Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition Depends on Your Choices

By |May 9th, 2019|Featured Home, Nutrition|

Plant-based diets may have advantages for both your waistline and your general well-being, but new research suggests that the foods you choose matter most for receiving the healthful benefits of plant-based nutrition. The Perks of Plant-Based Diets Large, population-based studies continue to find links with health benefits for those who follow vegetarian or vegan diets. For example, research suggests that on average, those who choose plant-based diets are less likely to be overweight than omnivores (1). Other research has linked a plant-based eating pattern with better weight management and improved long-term health (2, 3). Considering these positive research findings, it’s easy to wonder if vegetarian or vegan options are always a healthier choice. One challenge with studying vegetarian diets is [...]

Getting The Facts on Sugar

By |April 17th, 2019|Featured Home, Nutrition|

With sugar being a hot topic in the media, we have put together this article to address the most frequently asked questions and to share some truth about sugar. What are sugars? Sugars are the building blocks that make up carbohydrates, and exist either as single sugars or multiple sugar molecules joined together. Sugar is a source of energy, and provides the body with calories. We’re recommended to reduce a type of sugars known as ‘free sugars’, and these are the types that are commonly found as an added ingredient in products like confectionery, fizzy drinks and desserts. Sugar is also found in foods like fruits, vegetables, dairy and wholegrains. The recommendations aren’t to reduce intakes of these types of [...]

Where To Find More Information About Isagenix Product Ingredients

By |March 13th, 2019|Featured Home, Nutrition|

Have you ever wondered about the ingredients in Isagenix products? We’ve collated all the products in this article as a one stop shop for ingredient and nutrition information. IsaLeanTM Shake IsaLean Shake is a nutritious, balanced meal replacement that promotes effective, healthy weight management. It delivers essential carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals and is high in protein. For ingredient information, click: Creamy Chocolate, Creamy Vanilla, Creamy Strawberry IsaLeanTM Shake Plant Based IsaLean Shake Plant Based is a nutritious, balanced dairy-free alternative shake that promotes effective, healthy weight management. It is high in plant-based protein from wholegrain brown rice protein and pea protein, and delivers essential carbohydrates and fats, and is high in protein. For ingredient information, click: Vanilla Chai, Rich [...]

Can Sleep Impact Your Weight Loss Goals?

By |March 8th, 2019|Featured Home, Nutrition|

How much sleep do you get each night? Sleep is important for our bodies to replenish energy and make repairs, and it’s recommended adults aim for between 7-9 hours’ sleep per day (1). But according to research carried out by The Sleep Council, 70% of Britons sleep for seven hours or less per night (2). Researchers have recognised a relationship between not getting enough sleep and carrying excess weight (3, 4), and poor sleep could also have an impact on the foods we find appealing. Can sleep affect our appetite? Researchers at King’s College London reviewed numerous studies that had been carried out to establish whether people consumed more calories after insufficient sleep (4). They found that when participants were [...]

Isagenix for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

By |February 27th, 2019|Featured Home, Nutrition|

Good nutrition is important throughout life, however it’s particularly important for you and your baby when you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. It’s best for both mum and dad to have a healthy, nutritious diet and be a healthy weight before deciding to start a family. The choices you make and the foods you eat every day that you’re pregnant will help your baby to develop and grow. When you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, this isn’t a time for restricting calories or fasting. Restricting your calorie intake may mean you aren’t getting all the nutrients you and your baby need. It’s important to discuss and monitor your weight and nutritional needs with your midwife or doctor throughout the pregnancy.   How can I [...]

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