Almost all diseases are due to the influence of bacterial poisons diffusing into the body systems from the intestine. Did you know that 95% of all degenerative disease begins in one organ - the colon? Often, it is possible to trace back the progression to poor lifestyle, a toxic colon and body.
The other side of this is that by lifestyle change and beginning at the source (colon) to restore health, one can reverse degenerative symptoms. Dramatic change in health can occur by following a cleansing lifestyle.
The colon is the large intestine of the body and acts as the disposal system for body waste. Everything we eat, drink, breathe and anything our body is trying to slough off (such as dead cell growth) is eliminated through the colon.
A healthy person -
Within 8-10 hrs. of eating, food has passed through the mouth (our enzymes start the digestion process with the saliva), through the esophagus, digested in the stomach, and gone through the small intestine, becoming mostly digested. Then it enters the large intestine (the colon). The parts of the colon include an ascending colon, a transverse colon, a descending colon and then elimination through the rectum. The colon measures approximately 5 ft. long and 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
When the waste material finally reaches the colon, the organ then performs an accordian-type of action to move it along for elimination. This process should happen within 24-36 hours of eating. So, this means that a healthy body eliminates what is eaten for breakfast by noon the next day.
The average person -
Most people eat processed foods, overcooked foods, very little fiber, too much sugar, salt, red meat (which takes up to 6-8 days to digest). Most people also do not drink enough water and do not exercise enough. There is stress of different degrees, so all of the above contribute to a slower elimination time anywhere from 6 – 30 days. The colon becomes clogged with waste that starts accumulating and forming layers of encrustation on its walls. The waste material begins decomposition and causes fermentation and putrefaction.
Being constipated – (the packed accumulation of feces) makes the cleansing organ impossible to function. Dr Bernard Jensen says, “A cesspool colon distills the poisons of decay, fermentation and putrefaction into the blood, poisons the brain and nervous system, poisons the heart so we are weak and listless, poisons the lungs so the breath is foul, poisons the digestive organs so we are in distress, poisons the body so we are unhealthy. As a result, every organ in the body is poisoned, and we age prematurely.”
Signs of a Toxic Body
Mental confusion, poor concentration, indecision
Mood swings, anxiety, depression, irritability
Fatigue, lack of energy
Insomnia, restless sleep, difficulty relaxing/stress
Cravings or addictions
Digestive problems (gas, ulcers, heartburn, IBS)
Allergies, hay fever, asthma
Irregularity (constipation, diarrhea)
Painful inflammation (joints, muscles, etc)
Strong desire for sugar, beer, breads
Diabetes or Hypoglycemia
High Blood Pressure
Male or Female Problems ( PMS, prostate, hot flashes, impotence, infertility, lack of desire)
Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, excessive appetite)
Life threatening or degenerative disease
Weakness, shakiness, poor muscle tone, muscle soreness or spasm
High alcohol consumption
High caffeine consumption