The Essential Green You: Easy Ways to Detox Your Diet, Your Body, and Your Life

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 30, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 240 pages
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An essential guide to detoxifying your lifestyle and your body, inside and out, from expert and activist Deirdre Imus

In The Essential Green You!, the third volume in the New York Times bestselling Green This! series, Deirdre Imus shares tips on how to "green" the way you take care of yourself, whether with the food you eat or the clothes you wear, or the cosmetics, toiletries, and hair products you use every single day. Deirdre provides detailed, practical advice that includes:

- How to find everything from organic groceries to nontoxic personal care items

- Toxic ingredients to avoid in the products you use every day

- Where to find clothes that are both environment-friendly and fashionable

- Healthy alternatives to commonly used medications

- How to make better eating habits a priority and live more consciously

Living organically doesn't require a drastic overhaul and it doesn't have to be complicated or expensive -- Deirdre Imus shows how easy and important it is for women to "buy green, eat green, and be green."

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Review: The Essential Green You! (Green This #3)

User Review  - Deborah Davis - Goodreads

I have been trying to live a cleaner life, and this book has great suggestions, from foods to make up. Read full review

Review: The Essential Green You! (Green This #3)

User Review  - Kristen MacGregor - Goodreads

Awesome- never really considered "green" living, but a lot of it goes hand-in-hand with eating clean. I'm going to take some of these steps- and I'm hoping to find more of her books to read too! Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Deirdre Imus is the founder and president of the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology(R), part of Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) in New Jersey. She is also a cofounder and codirector of the Imus Cattle Ranch for Kids with Cancer, and the author of the bestselling book The Imus Ranch: Cooking for Kids and Cowboys.

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