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Diets Are Dead, Detox Works

By Shannon Law, published on May 12, 2008

There are a few reasons why diets don’t offer a permanent solution to weight loss. The most obvious one is that diets don’t reflect the way people will continue to eat the rest of their lives. It’s just not reasonable. Once the diet is over, people revert to their previous eating habits and any progress made during the diet period is usually lost. Diets also slow your metabolism because your body has to adjust to a lower calorie intake, they cause cravings, and also invoke fear. No one wants to give up their favorite foods.

Diets take time, energy, and willpower to carry out, while going... (more)

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Detox May Alleviate Your Ibs

By Shannon Law, published on May 5, 2008

Apparently the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical companies have finally taken notice of the 15% of people who deal with IBS on a daily basis.

The condition is characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, and pain in the bowels. Often, people with IBS fluctuate between having loose bowels (diarrhea), or becoming extremely constipated.

Prescription medications are often recommended for this condition, yet an easy way to combat and possibly entirely eliminate IBS symptoms is through changing your diet and using detox methods to help regulate your... (more)

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Pamper The Mother In Your Life With A Homemade, Organic Meal

By Shannon Law, published on May 2, 2008

Even better than treating your mother, wife, grandmother, aunt, or whomever else you call “Mom” to a fancy meal at her favorite restaurant is preparing it yourself. In place of or in addition to your favorite Mother’s Day traditions, a home-cooked, organic meal is a sentiment that she surely won’t forget this year.

Maybe your mom is not the detox pro that you are, or maybe she’s a health nut too. Either way, pampering her with a meal that is healthy and tastes delicious will surely impress any mom. After all, wasn’t she the one who always told you to eat your vegetables?

You know... (more)

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What Is Colonics?

By Shannon Law, published on May 1, 2008

There’s a stigma attached to colon-related procedures in the medical field that dredge up uncomfortable thoughts about laxatives and tubular microscopes being inserted “up there.”

Thanks to Hollywood, colonics became a celebrity trend that is now endorsed by many holistic and conventional health care practitioners. Now, more than ever, we can start talking about colonics, a practice that is changing the way we think about our health.

So, what is colonics? Basically, colonics, often referred to also as colon hydrotherapy or colon irrigation, is the practice of removing waste and... (more)

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The Power Of Enzymes

By Shannon Law, published on Apr 30, 2008

A typical steak dinner may take your body up to a week to digest. You’re digestive system has to work hard to break down the components of the meal. Fruits and vegetables, on the other hand, usually take 1-2 hours to digest.

Why? The answer is enzymes. To understand why certain foods are digested more easily than others, knowledge of how enzymes work is essential. Enzymes are basically active proteins that act as catalysts for biological chemical reactions. In the body, digestive enzymes are responsible for breaking down molecules as part of the digestive process.

Our bodies naturally... (more)

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