What Nutritional Strategies Are Best for Healthy Aging?

Telomeres are the protective nucleic acid and protein caps on the ends of chromosomes and are a key to healthy aging. Because telomeres help maintain the stability of our DNA, they are critical in controlling cellular aging and death (1). In the simplest terms, when telomeres get short, bad things happen. At Isagenix, we feel addressing your cellular health is an essential part of our Healthy Aging Solution and is part of the reason we feature Product B® to support the health of telomeres. Now Continue reading →

Fiber-Rich Shake Additions to Boost Digestive Balance

IsaShake is already rich in fiber with approximately 3 grams of dietary fiber per serving (3 scoops) whilst IsaLean Pro contains approximately 6 grams of dietary fiber per serving (1 packet), but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a nutritious boost to your shake to help you meet your goals. While the Institute of Medicine recommends at least 25 grams of dietary fiber for women and 38 grams for men every day, only about five percent of adults meet this recommendation (1). According to a Continue reading →

Are You Sure You’re Getting Enough Omega-3s?

There’s a good chance you don’t know how much omega-3 fatty acids you’re getting in your diet and don’t feel like you’re getting enough for your health. Based on survey data collected by the Global Health and Nutrition Alliance (GHNA) and published in the journal Nutrition Today, 78 percent of respondents agree that omega-3 fatty acids are important for overall health. However, more than half (60 percent) reported they did not think their diet was providing adequate amounts of this Continue reading →

Nutrient Spotlight: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Let’s discuss one of the most important heart healthy nutrients in your dietary arsenal: the long chain, omega 3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) from fish.  In addition to EPA and DHA, omega-3 fatty acids also include alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which is present in some vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, and green leafy vegetables. Although ALA is the natural precursor to the longer-chain EPA and DHA, this conversion is slow and inefficient in humans. For this Continue reading →