Contrary to popular belief, granola is not the only organically grown health food that people have access to. There are many farmers that are committed to growing organic food for families all over the world to enjoy and people do not have to search for these items any longer in a grocery store. These items are available through many organic growers who have set up their shops on the internet and are quite willing to ship organically grown food stuffs to anywhere you like.
Some of the most recognized forms of organically grown health foods are nuts, vegetables and dates and olives. The selections that shoppers have for organically grown health foods is much large today than ever before. The nutritional content in organically grown health foods is being studied very carefully and people might be surprised to find that they are experiencing greater health benefits because they have changed their mode of eating to include organically grown foods in their diets.
Many of the health foods today that are organically grown can be used to create healthy snacks for friends and family. There are organically grown health foods like flour and grains that can turn out some amazing muffins using your favorite recipes. The pantry at home might take on a whole new look with organically grown health foods on the shelf but taste wise, be rest assured that rave reviews will be provided.
The organically grown health food choices can extend to family members that might not even notice. There are many choice pet foods that are created using organically grown food by-products and the nutritional value is outstanding. Pets will flourish under a new diet that is even supplemented with organic pet food selections.
Many homemakers in kitchens throughout the world are transforming the way cooking is accomplished. Some organic foods cook faster and save cooks a lot of time that could be spent enjoying family activities. There are organic health food choices in seasonings too that will certainly improve the way that all food tastes when it is served to the family at dinnertime.
There are health food choices that are routinely used to wake up in the morning. Organic health food choices such as coffee and tea are full of nutritious values and will still give people the caffeine they need to get one eye open faster than the other on a busy morning. Sweeteners are other health food items that families use for all sorts of enjoyments and pre-packaged drink mixes will become a thing of the past.
Having regular constipation can lead to some serious illnesses. Fecal matter should move through your colon easily and in a short time. When fecal matter remains in your colon for days, your colon becomes toxic and spreads this toxicity into every part of the body. In the bloodstream, these toxins interfere with the deliver of oxygen to the cells and tissues of your body.
If you have to strain and squeeze to have a bowel movement, you can damage the tissues in the lower part of your colon and the blood vessels in your legs.
In the Past
Over 90 years ago and more, doctors knew about the importance of a clean colon. In 1908 Eli Metchnifoff, director of the Pasteur Institute, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine. His research showed that pathogenic colon bacteria, bad bacteria (I will cover this in a later chapter) produced toxic secretions and by products, which acted as slow poisoning of the entire body.
Metchnifoff believed that toxic matter coming from your colon was responsible for every degenerating disease. His belief was so strong that he suggested that man’s life span was certainly cut in half when his colon was neglected and allowed to have excessive toxic producing bacteria.
In 1931 Dr. Joseph H. Greer, was telling his patients what to do to end constipation and how to prevent it. Today, nutritionists and other health practitioners are telling their clients the same thing.
In his small book, The Drugless Road to Perfect Health, 1931, Joseph H. Greer, M.D. reminds his patients,
“You must have ‘roughage’ to make the bowels move freely. Concentrated food (processed foods) and constipation go hand in hand, (and) then pills (laxatives) are used. More constipation and more pills, it is a vicious circle with bad results.
Don’t be afraid of cracked wheat, cornmeal, cut oats, raw cabbage, onions and celery. They are far better than refined flour and the package foods that flood the market. They may save some labor in the kitchen, but they produce constipation.”
Today, it is well accepted by nutritionists, Naturopathic doctors, and other alternative medicine practitioners, that constipation is a signal that cannot be ignored and your colon function must be kept efficient and well functioning. To ignore constipation for long periods of time can lead to some serious illnesses. Mostly likely you will not live to be a ripe old age and if you do it will be with some disability.
Constipation is a symptom you cannot ignore – even if it occurs only occasionally -because it leads to slow poisoning of your entire body.
Many doctors, for a longtime, have refused to believe that constipation can cause other parts of the body to become weaken and become unable to perform their function. You will still find Internet articles, anatomy books, and health books suggesting that for some people bowel movements in 3 days or more can be normal.
You do not have to wait for a disease to take hold of your body so doctors can see you are ill. Take responsibility for your health and don’t let constipation become a reoccurring condition.
