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Green Goes with EVERYTHING! How to go green
……………… Brie Gindele
What does it mean to be GREEN? <ul><li>A GREEN product is one that won’t harm you, your children, your pets, or the enviro...
…Relaxing wake up calls…
… mmm a toxin free baby..
… clean is toxin-free…
Reduce… Reuse…
… is that a bamboo towel?
So Fresh and So Clean..
 
100% Earth Friendly Baby
Peace… Serenity… Shhh..
 
 
You know you’re going green when…. ~ you consider packaging ~ the UNscent is refreshing ~ water intake is high ~ exercise ...
We believe home should be the  safest place in the world.
Part 1: GREEN YOU
Personal Products: Look GOOD, But Be Healthy ~ vs. emitting an image of healthy   Making Better Choices  ~learn what to av...
Average American uses 9 products, containing about 126 unique ingredients, EVERY DAY. PHEW!  At least we know  the FDA is ...
Nearly 400 products sold in the US contain chemicals that are prohibited for use in cosmetics in other countries. GO USA!!!
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Deodorants:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Phthalates/Fragrance </li></u...
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Hair Care:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Sodium Lauryl Sulfate/Coal Tar...
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Lipstick:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Lead  </li></ul><ul><li>+   Aub...
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Nail Polish:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Toluene/Dibutyl phthalate </...
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Skin Care:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Sodium lauryl sulfate/DEA/Prop...
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Skin Care:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Sodium lauryl sulfate/DEA/Prop...
The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Tampons:  </li></ul><ul><li>-  Dioxin/non planet friendly chemi...
Supplementation: <ul><li>Making Better Choices  ~learn what to avoid & what to look for </li></ul><ul><li>Are the suppleme...
Are you functioning at your optimal level? <ul><li>Proper supplementation is essential, however only if your body is allow...
High Quality Multi-vitamin “Activator of new Cells” <ul><li>Improves immunity </li></ul><ul><li>Proven to increase bone de...
B-Complex  “The Happy Vitamin” <ul><li>Converts food into: muscle energy, mental quickness, and soncentration </li></ul><u...
Time Released Vitamin C “The Infection Fighter” <ul><li>Fights infection  </li></ul><ul><li>Assists absorption of iron & c...
Vitamin E “Healthly Heart” <ul><li>Reduces risk of colon, lung & prostrate cancer - protects lungs from air pollution </li...
Calcium Magnesium Nature’s Tranquilizer <ul><li>Natural muscle relaxant </li></ul><ul><li>Relieves headaches, joint pain a...
Fiber Supplement Nature’s “Roto-Rooter” <ul><li>Binds to excess estrogens and helps remove from the body </li></ul><ul><li...
Overall Health: Diet ~ Enriched ~ Well Rounded ~ Water Exercise ~ Regularly ~ Effective Stress Levels ~ Chemical ~ Physica...
 
Types of Stress...
 
GREEN TIPS: <ul><li>Look in your medicine cabinet & makeup bags </li></ul><ul><li>Check the ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>...
THANK YOU!! <ul><li>Please return your survey </li></ul><ul><li>Hope you learned something new </li></ul><ul><li>Bring a f...
References: Green goes with everything  Dr. Bob Ferguson jurgita.com epinions.com longlocks.com Pioneerthinking.com All-na...
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  1. 1. Green Goes with EVERYTHING! How to go green
  2. 2. ……………… Brie Gindele
  3. 3. What does it mean to be GREEN? <ul><li>A GREEN product is one that won’t harm you, your children, your pets, or the environment inside the house or outside where your waste goes. And it won’t hang around like an unwanted guest after you use it! </li></ul>
  4. 4. …Relaxing wake up calls…
  5. 5. … mmm a toxin free baby..
  6. 6. … clean is toxin-free…
  7. 7. Reduce… Reuse…
  8. 8. … is that a bamboo towel?
  9. 9. So Fresh and So Clean..
  10. 11. 100% Earth Friendly Baby
  11. 12. Peace… Serenity… Shhh..
  12. 15. You know you’re going green when…. ~ you consider packaging ~ the UNscent is refreshing ~ water intake is high ~ exercise is a part of your regular routine ~ label reading is “what you do” ~ kids can be around you when you clean ~ you could eat your beauty products ~ you’ve made your life a little less toxic ~ you destress ~ your carbon footprint decreases daily
  13. 16. We believe home should be the safest place in the world.
