Hundreds of testimonials have come pouring in about an easy, new way to help flatten your stomach using a combination of Isagenix products — it’s been dubbed the “Bedtime Belly Buster” (or BBB).

The Bedtime Belly Buster mania started with one adventurous Isagenix product user who heard that protein just before bed could help you sleep better, preserve muscle, boost fat burning, and assist weight management. And that’s when the idea was born to use IsaPro just before bed to flatten your stomach and break through weight loss plateaus. Here’s how the Bedtime Belly Buster works…

The Recipe for the Bedtime Belly Buster

The recipe for the Bedtime Belly Buster is simple and affordable! Simply, mix one (1) scoop of IsaPro whey protein concentrate with any one of the following products: FiberPro, Ionix Supreme, IsaFruits, or Hydrate. Add water and blend. Note, IsaPro is different from and should not be confused with IsaLean Shakes or IsaLean Pro Shakes. Enjoy this amazing concoction 30-60 minutes before bed.

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The Science Behind The Bedtime Belly Buster

But the question is…Is there actual science behind the Bedtime Belly Buster and is it sound advice? And the answer is…yes! Based upon the complex interactions of the products used for the Bedtime Belly Buster — the dietary whey protein in the IsaPro targets muscle and the dietary calcium in the IsaPro targets fat, and both in combination with the serotonin- and melatonin-mediated sleep-wake cycle — there is actually strong evidence to support the combination as a belly-buster.

The high-quality protein is key to the Bedtime Belly Buster. According to studies, whey protein not only boosts metabolism (for extra fat burning during sleep and upon awakening) and satiety (feeling full longer), but also improves post-exercise overnight recovery and overall sleep. One way the high-quality whey protein found in IsaPro might improve sleep is because it provides a good dose of tryptophan, which increases the amino acid’s access to the brain for creating serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, which converts to melatonin to regulate the body’s sleep-wake cycle.

Calcium may also affect the sleep-wake cycle by influencing serotonin and melatonin levels to improve sleep. A side benefit of calcium is that it can bind to dietary fat, reducing its absorption, thereby reducing intake of calories at meals. Most people need only within 1,000 to 1,500 mg total daily. If you are not receiving that amount daily, take a look at the Ageless Essentials vitamins.

Lastly, there is mounting evidence that the quality and amount of sleep one gets can predict weight loss. The reason being that lost or mistimed sleep can wreak havoc on the body’s “central clock,” or central circadian rhythm, which can affect everything from metabolism to appetite regulation. Supplementing with melatonin with a product like the Sleep Support Spray Renewal System and following advice such as getting regular exercise earlier in the day and turning off anything with a screen (e.g. computer) early in the evening can help ensure a better night’s rest.

The Bedtime Belly Buster and all of these tactics can help flatten your stomach, break through weight loss plateaus, and improve your overall health.

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