Why do I feel so good after my Cleanse Days?
It's wonderful, isn't it? When you eliminate harmful impurities and excess pounds from your body, you naturally feel fantastic. You're on your way to being healthy, clean, and lean. Cleansing with the Total Health and Wellness System or the Cleansing and Fat Burning System is a safe and amazing way to assist the cleansing of impurities that build up in your system over the years. This, in turn, can help you lose excess pounds and inches. A healthy body is a clean and lean body. That's why cleansing makes you feel fantastic.
Where does all this incredible energy come from?
Not only are you slimmer after cleansing, but it can help restore your natural absorption of nutrients. This allows your body to be flooded with balanced nutrients—macro-nutrients, vitamins, and minerals—giving you tremendous energy. We use no harmful stimulants, no caffeine, no ma-huang, and no ephedrine.
Why do I get a headache during Cleanse Days?
Some people may experience headaches during their Cleanse Days. Mild headaches can be a common caffeine withdrawal symptom. To alleviate withdrawal symptoms, be sure to stay well hydrated (see recommended water consumption in next FAQ below). Before your first program, we recommend you do two Pre-Cleanse Days. Although reducing your caffeine, alcohol, cigarette smoking, and sugar consumption are wise lifestyle choices, it is especially useful to do so during your Pre-Cleanse Days.
Why do you recommend 8-10 glasses of purified water daily?
Hydration is always important for health benefits and especially while you Cleanse. Proper hydration supports the elimination of harmful impurities and helps your body to function more efficiently. As a general guideline, drink at least 8-10 eight-oz. glasses of purified water daily. For a truer approach, drink at least half your body weight in ounces daily. On Cleanse Days and when exercising, increase this amount.
I get hungry during my Cleanse Days. What can I do?
Be sure to take your Isagenix Snacks to curb cravings. If you must eat a little, try small apple slices, a small salad, a hard boiled egg, a couple of unsalted raw almonds, IsaFuel, or IsaFruits. We also suggest you get more sleep. Going to bed earlier in the evening helps you resist the urge to snack.
Besides junk food, what other foods should I avoid?
For best results, eat responsibly and avoid heavily processed foods, processed meats, hydrogenated oils, alcohol, artificial colors and flavors, additives, white flour products (breads, crackers, pretzels, bagels, etc.), high-glycemic foods, NutraSweet (aspartame), coffee, and caffeinated soda.
What are all the benefits I can receive by using Isagenix Systems?
Our Cleansing and Fat Burning System helps your body to cleanse and burn fat naturally. The Total Health and Wellness System helps you maintain your target weight and a healthy lifestyle through sound nutrition and sensible meals.
The Systems are designed to support your body's ability to:
- Safely lose unwanted pounds and inches.
- Cleanse harmful impurities from your system.
- Burn fat and build muscle.
- Naturally reduce unhealthy cravings and appetite.
- Absorb balanced nutrients.
How long should I continue the Cleansing and Fat Burning System before switching to the Total Health and Wellness System?
As a general guideline you should continue to follow our Cleansing and Fat Burning System until you reach your ideal weight. To find out what your weight status should be, we recommend computing your Body Mass Index (BMI) and consulting a health-care professional. Your BMI (Weight x 703 / Height in inches / Height in inches) can assist you in finding where your weight status should be (see table below). Remember, you probably didn't put your weight on overnight, so even if it takes a bit longer to reach your desired weight, you'll benefit every day you incorporate Isagenix products.
BMI Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 - 24.9 Normal
25 - 29.9 Overweight
30 and Above Obese
Please note: Do not Cleanse for more than two consecutive days. Do not Cleanse for two consecutive days per week for more than three weeks (no more than two "back-to-back 9 Day Programs"). Continue with a 30 Day Program until you reach your target weight. If you are currently taking medications or are under direct medical supervision, choose to start with the 30 Day or Total Health and Wellness System, and consult your physician.
How can Isagenix Systems help me reach a healthy weight?
Your Isagenix System applies principles of a healthy and lean lifestyle—mainly a moderate-calorie diet high in nutrients and an increase in physical activity—with the addition of a proprietary internal body cleansing and nutrition system.
The beauty of the IsaLean® Shakes in your program is that they provide a full-spectrum of necessary nutrients in a calorie-efficient way. Use them as replacement for one or more meals each day to safely reduce your caloric intake without depriving yourself of needed nutrients. As your body receives needed nutrients each day, you reduce typical cravings often associated with dieting.
How can cleansing help my body reach a healthy weight?
Cleansing by limiting the diet to the Cleanse for Life drink for one or two days per month, combined with the other key daily components of your Isagenix Program, supports steady loss of weight, increased energy, elimination of impurities, better absorption of vitamins and minerals, and better overall health. In clinical trials using our 9 Day Supply, the average weight loss was seven pounds in nine days.
How can Isagenix Systems help me reach optimum health?
Studies show that over time, a balanced diet that is low in calories and high in vitamins, minerals, and other phytonutrients—a low macro-nutrient/high micronutrient diet—is the key to living a long, healthy life. Your Isagenix System helps you to safely reduce caloric intake—through a proprietary internal body cleansing and nutrition system—without depleting your body's needs for essential nutrients.
Also, use IsaPort—an excellent computer program and support tool to track your caloric intake, separate foods into fats, proteins, and carbohydrates and also help you to track your progress.
How long should I continue using the Total Health and Wellness System?
After feeling the benefits of Cleansing, why would you ever stop? Our perfect Total Health and Wellness System includes two Cleanse Days a month. Combined with sensible eating and exercise, the Total Health and Wellness System—along with other Isagenix nutritional products—is your key to maintaining a healthy weight and achieving optimum health and wellness for life. The Total Health and Wellness System can cost as little as $4.00 a day and save you money on food.