Dietary Changes May Improve Colon HealthBy Health News Team • Jun 29th, 2011 • Category: Dr. Cutler's True Health Blog Archive, Health Articles, True Health News, Whole Food Nutrition
Some studies have indicated that individuals can significantly enhance colon health simply by changing their eating habits.
A recent article published by the North Shore Sun cited a report from the World Cancer Research Fund. According to this report, there is "convincing evidence" that consuming fiber-rich foods and limiting the intake of red and processed meats can help preserve the health of a person’s colon.
Fiber consumption can facilitate the healthy function of cells lining the colon, promote the elimination of toxins from food and the environment and support a healthy bacteria balance in the intestines. Excessive red meat consumption, on the other hand, may lead to adverse changes in cellular health and potentially increase inflammation. Foods that contain high amounts of fiber include whole grains, beans, vegetables and fruits, the news source explained.
The organization recommended that people aim to consume less than 18 ounces (oz) of red meat per week.
Good Health Begins With A Clean Colon!
Doctors and nutritionists agree that the best way to maintain good overall health is through a well-functioning colon that’s free from toxins and waste buildup. A clogged colon can lead to occasional digestion problems, as well as create the perfect breeding ground for other concerns… affect kidney and heart health… and even impact your immune system.
Your colon may be in trouble if you’re experiencing...
- Occasional constipation or diarrhea
- Intensely smelly elimination
- Straining to have a bowel movement
But adding daily fiber to your diet can help you to properly and regularly empty your bowels with a decreased transit time between eating and elimination. Plus, you may have more energy and get relief from bloating and occasional heartburn.
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