Monthly Archives: September 2012

Step Into My Green World Launches A Breast Cancer Awareness Sweepstakes

In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we are organizing a green and pink sweepstakes. We are thrilled to have the support and participation of America’s favorite Doctor: Dr. William Sears. ” As a cancer survivor, I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to take some steps in the right direction. Cancer prevention is educating oneself on what to and being proactive,” shares Dr. Sears. “My 5-S diet for cancer-prevention: Seafood (wild sockeye salmon ), Salads, Smoothies (fruit and greens), Spices (turmeric, garlic, pepper) and Supplements (Omega -3s and fruit/vegetable extracts). Eat real foods,” Dr. Sears adds. You are entering to win one of the following: Dr. William Sears and Dr. James Sears‘ latest book: The Omega-3 Effect (1) Herbalix Geranium Deodorant (1) Numi Organic Tea White Rose (1) Earth Friendly Ecos Clear Detergent (1) Nutrilys Del Mar Wild Seaweed Fucorich (1) Shear Miracle Organics Shampoo and Conditioner (1) Living Tree Community Foods  Pink Himalayan...

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Green living at The Infinity

The Infinity consists of 2 breathtaking high-rise towers that embody High Rise living at its best. With a wide variety of beautiful residences that offer  panoramic views of the bay, everyday amenities that include concierge service, fitness center, 75-foot pool, an Infiniti Courtyard with soothing waterwall, The Infinity has raised the bars in urban living. Just recently, we were privileged to host a green living seminar for its residents. Guests were eager to hear our green tips and had a chance to taste some superb R&B Cellars wines. At a glance some green tips we shared with the residents: Use of natural home cleaners Paint walls with Low VOC paint Organic fabric or natural fibers for window coverings Buy air purifying plants Create air flow Some green companies and places we recommend to follow up on these tips: For Low VOC Paint: C2 and G&R Paint For Natural home cleaners: Earth Friendly Products For Window Coverings: SophiSticate Interiors For Air...

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The antioxidant effects of Omega-3s

If you research ­fish oil, you are bound to run into two very common myths. Myth 1: Fish oil acts as a very strong blood thinner, so strong that it diminishes that it impairs clotting ability in response to injury or surgery. This myth was dispelled by William Harris, Ph.D., and he disproved this myth.  Myth 2: The omega-3s found in fish oil easily oxidize, creating free radicals, which in turn promote inflammation. The truth is, omega-3s Omega-3 EPA and DHA are susceptible to oxidation when exposed to air, because they are highly unsaturated fats. This is why “warm” seafood becomes smelly and why fish oil exposed to air turns rancid quite fast. Yet, it is proven that Omega-3s also protect against cardiovascular disease. Why is this significant? Because one of the main causes of cardiovascular disease is promoted by oxidation of cholesterol, and oxidation related inflammation...

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A healthy and green Halloween giveaway contest

Our second giveaway has to do with greening HALLOWEEN. Our goal is to share healthy and green ways to replace candies, keep our streets clean and be good to our planet at the same time. All you have to do is post healthy & green Halloween tips on our facebook page. WE WILL SELECT ONE BEST TIP OR TRICK WINNER EVERY SUNDAY. ❄❄❄ CONTEST STARTS September 24th and ends October 28th ❄❄❄ We will give away these (5) products courtesy of our generous partners:                       (1) Numi Tea  White Rose (1) Nutrilys Del Mar Wild Organic Seaweed Fucorich Supplement (1) 100% Pure Organic Rose Hydrosol Facial Mist (1) Shear Miracle Organics Elevate Spray Gel (1) Earth Friendly Products Orange Plus ✭✭✭ Good luck! ✭✭✭ [nggallery id=12]  

DIY Pest Management

Controlling pests in the house can be a pain. Not only are they annoying, but they can also be dangerous. Some insects and animals can be carriers of deadly diseases, such as mosquitoes who carry the West Nile Virus. While pesticides work, they contain  toxic chemicals that are harmful to you and your family. Here are some safer steps to control pest populations: 1. Do not leave food out in the open, because it will attract insects 2. Make sure to clean up all spills and crumbs after you eat 3. Wash containers before recycling them 4. Clean up fallen fruit from trees in your garden 5. Make sure there are no leaky pipes in your house 6. Cover pools when not in use 7. Clean rain gutters every year 8. Turn off all hoses when not in use 9. Recycle, donate all things you don’t...

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