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Ecological health, at present, is a factor of great importance for humanity. It is the health of the future that we must all take care of. Imagine a world where the environment is so polluted that you can't even breathe. Even the skin cannot be exposed to the sun because the radiation effects are unimaginable. It's sad to think that one day we could come to this. It is annoying to realize that today many people do not care about protecting the environment. Our health and hygiene depend, to a greater extent, on everything that surrounds us. By taking care of nature we take care of ourselves, without realizing it. Ecological health and environment should be the premise of a new lifestyle for all.

Being eco-friendly towards our health

Preserving the environment is everyone's job. Ecological health depends on us. However, why put so much emphasis on this matter of caring for the planet? Well, the answer is very simple. For example, let's think about the future without natural foods. In reality, a world as such would not be possible. The industries today must be interested in protecting nature. From the automotive sector to the food sector, they must contribute their grain of sand. How? Carrying out environmental sanitation campaigns and promoting the necessary education. If each of us were taught the true value of caring, surely the world would be different. For this reason, it is important to create a collective conscience, in which ecological health is propitiated for all living beings.


It's time to help!

Given the great technological advances that exist today, a change is possible. The way that we consume medicine and the things we do to stay healthy don’t have to use up the world’s resources. If you have to have long term medication, then ensuring that you recycle as much as possible can contribute massively. 


Recycling is one of the options we have at hand. It is not about seeing recycling as an obligation but as a responsibility. As the commitment that all human beings have with our environment and ecological health. We must use technology and all that it offers for the benefit of the world and not for its destruction. Reuse is another measure we can take. Giving things and objects a second chance is one more grain of sand. Producing less waste is also everyone's responsibility equally. Let's think that, by practising the reuse of things, we can help conserve the environment. Recycling and reusing are not difficult and cost nothing. However, they greatly help the ecological health of the world. Many of us go to the gym, but we take our cars to do so. By investing in a bicycle, you can get double the benefits. If you get regular eye tests, be sure to get glasses that are good for the environment. Look at light and comfortable glasses that make life a little easier. 


Organic food

Organic food not only cares about food preparation but also ensures that you select organic food to prepare your dishes. Each ingredient in an organic dish must integrate several elements that comply with organic farming.

 

In foods that are consumed in an ecological way, the use of additives is limited, since it is proven that one of the main causes of poor health is precisely the salts, sugars and other additives that are normally found in processed products. Habits in urban environments and at home are also part of the concept of ecological health. For example, seeking to reduce the areas where you can smoke or increase taxes on substances harmful to our health such as alcohol or cigarettes are part of this concept. On the other hand, promoting enterprises that increase spaces with ecological health is a way of promoting health.


Buy organic! In organic farming, the use of chemicals such as fungicide pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers is not allowed. All of these affect the health of the people who plant, pollute the land and water and accumulate in the fruits and seeds of the plants, thus bringing chemicals to the tables of all homes. However, the use of pesticides and pest control of natural origin is allowed. So farmers with organic certifications seek to control pests with insects, animals, and by planting plants that control insects.


It doesn’t have to be difficult to get on top of your health in an eco-friendly way. The world is changing, and the way in which we consume things and change our routines.