4 Steps to get things moving and losing
Chronis constipation is the top gastrointestinal complaint in United States for America. According to the national Digestive dis-ease, more than 4 million Americans have constipation.
Sources of constipation:
- Lack of fiber
- Lack of good bacteriea
- Lack of B vitamins
- Chronic stress
Constipation is more common in the western cultures because of the sedentary lifestyle and eating process foods with very little fiber.
1. Start with fiber
Other cultures eat high fiber foods that increase intestinal health.
Benefits of high fiber foods:
- Decrease of transit time of poop
- Decrease of absorption of toxins stagnating in the colon
- Bulking and softening the stools it creates long bacterial fermentation which can produce toxins.
As toxins are re-absorbed into the body, it can create colon dis-eases and other health problems.
The toxins stress the gallbladder, pancreas and liver, increasing fatigue and headaches.
Toxin creates enzymes deficiency in the intestinal wall and causes digestive challenges and nutrients deficiencies. The wall of the colon can weaken, herniated, rising the chances of diverticulitis, irritable bowel and colitis. It can indirectly cause estrogen to be reabsorbed or create estrogen dominance.
If you are not eliminating ½ feet of poop per day (the size of your descending colon) you need to increase your fruits and vegetables, equal to 35 grams of fiber daily.
2. Living foods makes your gut happy
When you eat daily living foods, you replenish the good bacteria in your gut and increase your fiber intake, which help control your appétit. Living foods include non starchy vegetables and low sugar fruits. Also add fermented foods to your meals like:
- Fermented pickles
- Non pasteurized sauerkraut
- Cultured vegetables
- Raw milk cheese (small amount)
- Unpasteurized miso
- Live cultured kefir
- Kefir (dairy or no dairy
3. In addition to fermented foods, eat fiber full foods called prebiotic to feed your gut with good bacteria like Jerusalem artichokes, lentils, pulses, dandelion greens, garlic, onions, beets, papayas …
4. Also aloe vera juice, beet juice, carrot juice …..
My favorite recipe for pulses, especially lentils (will replace bread)
Lentil waffles recipes
- Rinse 1 cup lentils
- Soak lentils for 3 hours in 2 cups water
- Blend this mixture in blender
- Brush waffle iron with a few drop of avocado oil
- Cook and eat while hot
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