Every day your body is exposed to countless toxins. They are present in the air you breathe, the food and water you consume, and even hidden in your household cleaners and personal care products. You do your best to stimulate healthy elimination with a high-fiber diet and regular herbal cleansing, but do you know about the natural benefits of colon hydrotherapy?
In order for your digestive system and your whole body to function optimally, toxins that have accumulated must be purged from the system. If you aren’t having regular bowel movements, stimulating the organs with herbs is counterproductive. Colon hydrotherapy is a perfect adjunct to almost any type of healing and cleansing regimen, as it naturally helps remove accumulated waste from the colon using an infusion of filtered water.
Through the years, ReNew Life founder and digestive care expert Brenda Watson has not only practiced colon hydrotherapy; she also developed and has taught the Florida Colon Hydrotherapy Curriculum for licensure and collaborated with various doctors who adapted her services for patients with cancer and cardiovascular issues as well as gastrointestinal conditions. Brenda has been very active with I-ACT, the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy.
Recently Brenda was asked by ColonicsTV producer Julie Tyler to appear in their very first online episode, which is now live at: http://colonicstv.com. Julie is dedicated to increasing awareness about colon hydrotherapy and helping practitioners become licensed and/or legally protected through Safe Harbor laws and statutes in ALL 50 states—and to get colonic treatments covered by insurance!
In addition to Brenda, the episode features other experts in the field and provides an eye-opening look at the history of colon hydrotherapy, common misconceptions, and its many benefits. Their mission? To hopefully inspire you and millions of others to learn more and take a positive step on the road to perfect health. (Maybe after those holiday parties and treats?)
Because first years are critical to a child’s physical and neurological development, promoting good dietary habits early in life can have lasting health benefits. However, a new study shows our nation’s kids may not be getting enough of the nutrients they need—in particular the beneficial polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) that play an important role in promoting eye, brain and bone health.*
Scientists at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently completed a groundbreaking study of nearly 2,500 children between the ages of 1 and 5 years. Results of the study, published online in September, revealed the overall intake among U.S. children of key fatty acids such as DHA and EPA was significantly lower than the amounts consumed by children in many other countries.
According to Sarah Keim, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, “The ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 intake was high—about 10. Some experts use this as an indicator of diet quality, with a high ratio being less healthy. In addition, intake of a key fatty acid known as DHA in children 12 to 60 months of age was low—lower than what infants generally consume—and it did not increase with age.”
The study also revealed that most American children are not consuming two 3-ounce servings of fish per week, which the Institute of Medicine considers a “reasonable intake.” While currently there are no official dietary recommendations for DHA and EPA intake or supplementation in children, researchers hope studies like this one will encourage health professionals to more closely examine the dietary needs of young children and possibly consider putting into place specific recommendations.
Based in Columbus, Ohio, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States and is ranked in the top 10 for National Institutes of Health funding among free-standing children’s hospitals. The Research Institute engages in high-quality, cutting-edge research according to the highest scientific and ethical standards. The goal is simple: improved health for all children and their families.