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Favorite 18 Finds at the 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show

On Tuesday, our team here at eco18 was fortunate enough to attend the 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show! The day was spent sampling delicious foods and talking to creative businessmen and women. While…

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The Good and Bad of Xylitol

Nothing exemplifies the promise of having your cake and eating it too quite like sugar substitutes. All the problems associated with sugar (addictive, empty calories that can lead to diabetes, obesity, candida, and tooth decay)…

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The Magic of Matcha

If you haven’t already hopped onto the matcha train, you should consider getting onboard. Matcha is high in antioxidants, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels, enhances calm, and helps detox the body….

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Go Green, Wear Green and Drink Green On St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day…The one day of the year where you get decked out in all green shirts and beads and drink lots of dyed green beer from packed Irish pubs. Well this year…

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The best Foodie and Nutrition events to Attend in 2015

Now that the weather is getting warmer it is a great time to enjoy the best up and coming Nutrition and foodie events for 2015! Here are a few of the most popular…

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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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Do you take butter with your coffee?

Instead of cream and sugar in your coffee, how about some butter? There is a food trend making headlines this year called Bulletproof coffee, or butter coffee, that many people are getting behind,…

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Organic Frozen Desserts to Cure Your Sweet Cravings

Ice cream and frozen yogurt are considered to be by most a guilty pleasure, but if it’s made with organic ingredients and natural flavors they aren’t as maleficent anymore.  If you want to…

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Bananas Under Attack: Organic Recovery From Clone Wars

Most bananas we eat are clones grown in large plantations. Disease thrives under these conditions, however, and some of the tastiest and easiest-to-export bananas are at the highest risk. A family of banana…

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Keep a Healthy, Balanced Diet by Taking Probiotics

Want to reduce bloating and have a healthy digestive system by balancing the bacterial growth in your body? Probiotics may do just that, and by either adding foods containing probiotics to your diet…

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