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They say the quickest ways to a man's heart is his stomach. Good news: making better-informed food choices is one of easiest ways to go green. Whether you cook at home, dine out or order in, be conscious of where your food's coming from and what's in it.
Imported ingredients put more strain on the environment. Eat what's in season where you live in order to reduce your carbon footprint. Most foods, from meat to grains to produce, are produced or grown with hormones, antibiotics and pesticides. This generates pollution in your environment and in your body.
Most of us are given chocolate and other special treats only around Valentine's Day. Having some fancy imported treat occasionally isn't the end of the world. But a local, fair-trade, organic treat will go down even easier. (And maybe that's an excuse to have more of it—you be the judge.) You can also travel the equally delicious organic route when buying wine and spirits.