Fall Fruits – eating locally and in season

Whenever I see the first pomegranates of the season, fond memories resurface from childhood; My mother would always buy me a few for dessert during the long dark winters in Chicago.   On “pomegranate” night my Mom would cut one  pomegranate  into manageable pieces and place them in a large bowl.   I would curl […]

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Lavender Love Affair

Recipe for Body, Mind AND Spirit

Is there such a thing as well-being in a bottle? I think that one of the most potent remedies that anyone can have in their medicine chest, gym bag, desk drawer, or purse — is a 10 milliliter bottle of lavender essential oil. This is considered to be the most universal of all of the essential oils, and if you’re just learning about this extraordinary healing tool, it’s a good starting point. Just to give you an idea of what lavender oil can do to improve your life (and this is only the short list):

  • It is an instant mood elevator and can help relieve depression.
  • It is effective in the treatment of tension, headaches, migraines, and high blood pressure.
  • It rapidly heals skin conditions, including serious burns, sunburn, eczema, insect bites, and abscesses.
  • It can soothe muscle aches, including sprains.
  • It encourages restful sleep and can lessen insomnia.
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What to expect from The Master Cleanse

The Master Cleanse is a ten day fast and detox that has been employed successfully by hundreds of thousands of individuals worldwide.  While not everyone experiences the same reactions, there is some similarity overall.  We have a group “opt-in” experience from Tuesday, September 3rd – 12th.  (Day after Labor Day) Check back to the 2 previous posts for all of the vital information about this group fast.

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Feel free to post comments, questions or personal  experiences here on the blog as well as on our Facebook page. I will personally monitor both sites on a daily basis, as I do the Master Cleanse along with you, and respond to the best of my ability.

While it helps to have a support group or someone that can respond to your questions, do bear in mind that I am not a medical doctor nor is my advanced degree in the area of nutrition.  If you have any medical issues or concerns, make sure to check with your regular physician.  While it’s natural to feel some mildly uncomfortable detox symptoms, they should not be extreme.

I am sharing some of the common detox symptoms from Peter Glickman’s website at the bottom of this post, as he does an amazing job in both his book and his website in preparing individuals for this fast.

Below are some of my personal insights, along with information and feedback from others who have done the fast.   I’d also recommend doing a search on the subject for “Master Cleanse Journals” – when I was first contemplating doing the cleanse, I learned a lot from reading a few online day-to-day journals.

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Alternative PB&J option – Easy Healthy Meals for Kids

Easy Healthy Meals from Raw Fusion Living! There are certainly few foods as comfort-oriented as a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, but not the best option if you prefer to provide your family with food that optimizes their health and well-being.   In this “easy healthy meals” webisode from Raw Fusion Living and Dr. LindaJoy Rose, […]

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Healthy Hydration Tips

How many glasses of water do you drink a day?  While some people find it easy to knock back the recommended 6-8 glasses a day, most of us struggle with filling our daily quota. Here are some creative hydration ideas: Hydration Tips: Make sun tea.  In the morning I put 3 herbal tea bags in […]

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