  14. 17. Part 1: GREEN YOU
  15. 18. Personal Products: Look GOOD, But Be Healthy ~ vs. emitting an image of healthy Making Better Choices ~learn what to avoid Beautify Daily ~Have you counted the #/day? Are your products safe? ~ Classify safe
  16. 19. Average American uses 9 products, containing about 126 unique ingredients, EVERY DAY. PHEW! At least we know the FDA is there to protect us. RIGHT?!?!
  17. 20. Nearly 400 products sold in the US contain chemicals that are prohibited for use in cosmetics in other countries. GO USA!!!
  18. 21. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Deodorants: </li></ul><ul><li>- Phthalates/Fragrance </li></ul><ul><li>+ Burt's Bees/Crystal Stick/Tom’s of Maine/Shaklee </li></ul><ul><li>Fragrances: </li></ul><ul><li>- Coal Tar/Petroleum/Fragrance/Phthalates </li></ul><ul><li>+ Aveda Pure-Fumes/Dropwise Essentials </li></ul>
  19. 22. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Hair Care: </li></ul><ul><li>- Sodium Lauryl Sulfate/Coal Tar/DEA/TEA </li></ul><ul><li>+ Aubrey Organics/Shikai Hair Care/Giovanni Organic Hair Care/ProSant é </li></ul><ul><li>Hair Color: </li></ul><ul><li>- p-phenyledediamine (PPD) – In ALL hair dyes </li></ul><ul><li>+ Vegetal Colour/Light Mountain Natural </li></ul>A study by Harvard School of Public Health found that women using hair dye five or more times a year had twice the risk of ovarian cancer than those who did not.
  20. 23. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Lipstick: </li></ul><ul><li>- Lead </li></ul><ul><li>+ Aubrey Organics/Jane Iredale/Minerelles </li></ul><ul><li>Makeup: </li></ul><ul><li>- Array of synthetic chemicals/Parabens </li></ul><ul><li> Remember, some chemicals are bad/worse when inhaled (using powdered makeup?) </li></ul><ul><li>+ BareMinerals/Minerelles/Origins/Mode/Ecco Bella </li></ul>A recent study found of 33 brand name lipsticks tested, 61% contained lead. Can you believe it’s not even listed as an ingredient!?!
  21. 24. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Nail Polish: </li></ul><ul><li>- Toluene/Dibutyl phthalate </li></ul><ul><li>+ Honeybee Gardens/Zoya/Tate’s </li></ul><ul><li>Sunscreens/Bronzers/Moisturizers: </li></ul><ul><li>- UVA Rays/Disrupt hormones </li></ul><ul><li>+ Alba Sun Care/Keys Soap Sunblocks/Shaklee </li></ul>Nearly 85% of 1,014 sunscreen products reviewed offered inadequate protection from the sun or had unsafe ingredients.
  22. 25. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Skin Care: </li></ul><ul><li>- Sodium lauryl sulfate/DEA/Propylene glycol/Parabens/hydroquinone/Phthalates </li></ul><ul><li>+ Burt’s Bees/Enfuselle/Shaklee/Jason </li></ul><ul><li>Tootpaste & Mouthwash: </li></ul><ul><li>- Flouride (a little dab will do ya)/Lauryl Sulfate </li></ul><ul><li>+ Jason/Tom’s of Maine/Witch Hazel </li></ul>
  23. 26. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Skin Care: </li></ul><ul><li>- Sodium lauryl sulfate/DEA/Propylene glycol/Parabens/hydroquinone/Phthalates </li></ul><ul><li>+ Burt’s Bees/Enfuselle/Shaklee/Jason </li></ul><ul><li>Tootpaste & Mouthwash: </li></ul><ul><li>- Flouride (a little dab will do ya)/ Lauryl Sulfate </li></ul><ul><li>+ Jason/Tom’s of Maine/Witch Hazel </li></ul>
  24. 27. The Quick Rundown: (for further details, see Brie) <ul><li>Tampons: </li></ul><ul><li>- Dioxin/non planet friendly chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>+ Seventh Generation/Natracare/Diva Cup </li></ul><ul><li>WOW.. That was heavy… but one last thought… </li></ul><ul><li>.. The CUMULATIVE effect on your body! </li></ul>
  25. 28. Supplementation: <ul><li>Making Better Choices ~learn what to avoid & what to look for </li></ul><ul><li>Are the supplements (vitamins) you use being absorbed & assimilated by your body? ~ How can you tell? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a balance in the formulation? </li></ul><ul><li>Is what is on the label in each tablet? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the manufacturer using a “cooling” system to preserve nutrients? </li></ul><ul><li>Are sugars and artificial food colorings or sweeteners used? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the products safe? </li></ul>
  26. 29. Are you functioning at your optimal level? <ul><li>Proper supplementation is essential, however only if your body is allowed to utilize it effectively. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proper distribution/placement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proper absorbtion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Getting what you need? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamins </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minerals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Probiotics </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 30. High Quality Multi-vitamin “Activator of new Cells” <ul><li>Improves immunity </li></ul><ul><li>Proven to increase bone density vs. calcium alone (Burke Institute Study) </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces risk of heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces risk of colon cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer sick days </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Scientifically balanced </li></ul><ul><li>“ Activate” foods </li></ul><ul><li>29 vitamins and minerals </li></ul>
