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Pumpkin Spice Latte Shakeology

We’re ready for the Spice Spice Baby! Finally you will be able to enjoy the delicious taste of fall without derailing your health and fitness goals.

For a limited time only, starting on September 17th, 2018 in the US and on October 11th, 2018 in Canada, customers can order Pumpkin Spice Vegan in 14 single-serve packet boxes as a one-time order purchase*. There will be no monthly subscription option as Pumpkin Spice Vegan is available only while supplies last. Customers can buy a maximum of 5 cartons per transaction and a total of 20 cartons per account.

Pumpkin Spice Vegan Shakeology will be available exclusively in the US and Canada in limited quantities.

 

Please add your name to this list if you want us to get your order started as soon as this limited flavor is available. You will receive an email to finalize your order and we will also text you a link so that you are not victim to the spam folder with the enrollment email. This flavor will sell out quickly so you are super smart to add your name to this list!

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Why Does Shanna Drink Shakeology Everyday?

 

Everyone has a story.  Mine may look different than yours and in some ways they may look similar.  One thing is true, God is not done with any of us, yet!  We are moldable and He continues to work on us from the inside out.  

 

I was larger in college than I was in high school!  Then after college i began losing weight.  In fact, I had a hard time gaining weight.  I was around 114 lbs for about 20 years.  I have been a very UNHEALTHY 114,  I have been a SKINNY,  junk food vegetarian, eating what just what I craved–good or bad.  NOW I am a ROCKING HEALTHY & FIT & TONED 120+/- .  I look better and I feel GREAT!

 

I LOVE when people tell me that I am too skinny, I workout way too much, I count calories and I am concentrating too much on the scale BECAUSE it is so FAR from the TRUTH!!  Pictures without the story are just pictures.

 

It is totally true that I was unhealthy at 114 lbs. four years ago, before becoming a coach. And actually my daily diet consisted of cereals, cheese and crackers (because I thought cheese was protein), processed veggie imitation meat products, chips, way too many nuts, peanut butter with jelly, french fries, waffles with high fructose corn syrup,  too much alcohol, and ice cream any time I wanted some!!  And because of my unhealthy diet my stomach was a total mess and my body was not retaining any nutrients to gain weight from.  I have never had a problem with gaining too much weight but THAT DOES NOT MEAN I WAS in SHAPE or even remotely healthy!  At 26 years old, I had my first colonoscopy. The doctor said I had a damaged and over excited intestine that did not properly process foods.  Which explains why every time I ate, most of the food would run right out of my body.  The doctor never gave me instruction on how to improve my condition by making right food choices. In fact, he told me this is “something” l would just have to live with.  Seriously?? Believe me when I tell you, Shakeology is now the “something” I will live choose to live with for the rest of my life.

 

I started drinking Shakeology almost 5 years ago, and that is when my gut finally started healing, along with understanding how important nutrition is to my diet.  After living with a condition for 30 years, I finally began feeling good.  When you don’t have to worry about knowing where the the closest restroom is everywhere you go, you know your BODY is changing for the better.   I started drinking Vegan Tropical Strawberry and have never stopped.  The vegan is the BEST option for my gut because it is made with brown rice protein and dairy free.   My digestive gut was a mess so I needed it to heal with with exotic superfoods, pre- and probiotics, enzymes, phytonutrients and complex proteins.  Being a vegetarian limits me to non animal foods.  My body was completely nutrient deficient (since I lived on junk food and only carbs) and I was under constant stress, working, raising small children…life.  The first few times I  didn’t like the taste, and I was making it with almond milk which I had never tried before. My taste buds had been so “brainwashed” to what real whole foods actually taste like.  So for me it was an acquired taste at the beginning and slowly through the years, I have MASTERED my Vegan Tropical recipe to a Fabulous meal.  I hardly ever miss a day and when I do, I MISS it!  You see, my body and my gut matters to me and I am now 100% invested in taking care of it daily.  With Shakeology, I know I am giving it the very BEST of what it needs and I need. The best daily dose of dense nutrition my body needs to function completely and handle any stress that comes my way.  Shakeology supports nutrient absorption and healthy digestion which helps me to maintain lean muscle, strength and endurance.  I never thought, in a million years, that MY body could transform into one that is healthy, muscular, fit and strong.  

