Getting Around

1. Drive a fuel-efficient car. You don’t necessarily have to own a hybrid, but do consider switching to a car with better gas mileage. Even if you get excellent gas mileage, try to avoid unnecessary trips. Combine your errands so that you travel as little as possible in your car. If you don’t need to…

Products into Your Home

Look for environmentally friendly cleaning products. Unfortunately, there is nothing specific that makes a cleaning product “organic”, and the more natural products will often be more expensive than the more traditional cleaning products. However, if you want to choose safer cleaning products look for products that don’t include phosphates and phthalates.[7] Be wary of green-washing….

Healthy Eating

Eating well is important for all of us. In the short-term, it can help us to feel good, look our best and stay at a healthy weight. And in the long-term, a healthy, balanced diet can reduce our risk of heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers.  But what exactly is a healthy, balanced diet?…

10 WONDER FOODS GOOD FOR YOUR HEART

the recent years there has been a significant rise in the number of heart disease cases in the US. According to a report of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 610,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, which means 1 in every 4 deaths. This astounding figure has a lot of causes behind it,…

Shopping

Walk into an average grocery store and you face a choice—47,000 choices of products, actually. And their labels advertise terms such as low fat, high fiber, free range, and organic. Some matter, some don’t. But those labels aren’t even the most confusing part: Many scientists say organic is more nutritious than conventionally grown food, while…

Organic’s

Organic food has become very popular. But navigating the maze of organic food labels, benefits, and claims can be confusing. Is organic food really better for your mental and physical health? Do GMOs and pesticides cause cancer and other diseases? What do all the labels mean? This guide can help you make better choices about…

Eating Organically

When most people think of living organic, they think of food. This means that you buy foods that are free from fertilizers and pesticides.[1] However, you can live a more organic lifestyle in other ways too. You can use cleaning supplies that are made up of organic products, you can reduce the amount of waste…

How to eat Healthy

Vegetarian Photo credit: Naturally Ella PIN IT 1. Naturally Ella After her father had a heart attack, Erin Alderson (whose initials are ELLA) broke up with fast food and all processed meat. Her blog features seasonal vegetarian recipes that are pantry-inspired. Despite ditching Big Macs, Alderson doesn’t believe in being obsessive or counting calories (her philosophy is…