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Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

April 21, 2010

Save Water

  • Brush your teeth with the water off, just rinse with water
  • Take shorter showers or baths instead of showers, as you use less water
  • Use a water-saving shower head
  • Install Rain Barrels to Water your Garden

Reduce Waste & Environmental Toxins

  • Use environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Switch from paper and plastic bags to reusable bags and totes
  • Use compact fluorescent light bulbs in your lamps
  • Use a reusable water bottle and bring a mug to the coffee shop
  • Grow your own vegetables organically
  • Walk, ride your bike, and take public transportation instead of driving
  • See if your utility company offers a green energy program
  • Recycle all your paper, glass, aluminum, plastic, electronics, etc.
  • Use direct deposit, online banking, and paperless statements to reduce your paper usage.
  • Don’t purchase disposable water bottles
  • Purchase used items from thrift stores, garage sales & flea markets
  • Rent movies and borrow books, instead of purchasing
  • Select products made of recyclable materials
  • Buy groceries in bulk, as it reduces packaging and the number of trips you take to the store.
  • Buy items that use less packaging
  • Buy fresh fruits and vegetables, instead of jarred, canned or frozen
  • Use cloth diapers
  • Compost food waste for the garden

Save Electricity

  • Unplug all of your appliances when you leave the house to save energy
  • Use rechargeable batteries
  • Run the dishwasher and the laundry machine only when full
  • Hang dry your clothing
  • Use Solar heating
  • Install solar panels
  • Purchase carbon offsets
  • Eliminate drafts with caulking, weather strips, and storm windows and doors
  • Choose energy efficient appliances

Earth Day Savings on All Green Supplements

April 21, 2010

Save 10% on all Brands of Green Supplements!

Green Food Supplements include:
Alfalfa, Barley, Chlorella, Kelp, Spirulina, and Wheatgrass.

Green superfoods cleanse your body of free radicals and toxins. They are full of natural antioxidants, which boost immune system functions, help to regulate blood pressure, maintain healthy cholesterol levels and clean the digestive system. The immune boosting properties support healthy white blood cell production in order to ward off disease and illness. Green foods also promote healthy, younger looking skin through the detoxification process. The vitamins in Green foods increase energy and endurance.

Alfalfa:
The benefits of alfalfa in its leafy stage are that it can reduce blood sugar and even cholesterol levels. Also, when alfalfa is in a supplement effect it can also be a laxative and a diuretic. Alfalfa also helps in the treatment of urinary infection, kidney, bladder and even prostate conditions. When used in the herbal form be careful, it can cause blood to thin. Check with your doctor before using any herbal supplements.

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Barley grass:
Barley grass is rich in vitamins and minerals, it is also rich in antioxidant properties, and has been shown to help reduce cholesterol levels, help the body kill cancer cells and overcome a variety of ailments, including acne and ulcers.

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Chlorella
Chlorella is used to increase “good” bacteria in the intestine in order to improve digestion; and to help treat ulcers, colitis, Crohn’s disease, and diverticulosis.

Some people also use chlorella for the prevention of stress-related ulcers; treatment of constipation, bad breath, and hypertension; as an antioxidant; to reduce cholesterol; to increase energy; to detoxify the body; and as a source of magnesium to promote mental health, relieve premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and reduce asthma attacks. It is also used for fibromyalgia.

Chlorella is applied to the skin for treating skin ulcers, rashes caused by radiation treatment, and a sexually transmitted disease called trichomoniasis.

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Kelp
Kelp has over 70 minerals, growth hormones, trace elements, enzymes, vitamins, and this includes potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, and especially iodine. It helps to fight heart disease, and boosts the immune system. It also increases body energy, helps to fight cancer, improves the function of the liver, and reduces arthritic pain.

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Spirulina Provides:

  • Support for the Immune System
  • Promotion of healthy cholesterol levels and help for the cardiovascular system
  • Support of the digestive system
  • Improved detoxification
  • Cancer protective

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Wheatgrass
Wheatgrass is said to be high in chlorophyll. Wheatgrass Juice is a superior detoxification agent compared to carrot juice and other fruits and vegetables. Claims are that the wheatgrass “cleanses” the body, neutralizes toxins, slows the aging process, and helps to reduce the risk if certain types of cancer. 

Another benefit of consuming wheatgrass is that it lowers blood pressure. There are many medications regularly prescribed to individuals who have high blood pressure. Many of these medications have unpleasant side effects, since wheatgrass is all-natural so there are no side effects as a result of consuming wheatgrass. 

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*offer valid through 04/25/2010

*Dietary supplements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or medical condition. Individual results may vary.