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31 Oct 2011

Imsyser
Is colon cleansing really good for you? Someone recommended I use Imsyser Intestinal Cleanser, is this a good product?
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Lola
Colon cleansing is neither necessary nor safe. If you eat a well balanced diet which has a reasonable dietary fibre content provided by fresh fruit and dried fruit and vegetables and high-fibre grains and cereals, then you will be regular and not have to resort to using harsh laxatives to ensure regularity. Colon cleansing can be harmful because it tends to remove the natural microorganisms in the gut which keep you healthy and even make certain vitamins. Rather increase your dietary fibre intake and take probiotics (Click on 'Diet & Nutrition', and 'Healthy colon' to read how to achieve this) and avoid all harsh and potentially harmful colon cleansing products and procedures.
Take care
DietDoc
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