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Baby ECOS laundry detergent and Baby ECOS stain remover giveaway

Our  giveaway this time is The Baby ECOS laundry detergent and The Baby ECOS Stain Remover from Earth Friendly Products. It is an essential set for any “new mom” or “mom to be”. Made with the purest of ingredients the products are gentle, hypoallergenic, non-toxic, biodegradable and chemical-free. Every new mom’s goal is the health and safety of her new baby. The Baby Ecos set will just do that.  For more on the  This item can be shipped in the US only. Giveaway ends September 30th, 2014.  You need to take 2 healthy steps in order to win:  1. Email: alice@stepin2mygreenworld.com and enter this code: STEPin2EFPBE  2. Comment here and tell us why YOU should win....

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Hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease, stroke drop in the last decade

One important aspect of healthy living is paying attention to the latest health news, so you can be encouraged and can maintain the knowledge to keep you and your loved ones safe. The American Heart Association has recently reported some very encouraging news concerning heart health in Americans. United States hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke have dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.   “Interestingly, these improvements happened in a period when there were no real ‘miracle’ clinical advancements,” explained Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M., lead author of the “most comprehensive report card to-date” on America’s latest progress in heart disease and stroke prevention and treatment. “Rather, we saw consistent improvements in the use of evidence-based treatments and medications and an increase in quality improvement initiatives using registries and other data to...

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The many health benefits of eating bell peppers

As we so often like to reiterate , eating organic foods is key to optimal health. We can never say enough about the importance of eating organic foods. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that boost the immune system. Organic bell peppers are packed with flavor and crunch, and they are one of the most beautiful vegetables in the world. They come in a wide variety of colors, including green, yellow, red, orange, brown, purple and black. Despite their varying tastes, they are all the same plant. Organic bell peppers are part of the nightshade vegetable family. Let’s look at the health benefits of bell peppers. Anti-inflammatory properties: Chronic inflammation is a major risk factor for many types of cancers. The antioxidants in bell peppers help regulate the body’s inflammation system and reduce unwanted inflammation. Antioxidant rich: Bell peppers are rich...

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The many health benefits of eating celery

Our motto is: Eating organic foods is key to optimal health. We can never say enough about the importance of eating organic foods. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that boost the immune system. Celery is from the Apiaceae, which is the same family as carrots, parsley, cumin, and dill. It is well known as a low calorie snack. But it is not just a low-calorie food; it has many other potent health benefits as well. Let’s look at the health benefits of eating celery. Anti-inflammatory properties: Chronic inflammation is a major risk factor for many types of cancers. The antioxidants in celery help regulate the body’s inflammation system and reduce unwanted inflammation. Antioxidant rich: Celery is rich in antioxidants, especially vitamin A and C, beta-carotene, and manganese. Antioxidants protect the body from the effects of oxidative stress, which may help...

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Antibacterial soaps endangering health workers

Healthy living is also about being educated on the latest health news so you can take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe. Do you still reach for hand soaps labeled “antibacterial”? Think again. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a new rule, requiring antibacterial soap and body wash manufacturers to prove that the products they make are more effective than just plain soap and water. Not only will they have to prove their effectiveness, but will also have to show that their products are safe for long-term use. “Millions of Americans use antibacterial hand soap and body wash products,” the FDA said in a statement. “Although consumers generally view these products as effective tools to help prevent the spread of germs, there is currently no evidence that they are any more effective at preventing illness than washing with plain soap...

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