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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Toxic Brew


Watch this documentary here: Toxic Brew

We seem to be a society obsessed with cleanliness. 

We want our whites whiter and our bathrooms and kitchens hospital-grade disinfected. Industry has answered: today's cleaning products promise faster, easier, and better results with no scrubbing. But is our clean-freak streak harming our kids? 

In this video, we ask several experts, including a toxicologist, a senior researcher, a prominent pediatrician, an indoor air quality specialist, and an expert on chemical hazardous information. 

You'll be shocked at what they tell us.

Many childhood illnesses are rising at a very worrisome rate. 

Respiratory illness is now the leading cause of admission to hospitals for children. Childhood asthma has jumped by 400 percent over the last 20 years. 

Learning problems like ADD are on the rise. 

After injuries, cancer is now the leading cause of death in children between the ages of 5 and 9. 

Incredibly, most of the 80,000 chemicals in common use today have never been checked for harmful effects to our children's immature brains and immune systems.

Watch this documentary here: Toxic Brew

If you want to learn more about cleaning with safe, non-toxic, biodegradable cleaners that work as well and often times better than store brand, toxic, dangerous cleaners, check out 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Free Shipping through October 31, 2013


Happy Halloween!
To celebrate we are offering free shipping to all new and current Shaklee members from October 24 - 31, 2013.

Be sure to check us out and get a jump on your holiday shopping. Don't buy your loved ones more "stuff". Get them something they will enjoy - the gift of good health or the gift of pampering. And don't forget something for yourself!

Free shipping is good for member orders only. A new member can qualify with first order. The shipping charges up to $20.00 will be reimbursed for the dates listed above only. Please contact us if you have any questions.


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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tuesdays: Are You Wasting Them?


Tuesdays can be tough. They can be hard to make special. Mondays have their own reputation; Wednesdays are celebrated as the half way mark; Thursdays are just celebrated as Friday eve; Fridays, well they have their own celebratory status, but Tuesdays seem to get lost in the shuffle.

How do you make your Tuesdays special? Do you say you’re too busy? Maybe you have a meeting and two practices scheduled for today after an already busy day of work. There is no time to stop and enjoy Tuesday.

If you have something to do after your normal working time on every day of the week, then you have scheduled too many things in your life. Some people wait till the weekend to relax, but we also need some down time during the week. We need a day of not having to be somewhere during the week as well, especially if your weekends are jam packed with activities, too.

Why not make Tuesday a special no activity day? Of course you can assign any day of the week to be like that. Some people prefer Friday’s for that, which is great, but I think we also need a mini-break earlier in the week. Why not have 2 days of week of unscheduled activities?

I can hear you gasp and laugh at the idea!

If you think there is no way that you could do that with your family’s lifestyle, then it may be time to re-think your lifestyle. We are way too busy nowadays and it is showing in our health – both our physical and mental health.

Our bodies and our minds need downtime, not just at the end, but during the work week as well. We were never meant to go full speed for an extended period of time. Burnout is real and needs to be addressed before it happens. We need to recharge our batteries before we burn them out.

So stop, re-evaluate your lifestyle, trim the excess and take the time needed to enjoy your life. Even though you may be thinking it’s impossible, it truly can be done with a little letting go and re-prioritizing. Make your family’s health and your health, both physical and mental be the priority. You won’t regret it.

Now go and enjoy your Tuesday!

~Don’t forget that nutrition plays a huge role in your health. With today’s busy schedules, it can be hard to get good nutrition fast. We have wonderful meal replacements for both adults and children that are great tasting, healthy and quick. And even cost less than going through the drive through. So save your money and your health and look into our easy meal replacements.

For children, check out our Meal Shakes in both chocolate and vanilla.

For adults, check out our great Smoothees 

For both, you will want to try our delicious Meal-in-a-Bars 


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Monday, October 21, 2013

Monday: Is There Something You Are Dreading Today?

Good Morning! Another week. Are you feeling happy or are you filled with dread as this new week gets rolling?

Is there something you are dreading today? Why?

When we dread doing something, whether it be something as small as doing the dishes or as daunting as facing an unpleasant boss, how we perceive our situation will make all the difference in how easy it will be to accomplish.

With the everyday tasks like doing the dishes, the laundry or cleaning the house, taking the attitude of being grateful for the food we have, the many clothes we have or the children that fill our messy homes, causes us to look at those chores in a different light. 

If we have lots of chores, chances are we have lots of blessings. As we become more grateful for the causes, the chores become easier.

