Colon cleanses have been performed since ancient Greece, and they are extremely beneficial methods of boosting the function of the colon and improving overall health.
Nowadays, colon cleanses are performed due to the theory of autointoxication.
Undigested foods, especially meats, cause an accumulation of mucus in the colon that produces toxins and poisons in the body, which lead to weight gain, low energy levels, fatigue, and headaches
Whenever you are preparing fruit or vegetable colon cleanses, make sure you add ones high in fiber and nutrients that will replace the eliminated toxins.
Apples are rich in soluble fiber which provides a feeling of satiety and helps with loose stools. They also have insoluble fiber that adds bulk to stool, relieves constipation, and help the bowel movements.
Chia is abundant in fiber that boosts the health of the digestive tract. Moreover, they are high in vitamins and nutrients that will be afterward absorbed by the body.
These seeds also keep you full, thus helping weight loss. Chia seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids that strengthen the heart pumping.
Flax seeds are also full of fiber, that enhances the absorption of nutrients by the intestines and delay gastric emptying. Furthermore, they also help you prevent colon cancer.
Flax seeds have potent antioxidant properties, which promote heart health and prevent heart diseases. Flax is also abundant in the heart-healthy Omega-3s.
Apple Colon Detox
- 1 apple
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds (ground is easier to digest than whole)
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon honey
You should initially blend all the ingredients, except the chia seeds. Then, pour the mixture into a glass and add the chia seeds while stirring. Stir until they are fully expanded, for about 5 minutes.
Your delicious colon cleanse recipe is ready! Enjoy!
Your body will be more than grateful! Remember to drinks lots of water to keep the body hydrated and support its functions!