By Mark Ament
With diet-related illness at an all time high, it's not
surprising that more and more people are turning to colon
cleansing as a way to help them change their eating habits. At
the same time cleansing is also helping many to lose unwanted
pounds without having to go on a diet and generrally improve
Cleansing the colon is a practice that has a long tradition,
stretching all the way back to ancient Egypt. It has been
refined and updated signifcantly over the past 100 years and is
now generally consdered to be safe.
That said, if you are considering colon cleansing, you should be
aware of the risks and how to minimize them. Here is a list of
the top 3.
1. Using contaminated water or equipment with enemas or colon
hydrotherapy (colonics). If you decide to colon cleanse with
either of these approaches you absolutely must insist on using
pure water (distilled is best) and 100% sterilized equipment.
There have been severe sicknesses reported by people who did not
make sure of these two things.
2. Unsafe amounts or combinations of herbs. Some herbs used in colon cleanses are particularly powerful in producing detox
reactions like diarrhea and headaches. The two to watch out for
the moat are Senna and Cascara Sagrada. Andy cleanse you try
should only have small amounts of these herbs.
3. Chemicals or other unsafe ingredients. Believe it or not
some colon cleanse kits on the market contain non - organic
ingredients that have traces of pesticides and other chemicals
in them In addition some contain other ingredients that are not
helpful to the cleansing process. Here is a partial list of what
Stay away from a cleanse with any of these ingredients: Apple pectin, Bentonite clay, Calcium carbonate, Carnauba wax, Dicalcium phosphate, Food glaze, Fructose, Gelatin, High amalyse corn starch, Inolin, Magnesium stearate, Methylcellulose, Natural
Flavors, Polyethylene glycol, Potassium carbonate, Silicon dioxide,Titanium dioxide, Xantham gum, Fish Milk, Wheat Soy
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Mark Ament - Home Remedy Colon Cleansing Expert and Natural
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