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Confinement with Shaklee

Day 33 of confinement.
This means Khaleel is already 1 month old, Alhamdulillah, and I have 11 days to go before I taste freedom. Haha.

I have been blessed with the opportunity to go through my confinement period with Shaklee supplements. Here are what I have observed:

  1. My perineum stitches healed faster. I remember very clearly about still having trouble sitting down properly and complaining about being sore down there 3 weeks after I gave birth to Khayla, but this time, it took about a little over a week for me to be able to sit and move normally. Alhamdulillah.
  2. I feel energized and fresh every single day despite the fact that I am waking up several times to nurse Khaleel during the night. In fact, I actually felt like getting back on my Zumba regimen last week but let’s not overdo it lah. Hehe.
  3. Alhamdulillah, so far I have no issues with breast milk supply although I do not get to express my milk as often as I should. Khaleel sometimes have to let go of my breasts, while panting and gagging a little because too much milk is going into his mouth. Hehe.
  4. I have lost 11 kgs so far. After I delivered Khayla, it took me about 2 months to lose the same amount of weight ! Just in case y’all did not know, I gained 18 kgs throughout this pregnancy. Haha. So I have about 7 kgs more to lose to achieve my pre-pregnancy weight. Wish me luck ! Hehe.

These are the supplements I take everyday:

ESP, VitaLea, Vita C, B Complex, Zinc Complex, Alfalfa Complex, Ostematrix, Omega Guard & Lecithin

ESP, VitaLea, Vita C, B Complex, Zinc Complex, Alfalfa Complex, Ostematrix, Omega Guard & Lecithin

And here is how I take them daily:

I take 1 tablet of Zinc Complex as soon as I wake up in the morning.
After lunch, I will take 2 tablets of VitaLea, 1 tablet of B Complex, 1 tablet of Sustained Release Vita C & 3 capsules of Lecithin.
I take another tablet of Sustained Release Vita C and another 3 capsules of Lecithin after dinner.
And before I go to bed, I take 4 tablets of Ostematrix along with 3 capsules of Omega Guard.

I drink ESP & Meal Shakes when I am hungry in between meals which is usually in the evening of before I go to bed.

I occasionally take Alfalfa Complex too, but I noticed it made my breasts engorge with milk too much (which is a good thing !) so I take it as and when I feel like it. Hee.

I believe that the Zinc Complex and Vita C helped speed up my healing process and the others contribute to my energy, weight loss (thank you Lecithin & Omega Guard !) and milk supply !
Lecithin has also helped me when I had (painful) blocked milk ducts.
Alhamdulillah.

All this while I have been reading and receiving positive feedbacks from others about going through confinement with Shaklee supplements, so I am extremely grateful and ecstatic I got to experience the awesome-ness firsthand. Yay ! :)

So happy I got to share this with all of you. And yes, I would definitely recommend Shaklee supplements for anyone who are pregnant or going through the confinement phase. Heck, I would recommend them to everyone ! Hehe.

Ok bye !

xoxo

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Shaklee 100 Years of Innovation

This year, Shaklee is celebrating its 100 years of innovation !
Yes, you read that right
ONE HUNDRED YEARS.

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In 1915, Dr Forrest C. Shaklee created one of the first multivitamin supplements in the world. He created a liquid tonic which was called Vitalized Minerals.

He believed that each of us could make a healthy difference in the world. And he went on to found Shaklee Corporation in 1956.

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In conjunction with the celebration of 100 years of innovation at Shaklee, Shaklee Malaysia is giving away one FREE bottle of Vita-Lea Iron Formula for every new enrollees.

Best tak best tak ?

Vita-Lea combines 40 natural nutrients (12 vitamins, 15 minerals, spirulina, soy lecithin, hesperidin, lemon bioflavonoid, grapefruit bioflavonoid, orange bioflavonoid, alfalfa, acerola (Barbadoa Cherry) extract, rose hips, rice bran, carotene extracted from palm).

