No other fruit, for me, is so thrillingly, intoxicatingly luscious…I’d rather eat one than a hot fudge sundae; Journalist R. W. Apple, Jr. on the mangosteen. What is it? The seemingly mysterious, but utterly mighty, nutritious mangosteen is a unique tropical fruit originating from the depths of Southeast Asia. The Garcinia Mangostana has been prized for

Immortal Mountain Cacao Bars

by Lauren Wright In the beginning there was chocolate… Chocolate inspires feelings of love; chocolate melts on the tongue like a divine song; and in this case, chocolate hearkens to the pleasurable immortality of a great idea. Currently, there is a small, emerging group of American chocolatiers who are breaking the mold of traditional, processed

The Lazy Yogi’s Guide to Ayurveda

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 by

Posted on July 15, 2014 by Carly Schroeder With everyone taking medication for something, and consequently taking another medication to offset the side-effect of the initial medication, I started seeking natural treatments instead of going the pharmaceutical route todays culture revolves around. I was introduced to Ayurveda and immediately started feeling the positive health benefits from the all-natural, ancient


The early morning of July 4th will be filled with preparations for many Independence Day festivities across the nation. For the Ojio Sport Team this means lacing up the running shoes and building a booth in preparation for an annual charity event all of us at Ultimate Superfoods are proud to be a part of; the Miller Family YMCA Independence Day 5k/10k & Car Show, in Newbury Park California. The

Picnic At Ultimate Headquarters

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 by

Posted on June 25, 2014 by Carly Schroeder Remember when you were little? Tea parties and picnics were playtime activities. As an adult, the only time picnics seem to be socially acceptable are at company/family gatherings or in chick flicks. But picnics do more than bring large groups of people together, like a shark feeding. They

The Benefits of Baobab

This summer Ojio and Ultimates Superfoods was blessed with the arrival of world traveler and international sourcing expert Guliz Hizirolglu. Guliz is a Certified Nutritionist and an expert on the most fertile and remote growing regions on earth. As a New York based freelance investment advisor, holistic nutritionist, extreme sport enthusiast, true backpacker, and healthy food lover Guliz Hizirolglu

My First Race: The 10K Love Run

Monday, 09 June 2014 by

I have never been a runner. Athletic, yes. But a runner? NOPE. I never understood how people felt enjoyment from running, till I started training for a marathon. Once I overcame the negative thoughts in my head, I started enjoying my daily runs. Today, I participated in the Love Run’s 10K to support Meals on

What The Founding Father’s Called Awesome? The year 1776 is indelibly embedded upon the culture of America as the year of Independence. In that single year many amazing things happened that would shape and support the foundation of the United States. 1776 is also the year the state of Kentucky first started cultivation of Cannibus

The Essence Of Ionic Minerals

Monday, 19 May 2014 by
Essence of Ionic Magnesium

What are minerals anyway? Minerals are nothing more than elements—the very same elements that grace the periodic table inside a high school chemistry textbook like chromium, magnesium, iron, zinc, and so on. They are the elements that comprise the entire universe, this earth, and everything on it, including you. Your body is truly a masterpiece

The Velvet Bean

Use: ¼ – 1 tsp. can be mixed with milk, nut milk, or favorite juice. It is also added to chocolates. Dosha: Balances all three. Fun Fact: Studies of the herb range from its effect on sexual behavior, to use of the herb in nutritional mood treatments due the small amount of levodopa (L-dopa) and the minor