90% of all sickness and disease begins inside an unclean colon.
Toxins and waste build up in your colon just like they do in the pipes of your home. Both demand immediate attention or the results can be disastrous.
Colon cancer is second only to lung cancer in terms of cancer deaths in the U.S., claiming the lives of nearly 50,000 men and women annually.
Have you ever said to yourself, “I’m not constipated or backed-up. I go to bathroom everyday.
I don’t need a colon cleansing” …or do you? Keep reading to find out if you’re toxic!
The benefits of colon hydrotherapy
The colon plays a remarkable role in our body’s health. The condition of our colon has very significant effects on every organ in the human body and on our sense of well being in general.
Despite what you may think or your daily bowel movements, many people are not aware of the fact that they need a good colon cleansing. Most people don’t realize that the complete length of their colon is wedged with old, hardened fecal matter that only leaves a narrow enough channel for small, softer feces to pass through. Failure to cleanse your colon is like having an internal garbage dumping grounds within you left to accumulate as the years pass.
Your colon is the sewage system of your body. If the wastes in your colon are allowed to build up, they will decay and be absorbed through the walls of your colon and into your bloodstream. These toxins can poison your brain and nervous system so that you become depresses, weak, irritable, heavy and lethargic.
Your breath becomes foul because the toxins poison your lungs, you become bloated and distressed because the toxins have accumulated in your digestive tract, and your skin becomes sallow and unhealthy because of the toxins floating around in your blood. Every organ in your body is affected. You feel and look older, your joints become still and painful, your eyes get dull and your thinking becomes sluggish. Thus, the joy of living is no more!
Are you toxic?
Symptoms associated with toxic buildup and constipation:
Fatigue, Headaches, Irritability, Anxiety, Nervousness, Gas-Belching or Flatulence!
Nausea and Abdominal Discomfort, Protruding, Tender or Rigid Abdomen,
Bad or Sagging Posture, INSOMNIA, Skin Blemishes, Acne, Sallow Complexion
Dark Circles Under Eyes, Brittle Hair and Nails, BAD BREATH!
Coated Tongue, Body Odors, Cold Hands and Feet, Lower Back Pain,
Menstrual Problems, High or Low Blood Pressure, Swollen Legs, Lack of Sexual Response
Lack of Interest in Work or Life, Loss of Memory, Difficulties Concentrating, Overweight Or Obese,
Underweight, Poor Appetite, Neuritis and Neuralgia (aches and pains throughout the body)
A healthy colon is important
The years of poor dietary habits, stress, little exercise, illnesses, smoking or drinking, pill popping, indigestion, constipation, the use of laxatives, etc. is all very taxing on the colon. When this becomes overburdening to your colon, it will no longer function as it’s supposed to. Undigested food and body wastes accumulate, harden and become fixed into the walls of your colon further hindering complete elimination from the body.
Wondering where those extra pounds on you came from?
Over time, accumulated fecal matter causes the colon to become distorted in shape as anywhere from 5 to 40 pounds of matter can accumulate. This puts an unnecessary strain on the surrounding organs, the nervous system and even interferes with the absorption of essential nutrients from the colon.
As time passes and further fecal matter accumulates in the colon, excessive fermentation and putrefaction occurs which leads to the condition known as auto-intoxication. The toxins from this accumulated fecal matter are absorbed into the bloodstream and spread throughout the body. This then results in the weakening of the body and an open invitation to a whole slew of immune system-related diseases.
Structural, functional and metabolic imbalances are manifested in various forms. The effects of auto intoxication and constipation in the colon results in either ballooning, colitis, diverticulitis, mucous dysfunction, spastic bowel, strictures and ulceration.
A toxic colon will also affect the frequency at which you get colds, the flu and it will reduce your body’s ability to recover from illnesses as quick as it should. If left unchecked, serious problems can arise, but there are ways to restore colonic health and thus your body to it’s optimal health.
The benefits of colon irrigation
Colon Irrigation is a method of colon cleansing and detoxification. Water is filtered through the intestine while the abdominal area is massaged thus softening and loosening the old impacted fecal matter and toxins built up in the colon. As your colon is cleansed, the process of auto-intoxication and its resulting health problems are reversed. The colon then repairs itself and and will start to function properly again