March 10, 2014
Berries are not only berry delicious (corny pun intended) they are the antioxidant kings and are very important to our health. If there is one thing you should consume on a regular basis, it is definitely lots of berries!
Antioxidants that are contained in berries help fight against the free radicals that can lead to things like cancer. They are also vital for the health of your skin and Continue Reading…
March 10, 2014
March 6, 2014
What lies ahead for responsible investors during 2014? Certainly new products, particularly those that are cleaner or more local, certainly a more predictable stock market, and probably enhanced interest in the value added by utilizing social and environmental considerations when choosing investments. These trends are already evident. Each is good news for the ethical investor.
When Corporations Rule the World, Second Edition by David C. Korten was published in 1995, it was rightly viewed as a challenge to buy local, take personal responsibility for sustainability and to invest at least part of your Continue Reading…
Getting into a Spring Fitness Routine is on the minds of most of us. To help Eco News Network asked Kiley Schoenfelder of KFIT nyc to share her top three spring fitness routine tips. Known for lending her training expertise to the Upper East Side Manhattan Equinox and to her own K FIT nyc, Kiley is a regular contributor to Eco News Network offering suggestions on how to live a healthy life. As a type 1 diabetic, Schoenfelder is the perfect person to listen to about making heath and keeping wellness a priority in our lives. Continue Reading…
March 5, 2014
Grilled cheese brings back good memories. Cold days, hot cheese, toasted bread…the kid inside us loves a good grilled cheese sandwich. The adult inside us may have gone down a more sophisticated culinary road but not to worry, this grilled cheese loaded with spinach, artichokes, and truffle oil is sure to please!
2 cups chopped spinach
March 4, 2014
Several words come to mind when we think about Mt. Everest. Adventure, nature, thrills…trash is not one of them. Perhaps it should be though since apparently some people have been calling Mt. Everest the world’s highest garbage dump. That may soon change because Nepal’s tourism authority declared yesterday that climbers of Everest must return from their expedition with 18 pounds of garbage in tow.
There is reportedly 50 tons of trash currently strewn about on Mt. Everest left by climbers over several decades. Types of items left include things like tents, oxygen Continue Reading…
March 3, 2014
For those who love to cook and for those who love to eat, herbs are an essential part of the gastronomical experience as a whole. It can make or break a dish. However did you know that by opting to cook with certain herbs, you could be cashing in on your own garden of youth? There are certain herbs that have anti-aging properties so be sure to remember them the next time you research a recipe.
Known for improving memory, rosemary has a diterpine known as carnosic acid, which contains neuroprotective properties that may help prevent Alzheimer disease and also help with Continue Reading…
There are a number of “Other Inconvenient Truths” that comprise an “Inconvenient Triad,” or super nexus according to Dr. Alan Rozich in his new book, Other Inconvenient Truths Beyond Global Warming. Eco News Network caught up with Dr. Rozich to learn more about what he calls “the super nexus,” and to find out what’s next on the horizon for the BioConversion Solutions CEO and author.
Eco News Network: How did you decide to write the book, “Other Inconvenient Truths Beyond Global Warming?”
Rozich: Global warming, climate change, and carbon dioxide emissions are now frequently mentioned and discussed in the popular press and social media. Al Gore’s books and movie, although laudable, missed the mark by being perceived as just focusing on CO2 emissions as a cause of global warming which provided rich fodder for global warming deniers. There is a pressing need to explain the underlying causes of global warming which represent a more imminent threat. It is this message that the book is attempting to articulate. Continue Reading…
February 28, 2014
Did you know that one of the simplest juices out there could be the key to improving the quality of your health? Not only do tomatoes have an impressive amount of valuable nutrients contained inside them, they are also affordable, easy to juice, and delicious.
While it might not seem super appealing to bite into a tomato as if it were an apple, guzzling down some chilly tomato juice tastes great and does wonders for your Continue Reading…
February 28, 2014
In recent years it seems as though eyelashes have been gaining a lot of attention. We all want to be able to bat our eyelashes in a coquettish way but what if you have none? Then it just appears as though you have something in your eyes. Fail.
So how do we achieve those fluttery eyelashes we all desire? The natural way of course is the way that will help you achieve long-term, lasting results. Ditch the chemicals and falsies; those are only going to lead to less lashes in the long run.
Coconut Oil/Olive Oil:
I have been doing this for the past few years and I can honestly say that I have seen a Continue Reading…
February 27, 2014
Congratulations, Boston! You were ranked as the #1 most energy efficient US city according to a new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The ACEEE handed out grades to the 34 largest US cities and Boston’s energy efforts paid off in a great, green report card. This super city scored 76.75 out of 100-the highest score overall.
The five areas of grading include: buildings; transportation, energy and water utility efforts; local government operations; and community-wide initiatives. Boston scored high in all five categories but impressively tied for first in utility programs and came in Continue Reading…