 

Do I believe Shakeology has helped change my intestine and my gut?  Absolutely!  Is Shakeology worth the price?  Absolutely!  You can’t put a price tag on your personal health and nutrition.  Eating and  becoming healthy has saved our family money!

 

Shakeology comes in a variety of flavors 5 regular and 2 vegan,  so you are never bored of drinking your dense meal.  Vegan Chocolate and Tropical Strawberry, which I love them both.  And when your company offers a 30-day bottom of the bag  money back guarantee, what you do you have to lose?  

 

Here is my Go To Shakeology Recipe I am drinking now.  

1 scoop Vegan Tropical Strawberry

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 red container of plain greek yogurt

1 green container of spinach

1 purple container of strawberries (frozen)

1 purple container of banana (frozen)

1 tbsp of MCT coconut oil

1 tsp of cinnamon

1 tsp of turmeric

Mix together in your Vitamix (or your blender of choice)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the Corum Crew’s Go To Chocolate Shakeology No Bake Treat.

 

1 scoop Chocolate or Vegan Chocolate

1 cup of oats

1 cup of peanut butter (or almond butter)

½ cup of honey

Mix together and roll into 1 inch balls on cookie sheet and flash freeze for a few minutes then store in a glass airtight container in the refrigerator.  Kid Approve (they ask for them weekly)

 If you want to dig deeper in the exotic superfoods that are inside Shakeology,  please check out this >> What’s in Shakeology 

Cheers to becoming more Nutritional FIT!

Shanna

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7 Day Shakeology Sampler Recipes

 

 

 

Vegan Chocolate Special

1 serving Chocolate Vegan Shakeology

1 cup water  (unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

1 medium banana

1 Tbsp. all natural peanut butter

Vegan Tropical Strawberry Breeze

1 serving Vegan Tropical Strawberry

1 cup water ((unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

½ greek yogurt

1 cup of frozen strawberries

½ tsp of cinnamon

Chocolate Berries

1 serving Chocolate Shakeology

1 cup water  (unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

½  frozen or fresh strawberries

½  frozen or fresh banana

½ tsp of cinnamon

Vanilla Pumpkin Pie

1 serving Vanilla Shakeology

1 cup water  (unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

½ cup canned pumpkin puree

1 tbsp of chopped pecans

1 tsp maple syrup (or raw honey)

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Greenberry Blast

1 serving Greenberry Shakeology

1 cup water  (unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

1 cup of frozen berries (raspberry, blackberry, blueberry)

Banana Spice Latte

1 serving Cafe Latte Shakeology

1 cup water  (unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

1 frozen banana

½ tsp cinnamon

1 tsp almond butter or peanut butter

½ tsp vanilla extract

Strawberry Pecan Cream

1 serving Strawberry Shakeology

1 cup water  (unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk)

¼ cup of greek yogurt

1 cup of Strawberries

2 tsp of chopped pecans

Shakeology Tips

How to get the most out of Shakeology!

  • Using only water makes a thinner consistency; using only milk makes a thicker consistency; and using both together is a good mixture of the 2! *you can use any liquid you want in the shakes – water, skim milk, almond milk, rice milk, soy milk, coconut milk, juices, etc.* ( I prefer unsweetened almond milks if I use one)
  • Using a blender is our suggested way to blend. Don’t have a blender? That’s ok! Use a shaker cup instead to break up the powder — but it is better much blended!!
  • Add a cup of greek yogurt for added protein and very creamy!
  • Adding a banana makes it thicker. (I like to peel and freeze my bananas for extra slushiness!)
  • Adding 1/4 an avocado makes it creamier (especially in strawberry shakes!)
  • Use coconut water instead of regular water if you want more electrolytes in your shake after a workout.
  • Use ice to get desired consistency and make it more ‘milkshake’ like.
  • If you make too much or get too full, stick it in the fridge for a couple of hours. It will keep and even stay the same consistency!
  • Substitute frozen berries or fruit instead of ice to make a tropical blended drink.
  • The longer you blend it, the more it expands.
  • Add oats for a fun consistency and to make it taste like an oatmeal cookie (1/3 – 1/2 cup). *tastes best in vanilla shakes*
  • Add cinnamon to get a better flavor. *works in every flavor!* (plus added benefit in cinnamon herb, helps with joints)
  • GET CREATIVE! You can seriously add anything to the shakes; the choice is up to you!

