How to Perform a Coffee Enema at Home

The heightened awareness about the importance of holistic health has made coffee enema one of the most popular detox procedures. The long list of coffee enema health benefits have made this liver detox technique a “must try” for men and women.

The coffee enema detox technique was created by holistic health expert Dr. Max Gerson in 1930. It was originally meant for cancer patients in the treatment of symptoms brought about by traditional cancer treatments including chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

If you are curious as to how a home enema is done, here is a concise guide that will help you get through your first session with ease!

Best organic coffee for enema

Purchase certified organic coffee for enema detox. Do not use regular coffee as this may cause more harm than damage to your colon and liver function. Light to medium roast coffee beans are perfect as they contain sufficient levels of caffeine and palmitates. For those who suffer from caffeine sensitivity, we highly recommend purchasing Gerson medium roast coffee beans.

Purchase an enema kit

You can’t borrow other people’s enema kit. As enema is an invasive procedure, you will need to clean tools to work with all the time. Using other people’s kit can lead to contamination or infection. Ideally, purchase a stainless steel enema bucket. This will be useful if you plan on conducting enema on a regular basis.

Always do enemas in the bathroom

A coffee enema is a retention type enema which means that practitioners need to hold the coffee solution for 15 minutes before evacuation. To facilitate easy defecation, it’s best to position yourself nearest the toilet bowl. Do an enema in an area of the bathroom with ample space so you can move around freely, too.

Use room temperature coffee enema solution

A coffee enema solution should be administered at room temperature. Introducing a hot or cold coffee solution will produce unwanted symptoms and will not be as effective in detoxing and flushing out toxins from the body.

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Natural Remedies for Losing Weight

You might never have thought about this before – about why you have a stomach pooch (aka protruding belly), powerful food cravings or Candida infection. And it’s likely you haven’t thought about this because no one really takes the time to discuss it openly. No one discusses constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, flatulence and bloating, unless it’s with their Doctor. And for sure you would not know that internal cleansing may lighten your load considerably.
Imagine losing up to 40 pounds by just cleansing your colon and other internal organs. Hard to imagine? Try looking at it this way. Everyday you clean your teeth and take a shower or bath. Why wouldn’t you also take care of business inside? The colon is well known to be the sewer system of the body and would distinctly benefit from a good cleansing.

Just how do you know if you are having toxic waste problems? If you are suffering from (among other things) frequent fatigue and low energy, chronic constipation, gas and bloating, bad digestion and excess weight, it’s time for a colon-cleansing program.

There’s a method to detoxify your body that starts with using specific herbs to clean your colon of all toxic plaque, parasites (yes, parasites that live in our bowels normally) and other debris. While doing this, you will also have to replace good bacteria that protects the flora balance in your intestines. This is a vital part of a healthy immune system.

Step three in your cleansing and weight loss program would once again use herbs to detox your whole body. There are over 100 different herbs used in programs like this and can include things like psyllium husks, flax seed, fennel seed, licorice root and slippery elm bark.

Most colon cleansing programs usually come with a three-month supply of their product that definitely needs to be taken in the recommended order as detailed on the package. If you want to lose weight with this method, you have to realize that toxins have been building in your body for years thanks to poor diets and lifestyles. You will need to make other lifestyle changes for a continued weight loss, such as change your diet to healthy foods and increase your exercise levels. Losing weight can be done without the exercise, but it will take a lot longer to accomplish.
Other colon cleansing programs are available that do not use herbs. In fact one actually uses oxygen to clean the bowels. It is usually regarded as a quick fix rather than a long-term program, but may work for people who prefer to take capsules and not make fiber shakes.

The best thing to do if you want to lose weight by following a colon-cleansing program is to do your research and compare products. You’ll find all the information you could possibly need on the Internet. You can also ask about these products at your local health food store.

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A Practical Approach To Healthy Eating

I have been doing push-ups five days a week for over 25 years. My arms are pretty strong but it did not happen overnight. I did not do push-ups for a couple weeks or months and then stopped. I had to make push-ups a habit if I wanted to continuously get the results I have.

Exactly the same holds true with healthy eating. You will never be healthy, eating healthy foods occasionally. You have to make healthy eating a habit if you want to obtain nutritional health. People jump on the “band wagon” of healthy eating when they read books or view websites that talk about nutrition. While many of these books and websites tell you what you should eat in-order to be healthy, they fail to teach you how to make healthy eating a habit. Thus in a short period of time when temptations come, people fall right back into their old unhealthy eating habits.

What is a Habit? According to Webster’s dictionary a habit is “a behavior pattern acquired by frequent repetition or physiologic exposure that shows itself in regularity or increased facility of performance.”

