Colon Health Articles
Though it can mean different things to different people, constipation is a world-wide health concern, affecting as many as 12% of the human population. If you’re regular most of the time, experiencing constipation only now and then, when it does strike it could be a cue from your colon that it may need a little extra help.
Your body contains a careful balance of “good” or beneficial bacteria strains that live in your gastrointestinal tract and help support your digestive and immune systems. Some probiotics are available in yogurt. Others can be ingested through multi-strain probiotic supplements. Find out what a probiotic can do for your digestive health.
Have you ever been told to increase your fiber intake or consume more high-fiber foods? If so, you are probably wondering why, how to increase fiber and what a high-fiber diet really looks like.
Think of a fiber cleanse as an internal ‘spring cleaning’ for your body and colon. Cleansing the colon is a way to gently and effectively kick-start your body’s natural detoxification abilities. Two of the most important organs in body detox are the liver and the colon.
TLC for Your Colon
If you suffer from digestive complaints, a weak immune system, or occasional constipation, consider taking steps to ensure that your large intestine is getting the health-promoting attention it needs.
- Increase your daily intake of dietary fiber (through foods or a fiber supplement)
- Try a probiotic supplement
- Drink plenty of water
- Try a fiber cleanse to flush accumulated build-up from the colon