How about one that gives you food? Even if you don't have a backyard, you can grow some vegetables and herbs on a windowsill inside. We found 9 veggies and herbs that are easy to grow inside and useful to have on hand. It's a great way to cut down on food waste and unnecessary plastic packaging, and realize your dreams of running a farm-to-table kitchen.⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣
And if you want good sleep, you'll need a healthy sleep-inducing bedroom environment. The 5 things you need for a better sleep environment are: 1) A quiet room. Use some white noise if you're on a busy street. 2) A dark room. 3) A comfortable temperature, whatever that means for you. 4) Clean air, without allergens and toxic chemicals. That means dust and vacuum frequently, get some allergy covers for your pillow and mattress if you're sensitive, and a non-toxic mattress and bed frame. Stay tuned this week for more tips about mattresses and sleep!⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣
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These tampons have good reviews and are made without fragrances, dyes, chlorine, and pesticides. Most of these brands have tampons in several flow strengths and with and without applicators. There's also pads and liners too if you're feeling like you want something different. Give organic a try and find out what will work best for you, your style, and your flow.⁣ ⁣ a) Bon b) Cora c) The Honest Company d) L. e) Lola f) Natracare g) Organyc h) Seventh Generation i) Sustain⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣
Cooking or even just turning on a stove or stovetop can give off fumes and particles that can be harmful. So make it a new habit to ventilate before you even start cooking! It will take awhile but before long, it will become second nature.⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣
) 4) For some good old fashioned social contact, even if it's just with a barista 5) To take a mental break, which is actually shown to increase productivity And when you have to work through lunch, just make sure to wash your hands to get rid of flame retardants and other chemicals before eating
Well, turns out there might be more to being a healthy weight than just exercising and eating right. Head over to our link in bio to find out more about obesogens, or chemicals that promote fat development, and how to avoid them.
Win win! And, we want you to join us on the journey! Each week for the next 4 weeks, we will share one challenge for an easy way to create a healthier and eco-friendly lifestyle. Follow along, take part, and share your pics by tagging @because_health and #BHchallenge. We’ll share some of the best photos in our stories each week. Bonus! We will select a random winner to receive a basket of non-toxic goodies at the end.
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