Bikini-Ready & Healthy: Vega One
Start your day off right with Vega One. This all-in-one nutritional shake provides the body with everything it needs to support a healthy and active lifestyle. Free from preservatives, added sugar, artificial flavors or colors, Vega One is dairy, gluten and soy free.
One serving of Vega One contains all this:
• 15g of protein (plant-based protein) / equivalent to eating 2.7 eggs.
• 1 billion CFU dairy-free probiotics / same as eating 100g of yogurt.
• 1.5g Omega 3 / providing the same per serving as 6 oz of wild salmon.
• 6g of fiber / equivalent to eating 3.2 slices of whole wheat bread.
• 3 servings of greens / same as three servings of nutrient-rich vegetables.
• 2.7 cups of antioxidants / equivalent to eating 2.7 cups of blueberries.
Additionally, one serving of Vega One delivers half of your daily intake of vital vitamins and minerals, and 1000mg of maca (rich in amino acids) and 500mg of chlorella (helps immune function).
With summer on the horizon, Vega One shakes are a great way to get bikini-ready. They are great for on-the-go meal replacements and will provide energy, metabolize fats, proteins and carbohydrates and facilitate in proper muscle function and repair. Also, daily protein shakes can help to provide a lasting feeling of fullness and limit total calorie consumption, resulting in weight-loss.
In my experience, it is quite difficult to find a protein/nutritional powder that is low in sugar and low glycemic level (measure of the effects of food on blood sugar levels). Vega One is sweetened with stevia extract and has no sugar, maltodextrin or sugar-derivitives added. On the Glycemic index it is impressively low at 19.2 – compared to popular brands that are between 30 and 45.
Available in Berry, Chocolate, Vanilla Chai (my favorite) and Natural, Vega One tastes great simply shaken with water or blended with ice. Or add a non-dairy beverage of your choice (favorite: almond milk), and all the veggies and fruits you can handle for a healthy, delicious and nutritious meal.
Favorite Shake Recipe:
• 1 serving Vega One
• 6 large strawberries
• 1 sliced banana
• 1 cup blueberries
• 2-4 kale leaves
• 1/2 cup almond milk
• 1/2 cup water
Blend & Go!
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In efforts to expand into more diverse subjects, Glow-T is adding healthy-lifestyle to the mix. I have been doing extensive research on all things that pertain to beauty – inside and out. Posts will include reviews of supplements, detox programs, herbal remedies, new treatments – anything that I have tested and think beneficial to share. Please comment below, or send me a message on any topics and subjects you would like to read about.
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Glow-T Gift Guide: All-Natural
Glow-T’s Gift Guide ends with all-natural gift ideas. Give the gift of products that support and promote a healthy lifestyle. All-natural, paraben-free, gluten-free and environmental-friendly items made from the finest ingredients.
From Red Apple Lipstick – a gluten-free, paraben-free and allergen-free lipstick that is incredibly pigmented, applies smoothly and moisturizes lips with vitamin E and Shea butter – to – fun holiday gift sets filled with all-natural products. Here are a few ideas for the green girl in your life.
Melvita ~ Rose Nectar Gift Set: $55.00
Red Apple Lipstick ~ Gluten-Free Lipstick: $17.50
LUSH ~ Happy Christmas: $44.95
Skinbotanica ~ Pure Fiji Island Bliss Gift Pack – Starfruit: $44.00
Dermstore ~ Pevonia Botanica Your Skincare Solution Safe Sun Face & Body Pack: $46.00
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