Get ready for a healthier, FITTER you!

And if you are not sure what ingredients are in Shakeology Click HERE >> What is in Shakeology?

 

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What’s in Shakeology

 

 

What’s in Shakeology and how it works:

 

Proteins and Amino Acids

Ingredients

  • Whey protein, brown rice protein, pea protein, sacha inchi, quinoa, chia, flax, amaranth

Benefits*

  • Help build and repair muscles                               
  • Reduce hunger and food cravings
  • Help keep blood sugar steady
  • Promote healthy skin, hair, and nails
  • Support brain function to help promote alert thinking and well-being
  • Support your immune system to help you stay healthy and strong

 

Vitamins and Minerals

Ingredients

  • Vitamins A, C, D, E, and K, vitamins B1, 2, 3, 6, and 12, biotin, pantothenic acid, folic acid
  • Calcium, chromium, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorous, zinc

Benefits*

  • There are 13 vitamins that are considered essential for proper body function. Shakeology has all of them.
  • There are a total of 23 vitamins and minerals in Shakeology.
  • These vitamins and minerals are important micronutrients your body needs to carry out every chemical process needed for life.
  • Help your cells make energy
  • Build and repair muscles and strengthen bones            
  • Support energy production

 

Antioxidants

Ingredients

  • Acerola cherry, bilberry, blueberries, camu-camu,  Lycium Berry, (goji berries)  pomegranate, rose hips, luo han guo, grape seed, matcha, chaga

Benefits*

  • Protect the body from free radicals
  • Prevent cellular damage
  • Promote cardiovascular health

 

Phytonutrients

Ingredients

  • Moringa, chlorella, spirulina, spinach, barley grass, kamut grass, oat grass, wheatgrass

Benefits*

  • Support strong immune function     image_gallery-3
  • Promote healthy aging
  • Help detoxify the body
  • Promote an ideal alkaline state

 

Adaptogen Herbs

Ingredients

  • Astragalus, ashwagandha, cordyceps, gingko leaf, tulsi (holy basil leaf), maca root, maitake mushroom, reishi mushroom, schisandra

Benefits*

  • Help promote strong immune system function  
  • Help the body cope with environmental stress
  • Naturally help increases energy
  • Help promote ideal cognitive function
  • Promote calmness

Prebiotics

 

Ingredients 

  • Yacon root
  • Bacillus coagulans (Lactobacillus sporogenes)

Benefits*

  • Probiotics need special nutrients—prebiotics—to grow and thrive
  • Yacon root has the highest concentration of prebiotics of any plant in the world
  • Helps strengthen the immune system
  • These are the good, healthy bacteria that live in your intestines
  • Promote healthy digestion and normal colon function

 

Digestive Enzymes

Ingredients

  • Amylase, bromelain, cellulase, lactase, lipase, papain, protease

Benefits*

  • Help you break down food so you can assimilate nutrients better

 

*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.

Here’s MORE…

WHY Shakeology? It’s more than a “shake”… it’s more than “protein”… This is just a few (36 of the 70 plus)  key ingredients and WHAT they do for our body. Seriously, this is CRAZY good stuff!  When people ask me about my daily shake, it could take me a while  to go through every ingredient.  My digestive system would not be as healthy today if it were not for Shakeology and changing my nutrition habits.

 

Shakeology STRONG for 4 ½  years now, has made a huge  difference and it is  worth every penny to me!  There is value in knowing what you are actually drinking or taking as a supplement.  

 

You won’t find these ingredients in other meal replacement supplements.  This is why Shakeology is a  daily dose of dense nutrients.

 

Read labels and know your stuff.

