Product Questions

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 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

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

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

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 products have expiration dates?

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

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 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.

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.

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

What is the Probiotics Shelf Life?

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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-

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

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

Ingredients in Arthroben?

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

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

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

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 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

Do you have powdered multi vitamins?

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

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

What form of inositol is in inositol products?

Myo-inositol. 

Is Arthroben gluten free?

Our entire product line is gluten free.  

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

Digestive Enzymes - Derived from?

Yes. 

How much magnesium is in one dose of MagneGel?

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

What is the dosage instructions for Digestzymes?

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

Where are your products manufactured?

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

Is L Glutamine powder Synthetic?

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

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

What is Fem-Guard dosage?

Two capsules BID with meals.

Is GI Microb-X available in powder form?can I open the capsule and dissolve it in liquid?

It is not available in a powder form. These botanicals are hard to mask with flavors. You can open the capsules and use as a powder, however, I'm not

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,

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

If someone is allergic to shell fish, is there any type of omega fish oil that can be taken

There is no shellfish in our fish oil products.

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. 

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.

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 Osteoben gluten free?

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

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

What is the expiration date of Emulsi-D3 daily drops?

Our products maintain their purity and potency for 2 years after the manufacture date.

What is the GI microb-x dosage?

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

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

What is the vegetable stearate in the Ultra B12-Folate derived from?

Our vegetable stearate is derived from Palm and our microcrystalline cellulose is just the vegetable capsule sourced from Northern American trees.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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. 

Can magnesium malate tablet be crush?

Sure, just not sure how great that will taste. 

Does Pure Paleo Protein Powder contain iron?

There is no iron in this product.

How long do supplements last?

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

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 a children's multivitamin for MTHFR?

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

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 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

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 osteoforce dairy and soy free?

OsteoForce does not contain, dairy, soy, or gluten. .

What is a good supplement for 16 year old female with ADHD

Neurolink, Brain Vitale, XanthOmega Krill Oil. 

Is GI-Revive gluten free

Yes. 

Can probiophage be frozen?

Yes, that is not a problem. .

Does Probiophage-DF needs to be refrigeration?

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

Please advise the daily dosage of Magnegel.

There is 150 mg of elemental magnesium per 1/4 tsp. 

Can Catecholacalm be used as a sleep aid?

Yes, that is not an issue.

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

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

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 do I use the L-Glutamine powder?

Mix in water on an empty stomach.

How many mg magnesium is delivered in a teaspoon of Magnegel?

There is 150 mg of elemental magnesium per 1/4 teaspoon of the MagneGel.

Can I take GI Microb X during breastfeeding?

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

How much Silvercillin Liquid should I take daily for an eye infection ?

We can not offer individualized clinical advice or instruction on specific patient cases.  We are required to maintain the role of the supplement

Is the twice daily multi safe to use while breastfeeding?

Yes, the Twice Daily Multi is safe during breastfeeding.

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 is the source of your quercetin?

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

Why do some DFH product labels say: contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm?

This is in regards to California's Proposition 65. The reason some of our products contain this warning is due to the presence of lead above 0.5

How do I the find ingredients for products?

Refer to the ingredients tab for the specific product on catalog.designsforhealth.com

Is Berberine Synergy use in lowering cholesterol?

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

What is the prebiotics that are in the PaleoGreens?

There are no prebiotics in the PaleoGreens. 

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. 

Does the color of Ferrochel changes?

Yes, there can be variation from each lot. That is purely cosmetic and has nothing to do with the efficacy of the product. 

What is your Phosphatidylserine sourced from ?

Our PS 150 product is sourced from sunflower lecithin. 

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 the glandular bovine or porcine in the Adrenal Complex ?

Our adrenal glandular is from bovine cattle (BSE- free Argentina). 

I'm looking to lose weight and replace my lunch meal, which product would be good for me?

We are professional line only. Please contact your healthcare provider for product recommendations. We are required to maintain the role of the supplement