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7 Key Superfoods to Boost Your Immunity

November 4, 2016 By

Every year tiny little invaders, germs, adapt new strategies on how to sneak past your defenses and settle in like unwanted visitors! Those germs come in, unpack, and eat all the food; not cool! OK, not really, but it can feel like that. This tug of war has been going on for thousands of years. Germs try to move in….

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The Secret Health Benefits of Chaga Tea

September 26, 2016 By

Some of the coolest, healthiest, most powerful foods in the world are easy to overlook. It’s like nature’s way of keeping them a secret from everyone but the adventurous, curious observer. Chaga is one of those foods. Have you heard of chaga? If you follow me on SuperLife.com or if you’ve attended an event where I speak on nutrition, you’ve…

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Simple Ways to Eat Sprouts

July 6, 2016 By

Sprouts are incredible super simple superfoods with major health benefits. And you can grow them in your own kitchen! I consider them an amazing superfood to add to your diet. Here are some simple ways to eat sprouts and add them to everyday dishes – try a few and get adventurous! Sprouts make a great, fast snack when you eat them…

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Superfood Hunter Olien Researches Coffee Fruit

February 18, 2016 By

Everyone knows one of the most loved beverages, coffee. But not many people beyond superfood hunter Darin Olien and the product development team at Shakeology® have heard of coffee fruit — or know what makes it special. But that is about to change. Olien, often called the “Indiana Jones of Superfoods,” toured a coffee plantation in Mexico in January reviewing…

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Discover the Superfood Power of Whole Coffee Fruit

February 18, 2016 By

Almost 10 years ago, while I was hiking in Africa on the hunt for an exotic tree bark, I had my first taste of whole coffee fruit. My guides were grabbing bright, red berries off the wild coffee plants near the trail, so of course I did too! Coffee fruit doesn’t have the traditional taste associated with brewed coffee beans…

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9 Healthy Benefits of Mushrooms

December 6, 2015 By

With over 2,000 varieties of mushrooms on the planet, there is an amazing diversity. Here at SuperLife, I have compiled a list of seven health benefits of mushrooms (the edible, medicinal varieties) can have on your health, and how you can add mushrooms to your SuperLife diet. It is always fascinating to consider the history behind particular foods along with their…

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Cranberries Are So Much More Than a Holiday Sauce!

November 13, 2015 By

Cranberry sauce is a traditional holiday dish. In fact, one survey showed cranberry sauce was served at more than 94 percent of Thanksgiving dinners. However, cranberries are so much more than a holiday dish! They are actually an incredible food to include in your SuperLife diet year-round. One of three fruits native to the North America (cranberries, blueberries, and Concord…

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What is Moringa & What are Moringa Benefits?

October 31, 2015 By

MORINGA (Moringa Oleifera) If you find yourself saying, “What is moringa?” you aren’t alone. It is a relative newcomer to the mainstream health community, but I have been studying it for a long time! Many years ago when it was still unknown to the western world, I heard something good about the moringa tree. I hopped on a plane and…

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Why Are Chia Seeds a Superfood?

October 23, 2015 By

Chia seeds are becoming one of the most popular superfoods — for many good reasons. They are virtually tasteless, easy-to-digest (when prepared properly), super nutrient dense, and full of energy-boosting power. The latest research has even linked chia seeds to reversing type 2 diabetes! That’s right, reversing it! Originally from Mexico, chia seeds were so highly valued for their medicinal properties and nutritional value,…