Small Changes That Make Big Differences

You might not think much of making small changes in your diet or lifestyle. These decisions are small, after all. It’s hard to imagine that anything spectacular could be expected from just eating a little less, walking a little more, or taking a vitamin and mineral supplement daily.To make a serious difference means big changes, right? Your biology couldn’t disagree more. Bariatric physician and medical surgeon Dr. Rubén Treviño of Monterrey, Mexico, points out that the human body is Continue reading →

Five Lifestyle Changes to Lower Bad Cholesterol

When’s the last time you had your cholesterol checked? If you got a passing grade at your physical five years ago and think you’re in the clear, you may want to think again. Increased levels of artery-clogging cholesterol often coincide with age. So it’s important to schedule a routine appointment with your doctor. While nothing can ever replace proper advice from a physician about how to manage cholesterol, there are a few well-known changes that can be made through diet and lifestyle Continue reading →

Three Supplements Every Athlete Needs

You train right, eat right, and rest right for your athletic endeavors, but what are the right supplements to take your performance to the next level? While research has revealed that multiple nutrients are beneficial for athletes, there are three that stand out from the crowd—all of which are in Ageless Actives. Vitamin D, resveratrol, and co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) are compounds that serve more than one purpose in the body. As the name implies, these three bioactives benefit overall health Continue reading →

Even If You’re Skinny, Extra Fat Puts Your Heart At Risk

Think you don't need to go on an Isagenix system because you already fit into your skinny jeans? Think again. A new study suggests that carrying extra fat around, even at a normal weight, could put your heart at risk, especially if you’re an older adult. The new research, using data from national nutrition surveys, found that a high body fat percentage is linked to a higher risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease (1). To reach their conclusions, the researchers looked Continue reading →

“Buyer Beware” of Some Protein Powders

What price would you put on having peace of mind that your body is receiving quality protein daily? Consider that a recent report from ConsumerLab.com found 31 percent of other protein powders reviewed failed to meet the claims they advertised and/or were contaminated with excess heavy metals. For the report, ConsumerLab.com bought, tested, and analyzed the quality of 17 protein-based products that are used for everything from bodybuilding to weight management. What they found was surprising: Continue reading →