Have You Had This Talk With Your Doctor?

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By Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Carl Hastings

If your doctor knew you had a health condition that puts you at increased risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and many other chronic health conditions, would you expect him or her to discuss it with you? Would you ask questions about how to treat this health condition and take steps to decrease your risk of developing other complications and diseases? Would you make changes that you knew could add years and improved quality to your life? If so, it may be time to talk to your doctor about weight loss. Continue reading “Have You Had This Talk With Your Doctor?”

Reliv’s LunaRich Featured in Vitamin Retailer Magazine

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The following passage appeared in the October 2014 issue of Vitamin Retailer magazine.

The Cholesterol Connection to Heart Health
A managed wellness lifestyle can improve cholesterol levels.
By Lisa Schofield

As purveyors of dietary supplements, no doubt retailers receive a steady influx of middle-aged men and women who have recently become more concerned about lowering and/or managing healthy cholesterol levels. This is typically inspired by routine physician testing that reveals unfavorable ratios of low-density lipoproteins to high-density lipoproteins and total cholesterol.

When it comes to matters of the physical heart, “cholesterol” is the association most people make about their cardiovascular status. Beyond being prescribed daily doses of statins, the great news is that currently available dietary supplements, as well as an ever-increasing variety of tasty and much healthier foods and beverages (as part of a managed wellness lifestyle) have been linked to improved cholesterol levels, as well as overall cardiovascular status. Continue reading “Reliv’s LunaRich Featured in Vitamin Retailer Magazine”

Get Trendy with Your Workout: 3 New Exercise Fads

SubscribeButton-webWrkoutTrendsBLOGimageAre you a trendsetter? Time to get “fashion forward” — with your workout! Fitness experts recommend you change up your routine often to burn more calories and help build your stamina.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Fight your exercise boredom with interval training! This exercise routine consists of a high intensity set of movements followed by a lighter intensity set or a break. Anyone can do intervals, but the intensity and time can vary depending on your skill level.

  • Want to try it? Check out these interval workouts.
  • Burns 550-900 calories per hour.


Latin Dance

Spice up your workout with some new moves from south of the border! Latin dancing is a flexible workout since the moves can be modified to make it low or high impact. Lovers of this exercise trend even claim that it also helps the mind get a workout since you have to remember the combinations.

  • Want to try it? Check out this Zumba video.
  • Burns 500-800 calories per hour.


High Intensity Strength Training

Want to get stronger than ever? Try out high intensity strength training! This form of training includes a super-set, in which you do a serious of weight lifting without rest. This military-style workout is recommended for those who have experience in weight lifting but anyone can build up to it.

  • Want to try it? Check out some Crossfit moves.
  • Burns 600-850 calories per hour.


Get Active with Reliv

A scoop of ProVantage® will provide your body with key nutrients such as protein, creatine and medium chain triglycerides to improve performance and recovery.

Not only is ProVantage Reliv’s eighth product to earn a U.S. patent, it’s also better than ever with the addition of LunaRichTM soy powder. LunaRich contains five to 10 times as much lunasin as ordinary soy powders. Lunasin can protect against oxidative stress caused by exercise.

Looking for more fitness trends? Check out Team Reliv for tips, motivation and a place to connect with other fitness enthusiasts!

Sources:

http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/features/zumba-fun-is-secret-ingredient-of-latin-dance-workout?page=2

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/interval-training/SM00110/NSECTIONGROUP=2

http://naturalpapa.com/fitness/the-value-of-high-intensity-weight-training/

http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/interval-training-short-workouts-really-pay

 

 

ProVantage Delivers Patented Performance

Two of the loudest ovations of the 2012 Reliv International Conference came on opening night:

  • ProVantage has added LunaRich soy powder!
  • ProVantage is now the eighth Reliv product awarded a US patent!

And the celebration was on… Continue reading “ProVantage Delivers Patented Performance”

Soy and Your Health

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An important recent study found that soy food consumption did not increase the risk of cancer recurrence or death among survivors of breast cancer. Women in the highest intake category of soy foods had a 9 percent reduced risk of mortality and a 15 percent reduced risk for recurrence compared to those who had the lowest intake level. Researchers used data from a multi-institution collaborative study called the After Breast Cancer Pooling Project. Breast cancer outcomes were assessed, on average, nine years after cancer diagnosis. Continue reading “Soy and Your Health”

Get a Nutrition Tune-Up

SubscribeButton-webhealthy_veggiesMost likely, you maintain your car with oil changes and other preventive services to keep it running smoothly for as long as possible. But is your body also on a maintenance and prevention plan so it runs at its peak and lasts longer? Good nutrition is vital to your long-term health and your quality of life. Starting today, give yourself a regular nutrition tune-up. Continue reading “Get a Nutrition Tune-Up”

Shake the Salt Habit

SubscribeButton-webshake the saltSalt and pepper shakers are a standard adornment of every restaurant table and many kitchen tables. Some shaker sets are even cute, disguised as bunnies, pilgrims or penguins. But it’s time to give one piece of the set a boot — the salt. Continue reading “Shake the Salt Habit”

Get Fit Faster

“If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself” — Leon Eldred
Are you taking good care of yourself? Besides eating healthy, you’ve got to move it, baby! Being fit will make you feel better, look better and get more accomplished every day — not to mention the benefits to your bones, muscles, heart and other body parts! Continue reading “Get Fit Faster”