As modern science continues to unravel the mysteries of the digestive system it has become more apparent that a healthy diet greatly influences the way in which the body performs. Experts have formulated specialized "Healing Diets" that contain foods that are good for your body...After all, we are what we eat!
Fiber is traditionally lacking in the diets of many Americans - And it has shown to help the colon function normally. People that do not eat enough fiber generally have more digestive problems than those who do.
Foods that are high in fiber include:
- whole grain products,
Foods that have been proven to help the digestion process:
- organic food products
- flaxseed oil
- green tea
Foods that you may want to avoid and can effect digestion:
- foods coated with pesticides i.e unwashed fruit and vegetables
- soft drinks
- hormonally-treated products