Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Reishi Mushroom

Shakeology is packed with over 70+ powerful ingredients from around the world and today’s featured ingredient is the reishi mushroom a type of medicinal fungus. This true superfood has been used for its numerous healing abilities for thousands of years. These mushrooms are highly anti-inflammatory and tied to longevity, better immune function and mental clarity — hence the nickname “king of mushrooms”. Since these mushrooms work as an “immune modulator,” they can help restore hormonal balance, cleanse the liver, bring the body back to homeostasis and regulate the activity of the immune system, including fighting tumors and cancerous cells. Research shows these super powerful mushrooms help regulate various cellular functions and systems, including hormonal balance,  immunity, and improve the cardiovascular, central nervous and digestive systems. Read More

Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Pomegranate Fruit

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 planet. However, if you’ve ever had a Shakeology, you’ve fed your body pomegranates, probably without even knowing it. Did you know Pomegranates have more antioxidants than ANY other fruit? Yes, that’s right. Remember, antioxidants fight those detrimental free radicals that destroy healthy cells. In addition, Pomegranate Fruit is also a rich source of vitamin C, thiamin, potassium, beta-carotene, riboflavin, folate, folic acid, vitamin E,  and fiber. All stimulating a healthy immune system to improve cell metabolism, enzyme function, and overall health.

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Saturday Superfood Spotlight: MSM

Shakeology is packed with over 70+ powerful ingredients and today’s featured ingredient is MSM (methylsulfonylmethane). MSM is a naturally occurring organic sulfur compound that is found in a variety of green vegetables and other foods.  It is mainly used to improve immune function, joint health, lower inflammation and help restore healthy bodily tissue. The reason for all the hype wrapped around MSM is because it provides biologically active sulfur, which is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body and needed for many different critical bodily functions every single day!
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Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Maitake Mushroom

 

Today’s Shakeology featured ingredient is the Maitake Mushroom (Japanese for “dancing mushroom”). Given its name after people danced with happiness upon finding its incredible healing properties. This type of adaptogen assists the body in fighting against any type of mental or physical stress. In addition, the Maitake Mushroom can help lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, lower blood sugar levels, reduce weight and even fight tumors due to its stimulation of the immune system.

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