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Vita-Lea is produced using the advance technology of “Explo-Tab”. A technology that allows the tablet to ‘explode’ and disintegrate in our digestive system in order for our body to have optimum absorption of all vitamins and minerals.

Taken daily, Vita Lea:

  • Promotes overall health and vitality.*
  • Supports long term heart, colon and eye health.*
  • Promotes strong bones and a healthy immune system.*
  • Provides protection against free radical damage. *

This is based on 7 clinical studies.
Vita-Lea also utilizes a patented microcoating delivery system designed to enhance absorption of folic acid. :)

Sooo, to get your hands on this awesome Vita-Lea (worth RM88.75), all you need to do is:

  1. Register as Shaklee member from now until October 2015.
  2. Purchase at least 1 Shaklee product along with registration (no minimum purchase)

And voila ! Your COMPLIMENTARY Vita-Lea will be delivered to you along with your member kit & item(s).

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, contact me at 012-2966442. :)

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Prenatal and Postnatal Vitamins

Selamat Hari Raya y’all !!
Maaf Zahir & Batin !

Better late than never, kan kan kan kan ? Hee.

Alhamdulillah.
I am now in my 2nd trimester, 25 weeks to be exact.
And I am now 10kgs heavier. Haha.

The nausea and lethargy I went through during my first trimester has slowly started to dissipate. Alhamdulillah.
And syukur to Allah, I managed to fast throughout Ramadhan this year with only missing one day because I woke up after Subuh. Sobs.
I was hoping to get to puasa penuh but I guess having to qadha 1 day isn’t that bad. :)

Mr. Sunshine has been such a darling, helping me to cook and clean for the past 5 months. Love you Encik Gigi Besarku !
I think he has this hidden passion for cooking, he keeps googling for new recipes to try. Hehe.

Just to share, this is the Healthy Prenatal set from Shaklee that I have been taking:

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ESP
Protein supply for sustained energy, the building of fetal tissue and for a healthy uterus for baby to grow in !

VitaLea Iron Formula
This is a multivitamin with iron which helps us fill in our daily nutritional gaps. The iron in it helps pregnant mothers maintain healthy hemoglobin (HB) levels.

B-Complex
Complete source of B vitamins, including Folic Acid for mother and baby.
It’s critical to have enough folic acid in our system by the early weeks of pregnancy to prevent spina bifida. That’s why I recommend taking B Complex wayyyy before you get pregnant. :)

Sustained Release Vita C
Vitamin C helps improve our immune system, which is of course very important during pregnancy.

Ostematrix
Source of calcium, magnesium and vitamin D, which is very important for bone and growth of baby. The calcium our baby needs is provided by our diet, so we have to make sure we get enough calcium in our diet.
Ostematrix also helps in easing constipation !

Omega Guard
To provide a safe and beneficial amount of DHA & EPA for fetal brain development.

So there you are, my basic prenatal vitamins !
What’s good about all the above is I can still continue taking them after delivery (with the addition of Alfalfa Complex), and I plan to do so, InshaAllah.

I believe these supplements have helped me stay energized throughout Ramadhan, with Allah’s permission, of course.

Just found out you’re pregnant ? Congratulations ! Let me help you decide on which prenatal vitamins you should take. :)

Contact me now !

xoxo

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My Daily Shaklee Regimen

Assalamu’alaikum everyone.
Happy Monday ! :)

Hope everyone is doing good today. No Monday blues, eh ? :)

Today I have decided to share with you my daily Shaklee Regimen which is basically what Shaklee supplements I take and when I take them.

I am happy to admit that I have tried almost all of the Shaklee supplements and I have no complaints whatsoever. But these are the ones that I have stuck with. :)

My mornings are kick-started with my Mighty 3 Gems which is a combination of 2-3 tablespoons of ESP, 1 tablespoon of Meal Shakes & 1 tablespoon of Performance. I add 1 sachet of Collagen Powder on alternate days.

Shaklee Regimen

My Mighty 3 Gems & Collagen Powder

This is followed by 5 tablets of Alfalfa Complex.
This will count as my breakfast and it will usually keep my full until lunch or if I’m fasting, this would suffice as my sahur as well.

