By now, most of you have sent your children back to school. You’ve done all of your school shopping and bought new school bags and lunchboxes. However, did you know that many school supplies contain PVC, also known as vinyl plastic? Did you also know that PVC is the most toxic plastic for children’s health and the environment? The levels of phthalates found in certain children’s school supplies would be illegal if these products were toys!
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ) has created the sixth annual “Back to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies.” This guide lists the most common back-to-school supplies made out of PVC. We would like to share …
Alkaline water helps you stay hydrated when exercising or doing physical activities, especially in the summertime when we tend to sweat more. Alkaline water can also help reduce muscle fatigue during workouts. Drinking Tyent Water before, during or after activities keeps you hydrated and also helps to counter the natural drop in pH that occurs during exercise. Tyent Water is microclustered, which allows the cells of the body to absorb water quickly and more efficiently.
What is your favorite summertime exercise? Here is a list of some our favorite activites!
Wow! It sure is hot outside these days! We hope you are able to spend some of your summer at the beachto cool off. Here are the top five things the staff members at Tyent USA always pack in our beach bags.
1. Sunblock. We can all agree that sunblock is a must, not only on the beach , but also for all outdoor activities in the blazing hot sun.
2. GoodLife bottle. We like to freeze alkaline water in ice cube trays for alkaline ice cubes. Fill up a GoodLife bottle with Tyent Water and add the alkaline ice cubes to take with you to the beach. Your water will stay freezing cold. …
FREEZER SHEETS AND SWAMP FANS! TIPS TO STAY COOL DURING A HEAT WAVE!
Here in South Jersey, we experienced our rainiest June ever! However, our friends in other parts of the United States are experiencing multiple triple digit temperature days! During these dog days of summer, it’s important to stay cool and hydrated. Here are 6 tips to beat the heat!
1. Dress simply.
Wearing loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothes will keep you cool and reflect heat and sunlight. Don’t forget to keep your head cool. Wearing a wide-brimmed hat not only looks cool, but it can also keep you cool by providing shade. Did you know that light-colored clothes are also great for helping to keep creepy crawlies off of …
These days, the flu is all over the news. This season, the flu began early, and flu activity is high across the country. Flu season usually peaks around January or February, but it’s impossible to accurately predict when this peak will occur.
One way to stay healthy is to avoid germs. You already know that you should be careful in germy places, such as public bathrooms, and when you’re using trash cans and touching shopping cart handles to avoid picking up the flu bug and other germs. However, there are some germy places that you might not be aware of. Read on to find out what they are!
Congratulations! You’ve made it through another year! As 2012 comes to a close and 2013 begins, you’ve promised yourself to be an even better you in the year to come. If you haven’t made your resolutions yet, you may want to take a look at the top New Year’s resolutions that many people make for inspiration.
1. Exercise More – Even if you’ve been exercising throughout the year, exercise tends to take a backseat during holiday festivities. Many of us are busy shopping, cooking and going to parties, and we seem to not have enough time to exercise. The beginning of a new year is as good a …
Your body needs water—for concentration, energy, blood flow, and a multitude of other functions that are simply impossible without drinking enough water. Taking a hefty water bottle with you when you’re away from home is a perfect way to make sure you’re giving your body a steady flow of water.
But even if you have good intentions and a nifty water bottle, it’s easy to forget your water supply when you’re away from home. So we compiled a list of the top seven places where it’s easy to forget that your water bottle is a much-needed companion—in hopes that you’ll remember it next time.
On a road trip. Instead of relying on (unhealthy) gas station or fast-food drinks, make …
There are many pieces of the going green puzzle: reducing energy use, switching to local groceries, and using less gasoline, to name a few. But one of the biggest ways we can reduce our carbon footprint is by cutting down on waste in our homes. The average American produces 4.4 pounds of garbage a day—that’s 1,600 pounds a year!
Try utilizing these tips to go greener in your home, and make the world a kinder, less wasteful place for the future.
Pack a green lunch. How many times do you pack a lunch for school (or do you pack a lunch for your kids) that has much more food than …