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Can A Salt Water Flush Help You Lose Weight?

Written and reviewed by
Dt. Surbhi Joshi 88% (19 ratings)
M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jaipur  •  12 years experience
Can A Salt Water Flush Help You Lose Weight?

Colon cleansing is something people are familiar with. It is a process which helps to remove toxins from a person’s body and improves the digestive system, thereby taking care of the overall quality of your life. In a similar manner, salt water flush is also known as a safe, simple and effective way through which one can remove toxins and clean-up the colon. Before we explore how salt water flush helps in losing weight, let us first understand, what exactly is salt water flush.

Salt water flush or salt water cleanse is designed primarily to help people clean up their colon and digestive system. Salt Water flush has become popular as it assists in digestion and clearing up toxins from our bodies.

A Himalayan salt water flush, mixed with lemon juice is safer as compared to colon cleansing laxatives and drugs, which are intended for serving the same purpose. The best thing about this is that it is completely natural and scientifically proved to believe that it detoxes and improves one’s long-term health.

Benefits of Salt Water Flush
Now, let us take a look at some of the benefits of Salt Water Flush:

  • Salt Water helps in improving the problem of constipation
  • It plays a significant role in helping people lose weight
  • Helps in reducing high blood pressure level
  • Hormonal imbalance gets corrected through Salt Water Flush
  • One can easily reduce stress by taking salt water flush.
  • Out of all the above-mentioned benefits, we would only discuss in detail about the benefit it shows while helping someone to lose weight.

How Does Salt Water Flush Work Towards Making Someone Lose Weight?

  • When you drink a salt mixture, it helps and ignites the body’s own mechanism of detoxifying in a natural manner and also eliminate wastes. As a result of which, a person’s digestive system gets back on track, making them feel light as if the weight has reduced significantly, and the person becomes more energetic and less weighed down.
  • The human body contains approximately 70% water and this is where the saltwater flush works like magic. Accumulation of excess water in our bodies is never a good thing as different types of complications might arise. The saltwater colon cleanse helps to reduce retention of fluid caused by processed diets, medications and dehydration. Though there is no proof that would act as confirmation that saltwater flush indeed reduces fat cells within the body. It can definitely lessen weight caused by excess water, which could otherwise make someone feel weighed down.
  • It can reduce weight because saltwater flush cleans up our digestive tract, hence, even if someone feels that they are suffering from indigestion or food which they should not have had, a saltwater flush for a few days would definitely help people get rid of the excess waste from the system, thus making them feel light.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions! 


Updates From Lybrate: We hope this information was helpful to you. Moreover, you can also check out these products for weight loss from Lybrate to support your weight loss journey. 

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