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15 ◄ Previous Page Home Chapter Index Next Page ► Chapter 2 Refined Foods and Constipation To most people, constipation is simply a matter of a slow- moving or lazy bowel. To these people, it is a matter of little import whether their bowels move once a day or once a week. Yet, as the following will confirm, constipation is an extremely serious malady, one that cannot be ignored for even a day. When food remains in the colon for an extended period of time, it begins to putrefy. In other words, germs invade the food and it begins to rot within us. As always, this putrefaction process results in the production of toxic waste. If this toxic waste remained in the colon, the situation would not be too serious. The reality, however, is that much of this poisonous matter is taken up into the bloodstream. What this means, in effect, is that