Colon cleansing is performed by the ancient Greeks. This method became popular among Americans in 1920s and 1930s. Undigested foods can cause mucus accumulation in the colon which further causes accumulation of toxins and poisons in the body. These toxins can cause headache, fatigue, low energy and excess weight.
If you decide to consume vegetables and other foods which should clean your body, then you should opt for those products which have high fiber content and are rich in nutrients. The recipe below contains ingredients which are rich in vitamins and fiber that will clean your body of toxins. The most important fruits in this recipe are apples as they are rich in soluble fiber which will reduce your hunger for a longer period of time. They are also great against constipation.
Flax seeds are also effective for colon cleansing as they are rich in fiber as well. They delay the gastric emptying and improve the absorption of the nutrients. They improve digestion ad reduce the risk of developing colon cancer. Flax seeds protect your heart and they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Chia is rich in fiber which improves digestion. This grass contains nutrients and vitamins which are easily absorbed by your body and in this way your body is able to get rid of toxins easily. You will feel satiated longer so you will lose extra pounds as well. Chia seeds are also rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which are important for healthy heart.
- 1 apple
- 1 tsp. honey (for sweetness)
- 1 tbsp. chia seeds
- 1 tbsp. ground flaxseeds (ground is easier to digest than whole)
- 1 cup water
- blend all ingredients together except the chia.
- Then, pour the mixture into a glass.
- Stir the drink until the chia seeds start to expand (5 minutes)
- Drink and enjoy.
Just a tip:
You should drink a lot of water when you consume foods that are rich in fiber. Keep your body hydrated if you want to have healthy stool!