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Why do people experience dramatic weight loss while juice fasting?

Fasting implies abstaining. Juice fasting is a period when only fresh vegetable juices are taken as food. The usual experience is that the second day of the fast, the participant will remark as to how well they sleep and how well they feel. Their mind will be clear...

What does your blood say about your nutrition?

For thirty-five years, I've been saying just look at the ‘eat right for your blood type’ and to this day I still believe that it is the correct mind set to have on the subject, because it still carries more weight than eating a faddy diet - i.e. the pineapple diet;...

What causes Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is the most common type of inflammatory bowel disease. It is a disease of the large intestine which causes inflammation and ulcers in the lining. It affects the whole colon but commonly disturbs the sigmoid colon and rectum. This disease can affect...

Liver Cleansing

Health is fast becoming one of the most sold products on late night TV. Be it diet drinks, or a dangerously attractive six pack, it has evolved into a complete industry. The world has moved from the simple do it in front of TV exercise by Jane Fonda to complicated...

What are the common causes of liver cancer?

What are the common causes of liver cancer? Hepatitis B & C Alcohol-related liver disease Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver sickness & Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis Autoimmune Hepatitis Metabolic sicknesses such as Hemochromatosis, Wilson Sickness and Alpha-1...

What causes liver failure?

Liver failure is a life-threatening condition that requires hospital treatment. Most usually, liver failure develops over time. However a more rare occurrence is when you get an attack unexpectedly (in as little as forty eight hours) and may be difficult to diagnose...

How To Prevent Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a common disorder caused by the discharge of stomach acid into the long tube (the oesophagus) which joins the mouth to the stomach. In this disease, muscles of the lower colon fail to perform functions effectively. Heartburn, sensation of discomfort and...

What Causes Gallstones?

Gallstones are stone-like deposits formed in the gallbladder as a result of poor diet and sometimes liver disease or other liver conditions. What causes gallstones? The bile in the gallbladder can crystallize and harden causing gallstones. In keeping with Harvard...

Integrated Breath Work at Beechcroft

At Beechcroft Retreats, we find integrated breath work is highly beneficial. It helps to super charge the body with oxygen and chi and to move energy within the body. It helps to break through blockage and stuck physical, emotional or spiritual traumas. It is a great...