constipation? Have had issues with loose stools since my gall bladder was removed. Some improvement when I was diagnosed with thyroid disease and began taking Synthroid, but I still have issues with very loose stools and severe gas at times. Can this colon cleansing relieve these issues? Also, I have an allergy to nuts, all kinds. Can I still take the cleansing formulas that include the shells of walnuts; I believe is what it said. I must be very careful because I have been hospitalized after ingesting a very minute amount of what I think was peanuts. Your advice would be greatly appreciated as I am very interested in trying your products but at the same time I must be careful with my allergies. Also I’m allergic to eggs.

    A:

    YOU WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE FULL BODY DETOX FOLLOWED BY THE DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. BLACK WALNUT HULLS ARE SAFE FOR YOU. IT'S NOT ACTUALLY A NUT, BUT THE HULL FROM IT. ALLERGIES ARE OVERCOME WITH DEEP CLEANSING ON THE CELLULAR AND TISSUE LEVEL. REMOVAL OF THE GALLBLADDER HAS THROWN YOUR BODY OUT OF WHACK. HOWEVER, THE BODY DOES HAVE THE ABILITY TO COMPENSATE.

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    Q: Hope you are having a great day! I just finished the FULL BODY DETOX and I feel great. My skin condition has improved; the raised bumps on my arms are better. I am going to start the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSEtomorrow. What do you else do you recommend for my skin? After the 10 day colon cleanse, can I immediately start the weight loss compounds?

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    For your skin I recommend use of OZ OIL. And yes, you can start one cleanse after the next. No problem at all in doing this!