The colon is the body’s most important toxin disposal system. To keep the colon functioning properly it is essential to eat fresh food high in fiber and drink pure water to prevent constipation.
To keep toxins moving through the colon the average adult needs to eat at least 25-30 grams of fiber daily. Whole fresh fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of dietary fiber and will help clean your colon naturally.
Call to Action:
- Keep track of how much fiber you eat for one day.
- Refer to this list for how much fiber is in foods – Sources of Dietary Fiber in Foods.
- Read this article, Good Sources of Foods High in Fiber, for a refresher.
Note: There is no fiber in animal protein (meat, dairy, eggs, and fish), only in plant-based foods (fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, and seeds.
To your good health,