 

❣Camu-Camu – Comes from the rain forest. This has the highest amount of vitamin C in any plant. Camu- Camu is energizing, mood lifting, and strengthens the immune system.

 

❣Pomegrante powder – This antioxidant can be helpful in treating diabetes, dementia, cancer, and menopausal problems.

 

❣Bilberry powder – An antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. This fruit has shown to improve vision and symptoms associated with diabetes.

 

❣Blueberry powder – This fruit is very high in fiber and nutrients and have been proven to lower blood pressure, protect against stress. It’s also helped to get rid of abdominal fat.

 

❣Lycium (Goji) powder – These berries contain 18 amino acids. Goji is used to treat hepatitis B, heart and blood pressure conditions, used as a memory enhancer, and used for treatment for breast and cervical cancer.

 

❣Acai powder – A powerful anti-oxident that is used for blood pressure, cholesterol levels, heart disease, and cancer prevention.

 

❣Cordyceps – A type of fungus that have beneficial properties for bone marrow and kidneys. While increasing stamina, it protects against free radicals and restores energy.

 

❣Maitake powder – A mushroom that has been used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine to enhance the immune system, regulate blood pressure, glucose, insulin, and both serum and liver lipids, and may also be useful for weight loss.

 

❣Reishi powder – Reishi is a mushroom used in traditional Chinese medicine, protecting the liver, as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer treatments.

 

❣Citrus bioflavonoids – Extracted from fruits, bioflavonoids are widely used in Europe to treat diseases of the blood vessels and lymph system.

 

❣Rose Hips powder – Rich in vitamin C, rosehips are commonly used for reduction in asthma symptoms and allergies.

 

❣Schisandra powder (berry) – An Asian vine believed to be beneficial to those suffering from hepatitis, and seems to work well as a stimulator for the central nervous system, increasing brain efficiency, improved reflexes, and an accelerated rate of endurance.

 

❣Suma powder (root) – An indigenous plant to South America, the root has been studied for it’s ability to increase stamina and endurance and reduce fatigue.

 

❣Gingko powder (leaf) – The oldest living species of plant on earth. Gingko has been used in Chinese medicine to stimulate the blood circulation and have a tonic effect on the brain, reducing lethargy, improving memory and giving an improved sense of well-being.

 

❣Maca powder (root) – A nutrition-packed root vegetable from the mountain plateaus of the Peruvian Andes that is rich in amino acids, phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals – known to increase energy, stamina and endurance, support the immune system and adrenal function, reduce chronic fatigue, regulate and support the endocrine system, and even treat menopausal symptoms.

 

❣Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) meal – With an average of 48 to 49 percent omega-3s, Sacha Inchi is an excellent vegetarian source of fatty acids, contains high amounts of protein and can assist the body’s formation of nerve tissues, eye tissues and cell membranes. It may also help maintain healthy cholesterol levels and help regulate blood pressure and support normal function of the immune system.

 

❣Yacon powder – Grown in the Andes of Peru, Yakon helps to regulate sugar blood levels.

 

❣Flax (seed) meal – Flax is high in B vitamins, magnesium, manganese, omega 3, fiber, and our best source of lignans which may promote fertility, reduce peri-menopausal symptoms, and possibly help prevent breast cancer. In addition, lignans may help prevent Type 2 diabetes.

 

❣Chia meal – Chia is a muscle builder and a good source of amino acid and omega 3′s.

 

❣Hydrilla – This plant from Asia, Europe and Africa is hailed for providing increased energy levels, improved immunity, improved digestion, reduced body fat, increased mental clarity, decreased appetite, improved joint, hair, skin and nail health, and an overall increased sense of well-being.

 

❣Apple pectin powder – Apple pectin is a water-soluble fiber, helpful in removing cholesterol out of the intestines and delaying glucose absorption.

 

❣Astragalus powder (root) – Used in traditional Chinese medicine, it is believed to strengthen debilitated patients and increase resistance to disease in general and boost immunity.

 

❣Blue green algae – May boost immunity, prevent cancer, heart disease, aid weight loss, improve memory, detox the body and fight malnutrition.

