Colon Health, Constipation and Cleansing

There’s a lot of attention paid nowadays to colon cleansing and with good reason. The large intestine or colon acts as temporary storage for all our digested food and may have a considerable load of unhealthy bacteria and improperly digested foods. It is also a vital crossroads for the lymphatic system and an important hub for the parasympathetic nervous system.  And the colon, and the small intestines, are a major area where the nutrients in food are absorbed.  So aSee More… Colon Health, Constipation and Cleansing

Liver Detox or Colon Detox – Which is More Important?

As far as Detox is concerned there are 2 types of experts. There are those who are enthusiastically liver based and there are those who are equally enthusiastically colon based. The liver is the main organ of detoxification so it seems logical to start there when we wish to detox to get some or all of the many health benefits of a detox. The colon or large intestine is, well, large. It acts partially as a storage organ and weSee More… Liver Detox or Colon Detox – Which is More Important?

Review of the Whole Body Cleanse Kit

The Whole Body Cleanse by Enzymatic is a detox program designed for a 10 day detox. There are 3 parts to this kit. Detox Activation, Acidophilus Pearls and Fiber Fusion all 3 of which are trademarked terms. Let’s look at each in turn… Detox Activation (tablets)  – this is the guts of the program really because it has the detox herbs that will do the heavy lifting of dealing with the toxins that are the target of the program. TheSee More… Review of the Whole Body Cleanse Kit

Stomach Cleansing – Is this Useful or Bonkers?

Despite a lot of interest cleansing techniques it is rare to hear of the techniques of stomach cleansing. Perhaps this is due to them being part of traditional yoga cleansing practised by very few people. The simplest technique is one that is practised first thing in the morning before breakfast! It is called vamana dhauti although you might find it called kunjal and it consists of drinking 8 or 9 glasses of salty water which of course will bring onSee More… Stomach Cleansing – Is this Useful or Bonkers?

Choosing a Colon Cleansing Diet

Much attention these days in the Detox world is paid to colon cleansing programs and diets and the vexed question of what is a good colon cleansing diet comes up again and again. With colon cleansing being the natural starting point for detoxification in any health program this is to be expected. While there is no one diet that will work for everyone there are some clear principles in detoxing that we can use to guide us in choosing aSee More… Choosing a Colon Cleansing Diet

Detoxin – Is This the Detox Formula For You?

Detoxin is a detox formula that I recently noticed online. I have no experience of using it but I thought it may be useful to look at the ingredients and reflect on the claims made for it. Speaking of which here are some claims from the website… Flatten the midsection & reduce the waistline † Assist in weight loss † Detoxify, cleanse and rejuvenate your body’s filtration system-liver, gallbladder & kidneys † Relief from temporary bloating † Improve immune functionSee More… Detoxin – Is This the Detox Formula For You?