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How does exercise affect colon health?

Exercise has been shown to significantly decrease colon transit time, indicating that physical activity plays a role in moving food through our digestive system and preventing constipation. Regular moderate exercise may help reduce common effects of constipation, including painful bloating, hemorrhoids, difficulties losing weight, and even depression.

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