7 STEPS TO MAKE IT A STRESS FREE ECO-FRIENDLY EASTER.

I know for some people Easter has crept upon them and you are thinking what am I going to do. You may be thinking that with such little time you may have to give in to commercialism and buy not so eco-friendly items. Now take a deep breath – help is at hand. I have gathered together a list of items that will help you have a lovely Easter, while still being eco-friendly, as well as putting you at ease. 1.Create your own tradition. Who said you have to follow what others do. Make it simple and make it about being with others. The true meaning of Easter has nothing to do with hoards of chocolate eggs. Even if you are not religious, it is about new beginnings. For the northern hemisphere that h

HOW EATING A HEALTHY DIET, CAN ALSO BE GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Being more active and eating fresh food is a goal of many people. Eating better is not only good for your health, but it is good for the planet, so two good reasons to eat well . Remove the processed foods - Our life can be a rush, so often it is quicker to cook instant food rather than think about what to cook. But many of these processed foods are lacking in nutrients, high in sugar and salt, and include many additives and preservatives that are toxic to your health and the environment. Processed foods also come with a lot of packaging and often have travelled across the globe to arrive at your plate. Eat organic where possible - Certified organic foods are grown and processed using farmi

YOU SHOULD REALLY THINK ABOUT BUYING SEASONAL FOOD

Head to your local Supermarket and I bet you will find an abundance of fruit and veg, many not in season. Nowadays, technologies will make it possible fоr uѕ tо hаvе strawberries during wintеr and even the odd mango, but many scientists will tell you that we need tо avoid them. And here is why: If you buy seasonal vegetables and fruit, you already know that the nutrient levels are at their highest when just harvested and it'ѕ not surprising that the nutrient value goes down substantially, thе longer the food is harvested. Supermarkets are very good at presenting vegetables and fruit to make thеm look delicous and inviting. Often supermarkets and huge food chainѕ takе pains to make sure that