What’s your Cleanse Day style?

Cleansing in a way that works for you helps to make Cleanse Days a perfect fit for your lifestyle. Here are three Cleanse Day styles you can try on for size. The Busy Cleanser If this is your Cleanse Day style, you feel like cleansing helps to boost your productivity. After all, if you don’t need to take time out for cooking, eating meals or cleaning up, you’ll be able to get more done during the day. Whether your day is packed with errands or nonstop meetings, you breeze through your Continue reading →

What You Could be Adding to Your Shake for 200 Kilojoules or Less

IsaShake™ are nutritious meal replacements on their own but blending in some of your favourite foods can be a great way to add variety to your Shake Day. Shake add-ins can contribute to the nutritional profile of your IsaLean Shake and are an effective way to get additional nutrients. However, if your goal is weight loss be mindful of additional kilojoules when adding to your shake. Here a few common add-ins that are about 200 kilojoules or less. ½ medium-sized banana: about 7 grams Continue reading →

Why Protein Pacing Works for Fat Loss

The most often-asked questions that nutrition researcher Paul Arciero, Ph.D., gets about eating for weight loss, better health, and athletic performance are usually about “what” and “when” to eat. His answer in every case? Try protein pacing. As a professor of health and exercise sciences and director of the Human Nutrition and Metabolism laboratory at Skidmore College, Dr. Arciero has been a key figure in research on protein pacing. He was also the lead researcher in a series of recent Continue reading →

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 →

NUTRITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE ELITE ATHLETE

As an elite athlete, your nutritional demands separate you from others. In a majority of cases, elite athletes may require individualized dietary counseling to address their highly specific nutritional needs. But with a few considerations and the help of Isagenix products, you may find an advantage while making important nutritional choices for your sport. Elite Athletes Need More Energy   For athletes involved in sports that burn a high number of calories, keeping body weight up can be an Continue reading →

What it means to be an Elite Athlete?

Elite athletes don’t fit the conventional dietary mold. With the extreme physical and physiological demands they place on their bodies, they must make special considerations when it comes to their nutrition, supplementation, and recovery. Many recreational athletes work out three to four days per week for one to two hours at a time, whereas an elite athlete may train upwards of 14 times per week for a total of 15-30 hours. On top of their demanding training and competition schedules, they Continue reading →