Product Questions

Starting the zinc challenge, do I swish or swallow and how much how often?

How to find out if your zinc levels are low  To perform the test, put about 2 Tablespoons of zinc status liquid into a cup and

What is in the NatureFolate™ blend?

NatureFolate™ is a blend of natural folates including those from spinach. The folate forms found in NatureFolate are 5-

I am an existing Customer, how do I get help?

For all issues and inquiries relating to existing accounts and orders or are an existing customer and have a technical issue, please sign into

Does Designs for Health products have expiration dates?

Products are good to use within two years of the manufacture date.  

Is color change in urine normal for patients taking DIM Avail?

DIM supplements or DIM-rich foods can change the color of your urine. The darkened urine, as a result of DIM intake, is often tea-colored or dark brown.

If i'm a Vegan can I take Inositol, N-Acetyl Cysteine, and Tryptophan

Our Inositol and N-Acetyl-Cysteine are vegan. They are synthetic. We do not have a Tryptophan product but we do have 5-HTP, which is synthetic. These

Do you have a multi-vitamin that contains methylcobalamin and folate?

All of our B12 sources in our line are in the methylated form. In addition, we have no folic acid in our line, only bio-identical forms of folate. We have

Do you still have Magnesium Glycinate Chelate?

Yes, we have changed the name Magnesium Glycinate Chelate to Magnesium Buffered Chelate to more accurately describe the formula. This is a

Why is there a Prop65 Warning on the label?

Why is there a Prop 65 warning label on this product?   1. Proposition 65 is a California law that requires a warning on any products containing

How to best take GI-Revive powder?

GI Revive is best taken on an empty stomach. As far as doing, please contact your healthcare provider for product recommendations. We are professional

What is the recommended GI Revive dosage?

One tablespoon daily is the recommended dosage. You can double that dosage if you would like and it is best taken on an empty stomach.

Why does the label say "Not for sale in California?"

Proposition 65 is a California law that requires us to use different labeling on some of our products in CA.  This does not mean that the product

What is the maximim dosage recommeded for GI Microb X?

We typically use GI Microb-X at 2 capsules TID between meals for one month. Please contact your healthcare professional for personal recommendations.

Why was magnsium oxide added to the magnesium glyicinate chelate product?

This is a buffered magnesium product and always has been. Just recently however, we have been to disclosed to the buffering agent, hence the Mg oxide

What are the Arthroben side effects?

Please see the attached article Dr. Brady wrote on this issue. When you are taking any botanicals, there is a chance that a small percent of the

Can you recommend a product?

We are professional line only. Please contact your healthcare provider for product recommendations. We cannot offer individualized clinical advice or

Do you have a wheat free/corn free/soy free/dairy free Calcium supplement with Magnesium?

Our Calcium Malate Chelate, Cal/Mag 1:1, and Cal/Mag 2:1 supplements are free of wheat, corn, soy, and dairy. Thanks.

What are the differences between PaleoMeal, PurePaleo and Whey Cool protein shakes?

PaleoMeal is a nutrient-rich meal supplement designed to promote an optimal intake of protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals needed for

Is Tapioca Dextrin in Paleocleanse Paleo-friendly?

Tapioca dextrin is a plant starch and vegetable cellulose is a plant fiber. These are not sugars. In addition, these are listing in "other

what is MTHFR enzyme info for NatureFolate - 5-MTHF and 5-FTHF

NatureFolate™ is a blend of natural folates including those from spinach. The folate forms found in NatureFolate are 5-

I was wondering if you had a protocol that you recommend for SIBO? Thanks

The phages (cocktail) included in Probiophage-DF are very selective/targeted to E-coli and are most useful in SIBO caused by this organism (one

How much magnesium is in one dose of MagneGel?

There is 150mg of magnesium in 1/4 teaspoon of MagneGel.

Do you have powdered multi vitamins?

We have a vitalescence powdered mutlivitamin that has been reformulated.  Also, we do have a phosphatydalcholine powder.

How does Paleo cleanse plus differ from your 14 day detox cleanse?

The new product, PaleoCleanse Plus is more simplified and convenient.  We still have the old one for those you like that and want to continue to use

Is GI Revive safe to use in pregnancy?

Safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been established. Please consult your practitioner. We do not recommend our products containing

What is the shelf life of Pharma Gaba?

We recommend to discard product two years after the manufacture date.

Does Whey Cool protein powder have an expiration date?

Our products maintain their purity and potency for two years after the manufacture date. It will lose potency after that. I would discard any product two

How much ox bile is in Digestzyme per capsule?

There is 50mg of ox bile per capsule. It is not a problem to take the enzymes with HCL. These proteases are fungal based (aspergillus) and work over a

Is Osteoben gluten free?

There is no gluten, dairy, sugar or soy in Osteoben. The genistein is coming from a botanical source (Sophora japonica).

When can a person notice any benefit when taking Arthoben?

Research with Fortigel® and Verisol® showed significant effectiveness at about 3 months, but results continue to improve at 6, 12, 24mo, as

Does the Acnutrol™ capsules have any side affects such as hair thinning and hair loss?

