Top Foods for Colon Cleansing and the Prevention of Colon Cancer

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Keeping your colon clean and in good working order improves your overall health. It also greatly reduces your risk of colon cancer. Eating the right foods will naturally keep your digestive system in optimal condition as well as keep your colon working as it was designed to: pushing waste and toxins out of your body.

Keeping your colon cleansed will help prevent constipation, and keeping waste moving out of your body will remove toxins quickly, giving you tons of energy. You will also improve your absorption of vitamins and minerals from the foods you eat. When your colon is clean and detoxified it absorbs more nutrients and filters them into your bloodstream.

Many people find that when they eat the right colon cleansing foods that they have better concentration levels. They also find that they lose weight naturally, without strenuous effort or starvation diets. Once you remove toxins and excess waste from your body you will find you have a general feeling of wellbeing and of being “lighter” that is definitely noticeable.

When impurities and toxins are removed through your colon it enhances the natural beauty of your skin, along with less digestive ailments such as indigestion, gas, and bloating.

Keep reading to find out the best colon cleansing foods that you should be eating every day.


1. Alfalfa

This is a good one to add to your smoothies, as it helps to sooth the entire digestive system and colon. This will keep you from having cramps or spasms, especially if you haven’t done any colon cleansing or detox routines lately.


2. Mangos

These tropical fruits have strong laxative properties, so you might want to eat a few of these when you begin a colon cleanse, as mangos will help get things moving, so to speak.


3. Flax and Chia Seeds

You will find that chia seeds and flax seeds are rich in healthy fats and fiber that encourage healthy digestion and cleanse the colon at the same time. The healthy fat they contain, omega-3, has been shown to reduce inflammation and stabilize cell walls. These seeds are also high in soluble fiber, which binds with the foods you eat, optimizing the digestive process.


4. Apples/Apple Cider Vinegar

If you have ever done a colon cleansing diet you will notice that they all contain some type of apple, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar, and/or apple juice. This is because apples are a powerful colon cleansing food. Apples are high in pectin, a compound that removes toxins in the colon and strengthens the lining inside the intestines.


5. Lemon

Many citrus fruits are good for colon cleansing, but among all the citrus fruits, lemons are the best of them. Just one glass of lemon juice and water each morning will help detoxify the liver and keep your colon clean.

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