A digestive cleanse will ease and aid the digestive process. There is a two-fold job that needs to be accomplished. We must cleanse the system while it is still working. There are foods that can accomplish this, along with herbs to assist.
First of all we must consider the same supplements that are used during a colon cleanse. It would be beneficial to use a colon cleanse program while cleansing your digestive system, however, no supplements using senna or any other laxative. These are overly harsh on your body and will not cleanse but tax your system.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Foods eaten during your digestive cleanse should be light enough to allow the digestion tract to rest by not overburdening it. This can cause your body to actually slow down the digestive process and even store undigested food, as what happens when too much meat is eaten. On the other hand, eating fruits in the morning and vegetables throughout the day will cleanse and stimulate your digestion therefore strengthening it. This is why eating small meals through the day is beneficial.
Following the guidelines in the Digestive Health Regimen will be helpful for your digestive cleanse. Or use the following guide along with your colon cleanse program or fiber supplement of choice.
Green Salad with 1 serving of protein (a serving is the size of your palm) – choose one: chicken, turkey, halibut, lean steak, cup of beans (adzuki, lentils or mung beans), tempeh or a handful of sprouts
2 Cups of steamed vegetables with 1 serving of protein (as above), choose from lunch list