In honor of Earth Day, we encourage you to do something healthy for the planet and yourself today. Often, you can accomplish both of those goals in one effort. Here is a round-up of the Earth-friendly tips and articles found at DietsInReview.com.
Scientists have designed a leg brace that can harness power from your walking as a power source in place of the current less environmentally friendly methods.
Learn some simple easy tricks that not only help the environment, but also help you increase your healthy food intake.
Due to the amount of pesticides and fertilizers used on large domestic and imported crops, not to mention the effects this has on the environment, choosing local, organic produce is becoming more popular.
Let’s talk about one of those small, almost incremental changes that you can make in your day-to-day life that can make a real, beneficial difference. Let’s talk water bottles.
We had the opportunity to speak with Sophie, who believes that her plan, which is more of a “live-it” lifestyle plan rather than a diet, can be followed by anyone who is passionate about taking care of herself (and the planet).
Does your environmental exposure to foods and how your body has a genetic predisposition to eat when exposed to food, influence your weight?
According to a team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, obese and overweight people require more fuel to transport themselves and the food that they eat. The problem will only get worse as the population grows in every sense of the word.
In an effort to reduce our plastic water bottle waste, NBC’s hit show, The Biggest Loser, is joining forces with water-filtration giant, Brita, to encourage the entire viewing audience to stay hydrated via environmentally-sound means.
Is the idea of meat grown in giant tanks known as “bioreactors” a good thing for mankind? On the surface, you would think “NO!” Don’t mess with Mother Nature, right? But wait just one minute all you do-gooders… there may just be a little method to this madness.
Rawvolution is a meal delivery program that supports a commitment to a raw or vegan lifestyle. Organic, fresh foods in a diet that also helps the environment.
The Vegan Diet is just a part of what is an entire lifestyle. All things organic, natural and animal-free- which means a diet concentrated on whole grains, soy products, fruits, vegetables and nuts.
Living a vegetarian lifestyle can provide better health for you and the planet. You may even lose a pound or two as well as having less risk of weight-related illnesses.
Put down that junk food and grab a copy of the hottest new diet book, “Skinny Bitch,” penned by two fiery and passionate best friends.
Yuri Elkaim, a nutrition professional, has created a diet that’s good for you and good for the Earth. Eating for Energy focuses on a raw foods diet to ensure you receive all the nutritional benefits of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Food Matters is a a non-preachy guide to eating right for your body and the planet. Look great, feel even better and reduce your carbon footprint with the Food Matters diet.
Written by celebrity vegan Alicia Silverstone, the book shares her passion for taking care of animals, the earth and her body. Learn how to become a vegan and even enjoy some of her recipes.
Written by Michael Pollan, Food Rules is your guide to mindful eating, whether you’re eating at a buffet or shopping for dinner at the supermarket.
Another winner from Michael Pollan, he shows how our food goes from farm to fork and explains the origins of your dinner. It’s an eye-opening and provocative read.
April 22nd, 2009