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Watch Foodies Get a Colonic for the First Time (NSFW)

04/21/2015 01:32 pm ET | Updated Jun 21, 2015

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"What the hell is a colonic?" I asked our video director, Marc, as he continued to brief the team on the schedule for the day.

He turned to me with his answer, a smug look on his face, "You're gonna learn what a colonic is today. It's going to be educational, something will be shoved up your butt, but your colon will get a cleansing and we're gonna give people a complete look at the process. You guys also eat like shit every day, so this is something you probably need."

I should have called in sick that morning.

"You guys also eat like shit every day, so this is something you probably need."

The colonic was already booked at a place called The Springs, what some refer to as "The most L.A. place in L.A." Essentially, it's a huge warehouse beautifully outfitted with a vegan juice and food bar, yoga studio, infrared saunas and an open air chill-zone for anyone who happens to be in LA and just needs to be even more LA.

I hated Marc in that moment.

He had a point, I had always heard about colonics, but I really knew nothing tangible about the process. And frankly, he was right... as food journalists, we're blessed (and cursed) with some deliciously decadent meals on a daily basis. We were indeed some of the prime candidates for a colon cleansing, and why not document the entire process?

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Written by Elie Ayrouth of Foodbeast