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5 Simple Sustainable Living Tips to Improve Your Health

Posted by Megan Faletra on Apr 22, 2018 2:01:18 AM

 

Earth Day is the perfect time to think more about how our choices affect the world around us. Whether you’re already an earth-loving master recycler or a beginner looking to learn more about sustainability, embracing a more sustainable way of living can be a wonderful way to improve your own health and the health of our planet.

But, getting started may feel a bit overwhelming, which is why we have listed some of our favorite simple tips to help you begin embracing sustainable living in your own life today.

Tip #1: Say Goodbye to Plastic Water Bottles for Good!
Statistics show that if we don’t change the amount of plastic we consume and dispose of soon, by 2050 there may be more plastic in our oceans than there are fish. Luckily, there is a lot we can do in our daily lives to keep this from happening. Simply switching to a reusable glass or stainless steel water bottle is an excellent way to reduce the amount of plastic water bottles entering our landfills and oceans. It’s also so much better for your health, as endocrine-disrupting chemicals are present in plastic water bottles and can leach into the water over time. This isn’t good for your hormones or your health and is just another reason to choose the reusable option.

Tip #2: Switch to Reusable Food Storage Wraps and Containers
Switching to reusable bees wraps or cloth bags is a great way to reduce your need for plastic wrap and ziplock bags for food storage. Switching your plastic tupperware to glass tupperware is also a great way to not only reduce your exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (found in the plastic), but will also help to limit your plastic use on a daily basis. Once you buy glass tupperware containers, you can have them for years, making them a much better long-term investment as compared to plastic tupperware that gets gross and discolored pretty quickly.

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Topics: wellness, facts, information, blog, blogger, food, health, healthy, superfoods

8 Funny Facts About Superfoods You’d Never Believe Were True

Posted by Julie Morris, Navitas Organics Executive Chef on Apr 20, 2018 2:12:01 AM

 

Anyone following a superfood-rich diet knows there's a litany of information surrounding the benefits of various ingredients – things like new clinical studies, antioxidant ORAC levels, essential fatty acid balance – the healthy details are endless! And although this data is motivating from a wellness standpoint, let's just say the minutiae doesn't exactly make for edge-of-your-seat reading. But superfoods aren't all cut-and-dry facts and figures! Read on for a taste of some superfood info that definitely errs on the side of fun.


1. Um, what did we do to Chia? While Chia was a staple superfood for many ancient Central American cultures, we culturally forgot about eating the healthy seed for several centuries. When it finally came back in the US in the 1970s, instead of being a food, it was turned into a novelty item, known as, yes: The Chia Pet. Even weirder, the first Chia pet to market in 1977 wasn't even a pet at all – it was just a “Chia Guy,” a sculpture of a man's head with the ability to grow an impressive height of Chia sprout hair. Luckily, Chia has since made its way off terracotta figurines and back onto our plates.

2. Mushrooms: they're just like us. Mushrooms – including all of the incredible medicinal varieties – are more closely related in DNA to humans than plants and produce vitamin D by being exposed to sunlight just like human skin. Mushrooms also have their own immune system, which may partially explain why they're so good for immunity, too.

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Topics: wellness, facts, information, blog, blogger, food, fun, funny, health, healthy, superfoods

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