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Earth Day: Go Green
Earth Day is already in it's 40th year! It is so great that we have a day commemorated to celebration our beautiful and precious planet.
What can you do to eat well to protect the earth?
Get some good tips in my two favorite "green" books:
Go Green Get Lean by Kate Geagan, RD
This book is an awesome resource with actionable tips for how to reduce your carbon footprint with your food choices.
Big Green Cookbook by Jackie Newgent, RD
Tasty recipes--all of which take less than 20 minutes to prepare! The
Environmentally friendly cookware:
ScanPan is eco-friendly cookware that cooks like stainless steel but is nonstick. It is made from 100% recycled aluminum and is 100% PFOA free (common toxin found in nonstick pans). You can find them at Sur La Table stores or on Amazon or scanpancookware.com
Reduce consumption of meat:
Switching from meat to vegetarian 1 day per week saves the equivalent of driving 1,160 m
Support companies with "green" practices:
Healthy Choice All Natural line has no preservatives, artificial colors or flavors. The tr
Commit to reduce your own waste:
Use a glass for water when at work or home instead of water bottles. Purchase a reusable water bottle when on the go. Jackie Newgent, RD, author of Big Green Cookbook, told me that she limits herself to 2 plastic water bottl
Check out my segment from this morning's episode of The Daily Buzz: