Diet for Bowel Detoxification By:Chole Lee Bowel problems are very common and may be a short term experience. But sometimes this problem can be a chronic condition. Bowel problems can occur by consuming the foods that are not prepared properly. The major difference between short and long term bowel problems is the neverending problem can change almost every part of a sufferer's life. This regular problem can hamper their digestion and absorption of the important nutrients in the foods. This problem may also happen as a result of problems during fetal development in the womb such as malrotation or failure of the bowel to properly rotate in utero which can cause obstruction or twisting. Some common bowel problems are constipation, diarrhoea, rectal prolapsed, poor bowel control, etc. Bowel movements are the root of your health and if you don't have at least 1 bowel movement per day, you are inviting diseases in your life. All congestion and toxins must be removed from the body and it must begin with bowel detoxification. Detoxification is the process of clearing toxins from the body and clearing excess mucus and congestion. While the process of bowel detoxification, it is also essential to include probiotics in your diet to refill your intestinal flora. A healthy diet of high fiber foods such as fresh vegetables and fruits is very important. These foods are not only rich in vitamins and minerals, but also they help us to keep the intestines clean.
It is essential to drink plenty of water. As water is a vital part of our body elimination and detoxification system, at least 10 to 12 glass of water in a day are required. Avoid tea, coffee and soft drinks. Stop taking all junk and processed food from your diet. Flaxseed, which is also known as linseeds, contains high level of soluble and insoluble fiber as well as it is an excellent source for many other nutrients. You can include it in your daily diet by sprinkle it over cereals, toast, yogurts, salads and many other foods.Green tea is an herb which is very helpful to remove toxins from not only the bowel, but the whole body. If you add lemon and limes in your meals or beverages, you can easily remove accumulated toxins from the bowel. Whole grains are also very good and helpful in bowel detoxification and one of the most effective ways to encourage regular bowel movements and remove partially digested food from the intestinal.
Causes of Bowel Problems Bowel problems are among the most common conditions affecting millions of people these days. Many people experience this issue for short term but sometimes it can be a never ending condition. There are many different types of bowel problems that people are facing today such as constipation, incontinence, hemorrhoids, bleeding, and pain. Let’s see what kind of bowel problem one can face in his/her life. Constipation: This is most common and uncomfortable problem, and occurs to most people from time to time. In this case motion becomes hard and dry and the person may also have stomach pains and swelling. Any of these can cause constipation: not drinking enough water, not eating adequate fiber, not doing enough exercise, pregnancy, using some medicines, Lack of activity due to illness or injury, vaginal prolapsed, etc.
Diarrhoea: In this condition a person has frequent watery, loose bowel movements. This problem can occur as a symptom, allergy, disease, food intolerance and may be escorted by abdominal pain, vomiting and nausea. A healthy person can recover in a few days, but many
people such as infants and children, it can cause dehydration and become critical without treatment. Faecal Incontinence: This is also known as poor bowel control. People who are suffering with pass faeces or stools, at the wrong time without control. It happens to across all age groups people. Today 1 in 20 people have poor bowel control. Poor bowel control can be caused by many conditions such as: constipation, diarrhoea, poor mobility, damaged sphincter muscles around the back passage after childbirth or surgery, etc. To get rid from bowel problems detoxification is essential. Bowel detoxification is the process of clearing toxins from the body and clearing excess mucus and congestion. Your food habits can change the texture of your stool and passes quickly through your digestive system. If your stools are too watery, you should start to eat high fiber foods. It will make your stool easier to control. If you are suffering from bowel problems, you should cut down on: caffeine (present in coffee, tea and cola), dairy products (like milk, cheese, and ice cream), greasy and spicy foods. Larger meals can cause bowel hamper so it is good to eat the same amount of food. While the process of bowel detoxification, it is also essential to include probiotics in your diet to refill your intestinal flora. A healthy diet of high fiber foods such as fresh vegetables and fruits is very important. You should drink six to eight glasses of water a day. These foods are not only rich in vitamins and minerals, but also they help us to keep the intestines clean.
Homemade remedies for Irritable bowel syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome is a type of syndrome characterized by abdominal pain, cramping and bloating. In general, it is essential to make a note of food that we take in and the food that cause irritation. For some people, dietary foods causes bloating, in such case it may be better to avoid until the Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms are reduced. Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder in the large intestine usually caused by the food we take in and is not hereditary or contagious. It causes pain and discomfort in the abdomen but does not cause any damage to the large intestine. If you have frequent bloating even with proper intake of food in timely manner, then that is the starting sign of Irritable bowel syndrome. For some people, their digestive system may be very slow and sluggish. In such case, the food gets digested very slowly than normal. One of the basic IBS treatment is to frequently eat little amount of food in short intervals. This may not overload the digestive system and may help to digest the food properly. It is also essential to eat food only when you are hungry. This will help the digestive system to accumulate proper amount of acid for digestion and may be able to process the food quickly. In the case of acute Irritable bowel syndrome, some people often feel abdominal pain or severe constipation. In such cases, one can skip solid meals and opt for fruit juice. Fruit juices help to regulate acidic
level as well as aids in the digestion of food. Citrus fruit juices are very helpful in the case of severe constipation. As one cannot solely survive on fruit juices, it is essential to balance the intake of fruit juice and solid foods.
If Irritable bowel syndrome is not treated in the initial stage, then one can sense acid reflux symptoms due to overproduction of digestive acid. This condition happens when a person has the habit of eating too much of oily and spicy food. There are many acid reflux remedies and heartburn remedies that can be made at home using spices that are used for cooking. One of the best heartburn remedy is chewing raw cumin seeds one hour before any meal. This helps to cure Irritable bowel syndrome as well as heartburn remedies. Cumin seeds have the property to improve digestion and relives constipation. Other homemade heartburn remedies include: taking a glass of hot ginger water one hour before meals. This helps to stabilize the acid levels, relieves trapped gas from stomach, and helps to improve slow and sluggish digestive system.
Diet control for IBS treatment and acid reflux Diet forms a very important factor in determining the health of a person. Very true that what we eat is what we become. Our diet is the main deciding factor of our health. Hence, it becomes very important that we maintain a proper diet to remain healthy. Irritable bowel syndrome is something that depends mainly on the diet an individual takes. It can occur due
to unhygienic diet or diet that is cooked in unhealthy oil. Same is the case with acid reflux that causes immense acidity in the person and again is a result of inappropriate diet. Getting rid of any of these issues requires one to exercise a proper control on the diet of a person.
Proper dietary control and intake of food at regular intervals of time is the best cure of the disease. Foods cooked in unhygienic conditions like the outdoor foods should be avoided. Also, proper care should be exercised in ensuring the adequate cooking conditions at home. Whenever you eat the food, it is advisable to wash your hands every time. Even though you use a spoon, you should wash your hands every time you eat. Proper care should be taken in the oil you use to cook the food. Amount of oil used while cooking should be limited to get a quick relief from the problem. Also care should be exercised in having the clean drinking water available for you. A good water purifier would help ensure that you have the safe drinking water available to you. Remember, germs can flow to your body in an easy manner through water. If water is not clean to drink, it might lead to so many germs entering the body. Ensure that you drink sufficient amounts of water to maintain the fluid level in the body to desired levels. You should make sure that you drink water in sufficient quantities all through the day. This will help in the fast IBS treatment and act as one of the acid reflux remedies. These simple things if taken care in the diet will ensure that you get the needed IBS treatment on time and act as one of the best acid flux remedies.
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Published on Aug 19, 2011
Bowel problems are very common and may be a short term experience. But sometimes this problem can be a chronic condition. Bowel problems can...