The colon plays an important role in your body; stimulate your digestive system, maintain the water balance in the body and regulates your immune system. Its main function is to remove the toxic waste out of the body, so, in case of malfunction of the organ, the waste remains in the body leading to more serious health problems.
The food usually needs 24 hours to pass through the body and foods low in nutrients, fiber and enzymes can keep up to 70 hours. This results in a large waste deposits in your intestine. Constipation is the first sign of keeping the waste in the body.