Maybe you are dreading something bigger, like a work related challenge. If we face a challenge head on, with boldness and do it first thing, then we can overcome it much easier. Most problems or challenges are best dealt with facing them head on, not slinking around them or putting them off. 

So make a decision to get the tough jobs out of the way first thing. Then the rest of the day and the rest of your week will be a lot easier. You will also find yourself coming out a bit stronger than when you went in. Be bold today.

What are you going to overcome today?

~Stay healthy as you face your day. We have awesome on the go quick lunch alternatives. Try our meal-in-a-bars. They are healthy, fast and very tasty. So treat yourself. Check them out here: Shaklee Meal-in-a-Bar

They have protein and fiber to help keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours. They are low glycemic, gluten free, with no artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners or preservatives added.

Try them today!

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Testimony: Fibromyalgia (3) & Lupus

Over the last thirty years, I can't remember a day when I felt well. As a young adult, I experienced nausea, dizziness, constant headaches and extreme fatigue and weakness. After my children were born, the symptoms seemed to increase. Since I felt that way every day, I gradually came to think that was just the way my body was and I tried to cope the best I could.

As the years went by, my list of symptoms seemed to grow. Every two or three years, I would visit our family doctor, who would dismiss my symptoms as "that's just life". Finally, in 1990 I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. At that time, my doctor said there wasn't anything that could be done for me, and suggested that a lot of my problem was in my head. I would leave the doctor's office feeling discouraged and frustrated.

While my kids were in college, I worked as a graphics designer for a local automotive company. Because the hours were long and I was under a lot of stress, I tried to excuse the increasing symptoms. They became harder and harder to ignore. I was experiencing a lot of joint pain and swelling, painful sores in my mouth and throat, pain in my heart and lungs, and of course, the ever present fatigue. I felt as though I had a severe case of the flu all of the time.

One night as I left work, the pain and fatigue were so great I could hardly drive. Somehow, I arrived home, and managed to crawl up the stairs to our bedroom. Not able to remove my clothing, I collapsed onto the bed in tears.

The next day I was taken to the doctor who dismissed my complaints and sent me home with some pain killers. By this time, I had the butterfly rash across my face and was experiencing hair loss, chills, fever, and intense pain. I was taken back to the doctor who referred me to a rheumatologist.

In the two weeks that followed until my appointment, I could hardly move, and had to be fed, bathed, and cared for in every way. The time for my appointment finally arrived, and that day my sedimentation rate was 140. The doctor was concerned that my blood vessels would burst. After several hours of testing, he diagnosed me as having Lupus; and sent me home with an assortment of drugs, including prednisone and methatrexate. I later learned that he had not expected me to live through the week.

With my condition improving slightly, the drugs enabled me to function on a limited basis. I tried to return to work, but was unable to keep pace. My days were filled with pain and extreme fatigue along with feelings of hopelessness and frustration.

Having read several articles on nutrition, I began taking supplements from GNC. Two years later, I could feel little difference in my health. At that time, I was introduced to Shaklee. I began taking Shaklee supplements, and at the end of two months, started to feel just a slight difference. This encouraged me to continue, and each week I felt a little stronger.

It has now been six months since I began taking Shaklee supplements; and the doctor has taken me off prednisone, methatrexate, and the other drugs. My blood pressure has gone down 47 points, and I have renewed strength and energy. Now I have lists of projects to do with no need for a nap. My husband teases that he is going to reduce my supplements so he can keep up with me. I never dreamed that nutrition could change my life so much. My friends and family had been praying that God would heal me; we didn't expect that our prayers would be answered in this way. I am so thankful I have a second chance at life.

~Donna A

Shaklee products used each day:

10-12 tablespoons Instant Protein
15-18 B-Complex
12 Calcium Magnesium (OsteoMatrix is now available requiring less, but also suggest Chewable Calcium Magnesium)
4 EPA
3 GLA
8 Vita-E (Vita-E Complex now available needing less)
9 Vita-C (Sustained Release C now available needing less)
4 Zinc
3 OsteoMatrix


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The above is NOT a prescription, and should not be treated as such.  This is just a testimony from an individual who had a positive experience with the product(s) listed.  These are personal testimonies and are not endorsed by Shaklee Corporation. Please consult a physician for medical advice.

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Testimony: Fibromyalgia (2)

In the fall of 1986, I was plagued with frequent flu episodes that lasted for months, turning into chronic flu. I had headaches all of the time, a sore throat and my muscles hurt. I digressed to the point where I couldn’t even get out of bed.

