Belly Fat Even Worse Than Originally Thought

The type of belly fat that lies deep within the abdomen that surrounds internal organs, also known as visceral fat, is a known danger to health. Now a new study is showing it could be worse than previously thought because of its link to muscle and bone loss. This latest study on visceral fat, which was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is interesting because the findings directly oppose the well-accepted belief that obesity is actually a protective factor against accelerated Continue reading →

Why Parents Should Add Isagenix Products to Kids’ School Lunch

Any loving parent wants the best for their children, and for many that includes packing a lunch and snacks from home for school. But two new studies question if parents are packing the healthiest lunches and snacks possible, as studies suggest that in comparison, most school-made lunches and snacks are actually healthier. In one study, researchers from Virginia Tech University looked at the nutritional components of more than 1,000 lunches from three elementary schools and compared those made Continue reading →

Aging Actively

To view "The Perks of Exercising Every Day of Your Life" graphic, click the image to the left (or here). Reaching retirement age should not mean retiring your running shoes, yet it happens all too often. The thought of exercising may sound like an uphill battle for many adults, but Isagenix products can help. Plus, it could mean the difference between succumbing to reduced mobility, reduced function, and chronic health problems, or reaching and enjoying a healthy old age. One in three Continue reading →

Build Stronger Muscles with Vitamin D

When planning a nutritional strategy for building muscle strength, power, and force, most athletes think of protein and carbohydrates – not vitamin D. But emerging science is beginning to show exactly how important vitamin D is for muscle function. According to a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vitamin D supplementation increases muscle strength (1). This latest study joins a slew of studies published over the last few decades suggesting that Continue reading →

Save Your Telomeres

Since their discovery more than 75 years ago by the Nobel Laureate geneticist Hermann Müller, telomeres have attracted worldwide attention among scientists investigating the aging process. Telomeres are the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes composed of short DNA sequences protecting our DNA and genetic material from damage. Another Nobel Laureate, Elizabeth Blackburn, likened telomeres to the little plastic caps on the ends of shoelaces (aglets). Under normal conditions, when Continue reading →