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How important is your colon? Well, not only is it responsible for breaking down your food and providing nutrition, it also eliminates waste products from the body through feces. It is one of the main systems that keep your body working effectively. Having a healthy colon is equivalent to having a healthy body overall.

Your colon can be seen as your own Fountain of Health. Colon health is important to retain because of its function in your body. Your colon removes not only the excess physical wastes, but also chemical wastes. We only think of the colon as having the function to remove material that has not been digested, but it also contributes in removing other toxins and preservatives coming from the food we eat.

So when was the last time you gave your colon some TLC? No worries if it’s been awhile, we have found some natural remedies to keep your colon happy without breaking your wallet.

1. Add fresh lemon juice to a glass of lukewarm water. Add one pinch of sea salt and 1 teaspoon of honey. Stir the ingredients and drink the juice immediately. You should take this first thing before breakfast.

2. Fish oil or fish oil supplements. Fish oils are effective for colon cleansing due to its 0mega-3 fatty acids that aid in adequate digestion.

3. To detox your colon you can make your own homemade juice. Mix ½ cup of organic apple juice, 2 tablespoons of chlorophyll, 2 tablespoons of aloe vera juice and 1 tablespoon of psyllium husk power (unflavored) in a glass of water. Drink and enjoy!

4. Yup, just don’t eat anything. Fasting is a good way of colon cleansing. It helps your kidneys and liver to eliminate the harmful toxins form the body and the rest of your system. However, while on your fast, drink fresh vegetable juices or fresh fruit juices.

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