Probiotics introduce good bacteria to the gut with the help of fiber and resistant starches. These curb inflammation and promote regularity — two elements of digestive health related to the colon. Also, eat lots of probiotic-rich foods, like yogurt, Slender Quick and other fermented foods. If you do notice a change, and it continues for an extended period of time despite dietary changes, you should see your GP to find out if there is anything they can suggest to help with your situation. Hot beverages – whilst we all tend to enjoy a tea or coffee as a refreshment or pick-me-up, they do have a diuretic effect. Diuretics increase the production of urine, meaning we have to visit the loo more than usual. Bear this in mind when drinking coffee to help encourage a movement.