This short video shows where some of the nutrient dense ingredients found in Shakeology come from. Follow co-creator Darin Olien as he travels the highest cliffs and densest jungles of Peru to bring you Shakeology.
Rich in flavonoids, phytonutrients that have antioxidant properties some consider even greater than the old standbys vitamins C and vitamins E, grape seed extract also contains polyphenols, which may help interfere with cancer cell growth and proliferation.
Sweetness has never been so healthy! When compared to sugar in sweetness, yacon contains low ratios of simple sugars and calories. It also has a low glycemic index. Yacon supports the healthy regulation of intestinal flora, healthy elimination, and a healthy immune system.
Pomegranate contains antioxidants like polyphenols, tannins, and anthocyanins, which are effective in removing free radicals from our cells. Pomegranate has also been shown to help prevent hardening of the arteries by reducing blood vessel damage, and it may even help reverse the progression of these maladies.
Sacha Inchi is a unique peanut found in regions of the Peruvian high jungle, where Amazonian tribes have cultivated it for thousands of years. It is an excellent source of omega-3, -6, and -9 fatty acids.
For thousands of years, Incan warriors consumed Maca root, an ancient superfood, to increase their strength and endurance. Peruvians also claim that Mace improves memory and digestive health, and fights depression.
Green tea is rich in compounds called “catechin polyphenols,” particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which is a powerful antioxidant that has been shown to help inhibit the growth of cancer cells. It has also been effective in helping lowering LDL cholesterol levels and inhibiting the abnormal formation of blood clots.