There have been no reports of any adverse events or side effects.

Do you have a multi vitamin with no copper?

Our DFH Complete Multi. 

is your Hi-Pro Emulsi D3 water soluble?

No, vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble vitamin and it is emulsified in a medium chain triglyceride for optimal absorption.

What is the Probiotics Shelf Life?

Our probiotics are good for two years after the manufacture date on the bottle.

Can acetyl glutathione be taken with food?

S-acetyl-glutathione can be taken with or without food. The absorption should not be affected either way. I have no research supporting it crossing the

Do you have a children's multivitamin for MTHFR?

We do not have a children's multivitamin available at this time.

Does Designs for Health sell products in stores?

No, Designs for Health products are not available for sale in stores. You must have a referring practitioner to order our products. If you are a

Probiotic Synergy Refrigeration

It should be refrigerated to maintain its purity and potency. It will still be effective for some time at room temperature, however, it will not stay at

Is GI-Revive safe with a shellfish allergy?

If you have a shellfish allergy, I would not take GI-Revive. You can take L-Glutamine powder and Aloe 200x or L-Glutamine powder and GastroMend-HP. 

What are the sources of the maltitol and erythritol in Cocommune bars? What are the "natural flavors" listed in the ingredients? Is there any MSG in these bars? Are any ingredients GMO?

The sugar alcohols are derived from corn. The "natural flavors" are proprietary and these suppliers do not give out that information

Do you have Magnesium Taurate?

We do not have magnesium taurate in our line. We have several other great magnesium products such as Magnesium Malate Chelate, Magnesium Buffered Chelate,

Is GI Revive safe for a person with a shellfish allergy?

N-Acetyl Glucosamine contains shellfish and is a key ingredient in this formula. We have other GI support products such as GastroMend-HP, Glutamine, and

Can I take acnutrol while pregnant?

No, discontinue the product while you are pregnant. You can switch over to the Acnutrol Gel and use topically. In addition, take the Prenatal Pro Capsules

Is Arthroben safe for use with warfarin?

Yes, Arthroben is considered GRAS and is same for the use with blood thinners as it has no effect on prothrombin time. 

There are DFH products on the amazon website. I thought that this wasn't allowed. Thanks.

We do not authorize the sale of items on ebay or Amazon and recommend for the safety of the consumer to avoid purchasing Designs for Health Products on

Is your GABA a phenylated GABA form?

In traditional medicine it is thought that GABA will not pass through the blood brain barrier, so taking it orally should not have an effect on

What is the source of the vegetable cellulose in your prducts?

The vegetable cellulose is simply the vegetable capsule sourced from North American trees. There is no corn in this product. 

What is the GI microb-x dosage?

The serving size is one capsule, however, dosing varies significantly depending on the application.

Is MSM Powder safe with a sulfur sensitivity?

MSM provides organic sulfur and is a nutrient. Sulfa-based drugs, also known as sulfonamides, do not occur naturally and are used as antibiotics. The

Is your pure paleo protien powder (hydrolysed beef) from grass feed grass finished cows? Does the hydrdrolysed process denature the protein in any way

The beef is soruced from animals raised in Sweden, without hormones and free of any GMO grains, grasses, hay, and/or ensilage. It is not 100% grass-fed

what are you recommendation for nutritional supplements for male sex enhancement?

LiboStim-M supports natural testosterone production, enhanced erectile function, and increase in desire. Arginine may be used along with LiboStim-M.

Is the vitamin C in the Bio Fizz GMO free?

Yes, the vitamin C is derived from Non-GMO corn.

How can I find out when a product expires?

The "manufactured on dating" provides the actual date that the product was manufactured and tested for purity and potency. We do not ship any

How does a person take the Arthroben product?? I couldn't find the ingredients information.

Take 1 1/2 tbsp. daily or directed by your healthcare provider. It is best taken on an empty stomach. 

Ingredients in Arthroben?

No. Arthroben only contains flavocoxid (a botanical source) and collagen peptides (a bovine source). 

Homocysteine supreme color change?

This is normal for B-vitamins being hygroscopic. There is nothing wrong with the product. This is common in people that take their pills out and

What are the floramyces ingredients?

No, there is no rice flour in our product. Amazon is not an authorized seller of our products, so we can not guarantee anything sold on Amazon. .

Is it safe to take naturefolate if you have an egg allergen?

Egg is a top 8 allergen, we do not have egg in any of our products.

What are the ingredients in arthroben?

Flavocoxid and collagen peptides. Each serving contains 250mg of Flavocoxid, which is a mix of two herbs with a long traditional use in Asia as natural

Does homocysteine supreme contain soy?

There is no soy, corn, diary, or pork in this product.

Do you have a supplement with saw palmetto and pyeguem.

Yes, Prostate Supreme.

Do you have cod liver oil?

We do not have cod liver oil in our line. However, we do have many Omega-3 products in our line that can help support this.

Is your Paleomeal organic or non GMO?

PaloMeal is made with Non-GMO ingredients.

What is the dosage per capsule for Ovaben Inositol?

