what makes a product sustainable?

what makes a product sustainable? A product can be considered as “Sustainable” if it was manufactured responsibly by embracing biodegradable or reusable raw material, minimizing the energy use, implementing ethical process, practicing fair trade supply chain, cutting down the release of harmful substances to the environment, designing the product that is durable and easy to…

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Why Are Sustainable Products Expensive In India

Why Are Sustainable Products So Expensive In India? Sustainable products are expensive in India for 3 main reasons. The  Demand for Sustainable products is not as high as traditional products. Fair labor and ethical practices cost more than traditional ones. Supply chain implications, It is not easy making products that have minimal impact on the environment.…

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What is sustainable footwear?

What is sustainable footwear? Footwear can be considered as ‘sustainable’ if they are manufactured responsibly by embracing biodegradable or reusable raw material, minimizing the energy use, implementing ethical processes, practicing fair trade supply chain, cutting the release of harmful substances to the environment, designing the product that is durable and is easy to dispose of.…

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How to be eco friendly in your period?

How to be eco friendly in your period? If you’d like to be more eco-friendly during your period but don’t know where to begin, start with a sustainably sourced, ethically produced, environmentally friendly,chemical-free hygienic product like a menstrual cup, reusable pads, or tampons that are certified organic, free of bleaches, dyes, synthetic ingredients, petroleum derivatives,…

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what is sustainable active wear?

what is sustainable active wear? Activewear is clothing, shoes, and accessories that people wear when they exercise or play a sport. Activewear is considered sustainable if they are made, marketed, and used in the most sustainable approach possible, including both environmental and socio-economic aspects. In practice, this involves the use, reuse, repair, remake, and recycling…

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How to opt for an eco-friendly & sustainable lifestyle with preschooler?

How to opt for an eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle with a preschooler An eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle with preschoolers incorporates a lifestyle of making healthy options that are often organic, natural, environment-friendly, low in environmental toxins, and harmful chemicals. Some parents may opt to live sustainably by purchasing organic food, chemical-free kids supplies, and recyclable…

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How to plan a sustainable eco-friendly Indian wedding?

How to plan a sustainable eco-friendly Indian wedding Plan an eco-friendly wedding with just as much elegance and style, while keeping the wasteful ways at a bare minimum! So, soon-to-get married couples, go plan your ‘not-so-big-fat Indian wedding’ by replacing some common elements with sustainability and dedicating token gratitude towards nature. Scroll down for our…

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How can Indian kitchens be more sustainable?

How can Indian kitchens be more sustainable? If you’re just looking out for sustainable living, plastic-free, and zero waste journeys—or are planning to start —the kitchen is one of the easiest places to make a substantial change.  A sustainable kitchen consists of products that are natural, plastic-free, recyclable that creates zero-waste. Mostly our kitchen is…

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Interesting fact about sustainable living

An interesting fact about sustainable living “Sustainability is not just about adopting the latest energy-efficient technologies or turning to renewable sources of power. Sustainability is the responsibility of every individual every day. It is about changing our behavior and mindset to reduce power and water consumption, thereby helping to control emissions and pollution levels.”    …

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New Zealand: Tranquillity of the Pacific

View this post on Instagram Glorious isolation at Takou River #takouriver #takouriverglamping #takouriverfarm #winterlessnorth #stayathome #whenthisisover #takouriverluxurylodge #takouriverlodge #takouriverkayaking #canoe #magiccottages #magiccottagesattakouriver #romanticcottage #romanticgetaway #winterescape #kerikeriaccommodation #bayofislands #discoveryourownbackyard A post shared by Magic Cottages, Takou River (@magic_cottages_takou_river) on Apr 5, 2020 at 12:27am PDT View this post on Instagram Sauna, outdoor Shower, Sunbathing and Hot…

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The Ravishing Crusader for a Greener Earth :Nguyễn Phương Khánh

The Ravishing Crusader for a Greener Earth :Nguyễn Phương Khánh By Lifestyle Food  Miss Earth pageant is an annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant competition promoting environmental awareness and responsibility fully accredited and supported by the United Nations Environment Programme. The reigning titleholders dedicate their year to promote specific projects and often address issues concerning the…

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The Way To Fly

St. Petersburg: Splendidly Enthralling  By- Debbie Pozzobon St. Petersburg, founded by Peter the Great, is a Disneyland with stupendous citadels and zany museums. The city which served as the regal capital for two centuries now stands as the cultural capital of Russia. The city with quirky street artists and native food stalls welcome the guests…

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Recipe Refashion

Tasty vegan smoothie recipe – By Lifestyle Food Give yourself a dose of vitamins and fibers in the morning with these vegan smoothies. These 3 nutrition-packed smoothies for beginners are healthy and super easy to make.  Up your nutritional quota with these bright and fresh smoothies. To ensure your sippable breakfast doesn’t contain any suspicious…

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Essence

The subtle art of Listening -By Lifestyle Food  Did you know that hearing and listening are not the same? Well, you are in for a surprise then! Listening is not just a part of communication, it is an art and it is definitely an acquired skill. Although it seems unconnected to building relationships, listening is…

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Eating Well

Mix, Mingle, and Jive to a slimmer you  -By Lifestyle Food  In this era of technology, having real friends and socializing with them is a blessing and definitely need not be disguised! Is all of this socializing showing on your weighing scale? Why do you fear when we are here? Mix, mingle, and yet scale…

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Eco Travel

View this post on Instagram The best place to spot elephant in Sri Lanka. Where was the best tree house you have visited? A post shared by Mahagedara Wellness Retreat (@mahagedararetreat) on Feb 8, 2020 at 1:51am PST View this post on Instagram At Polwaththa we try to live as eco friendly a life as…

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In Style

Stand Out By Blending In – By Lifestyle Food Have you ever heard of the legendary Swedish fashion? You will be surprised to know how well dressed and fashionable the people of Sweden are! Let’s say, dress up your impeccable best and get a picture clicked with a swede. There are high chances that you…

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Dare to Different

View this post on Instagram This is brilliant! 🤜🏽⚡️🤛🏽 Single-use plastic has now become something we look down upon—do you think soon enough it will become as unacceptable as smoking indoors?  Image by art director @tomgormer for the cover of @stylistmagazine with 20 ways to help you quit. · RT @mrspress . A few simple ways to help you cut…

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The Way To Fly

Moscow: An affair to remember! Moscow, a city for art lovers, vagabonds, and science enthusiasts. Moscow stuns everyone with her picturesque landscapes,  snow-clad mighty forts, rich history and the warmth of locals. If you want to see the evolution of entire mankind and human society, right from the days of slavery to reaching out to…

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In-Side Thought

The melodious and the mellifluous voice: Tulsi Kumar Tulsi Kumar, Indian playback singer known for her contributions to Bollywood hits like 2006’s Chup Chup Ke, 2010’s Once Upon A Time In Mumbai and 2016’s Sarbjit to the 2019’s Paniyon sa and the daughter of the legendary Gulshan Kumar, is the brightly twinkling star of this…

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In Style

French Fashion- For Tomorrow’s People  By -Lifestyle Food  The Parisian girl has always defined fashion, class and a woman who’s not scared of shattering the glass ceiling but unlike her peers, she does it with unparalleled charm and a to-die-for swag. Even, shattering of the glass sounds melodious to the sundry.  Like always, the new…

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Eco Travel

All about astounding Australia By- Lifestyle Food  The world’s smallest continent and basically the inhabitable southern hemisphere of the earth is known to celebrate Christmas in summers. However, there’s more to discover. This continent with distinctive geography has developed a unique climate and there are many natural troves that have always attracted guests from every…

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Back to basics

Elegance and magic of Khadi By-Lifestyle Food  Khadi is symbol of simplicity and purity. Khadi itself have more meaning to an Indian than just cloth. During the freedom struggle, Indians spun cotton on hand wheels to weave “khadi” as a reply to the “imported” British fabrics. Khadi then became a symbol of revolt and now…

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Eating Well

What’s healthy: Trendiest trends of 2020 By- Lifestyle Food    Lifestyle Food Magazine has conducted a survey to measure “consumer perceptions and behavior” relating to a healthy lifestyle & food trends for 2020. The data highlights the latest ingredients, innovative cooking techniques and newest culinary ideas from the food and beverage industry.   Natural botanicals According…

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Recipe Refashion

Easy and kids friendly Desserts -By Shweta Poddar  What can be better than a family eating together? A family cooking together.. add more delight to your Christmas celebrations with these easy and eggless vegetarian dessert recipes by Shweta Poddar.  Let your kids give you a hand in the kitchen too. Eggless Walnut chocolate brownie   …

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Essence

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader  -By Lifestyle Food   Books are the doors to the many new exciting new worlds, that are beyond our imagination and dreams.These alien worlds have given us some of the most successful contemporary entrepreneurs.  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with an astounding worth of $70 billion confessed that he focuses…

