Are there any side effects?
Possible side effects of taking NUTRILITE BP Complex are no different than those that may occur with a placebo or “sugar pill”. They include headache and mild gastrointestinal upset. Hypotension (low blood pressure), though unlikely, may occur following use of this product.
Can I use this product with other supplements?
Iron and magnesium may interfere with your body’s absorption of this product. If you’re taking iron or magnesium supplements, take them at least two hours before or after NUTRILITE BP Complex.
Does NUTRILITE BP Complex interact with any prescription medications?
If you have diabetes, heart disease, or any medical condition, talk to your physician before using this supplement. Certain drugs, such as blood pressure-lowering medications, potassium supplements, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, oral hypoglycemics/insulin, and lithium may interact with this product. Please consult your physician for further advice.
How can I tell if this product is working for me or making a difference in my health?
Individual response to supplementation varies widely depending upon baseline nutrient status and other health factors. While some people may experience effects attributable to the use of this product, in general, it is difficult to determine if a supplement product is making a difference to your short-term health without additional medical tests. Food supplements do not guarantee good health, but they can be viewed as “nutritional insurance” –providing individuals with the nutrients or other compounds that may be missing or inadequate in their overall diet. There are no magic remedies for good health, rather several key components are important including regular exercise, rest, positive mental attitude, balanced nutrition, and a good supplementation programme.
I have hypotension; may I use NUTRILITE BP Complex?
People with hypotension (low blood pressure) should not use this product.
Is this product recommended for children? If so, what is the recommended serving?
Nutrilite does not recommend consumption of this product by children.
What is Peptide Blend Complex and where does it originate from?
The Peptide Blend Complex in NUTRILITE BP Complex is an exclusive formula made from hydrolysed fish protein. Nutrilite uses only protein peptides from the Bonito fish, a fish in the tuna and mackerel family. The Bonito fish is harvested from the Pacific Ocean. Dried Bonito fish (or Katsuobushi) is a traditional Japanese seasoning.
What is oligopeptide and what does it do?
Oligopeptides are a special chain of amino acids. They support the meta-arterioles, small arteries located throughout the body.
When should this product be taken? With meals? On an empty stomach? How many capsules are recommended to be taken at one time?
This product should be taken as 1 capsule with meals, up to 4 capsules per day.
What is UMF and how it relates to Manuka Honey?
UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) is formally a test designed by Dr Peter Molan (University of Waikato, NZ) to determine the antibacterial properties of Manuka Honey. The UMF numbers come from a standard laboratory test of antibacterial activity, with honey being compared with a standard antiseptic (phenol) for potency. For example, honey with a UMF rating of 4 would be equivalent to the antiseptic potency of 4% solution of phenol, a carbolic disinfectant; honey with a rating of 10 would have a potency equivalent to a 10% solution of phenol.All honey generally have antibacterial property, due to their hydrogen peroxide formed by the enzyme glucose oxidase present in honey. Nevertheless, the potency of their antibacterial property may vary from one to another due to various factors such as exposure to heat, light, seasons of honey collection, location of bee farms, or dilution with other ingredients or others. It is said that higher UMF level is used for treatment of ailment such as skin wounds that do not response to conventional therapy, and medical staffs do also use it for few other indications. Nevertheless, Dr Peter Molan did mention in one of his article that:"None of the results being obtained clinically should be considered evidence that active manuka honey is more effective than other honey - a comparative clinical trial will be needed to establish that." Generally, all unblended 100% Manuka honey do contain a lower rate of UMF activity in the region of 4-9%. Apart from its antibacterial properties, Manuka honey is also well known for its contents of amino acids, good enzymes, and vitamins and minerals that are good for overall health. It is difficult to determine the quality of Manuka honey from other brands, but we would like to assure you that our Manuka Honey is certified as 100% Manuka Honey by our suppliers. Therefore, apart from being a delicious honey to be taken together as a spread, or to mix with drinks, it does contain many more health benefits directly from nature to us.
