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ESSENTIAL FOUNDATION Were the first to admit that diet alone fails to provide all the vitamins and minerals we need. What we often dont realize is that this deficiency can lead to impaired immune function, fatigue, and a suboptimal sense of wellness. Shaklee provides an excellent daily foundation for optimal health in just three products: Vita-lea supplies 23 essential vitamins and minerals to encourage and support vitality. When taken daily it promotes a healthy immune system, long-term colon, heart, eye, and bone health, as well as protection against free radicals. Vita-lea is superior in composition compared to other leading multivitamins, providing comprehensive and nutritional aid, backed by seven clinical studies. Immediate release into the stomach guarantees that you will receive the nutrition your body needs. B complex delivers all eight known B vitamins in properly balanced amounts. Did you know that your body requires various amounts of each of the B vitamins daily in absorbable forms? Shaklee provides easy to swallow tablets that are coated in folic acid for more effective delivery into the bloodstream. A deficiency of B complex is linked to Crohns Disease, Alzheimers disease, mental depression, Parkinsons disease, kidney disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and hearing loss. Shaklees B complex is not only preventative but also greatly improves focus, mood and energy levels. Soy Protein provides energy, prevents disease and lowers cholesterol. Its vital to the growth, repair and protection of all body tissues. Soy is considered a high-quality protein, as are animal-sourced proteins. Other vegetable sourced proteins are of much lower quality and are considered incomplete proteins. Shaklees Energizing Soy Protein is clinically proven to lower serum cholesterol levels. It is available in cocoa and vanilla and is easily mixed with a beverage of your choice.

Increase the effectiveness of your exercise regimen! Research published in the Journal of Exercise Physiology online, Volume 14 Number 4 August 2011, confirms that post-exercise protein intake benefits both muscle mass and strength. In a 9 month study, the use of Shaklee Smoothees post exercise, plus daily use of Vitalizer, improved lean body mass and markers of health better than exercise alone. Based on the research literature and the results of this study, the combination of regular exercise (i.e., strength training and aerobic activity) and supplemental nutrition (post-exercise protein/carbohydrate snack, daily calcium, daily vitamin D, and soy) represents a relatively comprehensive and productive approach for enhancing musculoskeletal fitness by increasing lean weight and bone mineral density. Exercise and nutrition is also credited for reducing cardiovascular risk factors in adults and older adults. This study confirms that exercise and nutritional supplementation may be more effective than exercise alone for increasing lean weight and for reducing resting blood pressure. In other words, if you are looking to lose or maintain weight and tone muscles it is essential to increase the percentage of lean muscle in your body. This is extremely important because lean muscle speeds up your metabolism, which in turn accelerates weight loss and decreases fat storage. Lack of resistance exercise is associated with lower muscle mass (sarcopenia) and bone mineral density (osteopenia). Osteopenia typically progresses to osteoporosis, which is characterized by low bone mass and bone matrix deterioration. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human services, more than 30% of women and 15% of men will experience bone fractures resulting from osteoporosis.

Personal Trainersare they worth it?

Where do you find personal trainers? Most YMCAs and Fitness Centers will be able to provide names of local personal trainers. Or, you can look up Certified Personal Trainers along with your local town or zip code on the internet. Regardless of where you find a trainer, be sure to see their credentials (check their education, experience and personal training certifications). There are many certifying organizations, some more reputable than others. Look for a trainer certified by one of the following groups: ACE (American Council on Exercise); ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association; NASM (National Academy of Sport Medicine; or AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America). All of these have received high marks from NCCA, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, and are widely accepted as the leaders in the industry. You can also look up ACE certified trainers in your area by going to their website and clicking on the option to find an ACE Trainer. What does a personal training session look like? The beauty of personal training is that it is PERSONALIZED. A good trainer will start by assessing your current physical and motivational levels and setting appropriate goals. Subsequent sessions will be designed to help you meet those personal goals. The type of exercise, the duration and intensity will all be geared to your needs and preferences. Good personal trainers will teach you how to exercise properly so that you not only meet physical goals, but enjoy the journey along the way. They also teach you about exercising so that you become confident to work out on your own! How much does it cost to work with a certified personal trainer? In the northeast part of the country, a minimum of $25/ hour can be expected with average hourly costs being $30-$50/ hour for well established trainers.

Product highlight 180 Energizing Smoothee Mix Vanilla #21343 Chocolate #21347 Strawberry #21245 Caf Latte #21249
A healthy, delicious, easy-to-prepare, complete meal with non-GMO soy protein (also available in whey formula #21260). Each shake boasts a whopping 24 grams of protein when prepared as directed. Comes in four flavors in a canister or singleserving packets. Provides phytoestrogens to support prostate, breast and menopausal health.

Peanut Butter Bomb Smoothee Yield: 2 servings 2 cups almond milk 2 large frozen ripe bananas 1 tbsp chia seeds 3 tbsp natural peanut butter 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract ice, if desired 3 scoops of energizing or 180 protein mix Mango Peach Smoothee Yeild: 2 servings 4 oz fat free Greek yogurt 1 medium sliced peach (or frozen is fine) 1 cup mango, sliced 1/2 cup coconut water 1 cup ice 3 scoops of energizing or 180 protein mix