Papain and Bromelain. If you are unfamiliar with what this is that is okay! Papain and Bromelain are enzymes and extracts from fruits you are familiar with (Papayas and Pineapples) and are used to provide key digestive enzymes in Shakeology…which is why this post is titled “It’s In The Bag!”
Digestive Enzymes are from plant sources that help your body break down food into its individual components, making nutrients easier to absorb. Cooking can destroy foods natural enzymes, so there is a good chance you are not getting enough of these enzymes in your diet!
Papain: A protein cleaving enzyme derived from papayas, and believed to be originated in Tropical America.
* Used as a digestive aid
* Helps promote the body’s natural inflammatory response.
* Aids in helping the body dispose of excessive fluid following injury
Bromelain: A mixture of enzymes found in Pineapples
*Helps with the digestion of protein.
*Contains natural inflammatory properties.
Obviously, you can find pineapple and papayas in season at your local grocery story, juice and/or blend to get the benefits. It is also found in your bag of Shakeology in flavors of Chocolate, Greenberry, Vegan Chocolate and Vegan Tropical Strawberry. You can go here for a complete nutrient profile on Shakeology.
I have been drinking Shakeology for a year and a half now, and I have to say I can’t imagine my house without it now, even though I was a relatively healthy eater before!
Did you know: Shakeology has a 30 day bottom of the bag money back guarantee? That means if you aren’t 100% satisfied, you can mail back the empty back for a complete refund. So you really don’t have anything to lose….except maybe a little weight!
You can grab your bag here.