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 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

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

The Fun Guide To Hemp History

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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

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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


          Use: A very small amount can be easily mixed with water, also used with other fulvic acids. Genus: Asphaltum (mineral compost), component: Styrax Officinalis Linn Dosha: All Fun Fact: Shilajit takes hundreds of years to form and is mentioned by Aristotle in his ancient Greek medical lectures as a general

Do you know what April 22nd is?

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Lori's Spring Festival 2014

Lori’s Natural Food Center and the Ojio Brand of Ultimate Superfoods  is excited to invite you to participate in the first annual Lori’s Spring Fest which will be held on Sunday May 4th, 2014, between 6:30 and 8:30pm and will feature the following specialty areas of this amazing market; Gluten Free, Raw, Greenhouse/Garden, Vegan, and