October 27th, 2011

Book Review of Eat Non-Toxic: a Manual for Busy Parents

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eat non-toxic book coverAs parents, it’s part of our job description to protect our children from harmful chemicals.  Most of us know, all too well, that it’s not an easy job. As we go through our daily lives we are confronted with information overload, pressuring us to buy specific brands –the media, our friends, family-everyone has an opinion.  When it comes to food products the ingredient lists are long and complicated; when it comes to choices the sky’s the limit. How do we sort through it all?  How can we be sure we are making good choices for ourselves and our families?

Katy Farber has written a new e-book, Eat Non-Toxic: a Manual for Busy Parents, to help us navigate through the information and inspire us to create healthy environments for our families. Katy is an author, mother, teacher, and the founder of the well- known blog, Non-Toxic Kids. Her new manual is a guide for busy parents looking to limit their family’s exposure to chemicals and toxins in food and feeding gear.

The book is filled with practical, usable and helpful steps that provide much needed guidance and direction when it comes to protecting your family and the earth from harmful toxins and chemicals. Each chapter is filled with valuable information covering a wide range of topics relating to food and food safety.

A few of my favorite topics are:

  • Find real, practical, and usable tips and ideas feeding your family in a safe and healthy way.
  • Fantastic recipes using whole foods.
  • Learn how to limit toxins in your family’s diet without tremendous cost, effort or time.
  • Why we should eat local, organic and humanely raised meats.
  • Cooking and food storage: why we need to limit or eliminate plastic in the kitchen.

As an added bonus for those of us who are really exhausted and crazy busy, the end of each chapter has the Tired Parents Cliff Notes- a summary of all the important stuff for those of us who need that extra help remembering the highlights (me!).

On sale now

Through Friday (October 28th, 2011), the manual will be priced at 25% off its regular price of 9.99. Click HERE to download the book.

This manual will help you simplify meal times, protect your children from unnecessary toxic exposures, eat healthier and tread lighter on the earth.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

Disclosure: I was given a complimentary copy of this book for review.  There is an affiliate link in this post. Any purchases through the link will put a few pennies in my pocket. The opinions are my very own. Thanks!

 

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6 Responses to “Book Review of Eat Non-Toxic: a Manual for Busy Parents”

  1. OMG! The “tired parent cliff notes” is such a great idea! That is me all the way. I will definitely go out and get this book, I really have to find a way to guard against toxic chems in the kitchen and elsewhere!

  2. Hey Tiffany! The book is an e-book. You can buy it and then download it to your computer to read. If you decide to buy it use the link in my post and it will take you to the site. The cliff notes are awesome.

  3. I’m so glad that books like these are being published. With so much information out there from so many sources, it’s really useful to have everything in one place at your fingertips. If I had kids, this would be a must-have for me!

  4. I’m becoming totally addicted to your blog and LOVE the links. I just bought this book and the real seller for me was the fact that it will have “cliff notes” at the end of each chapter! Thank Lori

  5. Thanks so much J! That means a lot to me. Hope you enjoy the book. I thought it was organized in a very easy-to-follow way. Happy Halloween (we have no power here!)!

  6. The book is great Andrea-so much useful info all in one spot. It is nice to know that more and more manuals for parenting are coming out. It’s nice to have some form of guidance!

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I’m Lori Popkewitz Alper, a recovering attorney, mom of three and the Founder of Groovy Green Livin. I hope you'll join me as I embark on a journey to live a healthy life. Along the way I might make a few pit stops to fight for issues that affect the health and safety of our families. Come along with me as I work hard to make the world a little safer for each of us. Together we'll discover that simple, small changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle and a greener planet.

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