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Organic Foods that are a Must-eat

Organic food is the best way to stay healthy and fit. Nowadays most of the food including fruits and vegetables are all infiltrated with chemical pesticides, artificial colors and flavoring agents. Eating organic is a must. Check out the things you need to know when you buy organic. Organic Foods that are a Must-eat

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 4, 2014 at 5:28 am

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How vegetarianism can help us protect the environment

The trend towards turning to vegetarianism is on the rise owing to its manifold environmental and health benefits. More and more people are making the switch chiefly with an aim for preserving the Earth’s natural resources. People have become all the more aware of the devastation, which the meat and fish industry is creating on the environment. How vegetarianism can help us protect the environment

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - January 15, 2014 at 7:27 am

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Does eco-friendly food exist?

People are becoming more and more conscious about leading a healthy lifestyle and what they put on their plates. Farmer’s markets, organic products, etc have become a part of everyday lives and conversations. So what exactly is eco-friendly food? To what extent can a food be termed eco-friendly? Does eco-friendly food exist?

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - January 7, 2014 at 10:22 am

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Sustainable Eating is the Way to Life

Binge on Locally Grown Food It is a great idea to change your diet into sustainable eatables. One of the best ways to do this is to binge on to locally grown food items. You could either grow a vegetable garden or conduct a research on the food that is locally available in your city or state. You could apply this to clothes and other things as well. However, first find out about the fruits, vegetables and grains that are available in your area. Then, binge only on these things. Do not eat anything else apart from these food items. This way you will set an example for the others. […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 4, 2013 at 9:23 am

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Five reasons you should only be eating organically grown food

Organic foods are produced by following organic farming methods. That suggests that there are no usage of pesticides and chemical fertilizers for farming.Organic fertilizers are used to grow better food. Organic foods are also free from processing. Organic food has a lot of benefits other than keeping you healthy. It keeps you away from toxin intake if you take fruits or vegetables grown in traditional agricultural methods. Organic foods also help in maintaining the ecological balance as it does not hamper the environment in any ways. Five reasons you should only be eating organically grown food

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 19, 2013 at 5:59 am

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Five reasons you should not eat junk food if you have a green thumb

Junk food is a big part of our lives now. We only give it up when we have a health concern. However, what we don’t realize is that junk food and fast food comes with a huge carbon footprint too. We investigate the reasons why you should avoid junk food if you have an environmental concern. Five reasons you should not eat junk food if you have a green thumb

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 13, 2013 at 6:48 am

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Reasons why eating meat products contributes to global warming

Being a meat eater makes you a polluter and contributes heavily to global warming. If you don’t buy this claim, check out the following facts. Reasons why eating meat products contributes to global warming

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

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Stinkbugs: A Potential Threat to the American Farmer

Stinkbugs have become a frequent sight and perhaps even a frequent occurrence in the U.S, where the weather conditions are perfect and conducive for them to thrive in.  Stinkbugs multiply and increase by thousands, so pretty soon the area gets infested with these critters in no time at all. Stinkbugs are not native to America, so where did they come from?  The answer is that they had perhaps come in from Asia through cargo and then started to flourish by devouring acres of the local farms.  A few years down the line, this small stinkbug ‘imported’ from Asia during the 90s through some shipments and since then it has actually […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 21, 2013 at 4:05 am

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Environmentally Friendly Snow Crab – sustainable seafood

Importance of Being Eco Friendly We have reached a point when protecting the environment is a very important issue facing the world today. The need to conserve and protect the environment and all the natural resources is very high. If the environment is not protected there can be far reaching damage to the environment and ecosystems around us. Already global warming, depletion of ozone layer, extinction of some species is the problems that have been caused by irresponsible use of the environment and its resources by human beings. There has to be a harmony and sustainable relationship between humans and the environment around them. Conserving the Marine Environment Protection of […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 15, 2013 at 10:58 am

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Sustainable Seafood

Current Developments in the Sustainable Seafood Movement   The initiative known as Sustainable Seafood Movement was first introduced through the realization that the world’s marine ecosystems were on the verge of being destroyed from overexploitation. The Movement began in the 1990s and was marked by the system of social marketing via Ecolabel as well as awareness campaigns. Due to social marketing as well as the collaborative efforts between the industry and NGOs or non-governmental organizations, consumers were offered the freedom to make informed decisions which contributed significantly to the conservation of the marine biodiversity. Programs and Campaigns In order to boost the Sustainable Seafood Movement, the Ecolabeling programs were introduced […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - February 4, 2013 at 3:29 am

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