1 capsule contains 800mg of Myo-Inositol and 50mg of D-Chiro-inositol. The serving size of 4 capsules contains 3200mg of Myo-Inositol and 200mg of D-Chiro-

Are the supplements safe to take while breastfeeding?

The DFH Compelete Multi contains Non-GMO corn. There is no milk, egg, shellfish, or gluten in any of these products. All of the above are safe except the

What product is a b-complex?

B-Supreme, Stabilized R-Lipoic Acid, and L-Glutamine powder or capsules.

What are the changes in Magnesium Buffered Chelate?

We have changed the name Magnesium Glycinate Chelate to Magnesium Buffered Chelate to more accurately describe the formula. This is a

How long is Ferrochel Iron Chelate good for?

We recommend discarding two years after the manufacture date.

Is GI MicrobX corn free?

Yes, it is gluten and corn free.

Does DIM effect testosterone levels in women?

DIM is able to support free testosterone without changing total testosterone levels; it does not raise testosterone levels but supports its activity

Can I open a NAC capsule and put the contents in food?

NAC is best taken on an empty stomach. It can be taken with food but will be less effective. The capsules can be taken apart, however, I not sure this

What are the uses for PharmaGABA?

In traditional medicine it is thought that GABA will not pass through the blood brain barrier, so taking it orally should not have an effect on mood.

can i get a copy of your COA for a product

You can log into your account online and once you click on the product under the resources their is a COA in pdf format that you can download.

What is the source of your quercetin?

Quercetin is derived from rutin that is derived from Saphora japonica.

How can I find out when a product expires?

Most our products do not expire if stored properly, but can lose some potency over time.  It is not recommended to use a product  2 years after

Where is Designs For Health Vitamin D Synergy with Vitamin K1 -- 120 Vegetarian Capsules made?

We have two manufacturing facilities in Montana and Nevada. 

I have a bottle of 5-HTP Synergy that was manufactured on 02/12. Is it still good or should a buy a fresher bottle?

Our products maintain their purity and potency for two years after the manufacture date. I would discard this product. 

Is tinofend safe to take if you have autoimmune disease (hashimoto thyroid)?

I have not seen any research that suggests to avoid this. 

What form of inositol is in inositol products?

Myo-inositol. 

Any dosing information on ginger-tussin for children?

Our serving sizes are based upon a 150 lb individual, so dose according to body weight. We are professional line only. Please contact your healthcare

Does Probiophage-DF needs to be refrigeration?

Yes, Probiophage-DF should be refrigerated to maintain its potency. 

What is the difference between Q Evail vs Q Avail?

It is the same dose the difference is the bio-availability.

What is Alpha Lipioc Acid in Metabolic Synergy?

Alpha Lipioc Acid is synthetic. 600 mg lipoic acid + 4 mg biotin - prevents the typical reduction in carboxylase enzymes seen in research when lipoic

Is Paleogreens Diary free?

Yes, there is no dairy or animal ingredients in this product.

Are the Oil of Oregano capsules organic?

We cannot claim organic and we do not give out our vendor information. 

How much water do I use with each packet of mix?

Eight to ten ounces is enough. 

Is Silvercillin spray colloidal?

No, its not a true colloidal silver which is one silver atom and one oxygen atom. It is a structured silver (4 siilver atoms and 4 oxygen atoms), so it

Do your product contains gluten?

All of our products are gluten free.

Is Paleo Meal vegetarian?

PaleoMeal-DF is vegetarian. The protein source is pea protein. The regular PaleoMeal is whey based and an option as well. They both use Non-GMO

Is there milk in TRF 350 Supplement?

There is no milk in this product. I would talk to your healthcare provider about any reaction or try re-introducing the product and seeing if it is

Does the Paleo Cleanse come in flavors?

PaleoCleanse comes in one flavor. You can buy paleocleanse from your healthcare provider. If you need to locate a doctor in your area, please contact

What type of phages are in your PrePhage for Probiophage?

PrePhage blend consists of: Myoviridae T4D, Myoviridae LH01, Siphoviridae LL5, Myoviridae LL12. Please contact your healthcare

Magnesium Malate Chelate

It is the same product. It had a minor formulation change. The Magnesium Malate Chelate was changed as follows: It was 230 mg of Mag Malate and 20 mg

Do you have Immune Support Packets?

Unfortunately this product was discontinued.

Where are your products manufactured?

We have two manufacturing facilities, one in Montona and Nevada.

Is there soy in the Complete mineral complex supplement?

There is no soy, corn, diary, or egg in the complete mineral complex.

What is the difference between the Emulsi-D3 Synergy and the hy-pro d-3?

The Hi-Po Emulsi-D3 is more potent. It is 2000 IU per drop and only contains vitamin D. If you are dosing 6000 IU or more per day this is the better

How do I obatain the booklet for the food plan?

Please see attached pdf version of the booklet.

Is the C 3 Curcumin complex high, medium or low in oxalates?

C3 Curcumin Complex is not a significant source of oxalates and does not increase the risk of kidney stone formation in susceptible individuals.

Is the Paleo Cleanse Plus dairy free?

No