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Causes of Waste Buildup

Causes of waste buildup:

What Can Cause a Toxic Colon?

• A diet high in fat, meat, dairy, sugar and white flour products
• Eating too much processed foods
• Lack of fiber in the diet
• Overeating, eating too quickly
• Drinking liquids with meals
• Dehydration – drinking too much caffeinated beverages (e.g., coffee, soda & tea)
• Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals
• Emotional stress can slow down the digestive system
“According to the 1991 National Health Interview Survey, about 4½ million people in the United States say they are constipated most of or all of the time…Constipation is the most common gastrointestinal complaint in the United States, resulting in about 2 million annual visits to the doctor…Americans spend $725 million on laxatives each year.”(Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics NIDDK)