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Reviews For Ecoholic This book is for people who want to do something to lighten their impact on the planet.

Mar 27, Jessica rated it it was amazing. If I can go all the way, you can, too. This witty, indispensable guide will arm you with the knowledge you need to keep you and your family healthy, happy and green, all while detoxing the planet. Prior to reading this book, I thought I was doing a pretty darn good job taking care of me and my family.

Trivia About Ecoholic Body: Exhaustive testing guides for everything from natural deodorant to herbal shampoos Made-in-Canada products and services, and coast-to-coast store directory DIY recipes for homemade body care, baby care and more Money-saving tips in every chapter.

My jacket was made from old leather coats sewn together. She waffled about some subjects that probably should have been left to experts.

Ecoholic Body, by Adria Vasil

I started worrying about the world. We hope to have this fixed soon. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff.

Yeah, this top a grey, wraparound, v-neck is an Elroy, a sustainable line out of British Columbia. While Norway, Sweden and Denmark have phased out mercury in dental fillings, this neurotoxin can still be stuffed into Canadian mouths.


I always knew I wanted t This is an amazing, comprehensive book that lays out all the science and technical jargon in an accessible and conversational format.

Bursting buds, sweetly singing birds. I use Earthlab Cosmetics mascara during the week and one from ZuZu on the weekend for more oomph. The small ecoholkc cost us little in the way of effort, money or time, but the cumulative effects can be enormous.

Ecoholic Body: Your Ultimate Earth-Friendly Guide to Living Healthy and Looking Good by Adria Vasil

Paperbackpages. Want to Read saving…. The book identifies brands deemed safer for people and the planet, but also highlights the federal government’s appalling record on consumer protection and urges vigorous citizen action to right the myriad wrongs.

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The small steps cost us little in the way of effort, cost or time, but the cumulative effects of doing many of them can be enormous. Then the Exxon Valdez the tanker that spilled more than 11 million gallons of crude oil off Alaska in made a massive impression on me. Bodt you for your patience. Vasil has a degree in development politics and cultural anthropology from the University of Toronto and a degree in magazine journalism from Ryerson.

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Lee-Ann Sleegers rated it really liked it Jul 29, Want to learn how to be a greener, more mindful consumer and human being? May 05, Jody rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Adria Vasil.

Ecoholic Body: Your Ultimate Earth-Friendly Guide to Living Healthy and Looking Good

Although it acknowledges living modestly is desirable, at times it made me want to buy more, not less. Be aware they could be leaching chemicals into their bare skin! This book changed my life.


Brette rated it really liked it Aug 11, He had developed chemical sensitivities and he led the way in the greening of the family. I love that the prices are also accurate and so are the product descriptions, no more guessing what you are getting when you buy a “green” product.

From hair to sunscreen, nail polish to clothes, Ecoholic Body tells you what harmful ingredients to watch out for and lets you know whi When I read the original Ecoholic book, I was shocked to learn how harmful some of the products we use every day can be to our health as well as the environment.

Jul 22, Andrea is currently reading it.

Loved this but I’ve got an older copy and some of the information is now outdated. For skin lotions, what should you look for? Good to read and then have handy as reference. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to feedback globeandmail. I use fair trade coconut oil and grapeseed oil in the winter for dry skin. Cory rated it it was ok Nov 01, Join me at Wear the Change! I also like blush bodt lipstick from Revolution Organics.

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Vasil recommends products, even testing them out herself, and stores that are better alternatives. Excellent resource and everyone should refer to this book when buying Excellent resource for buying products not just Canadian but online as well. That helped flip the family.