If you're trying to try a new diet, you can go right on.
But if these plans include the Isagenix diet, experts say you might want to think about it again.
What is the Isagenix diet?
In short, the Isagenix diet contains aspects of fasting and meal replacement plans. Followers are encouraged to prefer real and whole foods to prefer packaged shakes, bars, supplements, and other Isagenix branded products.
There are various Isagenix "systems" to choose from, depending on whether you want to improve your energy and performance or start "losing weight". (The Isagenix website takes care to label all of their products as "weight" Management aids ̵
On clean days, you would be taking some antioxidant-rich Isagenix treats, chewing some Isagenix tablets, and eating "little to no food," he says.
What's the problem with all this? "Apart from the usual fatigue, nausea and potential blockages seen with most calorie-reduced, shake-based nutritional approaches, the biggest risk is loss of muscle mass," says Roussell. He explains that the protein intake of the Isagenix diet is probably not enough to support muscle growth and maintenance.
In addition, "there is no scientific data to suggest that consuming concentrated antioxidants improves your body's detoxification capacity," he says. "Therefore, the supplementation protocol is unlikely to affect your body's weight loss or detoxification pathways."