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[/vc_column_text][vc_separator style=”double”][vc_toggle title=”What is the Purify program and Purify Kit?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Purify is the first step to achieving Elite Health, and Elite Health can only be achieved by maintaining a healthy microbiome. The Purify program was designed to target the microbiome and help restore its balance by eliminating harmful microbes and feeding helpful microbes. This is a one-week program that includes taking the Purify Kit products, adhering to the Purify meal plan, and exercising for 30 minutes every day. The Purify Kit consists of five products: Biome DT, Biome Shake, Biome Actives, Body Prime, and ProArgi-9+. Full details on the Purify program and Purify Kit products can be found in the Purify Guide.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What can I do to prepare myself to begin the Purify program?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452529046225-36c59d76-fbc5″]Preparation for this program isn’t necessary because it is intended to be the introduction to Synergy Elite Health. Of course, purchasing the Purify Kit, reviewing and understanding the program, scheduling time to exercise, and prepping for the program’s suggested diet plan are all helpful initial steps. The overachiever could prepare for the Purify program by minimizing processed foods in his or her diet, eating fewer carbohydrates and more lean proteins, and initiating a daily habit of walking 5,000 steps or more.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What results should I expect to notice in following the Purify program?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452529525869-40a775f9-d8c7″]The Purify program will result in improved general well-being, mental clarity, more energy, and some weight loss. The program’s key goals are to improve gut health and kick-start improvements in the microbiome.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is the Purify program a weight loss program?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452529172645-367c55c1-adeb”]No, but weight loss is an added benefit. This is primarily a purification program intended to detoxify, cleanse, and balance the microbiome.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Does the Purify Kit have any side-effects?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452529172243-c9825ba1-9c9e”]Some normalization will occur within the first few days of using the Purify Kit due to the amount of fiber in the system’s products. Consequently, some may experience additional bowel movements, bloating, and more gas, but this is normal and should diminish as use continues. Increased gas, for example, is a sign that the program is working and the health-producing microbes are thriving.

Headaches and fatigue are possible side-effects within the first few days of following the one-week Purify program. These initial side-effects may depend on the user’s normal diet and overall health. Consult a physician with any concerns related to side-effects.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What quality control measures are taken on the Purify Kit product ingredients and finished products?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452529171829-8da0d713-c320″]All of the same quality measures mandated for any Synergy product apply. Every batch of raw ingredient and finished product undergoes rigorous testing from start to finish. Visit the Synergy WorldWide website to learn more about these rigorous quality assurance practices.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I use other Synergy products while doing the one-week Purify system?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452529171296-ba9e977c-329f”]The answer to this question depends on what Synergy products are being used and in what amounts. The Purify Kit and accompanying diet recommendations contain all of the essential daily nutrients in their proper amounts to be successful with the system. Consult a physician regarding any specific questions.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I use SLMsmart Health Shake instead of the Purify Kit’s Biome Shake?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Biome Shake is ideal for purification and was specifically formulated for this purpose. It is made effective through vegetable protein, soluble vegetable fiber, and very little carbohydrate content. In addition, Biome Shake includes digestive enzymes that are beneficial to microbiome balance and efficiency.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Do I need to follow the recommended Purify meal plan?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Absolutely. Following the meal plan closely will yield substantial benefits. Those who modify their normal diet drastically by following the Purify meal plan may experience different results than those who do not need to modify their normal diet as much. Those who become accustomed to the Purify meal plan will be better prepared to handle a longer Elite Health program in the future.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What do I do with extra product after I’ve completed the one-week Purify program?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Either continue taking it according to the recommended dosage or share it.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”After I complete the one-week Purify program, what’s next?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Continue following the Purify program meal plan and making 30 minutes of exercise per day a priority.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How often can I, or should I, repeat the one-week Purify program?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Start the Purify program before initiating a new health regimen and after substantial weight loss. Bodies release toxins during weight loss, so additional purification is warranted to eliminate such toxins. Alternatively, the Purify program can be completed once quarterly.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is the Purify Kit vegetarian- or vegan-friendly?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]All products in the Purify Kit are vegan friendly except ProArgi-9+, which is vegetarian friendly.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is the Purify Kit gluten-free?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]The sourced ingredients don’t include gluten; however, these products are not tested to assure that no cross contamination occurs, so finding small amounts of gluten in the Purify Kit products is possible. The only Purify Kit product tested to be absolutely free of gluten is Biome Shake.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”In the Purify Kit, why is the ProArgi-9+ dose as low as it is?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]The Purify Kit dosage matches the recommended daily servings listed on all ProArgi-9+ products sold in the U.S.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]


