Juicing for Weight Loss: 6 Easy Recipes to Try

Source: Juicing for Weight Loss: 6 Easy Recipes to Try by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Juicing has become a popular way to boost energy and lose weight. You may have heard juice cleansing radio ads, seen (or bought) expensive juices in the store, or maybe you've even made juice from scratch. But does … Continue reading Juicing for Weight Loss: 6 Easy Recipes to Try

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Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Source: Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Constipation causes discomfort and it can lead to embarrassing gas and uncomfortable bloating. Laxatives, which help evacuate stool from the bowels, are the go-to solution for most people dealing with constipation. Effective as that may be, some laxatives have mild to … Continue reading Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Source: Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Almost everyone has or will experience some form of constipation during their life. Signs or symptoms of occasional constipation include infrequent bowel movements, painful stools, bloating, and the need to strain to pass waste. Causes of constipation include a poor … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Source: The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that your body cannot digest. This essential nutrient is found only in plants; you can’t get it from animal products. Although fiber passes through your gut undigested, it’s a very important nutrient for … Continue reading The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

  Source: Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You may have heard about prune juice for babies or older adults, but this purple-colored drink is breaking old stereotypes and gaining a whole new following. Don’t be mistaken, the health benefits of prune juice still include constipation relief, … Continue reading Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

Source: The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Constipation is a taboo subject for many people. If you’re too embarrassed to discuss it, know that you are far from alone. Constipation affects about 14% of adults in the United States and accounts for an astounding 3.2 … Continue reading The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

Bulk Forming Laxatives Health Dangers

Source: Bulk Forming Laxatives Health Dangers by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Bulk-forming laxatives are made from the dead fibers from plant sources, usually psyllium. Bulk laxatives work by increasing stool mass to the point the bowels force it out. Under healthy circumstances, fiber and increased stool mass can be beneficial. But, if someone … Continue reading Bulk Forming Laxatives Health Dangers

What Is an Enema?

  Source: What Is an Enema? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  What are Enemas? Enemas have been around for a very long time and present the oldest known relief for constipation. It’s a simple process: fluid is injected from a bag into the anus. Usually only water is injected, but other liquids and … Continue reading What Is an Enema?

3 Quick Tips for a Healthy Colon

Source: 3 Quick Tips for a Healthy Colon by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The colon is also called the large intestine. It doesn’t digest food. It’s the part of the digestive system responsible for processing waste out of the body. Waste material travels along the four parts of the large intestine where it … Continue reading 3 Quick Tips for a Healthy Colon