The colon cleansing has been practiced by the ancient Greeks. This cleanse has been popularized during the 20’s and the 30’s of the 20th century.
It is done because of the theory of autointoxication. Undigested meat and other similar foods can cause mucus accumulations in the colon that are toxic and poisonous for our organism. These toxins could cause headaches, fatigue, weight gain and reduce the energy levels.
When you intend to do vegetable and fruit based cleansing it is very important to eat food rich in fiber and nutrients. The following colon cleanse is rich in fiber, nutrients and vitamins that will take the place of the removed toxins.
Apples are very helpful in every colon cleansing. They contain high amounts of soluble fiber that keeps you satiated for longer and looses the stool. They contain fiber that adds bulk in stool and relieves constipation.
Flaxseeds are also valuable ingredients for this cleanse as well. They are rich in fiber which delays gastric emptying and improves the intestinal absorption. Flaxseeds also lower the possibility of colon cancer.
The flaxseeds protect the heart and disable the development of cardiovascular ailments. To make the things even better, flaxseeds are very rich source of omega-3 fatty acids as well.
Chia contains fiber that improves the health of your digestive tract. Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients and vitamins that are absorbed by your organism during this cleanse. These seeds will keep you satiated for longer period of time which is very helpful for the process of weight loss. Chia seeds include omega 3-fatty acids that improve the function of your heart.
Apple Colon Cleanse
- 1 apple
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseeds (easier to digest in this form)
- 1 cup of water
Put all the ingredients in your blender and blend them well, except the chia seeds.
Put the resulting mixture in some glass and stir until the chia seeds start to expand. The whisking should last for 5 minutes.
Now you can drink the mixture.
When consuming foods rich in fiber, including apples, you should drink plenty of water. Hydration will allow you to have healthy stool and improve all the bodily functions.