Spinach powder – Spinach has been used for years to help relieve anemic problems due to its high iron and chlorophyll content.

 

❣MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) – Supports healthy connective tissues like tendons, ligaments, and muscle. Thus, it is important in conditions such as arthritis, muscle pains, bursitis, etc.

 

❣Pea fiber – May help to improve cardiovascular health by reducing cholesterol. Fiber is credited with helping to lower bad cholesterol levels in the blood and may thus help to reduce the risk of heart disease.

 

❣Quinoa (sprouted) – Quinoa is a complete protein, containing all the eight essential amino acids and an excellent source of potassium, calcium, zinc, magnesium (Nature’s medicine for people suffering from Migraines), iron and B vitamins. Excellent for the heart and since they are an insoluble fiber, it helps in gallstone prevention.

 

❣Ashwagandha powder (root) – Has rejuvenative properties commonly used in Ayurveda for stress-induced fatigue, nervous exhaustion and general debility.

 

❣Barley grass – Barley grass is hailed as “the healthiest of the healthy green grasses”, acting as a free radical scavenger and known to reduce inflammation and pain.

 

❣Kamut grass – Ancient Egyptian wheat known for its low gluten levels and contain more protein and minerals than common wheat or other cereal grass.

 

❣Oat grass – Contains beta-carotene, vitamins K and C, folic acid, calcium, iron, protein, fiber and B vitamins.

 

❣Wheat grass – Wheat grass by itself is not very palpable, however, it contains P4D1, a “gluco-protein” that acts like an antioxidant, reducing inflammation. It is also thought to be able to help the body attack cancer cells. This grass has high levels of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, protein, enzymes, chlorophyll and mucopolysaccharides, and is known to be highly alkalizing to the body, aiding detoxification.

 

❣Amaranth – This ancient grain is very high in iron and protein. Additionally, Amaranth has three times the calcium of milk.

 

❣Grape seed extract – Surprisingly, grape seed extract may be better for you than the grapes from which it is derived. A vast array of health-giving ingredients are in these tiny seeds. Protein, lipids, carbohydrates and polyphenols help the body fight viruses, allergens, and carcinogens. A phenol you might be particularly interested in is procyanidin. Procyanidins bond with collagen. Collagen is a key component of skin, gums, bones, teeth, hair and body tissues.

 

❣Matcha – Matcha  has important antioxidants and compounds. Studies reveal an impact on heart disease and cancer which are promising. The antioxidants, called catechins, scavenge for free radicals that can damage DNA.

 

❣Holy basil powder – Holy basil powder contains vitamin C, carpteme, calcium and phosphorus which helps the skin stay healthy and supple by protecting it from environmental toxins. It contributes to the health of the throat chest and lungs and protects the respiratory tract and has been used as an anti-inflammatory.

 

❣Sweetened with Stevia – Native to subtropical/tropical South America and Central America, stevia sweetens whatever it is added to without adding calories. Research shows a regulating effect on the pancreas and has been used to help stabilize blood sugar levels, therefore useful to people with diabetes and hypoglycemia. It may lower elevated blood pressure, aids in digestion, reduces gas and stomach acidity. It has been shown to inhibit the growth and reproduction of bacteria that cause gum disease and tooth decay.

 

***Not only does it contain these superfoods but it also is:

– Gluten free and caffeine free

– No refined sugars and artificial sweeteners

 

Get Healthy Savings, Too.

Dollar for dollar, Shakeology is probably the world’s greatest value in nutrition. How else can you get the nutritional equivalent of $41 of fruits and vegetables in a single glass?

To match Shakeology, what would you need to eat?

How many fruits and vegetables would you need to eat to match all the nutrition you’ll get from a single glass of Shakeology?

You can read more details about  Shakeology Here…..

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Happy Birthday Shakeology!

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Happy Birthday Shakeology, you have changed my life!

