Dr. Cutler’s Lifelong Battle: • ―I’m a real person whose life has been changed forever by a colon in crisis.‖ • Will this be your future? • Indigestion, constipation, diarrhea and heartburn aren’t just inconveniences...they are warnings. Page 1 Should I Be Concerned? Page 5 Pages 6-7 Untold Truth #1: Nearly 90% of All Degenerative Disease Begins in the Digestive Tract Page 9 Nearly 90% of All Degenerative Disease Begins in the Digestive Tract • This is where all of your waste in concentrated. • When these toxins aren’t eliminated quickly, they begin to rot – literally. • A dirty colon becomes a breeding ground for parasites yeast infections, tumors and disease. Page 9 All of These Conditions Lead to Inflammation • Heart disease • Diabetes • Insulin Resistance • Stroke • Cancer • Alzheimers disease • Depression • Panic attacks • Anxiety • Attention Deficit and more Page 10 Untold Truth #2: Heartburn Isn’t Caused by Too Much Acid, But by Insufficient Acid! Page 11 Page 12 What’s Wrong with Antacids? • Americans spend more than $110 billion per year without treating the problem. • Most of your immune system is found in the gastrointestinal tract. Page 13 Untold Truth #3: One Bowel Movement per Day Is Not Enough Page 15 Why Elimination Is Important Page 15 Two Key Risks Associated with Infrequent Elimination 1. Stagnant toxins in waste material will be reabsorbed into your body, attacking your immune system and rendering you more vulnerable to disease. 2. Hard, packed waste that doesn’t quickly exit your system will damage your digestive tract, causing fissures, hemorrhoids, polyps and potentially, cancer. Page 16 Bowel Movements How Often is Ideal? • Ideally you will eliminate 12-16 hours after consumption. • An average American has 6-9 meals camped out in his colon. • Suggestions to improve elimination – Drink ½ your body weight (in pounds) in ounces of water per day. (For example if you weight 150 pounds you would drink 75 ounces of water daily) – Eat 35-40 grams of fiber - daily Page 16 Is Disease Festering in Your Colon? • You may be harboring disease if you have the following symptoms: – Are your bowel movements foul- smelling? – Are your stools formed? – Does your stool ―float‖ or appear greasy? – Are your stools dark? Page 16-17 Untold Truth #4 Your Diet Determines Whether Your Colon Is a Clean-Flowing Drain or an Infested Swamp Page 19 What Can I Do Differently? • We eat too much. • We don’t get enough fiber. • We don’t get the nutrients we need. • We rely on processed foods as the core of our diet. Page 20 Americans are Starving Despite an Abundance of Healthful Food • Fast foods and snacks drown us in empty calories. – Not just ―empty‖ they’re ―negative‖ • Sugar, fatty, & refined foods may actually block nutrient absorption and kill “probiotics.” Pages 21-22 Untold Truth #5: Your Colon Is Your ―Second Brain‖ Page 23 Dr. Michael Gershorn’s Book “The Second Brain,” pioneers the science of the brain-gut phenomena. • Explains why anti- fungal drugs improves depression. • Wheat can trigger schizophrenia. • ADD and ADHD begin in the intestinal tract. Page 23 The Brain and Gut Work Together • Many Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease patients suffer from constipation. • Antibiotics have been associated with ADD. • The stomach is loaded with the neurotransmitter serotonin, the key to a healthy mood. Page 24 How They Are Connected • The truth is our bodies do plenty of ―thinking‖ with our guts. • There are more than 100 billion nerve cells in the gut. Page 23 Finally. The Answers. Lifelong Colon Health the Natural Way Page 25 Predictable Regularity with Natural Laxative Combination Page 27 Natural Laxative Combination Helps stimulate the production of digestive fluids and bile to promote peristaltic action and calming in the colon These and other herbs are key: • Cascara sagrada—Called ―sacred bark‖ by Spanish settlers in early western America. Known for its natural laxative effects. • Buckthorn—Increases bile flow, peristalsis and mucus secretion. • Licorice—Soothes mucous membranes and relaxes spasms. Page 27 Start Fresh with Colon Cleanse Combination Page 28 Colon Cleanse Combination Designed to help cleanse and detoxify the body safely while increasing daily fiber • Psyllium hulls—A mild, bulk-forming laxative • Aloe vera juice—Contains aloin, which helps support intestinal muscle tone. • Chlorophyll—Helps fight off odors like halitosis and body odor. Page 28 Fight ―Bad‖ Microorganisms with Parasite Cleansing Combination Page 29 Parasite Cleansing Combination Designed to rid the body of parasites while improving digestion and absorption • Paw Paw—Has powerful anti-parasitic abilities. • Caprylic Acid—Helps relieve the symptoms of an overabundance of yeast. • Pumpkin Seed—Improves digestion while soothing inflamed tissue and fighting bacterial infections. Page 29 Purify Your Colon Daily with Bowel Detoxifier Page 31 Bowel Detoxifier Contains vitamins, minerals, enzymes and herbs to help with intestinal cleansing and maintenance • Pepsin—Key to digestion of dietary protein • Apple Pectin—Helps speed up bowel transit time. • Marshmallow—Helps soothe inflamed tissue. • Charcoal—Helps absorb toxins. Page 31 Build Your System with Intestinal Soothing Combination Page 32 Intestinal Soothing Combination Designed to soothe an inflamed gastrointestinal tract and promote healing • Plantain herb—Soothes inflammation and absorbs toxins. • Rose hips—Rich in bioflavonoids and vitamin C • Slippery elm bark—Helps reduce irritation. • Bugleweed herb—Helps control bleeding and tighten tissues. Page 32 Who Do I Know That Would Benefit from This Information? How Can I Share This with Them?