ISA PLANT PROTEIN BLEND
Since most of us get our protein from animal meat and other dairy sources, getting enough protein in their diets can be quite a dilemma shared by vegans and vegetarians alike. However, there are plenty of all-natural plants which provide us with the same amount of protein as fish, meat or poultry. Plant based protein healthier for you because it generally contains lower levels of saturated fat compared to meat or dairy based protein. Not to mention, plant-based proteins contain absolutely no hormonal additives and are exponentially easier to digest than meat and dairy.
One ingredient, pea protein, is considered the best plant-based forms of protein that you can eat, and when flavored has a uniquely pleasant taste. Pea protein, created by drying and grounding peas into a fine flour, is considered a “complete protein” as it is rich in all nine essential amino acids.
Another ingredient, amaranth seeds, are similar to buckwheat and quinoa, and is also a complete protein, boasting all nine essential amino acids. Most other grains are missing the key amino acid Lysine, responsible for calcium absorption and healthy muscles; however not Amaranth.
ISA LOW-GLYCEMIC ENERGY BLEND
As the only source of carbohydrates during the Attack phase and Pure Protein days, oat bran brings an extra element of variety to the diet. Oat bran contains soluble fiber which reduces the “bad” cholesterol and slows down the sugar assimilation while keeping your blood sugar levels low and stable. This warrants longer-lasting energy.
Another ingredients used, chia seeds, contain high levels of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, but are also hailed as a superfood, offering everything from weight loss success to huge boosts in energy. Chia seeds produce the top-notch energy you need to fuel busy work out days through a powerful trifecta of nutrients. They provide stable energy because of their great ratio of protein, fats and fiber combined with the fact that they’re low-carb.
ISA FIBER-ANTIOXIDANT BLEND
Rich in soluble fiber our ingredient, acacia fiber, is said to offer a number of health benefits. It is thought to lower cholesterol levels, keep blood sugar in check while protecting against diabetes, and aid in the treatment of digestive disorders. Acacia fiber can also suppress appetite, reduce gut inflammation, alleviate constipation, relieve diarrhea, and support weight loss efforts.
Beetroots, commonly known as beets, are a popular root vegetable used in many cuisines around the world. Beets are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and plant compounds, some of which have medicinal properties. Several studies suggest that dietary nitrates may enhance athletic performance. For this reason, beets are often used by athletes. Nitrates appear to affect physical performance by improving the efficiency of mitochondria, which are responsible for producing energy in your cells.
ISA PLANT EFA BLEND
Essential Fatty Acids are called “essential” because the body doesn’t synthesize them on its own; they must be obtained from food. EFA’s are key for regulating all bodily functions, from cell membranes to mood and behavior.
If you are a vegetarian or don't eat fish, flaxseeds can be your best source of omega-3 fats. They are a rich source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a mostly plant-based omega-3 fatty acid. ALA is one of the two essential fatty acids that you have to obtain from the food you eat, as your body doesn't produce them. ALA in flaxseeds prevent cholesterol from being deposited in the blood vessels of the heart, reduced inflammation in the arteries and reduced tumor growth.
Known as the Inca Peanut, this Superfood is one of the richest natural sources of essential fatty acids in the world. Sacha Inchi offers a perfect balance of omega-3 and omega-6 unsaturated fatty acids, which are necessary for well-being and proven to improve health. These essential fatty acids (EFA’s) offer important nutritional and health benefits, such as protection against cardiovascular disease. They also protect against rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and possibly severe viral infections.
ISA VITAMINS & MINERALS BLEND
If the good bacteria in the gut outnumbers the bad, you’re less likely to develop some of the conditions that we know are highly associated with obesity and certain cancers and a whole host of things. During fermentation, live bacteria break down food components such as sugar, making it easier for you to digest and absorb nutrients. Fermentation also can boost the nutritional value of certain foods. In some cases, it can produce a variety of B vitamins in foods that did not contain them before they were fermented.
For example, one blend, the Organic Fermented Herbal Blend contains Reishi, Shitake, and Maitake. These mushrooms are used to boost the immune system, protect against lung conditions and heart disease, and contributed to conditions such as high blood pressure, cholesterol, and liver disease.
Suggested Use: Add two (2) level scoops to 9-12 oz. of chilled water of preferred beverage in a shaker cup or blender and mix for about 5 seconds. Drink and enjoy a shake or two each day. Store in a cool, dry place and away from direct light.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.