After lunch, I would take 1 tablet of VitaLea, 1-2 tablets of B Complex, 2 tablets of Sustained Release Vita C and 1 capsule of GLA Complex.

Shaklee Regimen

Look at how cute all of them look together hehe.

After dinner, I take another 5 tablets of Alfalfa Complex, another capsule of GLA Complex, 2 tablets of Advanced Joint Health and 1 capsule of Carotomax.

Lastly, before bedtime, I take 2-3 tablets of Ostematrix and 1 teaspoon of Vivix. But as I usually doze off while putting Khayla to sleep, I sometimes miss my Ostematrix (which I will regret the day after – body aches !) and I will have to take my Vivix early in the morning on an empty stomach.

So that’s basically it. Hehe.
Alhamdulillah this regimen has helped me keep my eczema at bay, I no longer have morning sneezing fits, I don’t fall sick as often as I used to, and my skin has improved tremendously. :)
Alhamdulillah, of course everything is with Allah’s permission. :)

No, you do not have to take the exact same supplements that I am taking.
If you have no medical conditions, I would suggest you start with the basic VitaLea, B Complex and Vita C. Preferably along with ESP.

If you need help in deciding which supplements you should take, don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to assist you. :)

One day I’ll write on what Shaklee skincare I am using, ok ?
Until my next post, bye !

xoxo

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Shaklee supplements for Fertility

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Are you & your partner trying to get pregnant ?
Is your body getting the nutrients it needs to prepare for pregnancy ?
Here are the suggested safe & natural supplements for fertility:
1. Vita-Lea Iron Formula – Vita-Lea is specially formulated to provide you with 28 essential vitamins and critical minerals for optimum health and energy. It helps in filling our daily nutritional gaps. VitaLea also contains iron which is an important component in forming our blood.
2. B Complex – contains Folic Acid & Biotin which are important blood forming components & to stabilize hormones. B vitamins are known to help us manage and relieve stress. Stress management is crucial when we’re trying to conceive and also during pregnancy.3. Vita E Complex – vitamine E aids sex hormones production for both men & women. Shaklee’s Vita E Complex also contains Selenium which helps increase sperm count & motility.4. Zinc Complex – Zinc has an impact on our hormones including sex hormones. A deficiency in zinc has been said to be the cause of infertility in men. Zinc also affects sperm count & motility.5. GLA Complex – aids in irregular menses and helps in the production on good & fertile quality cervical fluid.

6. Alfalfa Complex – helps reduce pain during intercourse, decrease vaginal discharge, irregular menses, menstrual cramps and acts like ‘kacip fatimah’.

For women, it is advised to take all the supplements above. Men can omit the Alfalfa Complex.
Feel free to contact me for a personalized consultation.

InshaAllah in my next post, I will share some tips on conceiving. :)

 

*These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease

For more information and to order, contact:
Melissa Raffur
Shaklee Independent Distributor [ID: 889132]
hunnylis@gmail.com
SMS/Whatsapp: 012 296 6442

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Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a very important phase in a woman’s life. 
Our overall health and diet before, during and after pregnancy has a huge impact on our growing babies’ health. 
What happens DURING PREGNANCY ?
  • A huge burden is placed on our bodies
  • This can deplete nutrients stores in our bodies faster
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Weight gain !

The importance of NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY

  • For mother’s health – to be able to have a healthy pregnancy from start to birth
  • For healthy baby development
  • For a complication-free birthing process
  • For a speedy recovery after giving birth

What happens AFTER PREGNANCY ?