At that time, my husband took me to the Mayo Clinic. For one week, they put me through all kinds of tests to find out what I had, but couldn’t find anything. After one week, I left in the same condition without a diagnosis. Yet, I had to continue to spend more and more time in bed. This was at a time in my life where I had little ones to take care, but just breathing came hard. Finally I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

For the next 5-6 years, I spent 90% of my time in bed and 10% up, which was just awful. I felt like I was living in a body that was already dead. I went to several clinics in Massachusetts, Ohio and Florida. I tried organic foods and vitamins fed into me intravenously. In all, I had 75 treatments. This helped some. I would say that by doing this I was about 50% well; now I spent only half of my time in bed and half of my time up. But I never felt normal or good.

During this time, I developed fibromyalgia. Some of my symptoms were chronic pain in muscles, brain fog, and inflamed joint pain. I always had a sore abdomen because my liver and spleen were in pain. At one point my liver would not function. The muscle pain was as bad as the fatigue.

One of the things I learned about fibromyalgia was that my food didn’t metabolize correctly, and therefore, it was hard for my system to absorb all the vitamins. I could even feel the pills moving through me, and a lot of them passed right through me. I also learned not to push my body too much, because that would send me back to bed quickly.

I was introduced to Shaklee products in the summer of ‘99. I was already looking for some answers, so when I was approached, I was happy to try anything that would make a difference. I started with the Optiflora capsule for the first couple of weeks just to build up my immune system and help me absorb the vitamins better.

To my amazement, I could tell a difference within 2-3 days. I had had morning nausea for 14 years, and after 3 days on the Optiflora, I had no more nausea!! The second week I started with 1 Vita-Lea, 1 Sustained ReleaseC and 1 Vita-E Complex. At night I would take 3 Calcium Magnesium because I had chronic sleep difficulties. It was not unusual for me to wake up 13 or 14 times a night. I also chewed on Vita-Cal during the day to help relieve the muscle pain. (Note: We now have OsteoMatrix for Calcium and Chewable Calcium-Magnesium)

At the end of one month, I could see a significant difference and could all ready feel my health improving! I had heard on a Shaklee tape that the sports drink, Performance, would help break up the lactic acid that causes the muscle pain. Usually people with fibromyalgia cannot tolerate exercise. I found out that if you double and triple dilute the Performance, and sip on it during the day (and after exercise). It would reduce my muscle pain and flush out the lactic acid! I could now walk for 20-30 minutes at night and be pain free the next morning!

I then started adding other products. Next came the EnergizingSoy Protein. I started with 1 scant teaspoon, and was surprised to find that my body immediately assimilated it. Within 20 minutes after taking it, I could already feel more energized. I kept adding more and continued to see weekly progress. I was worried about the B-Complex, because all other B’s had left me nauseated. I was surprised to find that I didn’t feel nauseated at all.

I went from working 3-4 hours a week to 5-6 hours a week, and then in the winter, started working 7 hours a week. I also learned from one of the tapes that if I took the B’s at night with a little bit of the protein, it would give me more energy in the morning.

Mornings had always been a terrible time for me. So I started taking 2 B’s at night and a glass of juice with the protein mixed in, and found I had more energy in the morning! Now my regular regime includes the full amount of soy in the morning and a soy drink at night.

Last winter I also started adding in Liver DTX, because it helped detoxify the liver. I started with one every other day. I also added GentleSleep Complex at night to help me sleep better. I was able to wean myself off all of my medications; the antibiotics, the anti-seizure and the antidepressants. I also started on Menopause Balancing Complex and weaned myself off hormone replacement therapy. I take nothing but Shaklee now!

For 14 years, I had no answers. Now because of Shaklee, I have seen a vast improvement in my health in the last 7-8 months. I would encourage anyone with fibromyalgia to try this program, but please start slowly. I now take daily:

A lot of Calcium - 6 at bedtime (the magnesium helps me tremendously) (Note: Replace with less of OsteoMatix)
And chew on Vita-Cal during the day Note: Replace with Chewable Calcium-Magnesium)

I hope this helps you and you find health again through Shaklee!


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The above is NOT a prescription, and should not be treated as such.  This is just a testimony from an individual who had a positive experience with the product(s) listed.  These are personal testimonies and are not endorsed by Shaklee Corporation. Please consult a physician for medical advice.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Testimony: Fibromyalgia (1)

Fibromyalgia (Brian)

In 1987 Brian came down with a mysterious two week-long illness that totally debilitated him. After a long struggle he was finally diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. His doctor was not helpful and told him that it was something he would have to learn to live with.

Brian came up with his own treatment program to help himself be able to function from day to day, but that was all it was able to do. He left advertising for a less stressful position with a photo lab. He found that exercise and healthier food choices relieved some symptoms. But there was still a missing piece.

