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Steps to Eating Healthily without Sacrificing the Environment

eating-healthilyNowadays, health topics have become rampant and apparent due to the increasing number of diseases brought about by fertilizers, pesticides, and other harmful chemicals for the steady growth and production of agriculture products. These products are harmful to both the human body and to the environment, so these activities should be minimized. Nevertheless, there are still a lot of ways on how to eat healthily without sacrificing the environment.

Harvest from your own garden – Although this tip is best for those who can grow their own veggies and fruits in the backyard, this can also be done by opting for organic foods only. There are a number of groceries and department stores that offer organic foods these days and buying from them is similar to harvesting from your own garden because these don’t contain any traces of chemicals. Another way is to buy from the local market instead of patronizing imported foods. You can bet that most locally produced yields are fresh and free from harmful substances.

Use natural fertilizers and pesticides – There are several ways to create your own fertilizer, pesticide, or flower grower. There are also tons of natural substances that you can use to create these solutions. However, you need to be really devote some time creating the recipes and physically applying it in the plant in order for it to yield good results since these may not be as strong as the chemically-made options. Nevertheless, this option will not only guarantee healthy and clean veggies and fruits, but also guarantee cleaner and safer place to dwell in.

Use solar panels when cooking – How many of you have heard of solar panels? I bet every one of us have actually tried researching and knowing more about this innovative way of getting energy from the sun for free. Firstly, you buy solar panels in solar panel distributor spots, and frankly, these are not cheap. But, your electric bills will drastically lower in just a span of two months particularly if you use the panels for general cooling and heating of the house, cooking, and lighting. A lot of people have experienced its benefits as solar energy is non-renewable, lasting, totally free, and always available the whole day. A lot of people place the panels near the window of their home-made kitchen in the exterior of their house. The sun’s rays then project immediately to the cooking area, which then produce fire after a few minutes of concentrated heating. Indeed, it’s very easy but quite technical.

These tips definitely work best in all of us regardless of our walks in life.

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About the Author:

A senior writer and editor of The Green Guide and a father of 3 kids (1 girl and 2 boys). Rob's special interests include geography, enviroment study and hiking. Rob has traveled to over 100 places in 30 different countries in the past three years. His exotic and fun experiences will be talked in his new book which is going to be published soon.

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