What is it?

Colitis is the chronic inflammation or development of sores on the mucus membrane of the lower intestine, colon and rectum. It’s often caused by the contents of the digestive system, which may be toxic or acting as irritants.

Evidence shows that a clear correlation exists between Colitis and a poor diet. Excess amounts of refined carbohydrates often cause it as they are low in fibre. Meat can also cause colitis as it is more difficult to digest and therefore puts greater stress on the gut.

Agricultural residues and food processing chemicals can also be contributing factors and it is likely that artificial chemicals and some drugs, in particular antibiotics, have an adverse effect on normal bowel flora thus contributing to colitis. Sensitivity to certain types of foods, notably wheat can also trigger it.

How do you treat it?

Although relief of symptoms does exist, it doesn’t normally get to the root causes. Chronic colitis often drains the body of Vitamin A, D and K reserves. It also impairs its ability to absorb Vitamin B, including Folic acid and Pantothenic acid. It affects various minerals in the body too, like Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc.

Increasing your oxygen intake with more exercise may be key. Check out all the exercise resources on the site (including free stuff) plus the formula of SSMDS supplements below, specifically designed to assist with the relief of this condition as part of Skip’s 10 Commandments 4 Health

Before you start

The gut’s ability to absorb nutrients from the Superfood Matrix Delivery System is significantly improved by first cleansing it of harmful toxins, and replenishing the intestinal tract with healthy flora.

This is especially important in the hustle and bustle of modern life where we are increasingly exposed to harmful toxins from so many sources. We strongly recommend you have a full cleanse before starting any diet or nutritional program and make sure you have two cleanses a year.

Our Detox Formula consists of 4 products that will completely cleanse your body of harmful toxins and top up your healthy flora, noticeably enhancing your health and wellbeing. Or if you’re super committed to really kick starting your journey to a world of greater health and wish to give yourself the full works then The Ultimate Cleansing 10 Day Detox is the program for you.

 

Recommended Products

Probiotic is a specific combination of friendly gut bacteria that are necessary for normal function and enhance the digestive system. They enable the absorption of nutrients in the gut and help with the manufacture of some vitamins. These beneficial probiotic bacteria are necessary for the removal of harmful waste products.

Essential Fatty Acid Complex reduces inflammation and improves the retention of oxygen to redress the balance of bacteria in the gut. EFAs are necessary for the normal function of the immune system.

Magic Magnesium is necessary for normal nerve and muscle function and will help tackle colitis by improving production of cellular energy necessary for the removal of harmful waste products.

Multi Protection Anti-Oxidant with Co-enzyme Q10 toxic waste in the gut is generally regarded as being the source of most illness. The antioxidants tackle harmful free radicals and the formula also contains nutrients known to fight ailments of the digestive system. Co-enzyme Q10 improves the ability of the immune system to fight and kill detrimental bacteria.

Feel Great Multi-Vitamin and Mineral Complex These SSMDS nutrients form a substantial nutritional foundation for overall good health.

Beta-Glucans1, 3 & 1,6 is a powerful immune-enhancing nutritional supplement. Beta Glucans are potent antioxidants which stimulate various cells of the immune system and restrict the activity of many types of detrimental bacteria.

Iron & Molybdenum Iron helps alleviate colitis and is essential for normal blood formation It also contributes to normal energy production. Molybdenum is an antioxidant and is necessary for the normal function of the immune system.

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Dietary Recommendations

Positive Foods

Cereal grains: oats, millet, wheat grass, whole brown rice
Dairy: 
daily small portion of live organic yoghurt
Fish: 
oily fish – not grilled or fried & no mackarel
Fungi: 
Maitake mushrooms
Fruits: 
apples, freshly squeezed & diluted lemon juice, grapes (including pips), pears, plums
Legumes: 
beans & pulses
Nuts & Seeds: 
sesame seeds, sunflower seeds (chewed thoroughly)
Teas, Herbs & Spices: 
basil, camomile tea, fenugreek seed tea, ginger, green tea, turmeric
Vegetables: 
chives, garlic, onions, leafy green vegetables, miso

Negative Foods

Artificial sweeteners, battery chicken & hens’ eggs, refined carbohydrates, hydrogenated fats, white sugar (sucrose), excess garlic, sulphates(preservative), tartrazine, alcohol, coffee, chocolate, cheese, food with additives, salami, pickled foods, most nuts.

Also reduce intake of proteins, especially from red meat as well as dairy products (especially cheese)

Avoid citrus fruits (except lemons), especially oranges

Additional Comment

In order for to gain maximum benefits from your new healthy lifestyle, it is important to maintain the correct balance in your diet of acid-forming and alkali-forming foods. The recommended balance is approximately 60% alkali to 40% acid.

Consume plenty of fresh water! Remember out bodies are made up of approximately 60% water! We need to constantly replenish this!

Possible irritants include high intake of saturated and hydrogenated dietary fats, caffeine drinks, alcohol,chocolate, eggs, cheese, red meat and salty foods.

Whatever action you take, start your new life with Skip’s Ultimate Cleansing 10 day Detox!

 

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