3-Day Refresh

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WHY REFRESH?

Maybe you feasted like a king or queen over the weekend, and want to get back on track. Perhaps you simply just want to lose that last bit of annoying pudge. Maybe you used to eat healthy but little by little you fell off the wagon and now are ready to climb back on. It’s also possible you’ve never had a healthy diet but you’re finally ready to start. Sometimes you want to quickly drop a few pounds for an upcoming social event. Or perhaps you’re kick-starting a new workout program and want to shift into high gear right away. Or maybe, just maybe, you’re ready for a few days of clean eating just because it’s the right thing to do.

Whatever your “maybe” may be, we all have those times when we want to get our nutrition on track—and that’s what the 3-Day Refresh is all about. This program is the easiest way to break the cycle of bad eating habits while creating new ones, conquer your cravings, flatten your stomach, feel lighter and more energized, sleep more soundly, detoxify your body, and dramatically improve the way you feel—ALL WITHOUT STARVING!

HOW DOES THE 3-DAY REFRESH WORK?

For 3 days you’ll have a superfood-packed Shakeology® shake for breakfast along with a fruit option; a Fiber Sweep digestive health drink later in the morning; a satisfying, high-protein Vanilla Fresh shake for lunch, accompanied by fresh fruit, vegetables, and healthy fat options throughout the afternoon. For dinner, you’ll have another Vanilla Fresh shake along with your choice from a list of delicious, easy-to-prepare dinner recipes. You can also have tea twice a day and as much filtered water as you like (we suggest you drink AT LEAST half your body weight in ounces per day).

WHERE’S THE PROTEIN?

You may notice the lack of meat and dairy in the 3-Day Refresh. Fruits and veggies tend to be rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients, and the restorative effects of plant-based diets are welldocumented—so here’s your chance to take advantage of that! In fact, we recommend you eliminate animal products entirely from your diet during the 3-Day Refresh by drinking Chocolate Vegan or Tropical Strawberry Vegan Shakeology.

Don’t worry about getting enough protein. Both Shakeology and your Vanilla Fresh shakes are packed with all the amino acids you need. Many veggies are also good sources of protein, especially greens and beans.

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This patent-pending, delicious, and protein-rich formula helps curb your hunger with more than 20 grams of wholesome plant-based protein, 22 essential vitamins and minerals, probiotics for digestive health, and a patented potato protein extract clinically tested to satisfy your appetite.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

(click on above link to open Vanilla Refresh Supplement Facts in a new window)

Gently and naturally eliminates waste from your digestive system with its patent-pending blend of whole ground flax, chia, and psyllium seed husks. Psyllium can help lower cholesterol, support healthy blood sugar levels, and may even reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, as part of a healthy diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

(click on above link to open Fiber Sweep Supplement Facts in a new window)

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE REFRESHING.

The 3-Day Refresh is a low-calorie program (about 900 calories a day) but because the shakes and fresh food selections are high in protein and fiber, they will help keep you satiated throughout the day.

Because this program is packed with fiber, if you don’t already have a diet that’s high in fruits, veggies, and whole grains, it’s a good idea to prepare for the 3-Day Refresh by eating a large salad and/or a few servings of fresh veggies throughout the week leading up to it.

If you get a little gas or bloating, this is a sign that you need to up your fiber levels in general. Fiber promotes satiety, balances blood sugar, promotes cardiovascular health, and keeps your digestive tract functioning. If gas is an issue, we’ve highlighted the “low gas-producing” options in the veggie list and dinner recipes in the menu guide.

Hydration

It’s also incredibly important to stay hydrated during the 3-Day Refresh. Water is the body’s lubricant and is required for every major process.

It keeps your digestion flowing, flushes out toxins, keeps your system balanced, and helps control hunger. We recommend drinking half your body weight in ounces every day. So, if you weigh 150 pounds, you should be drinking at least 75 ounces of filtered water every day

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO DO THE 3-DAY REFRESH?

You can use it anytime you need to lose a few pounds quickly. Or kick-start a cleaner diet. Maybe after a long weekend of eating everything in sight. When you want your clothes to fit a little looser. Before, during, or after a workout regimen. You may choose to do it once a month to keep your habits sharp and your body healthy. You can pretty much do the 3-Day Refresh whenever you feel like recharging.