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?

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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

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.

Does Designs for Health products have expiration dates?

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

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.

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

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 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. 

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

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 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.

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

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

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-

Ingredients in Arthroben?

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

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

What is the Probiotics Shelf Life?

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

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 GI microb-x dosage?

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

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

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

Is L Glutamine powder Synthetic?

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

Is Designs for Health manufacturing facility gluten free?

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

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?

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

What is the country of origin that manufactured Inositol Powder?

It is synthetic, so yes it is vegan. We do not give out of vendor information. We are an NSF-GMP facility and ever lot is tested for purity, potency,

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. 

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 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 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

Is the Vitamin D Vegan?

Our vitamin D is not a vegan source. It is from lanolin.

How long do supplements last?

Products are optimal from up to two years from the manufacture date.

What is the shelf life of GI-Revive powder?

Two years after the manufacture date.

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

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

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

Is Berberine Synergy use in lowering cholesterol?

Previous research has shown that 500 mg a day for 12 weeks was effective in lowering cholesterol. 

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

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 there soy in the Complete mineral complex supplement?

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

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 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

Are the Oil of Oregano capsules organic?

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

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 are the PurePaleo Protein ingredients?

Amino Acid HydroBeef (per 100g) Alanine 10.1 Arginine 8.3 Aspartic Acid 6.8 Cystine 0.1 Glycine 23.6 Glutamic Acid 11.9 Histidine 1.1 Isoleucine (

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 type of Folate is in Homocysteine Supreme?

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

What product is a b-complex?

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

How do I use the 14 Day Detox?

Please see attached. You will use the Plant Enzyme Digestive Formula instead of the Hydrolyzyme in the booklet. Thank you.

Is the Paleo Cleanse Plus dairy free?

No

Is L-5-MTHF recommended to be taken with food?

Yes, take L-5-MTHF with food. It does not matter with what meal.

Do you have pure encapsulations magnesium Citrate or anything comparable?

We have a MagCitrate powder.

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. 

Is inflammatone safe for breast feeding?

Safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been established. We do not recommend our products containing botanicals to be taken during pregnancy or

What is the expiration of your products?

We typically recommending discarding product after two years of the manufacture date. These are still safe to consume, however, they may have lost some of

Is Arthroben gluten free?

Our entire product line is gluten free.  

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

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

Does Red yeast rice monacolins?

Our Red yeast rice does contain Monacolins and moacolin k is present at levels that is present in the research.

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,

What is the genistein in osteoben made from?

It is a botanical source, Sophora japonica. There is no soy in Osteoben.

Is Phosphatidylcholine powder made from a Non-GMO soy source?

The phosphatidylcholine powder is not Non-GMO. There is not a source available at this time. Every lot in our product line is tested for purity, potency,

Is B-Supreme vegetarian?

Yes, B-supreme is vegetarian.

What is the expiration date of supplements

Our products maintain their purity and potency for two years after the manufacture date.

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 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. 

Pure Paleo, does it have any grain products?

There is no grains in this product. 

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. 

Why did the scoop size change on PaleoCleanse powder?

Yes, only the serving size went back up from 18 grams to 36 grams. It use to be 36 grams several years ago.   

Is your NatureFolate contain the "L" form?

Yes, our Nature Folate blend is a combination of L-5-MTHF and calicum folinate which is not an issue with MTHFR. 

Is osteoben dairy free?

The milk basic protein was removed 2 years ago. There is no dairy in this product. 

Is Ferrochel Gmo free?

Yes, Ferrochel is made with Non-GMO ingredients. .

Are Amino Acid Synergy synthetic?

They are a synthetic source. 

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 are the ingredients Magnesium Glycinate?

We disclose any magnesium oxide on our label which is only in our Magnesium Buffered Chelate product. Our Magnesium Chelate powder is a pure magnesium

Is GI-Revive gluten free

Yes. 

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

GI Revive is it Vegan?

Not at this time. The N-Acetyl-Glucosamine is currently sourced from shellfish. An alternative can be Aloe 200x and glutamine powder or GastroMend-HP and

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 form of magnesium is in the mag gel? What dosage is needed for a mild magnesium deficiency?

The magnesium form is magnesium chloride. 1/4 tsp = 150 mg elemental magnesium.  

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 the citrus pectin in GI-Revive from oranges?

The citrus pectin in GI Revive is from orange peel. 

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.

Is your whey powder kosher?

Our Whey Cool powder is not kosher.

How much magnesium is in one dose of MagneGel?

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

Can I use Periobiotic with pets?

Our products are formulated for human use. I wouldn't use the toothpaste in pets. I don't see any issues with silvercillin.

Do you have powdered multi vitamins?

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

Is the vegetable glycerin in Emulsi D3 palm oil based?

Yes, It is from palm oil.

Can Catecholacalm be used as a sleep aid?

Yes, that is not an issue.

Do you carry Systemic enzymes?

Our equivalent is called, Inflammatone.

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

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

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