Ingredients

What’s so special about coffee fruit? Superfood hunter, Darin Olien, tells all

What’s so special about coffee fruit? Superfood hunter, Darin Olien, tells all

February 19, 2016 at 3:39 pm 5 comments

You’ve heard of coffee. But coffee fruit? Coffee…whaaaaat? Yes, coffee fruit. It’s where the beloved coffee bean comes from (which is technically a seed, by the way). Chances are, not only have you NOT heard of coffee fruit, you’ve probably never tasted it. Few have. But one of the few […]

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Pomegranate, Moringa, and Gingko: Shakeology’s Superfood Trifecta

Pomegranate, Moringa, and Gingko: Shakeology’s Superfood Trifecta

April 11, 2015 at 5:27 am 0 comments

Lately, we’ve been focusing on Shakeology’s ingredients because—well that’s what makes Shakeology awesome and not just another “protein shake.” We choose ingredients full of Supernutrients, turning them into powerful and delicious superfoods! This week, we wanted to highlight three of our faves— Pomegranate, Moringa, and Gingko. This trio contains several […]

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Give a hoot for Yacon Root

Give a hoot for Yacon Root

April 4, 2015 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Yacon Root. What the heck is it? It looks kind of like a sweet potato, but it is so much more. Yacon is one of the supernutrient-packed superfood ingredients found in Shakeology. Why is it awesome? We’ll tell you! WHAT IS YACON? The yacon is a perennial plant traditionally grown […]

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Supernutrients: The Powers of Bilberry

Supernutrients: The Powers of Bilberry

March 16, 2015 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

The bilberry may look like a delicious little fruit, but it is so much more. This berry is packed with supernutrients that transform this fruit into a superfood. [ To learn more about supernutrients, click here. ] Bilberry’s Supernutrient Superpowers While both fruits are loaded with antioxidants and anthocyanins, bilberries […]

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Shakeology’s Supernutrient Powers

Shakeology’s Supernutrient Powers

March 16, 2015 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Wouldn’t it be great to have a superhero who had the power to create health? Well, with its Supernutrient powers, Shakeology is that superhero. Supernutrients are what’s inside superfoods – it’s what makes them so good for you. Drinking a glass of Supernutrient-rich Shakeology everyday gives your body the nutrition […]

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Follow Darin Olien: Mexico for Moringa

Follow Darin Olien: Mexico for Moringa

September 27, 2014 at 5:05 am 2 comments

We recently caught up with Darin Olien, Shakeology’s ingredient hunter, to learn more about his summer trip to Guadalajara, Mexico, where he was checking in on the moringa farmers and their recent harvest. In case you didn’t know, Darin is one of Shakeology’s co-creators and travels the world to unearth […]

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Rose hips. Funny name. Serious Superfood.

Rose hips. Funny name. Serious Superfood.

August 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm 1 comment

Ever heard of rose hips? Most haven’t. But you’ve gotta admit, it is a funny-sounding name. But there’s nothing funny about the health benefits of this peculiar sounding, and looking, little fruit. And that’s exactly why we put it into Shakeology®. What are rose hips? Rose hips are grape-sized fruits […]

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Bilberries to the Rescue: Superfoods with Superpowers

Bilberries to the Rescue: Superfoods with Superpowers

July 17, 2014 at 6:45 am 0 comments

Today’s superfood spotlight is on bilberries. Yep, bilberries—not blueberries. Also known in the berry world as the European blueberry, whortleberry, bogberry, huckleberry, and hurtleberry. Although the bilberry is a very close relative to the blueberry family, this not-so-distant cousin is a wee bit smaller, darker in color, contains less juice, […]

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Cinnamon: Discover the Big Deal About This Little Spice

Cinnamon: Discover the Big Deal About This Little Spice

July 10, 2014 at 1:46 pm 1 comment

Mmmmmm cinnamon—what’s not to love about this deliciously rich and robust spice? Just a tiny whiff of it instantly warms you up inside and makes you want to drink or devour whatever it’s sprinkled on. Not only are you treating your taste buds with this sweet and savory spice, you’re […]

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Pomegranates are potent, powerful, and delicious!

Pomegranates are potent, powerful, and delicious!

June 19, 2014 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Have you ever eaten a pomegranate? If you have, you know how delicious one is. If you haven’t, you’re missing out—big time. Not only are you depriving your taste buds of a sweet and tangy treat, but you’re also denying your body of one of the healthiest fruits on this […]

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