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When Green Living and Nutrition Combine Forces


There are a few different things you might think of when people bring up the idea of ‘green living.’ One is that they are green in terms of energy consumption and environmental living, and the other is that they have a diet that involves environmentally and ecologically sustainable elements.

But the people who want to live as green as possible really have to combine those both together, and when they do, the benefits are extraordinary. Consider the following five illustrations of this point, including lowering health issues, maintaining a more relaxed fitness posture, improved attitudes, the expansion of wisdom and intelligence, and the search for creative recipes.

Health Issues Are Less Common

With environmentally concerned appliances in your home and a more natural food base, lots of health issues are going to be far less common. You hear about all kinds of issues that people have – things like heart disease, issues with their intestines, trouble with breathing and asthma indications – all of these can at least loosely be linked to the ideas of an unhealthy environment or an unhealthy diet. It’s not 100 percent correlated, but they are more certainly connected on a base level!

Strength Is More Sustainable

When you work and eat with sustainability in mind, that means that even things like fitness are affected. Because you choose activities and foods that aren’t going to run out or change based on technology or environmental concerns, you know that you’ll have a far more opportune future to continue working on the path you’ve chosen. Consider an allegory something along the lines of needing a weight set to train vs. using bodyweight only as a fitness routine.

Attitudes Improve

Along with green, conscientious living and eating, there’s a sense of ease that will fall on your overall life patterns. It’s something that is felt by people who meditate on the ideas of peace and connection, and truly becoming committed to the idea of balancing your own life force with the sustainable concept of the planet will quickly improve the quality of your mental and emotional lives.

Wisdom and Intelligence Are Expanded

Because environmentalism is a choice, and it isn’t necessarily the first way that many people in industrialized countries use, as you become more committed to green living and eating, you’ll be required to move further out of your comfort zone, and gain wisdom and knowledge along the way!

The Search For Recipes Becomes Intense

And if you think about getting rid of unnecessary kitchen gadgets and only eating sustainable food, you’ll realize that a lot of your old recipes just aren’t going to work anymore, and it’s an enjoyable learning sensation to have to create new recipes to match your new lifestyle.


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