The Reasons to Love Chocolate

It’s that time of year again! There’s no denying the love in the air and the massive amounts of chocolate about to be given. But instead of mindless noshing of chocolate bars and delectable goodies that come in heart-shaped boxes, let’s remember the real reason why chocolate is so good – it’s actually good for us! Chocolate is no stranger to science, and studies showing chocolate health benefits including both the heart and brain. This is partly due to the cocoa in chocolate, which Continue reading →

Enjoy the Sun and Healthier Skin with Isagenix

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, pay mind to your health by maintaining your skin. With more than two million Americans diagnosed with skin cancer every year, and numbers on the rise in youth, now is not the time to feel the burn. Seeking shade and wearing wide-brimmed hats and protective clothing are the first lines of defense against a scorching summer. Welcoming the summer sun is no small feat; along with the warmer weather comes beach vacations, bikinis and an elevated pressure Continue reading →

Chocolate is Unfailingly Good for Your Heart

A box of chocolates this Valentine's Day may be key for a long-lasting, healthy relationship... and heart, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study pooled data from 42 randomized controlled trials that included 1,297 subjects and found consistent short- and long-term cardiovascular benefits from intake of chocolate, cocoa, or cocoa flavanols—the antioxidant components of chocolate. Chocolate eating was associated Continue reading →