When a friend does something amazing I’m always excited to share! Leah Segedie, the creator of Mamvation.com and CEO of the eco-wellness conference ShiftCon just published a new book called Green Enough: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!)
This book is a guide for parents who are looking to create a safer, chemical-free home but don’t have the time to wade through the enormous amount of information out there. Have no fear, Leah’s done it for you!
The overwhelming theme throughout the book focuses on:
This home is GREEN ENOUGH to be healthy and CHILL enough to be happy. Which means do what you can and then just chill out. It’s important for all of us to remember that it’s not about being perfect, it’s about being Green Enough.
I’ve been preaching this for years! There are so many different shades of “green” and there’s no room for judgment. Wherever you are is perfect.
Green Enough is very easy to navigate, sharing needed information and real tips on healthy living.
Leah has a way of making what can be complicated and confusing information accessible to all.
Buyer beware: there are a few f-bombs throughout the book. I’ve known Leah for many years and one thing I adore is her ability to speak up and speak out. The tone of this book is conversational and inviting. She covers topics that we all care about from food choices to detoxifying the rooms in your home. There are even a few delish kid-approved recipes to help you detoxify your cooking routine.
Here’s why Leah buys organic food:
I buy organic packaged food for a lot of reasons, but I can boil them all down to just one.
BUYING ORGANIC TAKES THE CRAZY OUT OF GROCERY SHOPPING
- Recent studies yield a bumper crop of even more reasons to eat organic:
- Prenatal or early-childhood exposure to pesticides may lower IQ, cause neurological damage and behavioral problems like ADHD, and play a role in obesity and metabolic disorders later in life.
- Eating even a little organic can reduce your exposure to pesticides.
- Organic meat and dairy is richer in heart- and brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
- Organic farming and feeding practices reduce the emergence of antimicrobial resistance in poultry and dairy farming.
- If the package says “Organic” or “Made with organic ingredients,” it’s better than straight conventional, but not all of the ingredients are organic so you could be purchasing something that has GMOs and pesticides in it. Look for the seal!
(Reprinted from Green Enough by Leah Segedie. Copyright ©2018 by Leah Segedie. By permission of Rodale Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Available wherever books are sold).
This is just a small sample of what Leah’s innovative book has to offer.
If you want to read more from Green Enough you can order your copy HERE.
What’s your favorite green living book? You can add this one to the list!
Disclosure: Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase. I was sent a review copy of Green Enough but was not paid to promote the book. I’m hoping it will be a helpful resource. Enjoy!