Product Questions

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

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.

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

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

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

Does Designs for Health products have expiration dates?

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

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

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

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 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.

Ingredients in Arthroben?

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

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

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 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

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

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-

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.

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. 

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 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

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. 

Is Designs for Health manufacturing facility gluten free?

 Our manufacturing facility only use ingredients that do not contain gluten. 

What is the shelf life of Pharma Gaba?

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

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 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

What is the GI microb-x dosage?

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

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.

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

Is Paleogreens Diary free?

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

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 PaleoFiber organic?

No, we cannot claim organic on this product.

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

Is Osteoben gluten free?

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

What is the shelf life of GI-Revive powder?

Two years after the manufacture date.

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.

Is magnesium malate in capsules the same as 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

How much magnesium is in one dose of MagneGel?

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

Does the Probiophage target pathogenic E coli only, or also E coli overgrowth that is commensal?

The phages do work on specific strains only as stated per our information from Deerland, which are E.coli K‐12, E.coli B, 16 ETEC

How do I use the L-Glutamine powder?

Mix in water on an empty stomach.

Can I take GI Microb X during breastfeeding?

No, do not take during pregnancy or with breastfeeding. There is not enough research on this.

Do you have a supplement containing Asparagine

The best source to get asparagine is from the amino acids in protein powder especially if you want multiple grams of it. Take Whey Cool. If sensitive to

How do I find the common dose for a product?

For dosage and supplemental facts information navigate to http://catalog.designsforhealth.com/ and search for the items in the search bar on the top

I stored Silvercillin in fridge. Is this ok?

No, that should not be an issue. 

Is Arthroben gluten free?

Our entire product line is gluten free.  

Is L Glutamine powder Synthetic?

Yes, L-glutamine is synthetic. There are no allergen issues.

How long is Ferrochel Iron Chelate good for?

We recommend discarding two years after the manufacture date.

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

I have a question on side effects?

For this type of help and information please refer your inquiries to your health care professional. 

What is the standard Product Shelf Life?

Discard after two years of the manufacture date. There is nothing harmful with the product, however, cannot guarantee potency after 2 years

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

Is there a good daily mutivitamin for men and women?

DFH Complete Multi is our comprehensive 6 capsules per day multivitamin/mineral formula. 

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 homocysteine supreme contain soy?

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

Why is Pure Pea Protein shake not sold in California?

This product is sold in California. There are different labels for Prop 65, so that vendor may not have had the CA product. We are a professional line

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

Can magnesium malate tablet be crush?

Sure, just not sure how great that will taste. 

What type of Folate is in Homocysteine Supreme?

Our  NatureFolate™ is a blend of natural folates including 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) and 5-formyltetrahydrofolate.(5

How much Magnesium is in Neuro Mag?

There is 144 mg of elemental Magnesium in the full serving (3 capsules), so just dose according to that.

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

Why is the CoQnol capsule deformed and leaking?

The gel cap deformity is not due to heat. This was with our soft gel machine and it is purely cosmetic. As far as the leakage. It is possible this occurs

From what source is L-Glutamine derived?

It is synthetic..

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

Where do you source your vitamin E?

Our vitamin E is from highly refined soybean oil. The end product does not contain soy. Oils that are "highly refined" do not demonstrate a

What is the difference between Omegavail ultra and Omegavail ultra dha

There are many applications for taking fish oils ranging from cardiovascular health to simply supporting overall health. The EPA and DHA is signficanlty

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

Does whey cool have A2 protein?

Yes whey cool has A2 protein

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.

How much and for how long can one take Silvercillin without causing Argyria or "Blue Man Syndrome"?

Silvercillin is completey distinct and different from tradtional colloidal silver. Argyria (blue man syndrome) has only been seen in cases of colloidal

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

Is S-acetyl-glutathione gluten free?

Yes, our entire product line is gluten free. 

I purchsaed Ultra B12-Folate Which was manufactured on 07/12. Is it still good to take since it's 3 years old?

Most of our products do not expire if stored properly, but can lose some potency over time. To ensure optimal potency, we recommend discarding after 2

Is your METABOLIC SYNERGY 180 VCAP (MET10) gluten free and tree nut/peanut free?

There is not gluten in our line and no nuts in this product. 

Is your cal/mag 1:1 yeast and corn free?

Yes. 

What ingredient in the EssentiaGreens is known to the state of California to cause birth defects

Please see attached. 

Exact contents of Osteoben?

Di-calcium malate (400 mg), di-magnesium malate (400 mg), genistein aglycone (54 mg), citrated zinc bisglycinate (8 mg), Vitamin K2 menaquinone-7 (50 mcg),

What is your Phosphatidylserine sourced from ?

Our PS 150 product is sourced from sunflower lecithin. 

Can Paleo detox be taken as dinner and breakfast?

Yes, you can take the detox shakes at breakfast and dinner. That is what is recommended. Also, you can take the detox program longer term or you may want

Does Probiophage-DF needs to be refrigeration?

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

Will some people feel worse before they feel better when in the process of healing the gut? This particular person is taking the glutamine powder.

I would try reducing the dose and if still an issue, she may want to try the capsules if it is a taste issue. Glutamine and Aloe 200x can be used if the

What product helps with anxiety?

Then you may want to consider stopping the adrenal complex since this will increase catecholamine production and may make it worse. I would consider

Is your Magnesium Malate chelated?

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

Is there corn in OmegaAvail HiPo or N-Acetyl-Cysteine?

No, there is no corn in these two products.

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 your Purepra vanilla pea protein organic?

It is Non-GMO but not organic. 

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

Are the Oil of Oregano capsules organic?

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

Do you have a supplement with saw palmetto and pyeguem.

Yes, Prostate Supreme.

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

Are there any known allergic reactions to Buffered Magnesium Chelate?

There have been no serious adverse reactions reported. However, it is possible to have loose stool with any magnesium product. If you feel you have had an

What is the dosage instructions for Digestzymes?

This product is designed to take with meals. Most people take 1 to 2 capsules with meals.

Does your Whey Cool dietary suppliment contain soy?

There is no soy in this product. Soy is a top 8 allergen and if contained, must be listed on the label. Whey Cool™, a proprietary non-denatured

Is Probiophage Dairy Free?

Yes, all strains of the Probiophage DF are dairy free and gluten free. Thank you.

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 shelf life of Whey Cool?

Yes, our products maintain their purity and potency for two years after the manufacture date.

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. 

How many brain power sours are in a case?

It is a case of 10 bags (8 chews per bag). 

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

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-