Superfood Hunting Tag

So as some of you might know, my dog Chaga was injured last week. And let me tell you, that was a stressful, emotional event. All forms of stress – emotional, nutritional, environmental, physical – stimulate the production of cortisol, known as the stress hormone....

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...

There are a lot of countries to visit that people instantly recognize. Tell someone you’re flying to China and they instantly visualize and understand where you’re going and just how far you are traveling. On other hand, there are other countries that people don’t immediately...

YACON, Llacon (Smallanthus Sonchifolius) What is yacon? This sweet, root-like vegetable originates and predominates throughout the pre-Andes ranges from Ecuador to Chile to Argentina. It is also grown in New Zealand, Italy, Czech Republic, Philippines, and Vietnam as well. This plant's root is a crunchy vegetable that...

Every day I'm traveling while hunting superfoods is incredible. It is! Mud slides, sleepless nights of travel, cell-phone-stealing orangutans, dirt, hustle, and chaos included! Some days, however, are just…legendary. Today in the high altitudes of the Andes, I had the opportunity to meet a true legend...

At SuperLife, one of the top questions we’ve been asked is about what to eat and what not to eat. Eating healthy takes on a whole new dimension with travel. It is so easy to load up on the food that is easily accessible, but...

  So after a hiatus from traveling to write my book, SuperLife, and to get married to the indescribably amazing Eliza Coupe, I am getting back on the road! I’m off hunting superfoods in Peru, a land that includes microclimates, diverse topography, world-renowned cuisine, and one...