Inside Look into Superfood Ingredients


So....what IS Shakeology? They "claim" its the healthiest meal of your day, so let's dive in! What exactly does that mean? According to the USDA, we need about 9 servings of fruits and veggies each day...yikes! Think about how tough that is! This shake claims to help with nutrition, with over 70 ingredients and 23 vitamins and minerals. But what's so special about it? Isn't it just another overpriced "protein" drink? Well...let's DIVE IN!


To eat ALL the foods we need to keep the body and gut healthy it can get EXPENSIVE quickly! That does not include all of the fiber, wheat, superfoods like blueberries and acai, and protein you need per day. Add that up, and you’ll be spending more money that you probably want to!

Comparing all the ingredients in ONE serving of Shakeology, you'll be spending around $50 per day! One serving of superfoods is $3/ and you'll get the necessary ingredients you need to maximize your healthful eating for around $3/.

I'm a chocoholic...so ingredients will be based off from that {click here to see nutrition label}.

My goal is to help you understand what the ingredients are and how they can benefit.


The every day ingredients, we have seen these in foods, but here's a bit of what they do and why they're important.

  • Folic Acid (50% of DV): Folic acid has many benefits including things like stroke reduction, sperm quality (helps reduce chromosomal defects in sperm), macular degeneration. This ingredient can be referred to as Vit M or B9

  • Biotin(30% of DV): Also know as Vitamin H. It's purpose is to break down fatty cells and help that metabolism (BURRRRRN that fat!!!)

  • Pantothenic acid (50% of DV): This ingredient (Vitamin B5) helps fuel oxygen to your muscles, which reduces muscle soreness and aches! (YAY!!!)

  • Phosphorous (25% of DV): Having this daily can help strengthen tooth enamel. This leads to stronger teeth and prevention of early tooth decay.

  • Iodine (35% of DV): If you suffer from thyroid issues, you know this ingredient! Its widely known to help with thyroid. Its also beneficial for breast, stomach, brain, and other important tissues. But like anything else, too much or too little can cause other vital issues. {Read more here}

  • Magnesium (20% of DV): This helps to regulate blood sugar, keep the heart running in rhythm, strong bones, and immunity in check.

  • Zinc (40% of DV): This is beneficial for your immune system. It helps decrease the acceleration of skin and muscle aging. It can also be beneficial for your digestive trac.

  • Copper (40% of DV): Not having enough copper in the diet could lead to towards deficiencies such as osteoporosis, infections, and glucose problems. It ingests into the liver and spreads through your bloodstream to regulate your blood sugar and benefit your bones and glucose levels significantly.

  • Manganese (100% of DV): This ingredient helps the body properly digest and use the other ingredients like zinc, copper, and iron better. There have been studies that show that manganese can help treat things like: epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, Schizophrenics, Rheumatoid arthritis, Multiple sclerosis, heart disease, and more. A powerful ingredient that gives you 100% DV in one serving of Shakeology.

  • Chromium (50% of DV): This enhances the production of insulin in the body. Insulin helps with the metabolism and storage of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins in the body. This can potentially help regulate for diabetes and speed up metabolism a bit. The Type 1 & 2's I have personally worked with have had wonderful success when consistent with the healthy eating too!

  • Molybdenum (40% of DV): This ingredient also helps to strengthen tooth enamel and helps prevent tooth decay.

As you can see from just the "base" ingredients, they have some great benefits! Sure, you could eat all of these, but the thing to consider will be cost with every day food. It will far outrun the $3/...not to mention this is just a small fraction of what the body needs.

Next are the Proprietary Superfoods.

  • Proprietary Protein Blend: Proteins are important for mental clarity, lean muscle building, improving skin/hair, and reducing those cravings. The blend includes: Whey, Sacha Inchi, Chia, Flax, Quinoa, Amaranth, Brown Rice, Pea. (Whey and brown rice are NOT in Vegan formula).

  • Proprietary Super-Fruit/Antioxidant Blend: These promote antioxidant support for a healthy immune system, heart, and optimal blood pressure. This blend includes Camu-Camu, Acai, Acerola Cherry, Bilberry, Goji Berry, Grape Seed, Green Tea, Lun Hao Guo, Pomegranate, Rose Hips.

  • Proprietary Super-Green/Phytonutrient Blend: This blend is quite fascinating as it helps to detoxify! The liver, kidneys, and blood get detoxification benefits that restore health and vitality. This blend include: Moringa, Chlorella, Spirulina, Spinach, Barley Grass, Kamut Grass, Wheat Grass, Oat Grass.

  • Proprietary Adaptogen Blend: My absolute FAVORITE blend of all! As someone who has suffered from SEVERE PPD, life long paralyzing anxiety and depression, this is a MUST for me. This blend helps to protect the body from stress, supports the immune system, and balances the endocrine system. This blend include: Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Cordyceps, Ginkgo, Maca, Maitake, Reishi, Schisandra, Tulsi (Holy Basil).

  • Proprietary Pre- and Probiotic/Digestive Enzyme Blend: Whats awesome about these, they help to increase nutrition absorption throughout the day, promotes regularity, and improves digestion. This blend include: Yacon Root, Lactobacillus Sporogenes, Amylase, Cellulase, Lactase, Lipase, Protease, Bromelain, Papain.

If you're like me, serious about your health, tired of struggling to be healthy and not sick. Wanting to give yourself the BEST possible health, click below and try it for yourself! All new orders are guaranteed with a 30-day money back guarantee, even if the bag is empty. I recommend ordering on monthly auto-ship to save on Shipping costs (you can cancel at anytime).

Test out the 7 day sampler {Click here}

Order a 30 day supply for most bang for your buck {click here, then Shakeology}

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