Top Scientists Outline Reasons to Eat More Protein

Leading nutrition researchers have outlined how protein improves appetite, manages a healthy body weight, reduces cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors, and increases dietary compliance in a recent review paper (1). In this overview of the literature, scientists from the U.S., Australia, and Denmark explored how diets based on properly dosed, high-quality protein sources, like those found in Isagenix products, improve health. Here’s what they found: Metabolic and Appetite Advantage Higher-protein Continue reading →

How to Maintain Your Weight-Loss Results

Trainer: Gillean Barkyoumb, MS, RD   Sometimes maintaining weight-loss results can be more difficult than the initial weight loss. That’s why Nutritionist Gillean Barkyoumb is on the show. She says, “Maintenance, like working toward losing the weight in the first place, is all about your mindset.” Listen to Gillean explain why an “all or nothing” attitude hurts maintenance of a healthy lifestyle, and how Isagenix systems can help keep you on the right path. She’ll break Continue reading →

Does Eating Before Bed Hurt Weight Loss?

You may have been told by popular media or nutritional authorities to avoid eating before bed, because it can lead to body fat gain or negatively affect your health. However, recent research is showing that consuming proper nutrients before sleep may actually have some slimming effects. In fact, some research suggests protein before sleep may promote muscle building (1). More specifically, a small, nutrient dense, high-protein beverage before bed can aid in muscle protein synthesis and help Continue reading →

Hydration: How Much Water Do You Really Need?

The question of how much water your body needs to stay hydrated can be a bit tricky. Is it eight glasses a day? Half your body weight in ounces? These are easy rules to follow when trying to stay hydrated. But is there really a definitive answer to how much water is needed on a daily basis? Because we all have very different hydration needs that vary depending on our health, activity level, diet, and climate, there is no specific “one size fits all” recommendation. However, one thing is Continue reading →

When Runners Struggle to Lose Weight

One of the main reasons people start running is to lose weight. But too often for a variety of reasons they’re unable to shed the unwanted pounds. If you’re looking to make running work for you, there are a few steps you can take based on scientific research to help ensure you get results. This “runner’s conundrum,” as it’s often called, has a lot to do with the fact that runners generally overestimate how many calories they burn (1). They spend long hours and endless miles thinking Continue reading →