28: Regular Bowel Movements For Optimal Health
Regular Bowel Movements
What we do in the privacy of our bathrooms isn't normally up for discussion, however, this is a holistic health podcast in which I am committed to bringing you info that will help you achieve optimal health.
In this episode, Dr. Heidi shares that our bowel movements are directly connected to our health. If we have constipation or diarrhea it can affect many aspects of our well-being, including our mood, energy, immune system and toxin elimination!
You may think you're all set when it comes to your bowel movements but Dr. Heidi teaches how you can achieve OPTIMAL digestive health that will lead to GREAT regular bowel movements!
Please share this episode with those loved ones in your life that you know struggle in the bathroom. Dr. Heidi is passionate about helping everyone achieve the perfect poop for optimal health!
Here’s What You’ll Discover:
Your gut health plays a direct role in your mood!
The average American only poops 1 – 2 times a week!
For OPTIMAL health, we should have regular bowel movements 1 to 3 times a DAY!
The color of your stool is related to your liver, toxin elimination and bile.
Constipation means you are dehydrated and reabsorbing toxins your liver was trying to get rid of!
Health AH-HA Moment:
Great BMs mean your body is optimally hydrated, removing and not reabsorbing toxins, supporting its immune system, optimally absorbing micro and macro nutrients and establishing an internal environment that stimulates your body to feel happy!
To achieve and maintain healthy bowel movements:
1. Drink adequate water daily – Listen to episode #04 with Dr. Molly
2. Eat around 25g of fiber a day – Apples, pears, berries, green veggies, beans and dark squash are all good sources of fiber.
3. Eat healthy fats daily – Nuts, seeds, avocado, eggs and fish are all good sources of healthy fats.
4. Salt your food to taste with sea salt.
5. Take a liquid multimineral supplement daily according to your body weight (http://takeyoursupplements.com/ for more info on the best supplements to take)
6. Practice deep breathing and walking daily.
7. Consume foods that contain probiotics – Listen to episode 22!
For those who, after implementing these steps, still suffer from constipation listen to Dr. Heidi's further advice on constipation fixes.
To order the supplements our Naturopathic doctors take and recommend visit: http://TakeYourSupplements.com
Health Coach, Podcast Creator, Homeschooling Mom, Passionate About God & Healing
Ashley James is a Holistic Health Coach, Podcaster, Rapid Anxiety Cessation Expert, and avid Whole Food Plant-Based Home Chef. Since 2005 Ashley has worked with clients to transform their lives as a Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-linguistic Programming.
Her health struggles led her to study under the world’s top holistic doctors, where she reversed her type 2 diabetes, PCOS, infertility, chronic infections, and debilitating adrenal fatigue.
In 2016, Ashley launched her podcast Learn True Health with Ashley James to spread the TRUTH about health and healing. You no longer need to suffer; your body CAN and WILL heal itself when we give it what it needs and stop what is harming it!
The Learn True Health Podcast has been celebrated as one of the top holistic health shows today because of Ashley’s passion for extracting the right information from leading experts and doctors of holistic health and Naturopathic medicine
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