Make sure you clean up after the festive season!
Hidden grains, sugars, fats, salt and alcohol make up the basis of our festive fare and, along with a lack of fibre, all take their collective toll clogging up your digestive system.
Constipation is just the same as neglecting to take out the household rubbish! Just imagine all the toxins, bacteria and other undesirables that would proliferate out of control if you rarely took out the garbage – including the smell! The odour and bacteria would eventually spread and contaminate all the other rooms in the house.
Your body is no different, and being constipated irritates your gut lining, increases your risk of colon cancer, your likelihood of acne, weight gain, digestive problems, candida, parasites, bad breath and feeling lethargic all-day long.
If you’re looking for a way to get regular again, help your body lose fat, and feel great in this New Year – here is a simple start.
Follow a whole foods diet, free of sugars, grains and dairy – all are inflammatory, clogging and mucus-producing foods which we generally all consume too much of for good health.
Start detoxing with the high-fibre green “Power Smoothies“* again, especially if you have let this fantastic practice slide a little…
Make sure you are drinking the recommended amount of water each day. If your colon is dehydrated faecal matter will remain stuck along the inner linings. Water is critical for relieving constipation.
If you’re not having a bowel movement at a minimum 1-2 times every single day, please take our advice seriously – and take action…!
By Anne Laing