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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Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Konjac

Konjac Root is just one of the amazing 70+ ingredients in Shakeology that has been used for centuries in Asia for food and medicine. Why you ask? This awesome root slows the absorption of sugar and cholesterol from the digestive tract, helping to control sugar levels and reduces cholesterol levels. It’s also been found to be an effective weight loss aid because it takes up dense space in the stomach, stimulating the sensation of being full.  Read More