Today, a new generation of parents are taking a first-hand approach to their children’s health. Yet, the dietary habits and sedentary lifestyles that an alarming number of children are allowed to follow remains a global concern. Increasing awareness among today’s moms and dads is a good step in the right direction.
In the spirit of this new found emphasis on holistic pediatric health, many parents have begun to incorporate their own natural health and lifestyle practices. This frequently includes things like whole body detoxification and colon cleansing. While these parents encourage their children to eat healthy, they may still have digestive difficulties and blockages.
The human digestive tract is more than an organic machine, it’s a dynamic living environment which depends on the internal balance of specialized bacteria and other microscopic organisms. Our bodies have a very special relationship with these small symbiotic lifeforms and, without them, it would be almost impossible for us to digest and utilize the nutritional potential in many of the foods we eat.
While these organisms may first take up residence in our bodies during early childhood, it can take years, sometimes even decades, to establish thriving colonies of beneficial bacteria inside the lower digestive tract. Even in adult bodies, this balance can be severely thrown off by excessively poor dietary habits, or the overuse of certain medications. In particular, the abuse of general purpose antibiotics or pain medications.
The Safest Colon Cleanse For Children
The safest colon cleanse for children is a nutritious, well-balanced diet, plenty of pure clean water with organic apple cider vinegar, and regular physical activity. Even healthy children may occasionally suffer from small bouts of constipation. A safe, mild, all-natural option such as an oxygen based colon cleanser may be one remedy to consider when dealing with this.
-Dr. Edward F. Group III, DC, ND, DACBN, DABFM
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