Category Archives: Digestion

Beating The Holiday Bloating

Have you ever enjoyed a large holiday meal with family and friends only to experience digestive issues that left you feeling reclusive? Eating a large meal can put a strain on your digestive system, especially for those already dealing with weak digestion. This usually results in digestive discomforts like bloating, stomach pain, gas and constipation. This may be only temporary and occasional, or it might be a protracted discomfort which detracts from the Holiday festivities. (more…) Read More...

Healing Crisis When Detoxifying

“Every time I start a detox I feel awful and then give up. All of these foods that supposedly make me feel better actually make me feel worse. What gives?” You might not want to hear this, but initially feeling bad is a good thing. When you eliminate inflammatory, processed foods and stop feeding your body garbage and chemicals, your body goes through withdrawal just like with drugs or alcohol. It is good because it means you are on your way to getting clean! I call this a healing crisis or a detox crisis. Trust me: This process is well worth it because it Read More...

Can Probiotics Improve Your Brain

With a surge of microbiome-related research emerging in recent years, it has become common knowledge that the bacteria colonizing the gastrointestinal tract have a major impact on physical health. Now, substantial evidence is showing that the upkeep of a healthy microbial environment in the intestines is also hugely important for brain development, mood and cognition. In other words- it is entirely possible and probable that probiotics improve your brain. The Gut-Brain Connection In the body, single cell organisms– primarily in the form of bacteria– outnumber human cells ten to one. Over 100 trillion of these teeming microbes take up residence in Read More...

8 Tips to Achieve Self Empowerment

Tip 1: Take notice of how you talk about your health. Your words become your destiny. The words you speak go into your own ears. They literally land in your body, and your cells respond. Instead of speaking about any dis-ease or dis-ability, speak positively about what you are capable of doing and how you are supporting yourself, and you will become as healthy as your words. Tip 2: There is a direct connection between the brain and the gut. Our thoughts and experiences directly affect both therefore, addressing both in healing is vital. By now you probably know how Read More...

Benefits of Pura Cleanse

The Benefits of taking Pura Cleanse include:  – Bowel regularity. To eliminate toxins from the bowels, healthy bowel movements are needed daily. Sluggish digestion contributes to toxicity build-up in the body. Pura Cleanse contains more than 6 herbs that assist in rebuilding the bowel. Restoring a proper bowel function has many benefits and has helped improtve conditions such as colitis, diverticulitis, ballooning, spastic bowel, adhesions, mucosal dysfunction, strictures, and ulcerations. – Comprehensive support for the liver, lungs, lymphatic system, kidneys, skin, and blood. – Consuming over 17 Herbs that aid in detoxification and promote elimination from the colon. The elimination of waste keeps the cells of the Read More...

How Healthy is Your Colon

Nearly the entire human race is afflicted with constipation. For most people undigested food remains in the intestines for three or four days, sometimes longer. This is entirely too long. It’s a medical fact: when food gets left inside your colon, you get CONSTIPATED! Even if you pass stool daily, you still might not be having a normal bowel movement. The average body takes between 18 and 72 hours to convert food into “poop” and pass it on out. When this time is significantly shortened, the results is diarrhea because your intestine doesn’t have time to absorb all of the Read More...

5 Benefits of Colon Cleansing

With additives in our food, pesticides on our crops, and pollution all around us, many might say we live in a toxic age. Sometimes all that toxic buildup can take its toll on the colon, which encumbers digestion and overall health. When your colon is backed up with toxic material, your entire body becomes sluggish and unable to perform its day-to-day tasks. Luckily, your body does a pretty good job detoxifying itself on a regular basis; however, some toxins remain in the body and require some help to facilitate removal. (more…) Read More...