Why You Should Avoid Colon Cleansing

Colon cleansing, sometimes called a colonic or colonic hydrotherapy, is often touted as a treatment for digestive issues. But doctors don’t recommend them. Here’s why.

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What You Should Know About Your Gut Health

“Trust your gut,” they always say — but do you know how important your gut health actually is? Here’s a roundup of stories about probiotics, prebiotics and the power of your gut microbiome.

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Tips to Reset After a Food Binge

A food binge can leave you feeling terrible — and not just because of a belly ache. Overindulging can bring out emotions such as guilt, regret and worry. Learn how to reset yourself physically and mentally.

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Why a ‘Dry January’ Is Good for Your Health

Alcohol can wreak havoc on your body. But an addiction specialist says quitting for even a month can lead to clearer skin, higher energy levels and a reduced risk of heart and liver disease. Here’s how you can give Dry January (or maybe Alcohol-Free April or Sober October) a try.

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