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NYC Green Festival Round Up

Eco18 was out and about this past weekend attending NYC’s Green Festival. This year the festival took place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and was a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of…

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A Doughnut Will Cost You Two Miles

Unless you’re a dedicated dieter, you probably pay little mind to your calorie consumption. But what if instead of calories your favorite foods were labeled in terms of physical activity? Would this have…

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Toxic Colors

Food is primarily about taste, but as the saying goes, “we eat first with the eyes.” No one knows this better than the food industry. Appealing to our visual appetite, U.S. food manufacturers…

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How to Utilize Pumpkins

Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, and fall in general there are pumpkins everywhere, so take advantage of this wonderful and versatile plant! We all know that pumpkins are great for decoration, but they also make…

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Natural Products Expo East—Our 18 Favs!

The 29th annual Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, which took place September 18-20, attracted over 23,000 attendees and 1,277 exhibitors at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. The event featured food…

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Cut the Salt, but Not All of It

File Credit: Epoch Times NEW YORK—More than a quarter of New Yorkers have high blood pressure. Cutting back on salt is one of the key ways to manage this condition. New Yorkers The…

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A Peanut Allergy Can Be Fatal

A peanut butter and jelly sandwich has traditionally been a staple in a children’s diet, but this typical lunch can cause a life threatening reaction, reported the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and…

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Top 18 Finds at the 2014 Fancy Food Show!

This past week our eco18 team visited the 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show! The day was filled with creative companies, cordial business owners, delicious foods, and exquisite packaging. By the end of the…

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Sustainability: What Does It Mean

  When something becomes trendy, we often get caught in using catchwords or phrases that at times we really do not know the true meaning of them or what they signify. Although not…

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Consume Less Meat, Reduce Global Warming?

    Suggesting the lifestyle change to become a vegetarian may be a little drastic to some, but reducing your meat intake can help the environment by reducing the effects of global warming….

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