Can children consume NUTRILITE Bilberry Plus?
Children would benefit more from consuming NUTRILITE Multi Carotene for overall eye health and as an antioxidant for the eye. Children above 12 years of age can consume this product. Adults 35 years old and above are recommended to consume this product as it is for night vision and to protect against possible AMD incidence.
Can children take Nutrilite Bilberry Plus?
Can I replace the Nutrilite Fruit and Vegetable Fibre and Lecithin-E with CB Plus?
Can Nutrilite CB Plus be taken by pregnant or lactating women?
No. Nutrilite CB Plus is NOT recommended for pregnant women or breast feeding mothers.
Can pregnant women consume NUTRILITE EPO Plus?
NUTRILITE EPO Plus is consumed to manage PMS symptoms. PMS is pre-menstrual syndrome which happens a few days or weeks before one's menses. It can include a variety of symptoms like bloating, cramps, back aches and headaches and so on. When a lady is pregnant, she does not get her period until her baby is born. Hence, this product is not recommended for pregnancy, but for regularly menstruating women.
What is the best way to take Nutrilite EPO Plus?
Nutrilite EPO Plus is recommended to relieve pre menstrual symptoms. It can be taken daily, however if one experiences longer menstrual cycle and a heavier bleeding, then it is recommended not be taken during the one's menses. To be continued again after one's menses is over.
General Product Information
Are there any interactions between NUTRILITE Herbals and certain medications?
Due to individual differences in metabolism, consuming herbals products while using prescriptions drugs or over-the-counter medications is not recommended. Please consult a physician for advice.
Can children consume NUTRILITE Herbal products?
Children 12 years of age and above can consume NUTRILITE Herbal supplements except NUTRILITE Bilberry Plus.
Protein contains purine that could be harmful to those with kidney problem, gout and rheumatoid arthritis. Does NUTRILITE Protein contain purine?
Any of the protein foods when going through breakdown will contain purine and urea and finally uric acid as the final end products of protein metabolism. Generally, anyone who has kidney problem, gout or rheumatoid arthritis has to cut down protein intake irrespective of what sources the protein comes from and this also includes NUTRILITE Protein Powder.
Which NUTRILITE products are suitable for vegetarians?
All NUTRILITE supplements are suitable for vegetarians, except products in softgel form which is made of beef gelatin. These are NUTRILITE Multi Carotene, EPO Plus, Saw Palmetto & Nettle Root, Salmon Omega-3, Bilberry Plus, CoQ10 and BP Complex, NUTRILITE Protein, especially vegans who do not consume any dairy products which contains milk protein concentrate, and NUTRILITE Garlic and Licorice.NUTRILITE DOUBLE X multivitamin tablets do contain fish gelatin, however the multimineral and concentrate tablets do not. If you still have concerns, NUTRILITE Daily is a great alternative. This is just a general guideline, as there are different practices adhered to by different vegetarians.
Which NUTRILITE products can pregnant women consume?
NUTRILITE products that can be considered for pregnant women include:
It is also important to note that a diet including plenty of fruits and vegetables, cereals and whole grains adds to a healthier pregnancy.
Which NUTRILITE products have the same benefits as Spirulina?
Currently Amway sells Royal Jelly which has the same nutrient breakdown like vitamins, minerals and protein as Spirulina. Furthermore, Royal Jelly also have 2 important nutrients, 10-HAD (10-hydroxydeconoic acid) and gamma globulin, which enhance immune system functions.
Why do some people find NUTRILITE supplements heaty when consumed for the first time?
Each of us has different body physiology system and lifestyle. Not drinking enough water could be one of the reasons why you feel heaty after consuming NUTRILITE supplements. We must drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. If a person consumes 2000 calories a day, he/she needs at least 2 litre of water a day. In average, we consume 2000 to 2500 calories a day.
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