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In-Style

Moda lenta de España -By Lifestyle Food  The festive season is just around the corner and all of us have chalked out plans to celebrate it in our own way. I’m calling out to my nomadic souls who are still indecisive about their new adventure destination; I’d love to suggest you take a tour of…

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Dare To Be Different

Dopolgy: A New Perspective On Resource Management -By Lifestyle Food  There are many people who assume that an eco-ethical lifestyle is expensive and impractical. But the reality is totally different from this misconception. A Bangalore couple is making eco-friendly lifestyles affordable, available and of course trendy too.   When Akshata Bhadranna and her husband Rahul…

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Every Day Food

Calvin Chang – The Green Hero -By Lifestyle Food A single pebble can create ripples and a single individual with undeterred courage can change the society. If you feel unhappy with the present social scenarios then don’t wait to act. Here’s an inspiring excerpt about a Penang youth who is tackling food wastage and helping…

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fitness for all

Greatness Is Earned, Never Rewarded By Lifestyle Food  2 min. Read  It was an accident that initiated Nurul Huda Abdullah, the legendary swimmer from Malaysia, into swimming. But it was her hard work and perseverance that has taken her to the position she is in now! We have compiled this inspiring story to give you…

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Essence

Happily Ever After By Maneesha Ashutosh Chauvinism is prevalent in our world. Want it or not, women get a dose of it every now and then. But are women too perpetuating chauvinism in a way? The lines have become blurred over the centuries. It is time we consciously make the change and a better world…

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Everyday food

Cool Fridge Hacks To Keep Your Cool! By Pooja Tiwari Mishra  2 Min. Read  Do you know which compartment of your refrigerator is coldest or do you know how to use your refrigerator to keep your groceries green and the perishables last longer? Have you always wondered if you are using your refrigerator correctly? Hmm!…

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Recipe Refashion

3 Best Almond Milk Smoothies for Weight Loss  By Lifestyle Food  Dairy-free and cruelty-free mylk, yes, not milk!, directly from the heaven on Earth- Kashmir is what we should be drinking to live Lohas and go sustainable. Mylk from the bountiful Kashmir almonds produced by the company Fayvert- the brain-child of Pooja Sharma and Manan…

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Back to basics

Eco-friendly And Elegant Coconut-shell Cookware    By Lifestyle Food  Coconuts are part of any religious ritual in India, and it is for no ordinary reason! Indians have been using coconuts from eons and being the innovative lot, have made use of every part of it. Coconut water and milk are few of the things other parts…

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In-Style

Rebirth Of Sari In A New Avatar By Lifestyle Food It is uncanny how a sari can transform a casual look into a traditional Indian look in minutes. The six-yards is compulsory in the wardrobe of every Indian woman passed from one hand to another.  But none has imagined up -cycling sari like Mr. Stefano…

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Eco Travel

The Green Guide To Bali’s Sustainable Resorts  By Lifestyle Food Bali is an amazing island with stunning nature, beautiful beaches, and unique culture. Due to the booming tourism industry, many parts of the island have rapidly transformed from quiet beach villages to overcrowded areas with continuous traffic jams, westernized restaurants and shops and overrated hotels.…

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The In-Side Thought

Aarti Chabria-  An Bollywood diva & Agent Of Change By Lifestyle Food Aarti Chabria, an Indian actress, inspirational speaker, good thought spiritual teacher, director and producer, life coach and a model, entered the world of advertisements at the age of 3 years. Now, she has found her calling in helping people fix their lives, inspiring…

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The way to change the world

The way to change the world  Author : Team Lifestyle Food  “Over 8.4 tons of flowers grown using insecticides and pesticides were dumped into Ganga daily causing infection in the water.” River Ganga is highly polluted and unbelievably, the major cause is the flowers! The two friends, Karan and Ankit, decided to address this issue and “flowercycled”…

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Detoxification Deconstructed

Detoxification Deconstructed Author -Dr. Hasliza Ahmad Hassan          If you persistently experience fatigue, anxiousness, irritability, depression, poor memory, lethargy, Body aches, shortness of breath or you recurrently have skin breakouts and blemishes, acne, eczema, psoriasis or constipation, then these are the signs telling you that your body needs to detoxify. Dr. Haslisa…

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Being Homo SAPAiens

Being Homo SAPAiens Author Rebekah Rapp       Jewelry made by Sapa Designs are far away from the glinting and tinkling pieces of metal. These uniques Vietnamese textile jewelry emanate an aroma of culture and tradition inspired by nature! Delve into the article to be moved and inspired by the designer Rebekah Rapp.  …