  • Hormone levels normalizes
  • The uterus goes back to its normal size
  • 25-85% of postpartum women go through a depressive state for a few days 

The importance of NUTRITION AFTER PREGNANCY

  • For a mother’s recovery
  • For milk production
  • For a healthy disease-free baby
  • To improve overall health – osteoporosis, buttock or shoulder aches
SHAKLEE OFFERS SUPPLEMENTS TO FULFILL IMPORTANT NUTRIENT NEEDS FOR MOTHER & BABY DURING AND AFTER PREGNANCY
1. IRON
Hemoglobin functions to carry oxygen in our blood for both baby and mother. During pregnancy, blood quantity increases. 
  • Iron deficiency can lead to anemia in pregnant and lactating mothers.
  • In the third trimester, a fetus absorbs iron from its mother
  • Iron is important in reducing risk of premature birth

2. FOLIC ACID

Supports:
  • A healthy neural system
  • Hormone production
  • Red blood cells formation
  • Energy production

400 mcg of folic acid before conception and during early pregnancy reduces risk of neural tube defects until 70% !

SHAKLEE VITA-LEA IRON FORMULA
Vita-Lea is specially formulated to provide you with 28 essential vitamins and critical minerals for optimum health and energy.
Why Vita-Lea Iron Formula ?
  • It is supported by seven clinical studies
  • Patented folic acid micro-coating technology allows for immediate release in the stomach to enhance absorption of folic acid, a crucial B vitamin that helps produce and maintain new cells
  • Vita-Lea undergoes more than 340 of quality control tests to ensure the purity and potency of the product.
SHAKLEE B COMPLEX
A Perfect B
  • Shaklee B Complex offers a perfect balance of ALL EIGHT B VITAMINS
  • Patented folic acid micro-coating technology allows for immediate release in the stomach to enhance absorption of folic acid, a crucial B vitamin that helps produce and maintain new cells

Why choose Shaklee B Complex ?

3. VITAMIN C
Needed in synthesis of collagen to build cartilage, muscles and bones in fetus.
Also important for a healthy immune system – to help fight infections & diseases.
SHAKLEE SUSTAINED RELEASED VITA-C PLUS
  • Contains the same molecules of vitamin C as in citrus fruits.
  • Contains bioflavonoids, hesperidin and rose hips to enhance the function of vitamin C
  • Releases vitamin C equivalent to 1 1/2 oranges every hour for 5 hours

4. PROTEIN

Protein are the basic building blocks of our bodies – both mother and baby !
It is important especially the 2nd and 3rd trimester in which babies are developing rapidly in the womb.
Important for milk production.
SHAKLEE ESP-SOY PROTEIN ISOLATE POWDER
  • ESP provides 14 grams of high quality non-GMO soy protein with all the amino acids, including the nine essential amino acids your body needs for protein synthesis.
  • ESP is naturally low in fat.
  • It is also lactose and cholesterol free.
5. CALCIUM
Important for healthy and strong bones.
Breast milk is 40% calcium !
SHAKLEE OSTEMATRIX
More than just calcium.
Absorption and bioavailability of Ostematrix is proven through clinical studies.
Studies show that calcium in Ostematrix is fully absorbed after 12 hours !

6. OMEGA-3

EPA and DHA in a pregnant woman’s diet can lead have a positive impact towards her baby’s visual and cognitive development.
High Omega-3 consumption during pregnancy can reduce the risk of allergies in baby.

SHAKLEE OMEGA GUARD

Safety and Purity guaranteed.
Shaklee’s OmegaGuard is made through a proprietary, triple molecular distillation process that concentrates the natural beneficial omega-3 fatty acids while removing harmful compounds like mercury and lead that are found in many types of fish.
So, rest assured, OmegaGuard does not contain heavy metal contaminants such as plumbum, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, dioxin or PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl).

Why choose Shaklee Omega Guard ?

7. SHAKLEE ALFALFA COMPLEX

  • Traditionally used to help increase breast milk production 
  • Help prevent constipation after giving birth
  • Help reduce water retention 
8. SHAKLEE GLA COMPLEX

Shaklee GLA Complex is a combination of borage oil, which contains a natural highly concentration of gamma linolenic acid (GLA), linoleic acid (LA), sunflower oil and vitamin E.
Helps in normalizing hormone levels after pregnancy.