  28. 31. B-Complex “The Happy Vitamin” <ul><li>Converts food into: muscle energy, mental quickness, and soncentration </li></ul><ul><li>Aids formation of protective antibodies & healthy red blood cells </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces homocysteine levels </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces risk of heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Helps prevent colon cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Helps with anemia, carpal tunnel, depression & much more </li></ul><ul><li>Stress, medications, sugar, and alcohol all rob the body of the B vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>Water soluble - needed throughout the day </li></ul>
  29. 32. Time Released Vitamin C “The Infection Fighter” <ul><li>Fights infection </li></ul><ul><li>Assists absorption of iron & calcium </li></ul><ul><li>Natural antihistamine </li></ul><ul><li>Antioxidant: protects heart & arteries, and prevents formation of cancer cells </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains healthy gum tissue </li></ul><ul><li>Helps build red blood cells & hemoglobin </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces and repairs: sagging skin, bruising, nosebleeds & risk of cataracts </li></ul><ul><li>Protects from radiation </li></ul><ul><li>Helps resist ligament & tendon injury </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Stress vitamin </li></ul>
  30. 33. Vitamin E “Healthly Heart” <ul><li>Reduces risk of colon, lung & prostrate cancer - protects lungs from air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents heart disease & Parkinson’s (antioxidant) </li></ul><ul><li>Aids in healing burns & reduces scarring </li></ul><ul><li>Protects cells from premature aging </li></ul><ul><li>Slows the aging process </li></ul><ul><li>Improves immune system & circulation </li></ul><ul><li>Vital in the reproduction of hormones </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamin E improves: cold hands, hot flashes, fertility problems, slow healing, bed sores & athletic performance. </li></ul>
  31. 34. Calcium Magnesium Nature’s Tranquilizer <ul><li>Natural muscle relaxant </li></ul><ul><li>Relieves headaches, joint pain and PMS symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes bone density </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes restful sleep </li></ul>
  32. 35. Fiber Supplement Nature’s “Roto-Rooter” <ul><li>Binds to excess estrogens and helps remove from the body </li></ul><ul><li>Soluble fiber binds with cholesterol and removes from the body </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates toxic substances </li></ul><ul><li>Helps prevent surges in blood sugar and insulin levels </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a feeling of fullness </li></ul>
  33. 36. Overall Health: Diet ~ Enriched ~ Well Rounded ~ Water Exercise ~ Regularly ~ Effective Stress Levels ~ Chemical ~ Physical ~ Emotional ~ Environmental Function ~Musculoskeletal ~Nervous System
  34. 38. Types of Stress...
  35. 40. GREEN TIPS: <ul><li>Look in your medicine cabinet & makeup bags </li></ul><ul><li>Check the ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>Trash all old/unused products </li></ul><ul><li>Pick on product a week to replace with a “greener” choice, or make a clean sweep. </li></ul><ul><li>Relax, you’re doing great! </li></ul><ul><li>Make YOU time </li></ul><ul><li>Apply a safer & more natural standard for the things you choose for YOUR personal care. </li></ul><ul><li>Come to the next session to learn more </li></ul>
  36. 41. THANK YOU!! <ul><li>Please return your survey </li></ul><ul><li>Hope you learned something new </li></ul><ul><li>Bring a friend next time! </li></ul><ul><li>Let me know if you have questions or would like more info. about anything </li></ul><ul><li>EMAIL: [email_address] </li></ul>
  37. 42. References: Green goes with everything Dr. Bob Ferguson jurgita.com epinions.com longlocks.com Pioneerthinking.com All-natural-body-care-products.com Raising Baby Green Cosmeticinfo.com Pesticideinfo.org Scorecard.org Wikipedia Gina.antezak.btinternet.co.uk Niaid.nih.gov Environmentalchemistry.com Preventcancer.com Toxtown.nlm.nih.gov Findarticles.com Theorganicmakeupcompany.com Ewg.org Msds.chem.ox.ac.uk Thegreenguide.com Epa.gov Cfsan.fda.gov
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