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Eat, Pray, Relax and Shop at Bali

Eat, Pray, Relax and Shop at Bali Bali- an Indonesian island is a favorite tourist destination known for its outstandingly beautiful, immensely spectacular coastal landscapes with quaint, centuries-old magnificent temples, abounds natural beauty and blissful climate, relaxed atmosphere and Balinese food. Bali is much more than great weather, pristine beaches, local flair, flower power, great…

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Toxic Relationships

Toxic Relationships In relationships, toxicity is the elephant-in-the-room, if and when it exists. Although the victim might feel something is wrong, they are made to feel that the relationships are like that, it is hard and this is how it is. Relationships, be it with friends, colleagues, siblings or cousins, could bring about happiness and…

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Bag with Purpose

Bag with Purpose Many of us have adopted LOHAS and are following a very sustainable lifestyle. But how many of us have given a thought about the people that are creating these products that we use. The Higher Sensibility Company was founded on the ground rules of sustainability and women empowerment. These brave-hearts are treading…

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Break The Diabetes Myths

Break The Diabetes Myths Dr Jagdish Behera Consultant Diabetologist     Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the person has high blood glucose. This is because either insulin production is inadequate or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin or both. Common symptoms include frequent urination, fatigue, intense thirst and hunger,…

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Ocean Warriors

Ocean Warriors Every year an estimated 8 million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean. In 1907: we’ve just invented the very first plastic, before that fateful day the stuff didn’t even exist. It wasn’t until the mid-40s that plastic truly made its way into our lives. Now, in 2018, it’s an epidemic. We’ve…

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Recipe Refashion

Recipe Refashion Alice DeeRaw Vegan Chef Raw Vegan Wrap with Pumpkin Seed and Chickpea pâté Recipe   Here’s a delightful raw vegan recipe for some very satiating and nutrient-rich finger food you can bring with you to work or enjoy at home; inspired by traditional Japanese cuisine.   INGREDIENTS Pâté: 1 cup of raw unsalted…

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The forbidden rice

The forbidden rice Anamika Modi Horticulturist and practices healthy lifestyle The black rice or otherwise known as forbidden rice has obtained its name because it is an ancient type of grain which was exclusively reserved and prepared for the Chinese Emperors and royalties to ensure their good health and long life.   Ancient grains are…

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Wear Wellbeing

Wear Wellbeing A good hat can completely transform your outfit and protect your from the sun’s harmful rays. Especially in the ‘shoulder’ seasons, when it doesn’t seem as hot but the Sun can still do the damage. So we have Dr. Leeann Teal Rutkovsky, an accomplished milliner and founder of Cheeky and Teal with past…

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THE NEW D.E.S.I.R.E.

THE NEW D.E.S.I.R.E. Sustainable luxury is very much an oxymoron for many even today as it was many year ago.. Luxury sells dreams and starts beyond necessity. On the other hand, sustainability satisfies people’s needs with products & services that do not damage the environment. The new consumer identity expresses itself on different levels of…

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Tennis- the play game

Tennis- the play game Tennis is a mental game at any level. Superior talent and hard work alone don’t make champions. Ask any tennis pro out there how important the mental part of the game is,they’ll tell you it’s at least 90%! The top players in the game, win championships because they have a strong…

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Digital Moksha

Digital Moksha Predictions for the day: Did you check your smartphone the first thing in the morning and played Candy Crush Saga (or something similar), the last thing yesterday night? You just wanted to reach that next level! Aren’t we bang on! You are not alone, 80% of the smartphone users will agree with you.…

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Essential wardrobe for men

Essential wardrobe for men An essential wardrobe is something that would complement other items in your wardrobe when put together, works for 99% of situations, acts as the foundation for any outfit or style you’ll wear. By the end of the article, you’ll have everything that you’ll ever need to have a respectable, put-together wardrobe…

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Savouring sattu

Savouring sattu Anamika ModiHorticulturist and Practice Healthy Lifestyle Sattu is the most underestimated Indian superfood. Overlooked because it is apparently too simple, ignored because it is a “poor man’s food.” Typically made from roasted Bengal gram, this wonder food sustains people through harsh summer days. Some people in Bihar call it Desi Horlicks! The food…

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Mediterranean diet

Mediterranean dietA diet with no calorie counting Sujata Jairam Wellness Expert Mediterranean diet ,one of the healthy diet plan has been above the trends for decades. Last month, US News and World Report named the Mediterranean diet one of the easiest diet  to follow. You don’t need calculator for this meal plan, instead    It is a…

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