Get started with grocery deliveries today! Select items from any of Down to Earth’s departments including Fresh Produce, Chill and Frozen Foods, Grocery items, Wellness Supplements and Vitamins, Natural Living Face and Body Care, and much more. Now you can shop for your Down to Earth essentials whenever and wherever. You can select to have your groceries delivered as soon as possible – typically within 2 hours – or you can schedule a date and time for delivery.
Does this morning checklist sound familiar? Wake up and shower…check. Exercise….no time, maybe tomorrow. Grab breakfast…check. Rush out the door…check. For many of us eating breakfast and exercising every day is hurried at best, and too often, totally omitted.
How many of us eat breakfast while driving to work or school, giving less thought and care to feeding our bodies than to fueling up our cars? With school back in session, families may feel their time being especially limited.
by Carmela Wolf, Wellness Manager, Down to Earth Honolulu
Hawaii state lawmakers signed a bill in May that bans the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals deemed damaging to coral reefs and other marine organisms. If Gov. David Ige signs the bill, it would make Hawaii the first state to enact legislation designed to protect marine ecosystems by banning such sunscreens.
With Earth Day coming on April 22nd, it is a good time to review major nutrition and environmental research that continues to sound the alarm. A plant-based diet will be key to the sustainability of our planet.
This past February, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) published a study that evaluated diet-related environmental impacts. Compared with diets that include meat, the study found vegetarian and/or vegan diets:
by Down to Earth
Down to Earth has begun adding the ‘Ekahi Ornish logo on selected items that meet stringent Ornish requirements for a healthy diet.
“We made this decision as part of Down to Earth’s partnership with the ‘Ekahi Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program,” says Sisi Kong, Down to Earth’s Community Outreach Team Leader.
by Sisi Kong
Reading food labels can help you choose wisely when food shopping ― if you know what to look for. Food labels identify the food, the amount inside the package, ingredient list, nutrition information and nutrition facts.. Standardized serving sizes enable you to make nutritional comparisons, which can help you choose more nutritious foods, determine which foods have lower calories and more dietary fiber content, maintain a healthy weight, and consume foods high in nutrients. Here's a simple step-by-step summary of the essential features.
Here we go, one more time! It’s January so that means another resolution to eat healthier and lose weight. Somehow ya’ gotta get rid of those extra five to eight pounds from holiday feasting!
by Down to Earth
With political turmoil and heightened emotions causing so much anxiety these days, it will be good to pause for a moment and think about how you want to enter this year’s Christmas season. What positive experiences do you want and what can you do to make that happen? Lessons handed down by spiritual leaders for millenniums ring true today as ever before. Enter this year’s Christmas season with a spirit of love and compassion—indeed “good will.” We love it when we are treated in this way, and we know it is what makes this time of year so special. Why not pass it forward?
by Down to Earth
With the holiday season upon us, the time has come once again to start planning for sumptuous dinners, decadent desserts and the comfort of family to share it all with. Whether you are hosting this year or bringing a dish to a potluck, the good news is that you can enjoy many of your favorite holiday dishes while maintaining your healthy lifestyle.
This October Down to Earth is joining 13,000 participating grocery retailers across North America in the eighth annual Non-GMO Month. Created by the Non-GMO Project, this month-long celebration spotlights shoppers’ rights to choose food and products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).