Five Tips for Being Green and Healthy

Green living is being embraced by increasing numbers of people. Saving energy at home, using less gasoline, conserving fresh water and recycling paper, plastic and glass products all contribute to a greener lifestyle and a lower carbon footprint. But there is another reason for going green: green living is healthy.

Here are five tips for living a green and healthy lifestyle.

1. Walk (or run) up the stairs rather than taking the elevator. Elevators require energy moving people up and down in buildings. Unless you need to go to the 68th floor, consider taking the stairs rather than the elevator. Walking or running up stairs is an easy step you can take to include some aerobic exercise in your routine every day. The benefit to you will be a healthier heart and help in losing weight, if that is one of your objectives.

2. Start a garden at home. In addition to some exercise, gardening benefits health by allowing you to make sure that your homegrown fruit and vegetables are chemical and toxin free. Continue reading “Five Tips for Being Green and Healthy”

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