Natural colon cleansing was also employed by the Ancient Greeks as part of their natural health regimen and their tradition. In the United States, colon cleansing was not popular until in the 1920s using tea, fruit, or colon irrigation. 

 

The important topic for the idea of colon cleansing is its safety. Do we really need to cleanse our colon? 

 

The Atkins diet principles lay the foundation for a healthy, more balanced way of eating than the standard American diet. Its emphasis is on using good carbohydrates in balance with adequate protein. This is in stark contrast to what most Americans eat on a daily basis. The average American eats lots of processed foods that have hidden sugars and highly processed carbohydrates. This has put most Americans on the road to diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions. What is sad is that diabetes has a predictable set of stages and that they can be easily recognized.