The Complete Idiot's Guide to Organic Living

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Penguin, Feb 3, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
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Everyone knows that we should be doing more to be good to our body, but moving toward an organic lifestyle can be overwhelming. This guide provides step-by-step information on everything from food to cleaning products to how to detoxify our bodies. It includes choosing quality natural products, exploring holistic alternatives to conventional medicine, and determining what to eat - and what not to eat.

- Global market for organic products reached $38.6 billion in 2006

- Practical, step-by-step advice for making the transition

 

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Contents

Toward an Organic Planet
15
What Living Organically Does for You
27
Living the Organic Life
41
Mmm Mmm Organic
51
Mmm Mmm Organic
53
Shopping Organic
67
Deciphering the Labels
75
Cooking Organic
83
Safer Beauty and Personal Products
179
problem but you can make good choices and avoid products
194
Make Your Own ChemiFree Beauty Products
195
Creams Lotions and Oils
201
Toners and Astringents
208
Fragrance
215
Organic Fashion and Interiors
217
Organic Fashion and Interiors
219

Appetizers
90
Dawns PeachBlueberry Pie by Dawn Brighid
107
Going Organic from the Ground Up
113
Going Organic from the Ground Up
115
Pump Up Your Soil 722
122
The Grass Is Greener
123
Feed the Soil
129
The Lawn Goodbye
135
Piling It On
149
Naturally Beautiful
163
Home Is Where the Health Is
233
Organic Furniture
245
Housework Made Healthy
255
Laundry Detergents
267
Clean It Green
269
Freshening the Air
283
Appendixes
285
Further Reading
293
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About the author (2009)

SONIA WEISS is a writer and reporter with more than 20 years' experience. Her books include The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Baby Names, The Unofficial Guide to Collecting Antiques, and The Cigar Enthusiast. She resides in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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