5 Unique Earth Day Celebration Ideas

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Today is Earth Day!  What can you do to express your compassion and commitment to our beautiful blue-green planet?

The typical Earth Day activities include environmental pledges to recycle, planting an herb garden, participating in a local clean-up or beautification project — all wonderful and commendable pursuits!

If you are looking for some unique ways to celebrate with friends and family,  here are 5  “off-the-beaten-track” ideas I’ve come up with:

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An Ounce of Prevention + Safe and Natural Cures

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Homemade & Safe Remedies for the Whole Family

Z-Pak, one of the most popular and often-prescribed antibiotics in the US, can be deadly to individuals with heart disease.  According to ABC news,  A Vanderbilt University study found an increased risk of death from heart disease in the first five days of using a Z-Pak when compared to other common antibiotics or no antibiotics.  The danger is greater for people with heart arrhythmias (irregular heart beat) and those who have low blood levels of potassium and magnesium.

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Food Facsimile – How much of what we eat is real?

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Some alarming statistics surfaced last year from a joint study by the University of Minnesota and a research group in China and Singapore; individuals who eat fast food twice a week are 30% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Double those fast food runs to four times weekly, and you are 80% more likely to die of cardiovascular disease.

What makes fast food so dangerous?  The main factor is that fast food is highly processed and largely devoid of essential nutrients your body needs to thrive and survive.  Just about everything we consume has macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein and fats.   Macronutrients provide the calories that are converted into energy and fuel our vital organs.  They can be likened to building blocks.

Micro Vs. Macro

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GREEN-IN – 3 Days of Green Smoothies – Are you IN?

Free Guided Event with Dr. LJ Rose Follow at Your Own Pace Whether you are brand new to Green Smoothies or Juicing or would like to be motivated as part of a group, join us this upcoming Monday – Wednesday for our Green-In.  A Green Smoothie is a blended drink, preferably your first food of […]

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365 Sugar-Free Days

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And a raw vegan sugar free dessert, too!

For 2013 I have made a commitment to eliminate any refined sugar from my diet.  As a high raw (75-85%) for years, sugar never entered much into the equation, but as I evolved to a more Raw Fusion lifestyle, little by little it started sneaking back in.

Starting with sharing a spoon or two of someone’s dessert and then relaxing some of my former sugar prohibitions, it eventually became apparent that it was time to declare sugar  “non-negotiable” — a technique I teach to my students and clients to help them detach from unhealthy foods and habits.

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End of Summer Giveaway – $75 in prizes!

August and September are hectic months for a lot of folks: vacations are wrapping up, school is starting. In all the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to fall back on bad eating habits, but thanks to Dr. LJ’s End of Summer Giveaway, it can be just as easy to eat healthy, conveniently and deliciously.

Place your entries by commenting, liking us on Facebook, sharing one of our pictures on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or tweeting about the contest. The more entries you place, the more likely you are to win! Plus, you can tweet and share each day for extra entries. ENDS 9/6!  CONTEST HAS ENDED AND THE WINNER WAS DIANE MAXWELL.  WE WILL BE HAVING A NEW CONTEST SOON! 

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Alkalinity Challenge – Revitalize, Restore and Rejuvenate October 15-28

October 15-28, 2012 (latest Challenge)

Next Alkalinity Challenge begins October 15th – Join us for a sponsored 2 week gentle, nourishing plan to balance your body chemistry and refocus, recommit and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit! Special offer pricing through October 9th is only $29.95 – you get meal planners, recipes, shopping list, daily support and motivation.
ENROLL HERE: https://www.naturalwellnessacademy.org/alkalinity-challenge/

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Our “All-Star” Newsletter Recognized!

      Constant Contact Awards Raw Fusion Living’s Newsletter! We were excited to receive the news today that we were named “All Stars” by Constant Contact in recognition of our monthly newsletter.  Selected from over a half million customers, this is indeed an honor as a lot of time, work and love goes into […]

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