I am often asked, “What is Shakeology?”  Now that’s a loaded question for me because I am so passionate about Shakeology that I get really excited to share my passion for this product that has truly been life changing for me and for my family.  When I am able to explain to someone that there are no other shakes  like Shakeology on the market, I can wholeheartedly say that with conviction.  It’s truly a unique formulation that I have not found exists in other products, so it holds a unique place in the meal replacement market.   There are so many products on the market today that are marketed as “weight loss” or “protein” shakes and they promise to provide their customers with benefits that are unproven.  There aren’t any “miracle” products!  They just don’t exist.  But, you are getting something from Shakeology that other products just don’t have.  But first, we have to overcome the objections from others who don’t understand the great benefits that Shakeology has to offer.

Here are statements I hear often:

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  1. It’s just another protein shake.

  2. Explain the price.

  3. I don’t like the taste.

 

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…Shakeology is NOT a protein shake. It is NOT a weight loss shake. It IS a globally sourced superfood of  nutrients, vitamins, proteins, and minerals.  It IS a 100% natural (macro and micro) nutrient dense meal replacement.   It is NOT a one-dimensional protein shake.   The fact that some people say it tastes like “chalky” or “cheap chocolate” is actually a selling point.

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Our taste buds have been so “brainwashed” to what real whole foods actually taste like, that we generally don’t know natural real whole cocoa from processed chocolate. Believe me, four years ago, my taste buds had no clue what they were getting themselves into.   Because Shakeology is 100% natural (created by Darin Olien, who has a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Agricultural Anthropology) the standard to remain natural does not allow for ANY artificial flavors, colors, stimulants, sweeteners or chemically modified micronutrients.  Darin, who is also a Vegan, knows his stuff and so much more about whole foods.  Nearly every single product found in gyms, GNC, the internet, you name it, have a LARGE amount of manmade chemicals (specifically soy, artificial flavors and artificial sweeteners) dumped in it so that it tastes appealing to the general public’s “idea” of what food SHOULD taste like. The fact that Shakeology tastes the way it does is exactly it’s selling point and makes it attractive. When you add ONLY what nature provides, you get the CLEANEST and PUREST product possible.  The cool thing is that it doesn’t take long for your tastebuds to adapt to the flavor and you begin to crave the taste of Shakeology!

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On to the superfoods. I know the average person doesn’t know what Astragalus Root, Ashwagandha Root, Chia Seed, Maca Root, Gogi Berries and Reishi Mushrooms are (just to name a few super foods, I will  spare listing all 70 but you can see them all in the picture).  Nor does the average person have general knowledge in all the health benefits and medicinal treatments that these foods have notoriously been used for centuries to treat examples as reducing free radicals from our body, improving our white blood cell count which helps us fight disease, reducing inflammation (the number one marker of EVERY disease), improving the natural flora in our digestive system, etc.  If Beachbody  grew these products in a lab and modified them to keep them cheap, that would be one thing, but EACH of the 70 superfoods are imported from the countries, climates and pure soil they originate from and then dried to a specific protocol to maintain a whole food- absorption integrity.

Does it really taste bad?  By itself, with just water and shaken, I will say that it can be grainy and liquidy!   But, by mixing in a blender and/or adding some natural ingredients to it (peanut butter, unsweetened almond milk, bananas, strawberries, plus cinnamon (Cinnamon is a natural herb that may help prevent arthritis inflammation when I am older.  So, I add it everyday to my shake!)  to adjust its base flavor it can be absolutely DELICIOUS!!!.  For my personal favorite recipes, click here.

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I’d love for everyone to appreciate and understand the VALUE of  this $4 meal.  I first hand, have hundreds of clients that Shakeology has reduced their needs for diabetic meds, statins and ace inhibitors. It’s also relieved countless cases of IBS, colitis, and arthritis.  You can read my personal Shakeology journey here.  11737846_1143834092298914_3869797616128982597_n

To my customers, paying $4 and getting off their pricey side-effect laden medication is MUCH cheaper and a price well worth the $129 for an entire month supply.

They are so thankful for how great they feel and for  the added health benefits that none of them has ever complained about its natural taste ♥

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To learn more about the true Benefits of Shakeology, What’s in SHAKEOLOGY

Like always, ask questions, do your research and know what you are putting in your body!

 

Cheers to being Fit and Healthy!

Shanna