Boulder Colonic Center Blog & News


This Green Goddess…

The avocado, also known as the alligator pear, is a fruit. It is full of nutrients, but most importantly, healthy fats. Delicious and nutritious! This powerfully potent fruit is packed with the following nutrients: Potassium Monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid) Vitamins K, C, E, B1, B2, B3, A, B6, B5, and B3 Folate Minerals such as magnesium, manganese, iron, zinc, …

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Cacao or Cocoa?

Cocoa is fermented to remove the bitter taste and develop flavor. Then the cacao seeds are heated and ground into powder. This does not make it inferior to raw cacao, it’s just been heated to a higher temperature while still retaining lots of antioxidants that are good for heart, skin, blood pressure, and stress. The beans are made into powder …

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Apples Everyday!

 Have you ever heard, “An apple a-day keeps the doctor away”? Why? Well, the active ingredient, malic acid, which softens the liver and gallbladder stones, making them easier to pass through the bile ducts. Apples and apple juice are an excellent source of malic acid. There are other sources, some of which are: Cherries Apricots Cranberries Peaches Rhubarb Plums Tomatoes …

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Water Is Life!

ANY water…? Unfortunately, no! Like foods that contain additives, water that contains additives—whether intentional or not—may negatively affect your digestive system. The cleanliness of the water you drink has a significant impact on how well your body functions and how you feel. The following is a list of various water sources and the potential hazard or not associated with each …

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High Blood Pressure? Pears to the Rescue!

Pears, the magical anti-oxidant fruit. Abundant in the fall, this is the perfect time of the year to pick some up! Many of these great nutrients include: Anti-Carcinogen Glutathione Vitamin B2 & B6 Vitamin C Copper Potassium Vitamin E Calcium Magnesium Folate Pectin Riboflavin Iron Boron Anti-Inflammatory Flavonoids And, phytonutrients like cinnamic acids. See more health tips & tricks:  http://bit.ly/1RYWcvN …

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Can’t BEET This!

Naturally sweet, beets are often used as a source of sugar. Beyond being sweet and easy to prepare, these little jewels are a nutritional powerhouse too! Let’s take a glance at the nutritional benefits: Vitamin C Fiber Vitamin B6 Folate Betaine Manganese Potassium Copper Magnesium Phosphorus Iron Amino Acids from Bentalains Carotenoids And, phytonutrients. Find health related videos and recipes …

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Don’t Throw Me Away!

Don’t Throw Me Away! Pumpkin is SO good for you, just look at all the benefits from this tasty orange treat: Better eyesight Lowers blood pressure Healthy heart Improve sleep Increases energy Supports weight loss Reduces cancer risks Smoother, silkier skin And, it boosts your immune system! No Kidding… let’s take a look at all the powerful ingredients to make …

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Candida overgrowth…???

… as discussed in the previous blog, is rarely caused by just one “thing.” Factors relating to imbalance within the body typically occur over time and allows the yeast to overgrow. Some of the possible contributing factors to overgrowth are: Antibiotics Consuming high amounts of dietary sugar Stress affects a hormone called cortisol Hormone changes Intestinal/microflora imbalances may be caused …

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A brew fest…

Clients tell me they have candida. The first fact to know is that we ALL have candida. It is one of the naturally occurring “bad” bacteria’s’ in our system. The real issue that can occur, is an overgrowth of candida, which may become problematic for some people. First of all, when candida overgrows in our body, it is called candidiasis …

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Just Peachy!

Peaches are one of the riches fruits you can eat! Rich in: Minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, & phosphorous. Fiber Vitamins such as A, E, K, B6, and C. Bonus nutrients include folate, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, and thiamin. Low in: Cholesterol Fat Calories All this adds up to RICH health benefits that include: Weight control …

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