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Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Schisandra

Let’s talk about this amazing adaption called Schisandra. It is a potent berry contained in Shakeology that offers killer benefits for athletes! It not only reduces stress on the body but decreases fatigue, boosts liver function, enhances physical performance, and promotes endurance. The secret to Schisandra’s power is that it’s said to have properties pertaining to all five elements in Traditional Chinese Medicine, which means it works in numerous “meridians” within the body to restore internal balance and health. Due to the fact it impacts nearly every organ system within the human body, the benefits go far beyond what’s described here. Once you experience the benefits of this super berry in your Shakeology you will wish you started drinking it sooner!
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Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Rosehip Fruit

Rosehip Fruit is the fruit of a rose and is today’s featured Shakeology ingredient! As one of the best sources of Vitamin C (60 times as much vitamin C as one orange). Yes, this little fruit packs a powerful punch in treating infections, increasing collagen production (crucial for bones & muscle) and boosting the body’s natural immune system. Also, since Vitamin C is an antioxidant it performs like a vacuum sucking up those harmful free radicals roaming in your body. How awesome is that!  Read More

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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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

Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Goji Berries

There are so many incredible ingredients in Shakeology that do so many amazing things for your body that I just have to tell you a bit more about them. So today’s ingredient spotlight focuses on powerful little grape-sized fruits called Goji Berries.

These little tomato-colored wonders are credited with helping to promote muscle strength as well as support cardiovascular health. They’re believed to help reduce various signs of aging while promoting a luminescent glow to the skin.* Not only are goji berries rich in vitamins and minerals, they’re also a great source of natural proteins. They’re packed with 18 of the 22 amino acids, 21 dietary minerals, more beta-carotene than carrots, more vitamin C than oranges, and plenty of linoleic acid—which may help keep your hair thick and your skin looking young.

BUT NOT ALL GOJI BERRIES ARE CREATED EQUAL! The best goji berries grow high up in the Helan Mountains, in the Ningxia Province of China. Ningxia is more than 10,000 miles from the west coast of the U.S., and Shakeology uses these berries because they contain natural adaptogenic enzymes, which are there in abundance only when grown at extreme altitudes with just the right environmental conditions. When it comes to Shakeology’s ingredients, only the best of the best will do. And that’s why the Shakeology Ingredient Hunters scoured the earth to source the most potent ingredients out there. No wonder Shakeology is deemed a Daily Dose of Dense Nutrition (as well as the most delicious).

So now that you know a bit more about what’s so super about this little ingredient in Shakeology, you can feel even better about fueling your body up with the Healthiest Meal of the Day! Try the sampler pack today!

 

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Donna Dodd (AKA “Diesel D”) is a highly acclaimed coach and fitness instructor who is ranked as one of the top At-Home Fitness Challenge providers

Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Ginkgo Leaf

Shakeology is packed with powerful and delicious ingredients from around the world and today’s featured ingredient is the Ginkgo Leaf! The therapeutic properties of the Ginkgo plant are said to include treatment for blood disorders and memory problems, enhancement of cardiovascular function and to improve eye health. Gingko contains high levels of flavonoids and terpenoids, antioxidants that provide protection against oxidative cell damage from harmful free radicals.  Even more amazing, the Ginkgo tree is deemed a “living fossil”, because it has continued to flourish even after major extinction events. Now that’s POWERFUL!! So now that you know a bit more about what’s so super about this little ingredient in Shakeology, you can feel even better about fueling your body up with the Healthiest Meal of the Day! Try the sampler pack today (includes chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and cafe latte)!

 

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Donna Dodd (AKA “Diesel D”) is a highly acclaimed coach and fitness instructor who is ranked as one of the top At-Home Fitness Challenge providers

Saturday Superfood Spotlight: Sprouted Flax Seeds

Sprouted Flax Seeds is definitely one of the more well-known Shakeology ingredients. It has have been cultivated for over 6,000 years, making them one of the world’s first utilized superfoods. What does flaxseed do for you that makes it one of the most popular “superfoods” in Shakeology? Flaxseeds contain anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids along with antioxidant substances called lignans that help promote hormonal balance in addition to dietary fiber and an abundance of micronutrients.  So just keep drinking Shakeology, it has it all..superfoods, digestive enzymes, prebiotics, probiotics, proteins, and adaptogens! Never tried Shakeology? Try the sampler pack today (includes chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and cafe latte)!

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