*These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
For more information and to order, contact:
Melissa Raffur
Shaklee Independent Distributor [ID: 889132]
hunnylis@gmail.com
SMS/Whatsapp: 012 296 6442

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Testimonial – increased milk production !

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On this wonderful Friday morning, I would like to share with you a feedback from a customer who has been consuming Vita-Lea, Vita-C, B Complex and ALFALFA along with ESP for a week. :)

Click to enlarge. :)

 
Alhamdulillah, let’s spread the love of Shaklee ! 😀

*These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
For more information and to order, contact:
Melissa Raffur
Shaklee Independent Distributor [ID: 889132]
hunnylis@gmail.com
SMS/Whatsapp: 012 296 6442

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bye bye acne scars !

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I have always been skeptical about multivitamins/supplements (I know most of us are).

Because I know most of them are ‘contaminated’ with artificial fillers, colourings and flavours ! Plus I didn’t really believe they worked. When I learned that Shaklee supplements are HALAL and ALL NATURAL –sourced from nature, with none of the above added to them- I was convinced to try them !

My acne scars have been haunting me for years.

After consuming Shaklee’s Family Wellness Set (ESP+Vita-Lea+Vita C+B Complex) along with Vita-E, I saw significant improvements within a month !
My skin is now smoother -all over, not only on my face – and my acne scars are slowly fading !
Alhamdulillah.

Other changes that I have noticed with the Family Wellness Set are:

  1. Marked improvement in my energy level – I can get more chores done, be a full time working mother and wife, even with little amount of sleep.
  2. Significant changes in my mood – I am less cranky now and I can manage stress better !
  3. Fairer skin all over (according to my hubby and sister)
  4. Softer hair
  5. My nails are less brittle now
  6. Less cellulite ! Whee !
  7. No more cracked heels.

The more I learn about Shaklee, the more I am falling in love with it.

I am confident that Shaklee is safe, perfect for my whole family. I am in process of ‘Shaklee-fying’ my whole family. Hehe. So far, my hubby, daughter, dad and sister are all on Shaklee !

Alhamdulillah. Shaklee has changed my life and I want to help you change yours too ! :)

*These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
 

For more information and to order, contact:

Melissa Raffur
Shaklee Independent Distributor [ID: 889132]
hunnylis@gmail.com
SMS/Whatsapp: 012 296 6442

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Maintain your Health with the Family Wellness Programme

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FAMILY WELLNESS PROGRAMME
“All the basic supplements for a healthy start” 

The Shaklee Family Wellness Programme is aimed to provide wholesome nutrition for your family to stay vital and healthy.

Benefits:

  • Promotes overall health and wellness*
  • Helps you to be more energetic
  • Strengthen your immune system*
  • Provides nourishment for healthy skin, hair, nails, bone, and muscle


PRODUCTS:
1. VITA-LEA IRON FORMULA
2. ENERGIZING SOY PROTEIN
3. SUSTAINED RELEASE VITA-C 500mg
4. B-COMPLEX

Shaklee came up with a Family Wellness programme, comprising of basic supplements important for our overal health. Suitable for everyone !
For those who want to maintain their health, this set is great for you. :)

*These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
 

For more information and to order, contact:

Melissa Raffur
Shaklee Independent Distributor [ID: 889132]
hunnylis@gmail.com
SMS/Whatsapp: 012 296 6442
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The Perfect Multi Part 2

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The Shaklee Difference

With numerous brands of multivitamins in the market, what is The Shaklee Difference ?

  • It is supported by seven clinical studies
  • Patented folic acid micro-coating technology allows for immediate release in the stomach to enhance absorption of folic acid, a crucial B vitamin that helps produce and maintain new cells
  • Vita-Lea undergoes more than 340 of quality control tests to ensure the purity and potency of the product.

 So, don’t hesitate to feel The Shaklee Difference !



*These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
 

For more information and to order, contact:

Melissa Raffur
Shaklee Independent Distributor [ID: 889132]
hunnylis@gmail.com
SMS/Whatsapp: 012 296 6442

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