We married in November of 1991 and I had to accept that Brian would have good days and bad days. Soon his condition worsened. He began to have constant nausea and stomach upset. Brian was unable to keep food down and his pain was out of control.

In April of 1992, we attended an Earth Day Celebration. Brian saw a Shaklee booth and shared with me how he was familiar with Shaklee - as his aunt's doctor had recommended Shaklee Meal Shakes when she was going through chemotherapy. Brian knew how wonderful the Meal Shakes were and thought they might help him as well.

The Shaklee Meal Shakes were such a blessing. After Brian began to see his health improve from the shakes alone, he learned about their other vitamins and supplements. Brian's health began to improve rapidly. The Fibromyalgia symptoms he always experienced were less frequent and severe.

In the January of 2000, Brian began a specific Shaklee program for Fibromyalgia sufferers. On this program, he remained headache free for over a year! The other symptoms he experienced almost completely went away. For the first time in years, he has been feeling great and finally beginning to remember what he use to feel like years ago, before the Fibromyalgia took over his life.


*Click  Here for more information on the product(s)mentioned above. Shaklee Meal Shakes come in both chocolate and vanilla flavor.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

What Makes Shaklee Different?



Our mission at Shaklee is to provide a healthier life for everyone and a better life for anyone. We do it by making natural products that are so exceptional, you just have to tell your friends. 
Every product that goes into every Shaklee bottle is designed to improve health, work without compromise, and be gentle on the planet. That’s the short answer.
The longer answer involves all the other things we do better than anyone else:
  • Being the number one natural nutrition company in the US
  • Becoming first in the world to be certified Climate Neutral™ (totally offsetting our carbon emissions resulting in a net zero impact on the environment)
  • Powering 54 Gold Medals with our products
  • Investing over $250 million in clinical testing, research and development
  • Testing for purity and safety with over 80,000 quality tests each year
  • Joining forces with explorer Jacques Cousteau, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Wangari Maathai, and other earth advocates
  • Winning awards for our sustainable business practices and in green design for our world headquarters
  • Recycling 1,000,000 pounds of cardboard from other companies
We also pioneered a business model that empowers people to work from home, spending more time doing the things that matter most to them, and earning a healthy income by helping others. Imagine a business where you can earn financial rewards, luxury trips to exotic locations and recognition for helping people, while making a difference for the planet. 
That’s part of what makes Shaklee different. The other part is the uncompromising excellence of our products.
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Monday, October 14, 2013


"Live in harmony with Nature and you will have more harmony in your life"

Are You Afraid Of Speaking in Front of a Crowd?


If this is you and the thought of having to get up in front of a group of people and talk or sell stuff is more dreadful than dying, you are not alone.

Many people hate speaking in front of people and for some, it's a true fear.

If you have always wanted to start your own home based business, but do not want to bug your friends and family to buy stuff, you don't want to have to do endless home parties and you don't want to do cold selling to strangers who aren't interested, then we may have the solution.

We run a mini office outlet from home from our computer. The only people we work with are those who contact us wanting our products and our service. We don't sell. We share, we teach, we train.

If you think that is something you would like to do, we offer a free look into the business to see if it is right for you...or not.

We also offer free training and will continue to work with you till you are successful. 

It's free to look and ask questions, with no obligation.


Take a look at our fun, short, little movie here to learn more: 

Then, if you want to look into it further, contact us and we will be happy to get back with you.

It's free to look, with no obligation. Contact us to learn more.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Becoming a M.A.H.M.A.


Do You Know Any Moms Who Would Like to be a M.A.H.M.A
Moms At Home Making A…..difference & a lot of money!

We are developing a team of Moms, who are interested in working from home, raising their children and providing a significant family income! 

Shaklee
  • Is a 50 year old, highest integrity, healthy consumer products company
  • Is the #1 manufacturer of natural nutritional products in the United States
  • Spends more on research & development than anyone else
  • Has received more patents on new products in the last ten years than all of the leading competitors combined
  • Provides an extraordinary home based business opportunity  


We
  • Are a team of successful Shaklee business builders
  • Have a mission to help moms build successful Shaklee businesses quickly
  • Are dedicated to moms earning enough money to stay home with their children
  • Celebrate moms earning significant family incomes



Come Join Us!

We provide a free look into what we do, so you can make an informed decision to see if this is right for you...or not.

If you think it is something you would like to try, we offer FREE training. You may be in business for yourself, but not by yourself.


Watch our fun, short, little movie to learn more: 


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