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Product Spotlight: 5 Reasons To Love IsaPro®!

2017-10-30T14:17:43+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Featured Home, Product|

Protein is an essential part of the diet and requirements increase even further as you become more active, particularly if you’re including resistance training in your programme (1, 2). If you’re struggling to consume sufficient protein for your needs, we know just the product for you! Read on to find out why we think that IsaPro is going to be one of your Isagenix favourites.

  1. Convenient protein boost

Whether you’re looking to build muscle or include more protein to help reach your weight loss goal, IsaPro is a quick and convenient way of increasing your protein intake. With 18 grams of undenatured whey protein per scoop, IsaPro is an excellent food supplement. Numerous studies have shown that whey protein is the preferred choice for weight loss and muscle growth*, as it contains higher levels of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) to drive muscle protein synthesis than other protein sources (3, 4).

  1. Your protein, your way

Products like IsaPro can help you to consume protein at regular intervals. Research suggests consuming protein throughout the day can maximise muscle maintenance* during weight loss and muscle building when combined with exercise (5). IsaPro can be mixed with water or added to your favourite flavour of IsaLean Shake. We also love adding a scoop of IsaPro to our overnight oats!

  1. Helps build muscle

As your activity levels increase your body requires additional protein to build and repair muscle tissues (1-2, 6). IsaPro is a great way of increasing both your calorie and protein intake – add a scoop to your next IsaLeanTM Shake and your body will thank you!

  1. Great for recovery

IsaPro is the perfect post-workout shake! We should aim to consume around 20-40g protein within two hours after exercise to stimulate muscle protein synthesis and help you get the most benefit from your workout (2, 7). The consumption of whey protein has been shown to lead to greater increases in protein synthesis than vegetable proteins such as soy, stimulating the growth of muscles (4). In addition to this, whey protein is higher in the BCAA leucine than plant-based proteins, which has also been shown to reduce muscle breakdown and stimulate muscle protein synthesis (2, 4).

  1. It’s delicious!

Who doesn’t love a product that’s both great for your health and delicious? IsaPro comes in a lovely vanilla flavour, and guess what? We only use all natural flavouring!

 

YOUR QUICK FIRE QUESTIONS ANSWERED…

What is IsaPro?

IsaPro is a high-protein shake with 18 grams of undenatured whey protein and 100 kcal per scoop. You can add it to your IsaLean Shake or blend 1-2 scoops (18 – 36g protein) with water and a banana or your fruit of choice.

Why IsaPro?

IsaPro is an easy way to add extra protein to your diet. Protein is an essential nutrient that can play a key role for anyone starting a weight management or workout programme. When you need more protein, IsaPro is an ideal choice to help you reach your daily recommended protein intake.

What’s the difference between IsaPro and IsaLean Shake?

IsaPro is a high protein shake that can be used to supplement the diet – either added to an IsaLean Shake or 1-2 scoops mixed with water for a post-workout shake. IsaLean Shake is a balanced meal replacement providing whey protein, carbohydrates, essential fats, vitamins and minerals.

 

References

  1. Phillips S. Dietary protein requirements and adaptive advantages in athletes. Brit J Nutr 2012;108:S158-S167
  2. Egan B. Protein intake for athletes and active adults: Current concepts and controversies. Nutr Bull 2016;41:202-213.
  3. Acheson KJ. Protein choices targeting thermogenesis and metabolism. Am J Clin Nutr2011; 93:525-34.
  4. Tang JE, Moore DR, Kujbida GW, Tarnopolsky MA and Phillips SM. Ingestion of whey hydrolysate, casein, or soy protein isolate: effects on mixed muscle protein synthesis at rest and following resistance exercise in young men. J Appl Physiol2009; 107: 987-992.
  5. Arciero PJ, Ives SJ, Norton C, Escudero D, Minicucci O, O’Brien G, Paul M, Ormsbee MJ, Miller V, Sheridan C, He F. Protein-pacing and multi-component exercise training improved physical performance outcomes in exercise-trained women: PRISE 3 study. Nutrients2016, 8(6), 332; doi:3390/nu8060332
  6. British Nutrition Foundation. Protein. 2012. Available at: https://www.nutrition.org.uk/nutritionscience/nutrients-food-and-ingredients/protein.html(accessed 30th August 2017)
  7. Moore DR, Robinson MJ, Fry JL, Tang JE, Glover EI, Wilkinson SB, Prior T, Tarnopolsky MA, Phillips SM. Ingested protein dose response of muscle and albumin protein synthesis after resistance exercise in young men. Am J Clin Nutr2009;89:161-8

* Protein contributes to a growth in muscle mass. Protein contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass.