With the increasing interest in weight loss and the desired model look for both male and females, there are a lot of option coming up in form of exercise routines, clean eating plan and food supplements. People are paying more and doing more to reach the society approved slim and fit look complete with abs. most of this effort being put in is coming from the alertness people now have from hearing about the disadvantages and health scares of obesity. Even people who are not obese want to take a step to looking and feeling better on a daily basis. Apart from solving the problem of weight loss these in vogue practices have been praised for their effects on increased efficiency and energy for a person. When you feel better you can do better, achieve more and have a happier life.
Shakeology is one of the remedies introduced to combat some of the problems related to physical wellness. It is a superfood shake made up of a combination of healthy foods; proteins, greens, antioxidants, fruits, herbs, digestive enzymes, and pro-biotics. It is one of the popular products offered by BeachBody, an entity that deals in weight loss products and programs. Keep in memory that this product is not an automatic guarantee to weight loss, it is not a weight loss program, it is only an aid. You have to figure out how to incorporate shakeology into your daily meal plan. It is popularly referred to as ‘your Daily Dose of Dense Nutrition’ by the company distributing it and its users.
The BeachBody company claims that when you drink shakeology everyday you get the following benefits
- Weight loss: you can loose weight the healthy way by taking shakeology everyday instead of starving yourself and missing meals in the name of weight loss.
- Drop in food cravings: the rich protein content of shakeology helps you feel full all day and will curb the need for sugary snacking throughout the day. Your body is getting all the correct nutrients it needs so it wont be needing more
- Support digestion: the fiber and probiotics contained within help to push out waste normally from the body and the digestive enzymes help the body absorb nutrients
- Provide energy: the body has more nutrition and so works more efficiently producing enough energy to power through your day.
Although many users claim they feel a sort of superhuman increase in energy, a lot of users still admit that there is an increase in levels of energy, it gives a good feeling and increases energy due to the rich nutrient content. Shakeology is a great meal replacement but one should not switch entirely to it and expect whooping results in the area of weight loss. It contains just the right amount of nutrients as needed by the body, no more and no less, so there is definitely some weight loss when compared to eating a normal diet which contains many nutrients that you don’t really need. If the desire in indulging with shakeology as replacement in order to loose weight, then you should add in some exercise to the mix. Since you will have increased levels of energy it is a good idea to do more exercise to use that energy and help you loose more weight. Shakeology has a positive effect on the lifestyle of many, especially those with a busy life style. It takes away the time of food preparation and the work of wondering what to eat and is available in different flavors to make variety available. It is a good and easy option for a completely nutritious meal with little effect and at lower cost than a regular meal. On top of the nutritional value, feeling full adds to the overall happiness in the mood of consumers.
Shakeology is available in the following flavors
- Chocolate vegan
- Vegan tropical strawberry
- Café latte
All flavors of shakeology are equal with the same levels of nutrients with slight differences as well as differences in flavor. Shakeology is a meal replacement and can be used to replace one or two meals a day but this does not mean you will cease the consumption of food. In the preparation of the food supplement it is recommended to use creamy ingredients like yogurt, banana, milk and avocado and blend or shake with or without water or ice. The preparation is completely to the taste and discretion of the consumer. One scoop of the product, in whatever flavor, is equal to a complete meal, loaded with superfoods, vitamins and minerals to. The shake should be consumed within 30 minutes of preparation; this is not because there is any difference in the nutritional value of the product but it is adviced so as to get the best quality of flavor and texture which is best within 30 minutes of preparation. There is no particular time of the day or meal that should be replaced with shakeology. Some people use it for breakfast lunch or dinner as it best suits them. It all depends on your schedule and preference.
It is strictly advised that shakeology should only be taken by pregnant women and nursing mothers under the instruction of a physician. It is recommended to consult a health care professional before taking any supplements especially during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding. What the mother takes in during pregnancy affects the baby directly and the nutrients she consumes are exactly what the baby gets when taking breast milk down to the flavor. It is important to be cautious about the decisions concerning nutrition of the body during these periods because it can go a long way to affect the health and survival of the baby. The levels of the nutrients in shakeology should not be a problemto pregnant women but they need to be weary of the levels of vitamin A. pregnant women should not rely on shakeology to meet all the needs of their nutrients for pregnancy like iron, vitamin A and calcium.