Sugar Explained: Learn the Essentials of This Ingredient

Don’t be afraid of sugar—be smart about it. David Despain, M.Sc., Director of Science Communications explains how our bodies use sugar and the benefits it provides. David discusses the types of sugar you’ll find in Isagenix nutrient-dense, low-glycemic products. Learn how small amounts of sugar benefit daily functioning and athletic performance, and how using an Isagenix System can greatly optimize your daily sugar intake. Continue reading →

Sugar Smarts: How Sugar Is Used Purposefully in Isagenix Products

When you look at ingredient labels of Isagenix products, you’ll probably notice that some of them include small amounts of sugar. These might occur in different forms or a combination of forms, including dextrose, sucrose, fructose, honey, molasses, and agave syrup—the total of which never exceeds the amount of a medium-sized apple. Continue reading →

Isagenix Helps You Cut Sugar With These Five Swaps

In the U.S., the average person consumes more sugar than anywhere else in the world. According to market research firm Euromonitor, daily sugar intake is now up to 126 grams. That is almost 32 teaspoons of sugar or about 500 extra calories every day. Health experts agree that too much sugar is bad for our well-being. Scientific research points to potential links between too much sugar, especially in the form of sugary drinks, and problems like weight gain and the risk of developing heart disease (1-3). Continue reading →

Why a Little Sugar in Your Shake is OK

Why does IsaLean Shake contain sugar? It’s one of the most common questions we receive at Isagenix as of late. The answer simply comes down to this: it wouldn’t be a complete meal replacement without it. The facts are that eating a moderate amount of sugar daily can be healthy. Sugar is found in most healthy meals. Most whole foods, including fruits and vegetables, dairy, and whole grains, contain an assortment of simple sugars and complex carbohydrates that surround their nutrients. It’s Continue reading →