Can you see that if we simply apply this principle to healthy eating we will be on our way to vibrant health?

Bad Eating Habits:

Bad eating habits do not develop overnight. For most people these habits began forming when they were kids. Thus one reason why many adults have a hard time breaking their bad eating habits is because these habits have been a part of their lifestyle for many years.

Why Do We Eat Food?

There are two main reasons why we eat food. One is to supply fuel for our body. The other reason is for pleasure. Unfortunately some of the foods that gives us pleasure are unhealthy.

Most people make their food selections based on what they see, smell or taste. Look at these three sentences: That pie sure looks good! That pie sure smells good! That pie sure taste good!

Notice that all three statements involve food and pleasure. However the food that is producing the pleasure (in this situation the pie) may or may not be good for you from a nutritional standpoint. That is why we need to be wise in our food selections and not simply leave it up to our sense of sight, taste or smell.

Eating Healthy Can Be Enjoyable:

Some people think of eating healthy as being boring and tasteless. I think that one reason they feel this way is because most of the commercial ads we see promote foods high in calories, fat, or sugar and only a small percentage of food advertising is done for fruits, vegetables, grains and beans. Thus if there was more nutritional education, more and more people would find eating healthy to be pleasurable and tasty.

How Healthy Eating Habits Changed My Life:

In 1998 my wife finally talked me into going to the doctor to get a check-up. I was not feeling sick but she clearly said that it was a good idea to get a yearly physical examination. Thank God I listened to her.

I have been athletic all my life. I run 18 miles a week. So when I went to the doctor I was not expecting to hear the bad news he gave me. He told me I had borderline diabetes.

Diabetes can be very dangerous if not treated. It is one of the leading cause of death in the United States. It is a disease of the pancreas that causes the body to stop producing the insulin it needs to regulate blood sugar.

My doctor told me that I did not need to be put on medication, however he suggested I start reading some books on healthy eating. That was the beginning of my path to healthy eating habits that turned my health situation around. Today I can honestly say that I am in excellent health. I feel great, I sleep great, people tell me that I do not look my age, I maintain a healthy weight, I do not take any type of medication, my blood pressure is normal, my blood sugar is normal, my cholesterol is normal, my immune system is strong, and the list goes on.

It is great to be in good health and I thank God for it. However I do not believe that I am healthy because of chance. I strongly believe that one main reason that I am healthy is because I take personal responsibility for my health. Making healthy eating a habit is a great part of this responsibility. Our physical bodies have laws that are governed by proper nutrition. If we violate these laws by consistently eating unhealthy foods, we are going to get sick.

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Choosing The Right Fitness Program

Many people today are now getting more and more concerned about their health. Besides, who wouldn’t be? With the alarming increase in heart related diseases and diabetes and the United States having been nicknamed as the fattest country in the world, you have every right to be concerned about your body. You have to consider that your body plays a major role on how you live your daily life.

By having a healthy body, you will be able to enjoy life more. You also need to consider that having diabetes and heart related disease will also affect your family’s life. So, if you want a healthy body, you have to turn off your TV, get off your comfortable recliner and start exercising. You also need to consider that you have to have a proper diet in order to maintain your body’s health and prevent it from acquiring different kinds of diseases.

Today, there are thousands of gyms located all over the United States. You can consider enrolling in one of these gyms in order to get a perfectly healthy body. You have to consider that by exercising, you will not only have a healthy body and a healthy heart, but you will also have a great looking body that you can proudly show off.

However, what if you don’t know how to start exercising or what if you don’t know what kind of exercises you need for your body? The answer to these questions is simple. All you need to do is find the right fitness program for you. Gyms today have professional fitness experts or fitness trainers that can give you the right fitness program for you. If you just want to maintain a healthy heart and have a well-toned body, the right fitness program for you will concentrate more on cardiovascular exercises plus a diet program that will help you maintain your heart’s health.

However, if you want to have stronger muscles, you have to consider that weight training plus intensive cardiovascular exercises are required in your fitness program. You also need to consider that there are different fitness programs for different kinds of people. Even children have their very own fitness programs and even the elderly have their very own fitness program.

You need to consider that you fitness program will depend on the current state your body is in. If you are too fat or overweight, you will first enter a weight loss fitness program. After you finish your weight loss fitness program and have reached the required weight, you will now enter a different and more advanced fitness program that will concentrate on strength and endurance training.

However, if you are too thin, you will enter a weight gain fitness program.

As you can see, there are different kinds of fitness programs available today. You have to consider that the right fitness program for you will depend entirely on your current health status and your body status.

These are some of the things you have to consider when choosing a fitness program for you.

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