LifeCORE Complete is a balanced nutritional shake, free
from classic allergens, such as gluten, soy, dairy, and does
not contain fructose or any genetically-modified foods. It
provides a diverse blend of pure plant proteins combined
with other essential nutrients and fiber to create a complete
source of balanced daily nutrition.
Just one serving of LifeCORE Complete provides 20 g of
high-quality protein, sourced from organic brown rice,
legumes (peas), and potato proteins. The unique complex
of vegetable-based protein has a well-balanced amino acid
profile including a high content of lysine, arginine, and
branched chain amino acids.
LifeCORE Complete suits all lifestyles and weight
management goals, delivering the preferred ratio of protein,
carbohydrates and fat necessary for a balanced diet in two
delicious flavors: rich dark chocolate or creamy vanilla.
LifeCORE Complete is specially formulated to curb cravings,
maintain glycemic balance and help individuals on specialty
diets easily adhere to their prescribed meal plan.
LifeCORE Complete is a comprehensive nutrition source that
includes an ideal balance of organic brown rice, pea and
Solathin™ potato proteins. These proteins have been shown
to support satiety naturally by increasing cholecystokinin
(CCK) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). CCK and GLP-1 are
well-known satiety hormones that aid the body in decreasing
food intake and signaling increased satiety to the brain. These
proteins support satisfaction and maintenance of normal
blood sugar levels after eating. [1-3]
Carbohydrates are the body’s preferred fuel source, making this
macronutrient essential to a well-balanced diet. However, the
type, quantity and metabolic impact of carbohydrate intake
is imperative to achieving balance and reaching wellness
goals. LifeCORE Complete provides low-impact carbohydrates
balanced with fiber, protein and healthy fats, like olive oil,
to fuel the body and maintain optimal health. Olive oil has
been shown to not only support heart health and healthy
regulation of cholesterol levels, but the omega-3 rich oil helps
support satiety as well. Researchers have found that olive
oil consumption has a direct impact on blood sugar levels –
reducing the amount of glucose absorbed from the blood into
the liver cells. 
Pea protein was chosen to comprise the plant protein sources
of LifeCORE Complete because it showed the strongest effects
on CCK release compared to other dietary proteins, in an
intestinal cell model. In healthy subjects, pea and wheat
protein are the most potent stimulators of CCK and GLP-1
release in human duodenal tissue and therefore may be good
dietary additives in weight management. Further studies on
the effect of pea protein on satiety hormone release showed
an increase in the level of CCK, comparable to the effect of
Rice protein is a valuable source of branched chain amino
acids leucine, isoleucine and valine. These amino acids reduce
the breakdown of protein and stimulate protein synthesis. In
animal studies, rice protein was shown to support strong heart function, healthy cholesterol levels and insulin sensitivity,
reducing the negative impact of the Western diet fed to these
Solathin™ brand potato protein is a chosen ingredient in
LifeCORE Complete because it is a compilation of low molecular
weight amino acids, including a potent satiety inducing factor
called proteinase inhibitor II (PI2). Proteinase inhibitor II, is a
heat –stable protein derived from potatoes that is reported to
reduce appetite and food intake by promoting the release of
the satiety hormone, CCK, when taken before a meal. [8-10]
L-Carnitine increases the flow of free fatty acids into
the mitochondria of each cell directly boosting energy
production. When key micronutrients are combined with a
therapeutic amount of L-carnitine, the mixture can be used
as a high octane fuel supplement to enhance mitochondrial
energy production and produce clinically significant results.
In animal models, L-carnitine has been shown to be effective
for supporting cardiac performance, healthy cholesterol levels,
carbohydrate and muscle metabolism, cognitive function and
a reduction in fatigue. [11-14]
Taurine is a key ingredient in LifeCORE Complete as it enhances
function at a cellular level and although it is produced in the
body, consumption is essential to maintaining adequate
levels. Taurine is a sulfur –containing amino acid that is
not incorporated into proteins. It is found in very high
concentrations in the heart and retina of the eyes where it
serves as a potent anti-oxidant to protect these delicate tissues.
 In human and animal studies, taurine supplementation is
shown to support healthy blood pressure levels and positive
physiological functioning of the heart. [16-19]
Organic Flax Seed Flour†
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is an omega-3 fatty acid found in
flax seeds shown to support healthy heart function. [20-21] Flax
seeds are also a source of fiber and lignans. Lignans support
safe estrogen metabolism in both men and women. 
Olive Oil Powder†
Olive oil is a known source of bioactive compounds that
support optimal health. Olive oil extracts have been shown to
support heart health, healthy cholesterol levels and promotes
a healthy cycle of inflammation. [24-25] Recent studies have even
found olive oil to support healthy weight management. 
Larch Arabinogalactin (Fiber Aid) †
Larch arabinogalactan is a source of dietary fiber, and has
been approved as such by the FDA. This fiber aid was selected
as an ingredient in LifeCORE Complete due to its immuneenhancing
properties that suggest an array of clinical uses,
both in promoting GI health, as well as its ability to support a
more responsive immune system. Arabinogalactan has been
shown to prime the immune system, increase natural killer cell
activity and support the body during immune challenges. 
Mix 1-2 scoops of this product with 8 oz of water or the
beverage of your choice, one daily or as recommended by
your health care professional.
Does Not Contain
Gluten, yeast, artificial colors and flavors.
If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your physician before
taking this product
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