Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can't quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke!
Turning the Clock Back is a site devoted to teaching people to go green, get healthy and simplify their lives one step at a time. So many people feel overwhelmed with choices when it comes to living a more eco-friendly life that they often give up without trying at all. I want people to realize [...]
Sometimes I ask myself “Is being a vegetarian better for the environment?” My son has decided to give up meat for Lent. I guess all mommy’s ranting and raving about the evils of the traditional feed lot grown animals made more of an impression than I thought. Since I was concerned about protein intake I had […]
For many, going green has become a priority. Whether it be purchasing a more gas efficient car, shopping with reusable bags, or recycling old electronics, families are doing more than ever to lead an eco-friendly lifestyle. All of these changes are great for reducing your carbon footprint, but what about those carbon paw prints? Luckily, […]
This post about how to teach teens about going green has been sponsored by Linqui and Repreve but all opinions expressed here are my own. When my children were young it was fairly easy to turn every moment into a teaching moment. And they LOVED to learn! Trips to the grocery store were a great […]