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The Effects of Water and Fiber on Constipation

Keep in mind that constipation prevents you body from eliminating very toxic materials. So if you are constipated much of the time, it is likely that your body is suffering more damage than you thought. It is time to make sure you are seldom, if ever, constipated again.

Relieving or preventing constipation is quite easy to do too. All you need is extra water each day, and extra fiber. 
As solid waste materials move through your colon, the body extracts additional water from that material to use elsewhere. And the more dehydrated your body is, the 

faster it will extract the water from the waste material. As that material gets drier inside the colon, it can become stuck and unable to move. It starts by simply slowing down, and of course the slower it travels, the more water gets extracted from it, thus the drier it becomes. Eventually it will become stuck and unable to move at all. And that's when the toxins can start leaking back into other areas of your body.

By drinking plenty of water each day though, you help your body stay hydrated enough so that it doesn't need to extract much water at all - if any in fact - from the solid waste materials which are moving through the colon. And since the waste material keeps it's water, it stays soft and pliable, so it's able to move through the colon at a much easier and faster rate.

Now, fiber is the second part of the equation. The sole purpose of fiber is to actually help solid waste move through your colon more efficiently. Fiber is not actually digested and used by the human body, so that fiber ends up in the colon as waste material. Since it's rough material though, it essentially acts as a broom, or scrub brush inside the colon. And that allows it to help the other solid waste material keep moving too.

Fiber can easily be found by eating fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as whole grains. If you're not getting enough fiber in the foods you eat though, you can add it with supplements. Flaxseeds are a wonderful addition to your morning cereal for instance, and they're quite high in fiber. You can also buy fiber supplements, or simply take an herbal supplement such as alfalfa. Any herbal supplement which is high in Chlorophyll content is actually a wonderful source for helping to scrub your colon.

Discover How To Get Rid Of Constipation Using Natural Remedies. All Aspects Of Colon And Constipation Are Covered

Note: Some statements in this article may not be approved by the FDA. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as professional medical advice.



Discover How To Get Rid Of Constipation Using Natural Remedies. All Aspects Of Colon And Constipation Are Covered

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