5 Green Gifts For Fresh Graduates

Many countries around the world adopted the tradition to send off recent graduates to their new lives with a gift. For young adults, this a valuable thing because will serve as an anchor and also as a reward. Because today it has become a necessity to stop polluting nature, a green gift is what will encourage further more the adoption of this attitude. Here is a green list of gift ideas:

HelloFresh’s Help

Quick and easy is how a graduate deals with food. Not having much time to cook, pizza and tacos are the most popular meals on his not-so-nutritional meals list. At HelloFresh you can find easy to follow recipes with fresh ingredients ready to be shipped to the fast and furious graduate’s front door.

WeWOOD Wooden Watches

Watches are the most popular fashion item in the jewelry category. Originally made to keep time, watches are essential for every graduate wanting to succeed. And because its a gift, it must be unique. WeWOOD is a watchmaker which manufactures wooden watches free from toxic chemicals. Because the wood pattern is different from a watch to another, every timepiece is also different. In addition of being an eco-friendly watch, WeWOOD plants a tree for every watch sold.

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Wood Candles from FOOD52

It’s amazing how candles help decrease stress, especially when a candle scents good. Vermont wood candles are eco-friendly and comes in 3 different scents. The package in which these candles comes are also eco-friendly as they are made of recycled letterpress and reclaimed glass. A woodsy candle to feel like home.

Boyce Studio and Air Plants

Again, a graduate doesn’t have time to do many things, gardening is one of these. Boyce Studio has thought of a minimalist designed holder for air plants. These handmade holder is named Rene and comes in different materials : hickory, speckled maple, walnut and ash. Just like wooden watches, every holder is unique. The trend of recycled paper is also adopted by Boyce Studio, green shipping.

Relaxing Time

What better than a massage to relax? Don’t have time to go to a spa, this is the right gift for a graduate :  Organic Hydrating Spa Gift Set. This set contains essential oils of citrus, neroli and vetiver as well as a travel-size lotion, bar soap and unscented lip balm all packaged in a beige muslin bag easily openable. This natural set is designed by Bambeco.

NUTRITION

12 Healthy Superfoods for Americans

 

According to NIDDK 68.8% of Americans are overweight or obese, and this issue doesn’t affect only elderly people, but also young ones.This is a serious problem that could have a very negative impact on the heart.

Here are great superfoods to prevent you from falling into obesity and diabetes  :

Acai juice according to researchers Texas A&M University this juice can increase the amount of antioxidants in in the blood.

Walnuts . This one is very helpful your memory hazards contains Omega-3 air can give you a great amount of alpha-linolenic acid.

Brazil nuts One single nut of these is a big source of selenium that any other food can provide.

Tomato sauce. A Harvard study showing that sits can help healthy and also skin look younger thanks to its load with lycopene.

Apples this is one of the favorite fruits that May reduce risk of lung cancer because of an antioxidant called quercetin.

Oranges Almost everybody knows where to find vitamin C, and yes one single orange is sufficient to get the necessary dose of vitamin C , but not everybody knows that it contains also folate and calcium.

Bananas containing polysaccharide that functions as a carbohydrate, They are a good meal that could help you lose weight. In addition to that, it contains fiber that are good for your health.

Mustard greens Here is a nice recipe for this one : gather walnuts, Parmesan, garlic and don’t forget to add olive oil all in a food processor, and empower your body with vitamin K that these greens contains.

Soy milk In addition to vitamin D and calcium that a commun milk has, the soy milk is also a source of vegetable protein.

Sweet potatoes These act as protector of your immune system and your vision as well. One large baked potato could deliver more than 900% of your vitamin A dose everyday.

Broccoli sprouts Unlike the regular broccoli, these ones have a very high dose of  compound glucoraphanin that has the ability to prevent cancer.

Turkey breast In order not to be converted into a vegan, profit from turkey meat, the breast one, to get some good protein  as it has 20 grams of it per 3-oz serving.