10 tips for eating sustainably

I like the idea of Meat Free Monday. It makes sense on multiple levels. And yes, local, local, local! Farmers markets or the organic farm itself.

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Here are a few tips on how to reduce your impact on our planet 3-5 times a day just by stuffing your face with deliciousness.

1. Buy Organic. Organic food is higher in nutrients, free of neurotoxins, free of pesticides, hasn’t been gas ripened, supports biodiversity and generally just tastes better. If you can’t afford to do a full organic shop start with what you can afford and make sure to always wash non-organic food in a mixture of water and apple cider vinegar to remove the majority of the pesticides.

2. Buy Local. Reduce your food miles.Food miles refer to the number of miles between the farm your food came from and the place you bought it. For example if you bought a delicious mango from your local supermarket that has come from Mexico that’s roughly 5551 miles as the crow flies! Find your local farmers market and see…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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2 Responses to 10 tips for eating sustainably

  1. hippyish says:

    Awesome! I’ve moved more towards eating for sustainability instead of entertainment this year and it has been the single most helpful thing in my weightloss. I eat healthy – period. I don’t eat for ‘fun’ that’s what yoga is for 🙂 Best decision ever! And with a little practice it gets easier and easier and cravings go away!

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