[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_toggle title=”Should I drink ProArgi-9+ with or without food?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom” el_id=”1452528801411-85335f30-2b45″]For maximum benefit, ProArgi-9+ should be taken on an empty stomach. Certain amino acids may compete with l-arginine for absorption, so it is best to separate it from other dietary amino acids. Additional dietary components may also reduce the rate of the digestive and absorptive process of l-arginine. All benefits are certainly not lost by taking ProArgi-9+ with foods or beverages, but benefits may be somewhat reduced. Taking ProArgi-9+ 60 minutes before eating food should be sufficient to promote optimal absorption.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Should I mix ProArgi-9+ with hot or cold water?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]ProArgi-9+ is best mixed with cold water. The potency of ProArgi-9+ cannot be guaranteed with hot liquid mixing as this may affect the potency of some components. It would also not be recommended to bake using ProArgi-9+. ProArgi-9+ should be used as a dietary supplement, not as a food.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can children take ProArgi-9+?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]ProArgi-9+ is typically not recommended for persons under the age of 18. This product is not recommended for children unless specifically approved by their paediatrician.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”I have blood sugar concerns. Can I take ProArgi-9+?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Persons with blood sugar concerns are encouraged to monitor their blood glucose levels carefully when beginning ProArgi-9+ to assess how it will affect them. L-arginine may cause slight stimulation of either glucagon or insulin release.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What types of sweeteners are used in ProArgi-9+?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Synergy understands that people can be sensitive to different types of sweeteners, so we offer three different primary ProArgi-9+ formulas. Each formula uses a different type of sweetener.

ProArgi-9+ Grape uses monk fruit extract; ProArgi-9+ Citrus Berry contains xylitol and sucralose; and ProArgi-9+ Mixed Berry incorporates xylitol, natural citrus sweetener (the fibre inulin is the primary ingredient in the natural citrus sweetener, and it also contains a small amount of fructose), and stevia leaf extract. There are less than 200 milligrams of fructose per serving of the Mixed Berry version, which is considered a trivial amount. This trace amount of sugar can generally be safely incorporated into a sugar-restricted diet.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is the formulation of ProArgi-9+ the same in the US and Europe?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Due to EU regulations and restrictions on the amount of allowable nutrients in a serving, the serving size of ProArgi-9+ in EU markets is reduced. The US product dosage size is 10 grams, which provides 5 grams of elemental arginine. The EU product dosage size is 3.25 grams, which provides 1.6 grams of elemental arginine. Both products have the same percentage of l-arginine—if you take 10 grams of the EU ProArgi-9+, you will receive 5 grams of l-arginine.

The US product has 30 servings per container (10 gram serving size). The EU product has 92 servings per container (3.2 gram serving size).[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will ProArgi-9+ affect my blood pressure levels?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]ProArgi-9+ may affect blood pressure levels. Through increased nitric oxide production and vasodilation, l-arginine may lower blood pressure levels.

L-arginine may interact with blood pressure medications by producing an additive effect. Combining antihypertensive medications with l-arginine may cause hypotension (undesirable low blood pressure). A person taking blood pressure medications should closely monitor blood pressure levels to ensure that levels remain within a safe range. With a physician’s approval and guidance, medication dosage may need to be adjusted.

Always separate the dose of medication from natural supplements (like ProArgi-9+) by approximately two hours. Start with a low dose of natural supplement, slowly increasing dosage and watching for signs of sensitivity. When being treated for a medical condition, always consult with your health care provider regarding your use of natural supplements.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How will ProArgi-9+ affect my athletic performance?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Taking ProArgi-9+ 30 minutes before physical exertion would be beneficial in supporting athletic performance.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Where does Synergy get the arginine and citrulline found in ProArgi-9+?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]The arginine and citrulline found in ProArgi-9+ are derived from a microbial fermentation of glucose.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How quickly should I drink ProArgi-9+ after mixing it with water?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]ProArgi-9+ is quite stable in liquid form and it won’t degrade rapidly. However, once the product has been mixed in a container, it should be consumed quickly to prevent any contamination to the product. As a product sits, it is subject to microbial contamination from the water, the container, our mouths and hands, and airborne contaminants. It is also recommended to follow general food handling guidelines regarding safe time frames for storing beverages/liquids at room temperature.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is ProArgi-9+ suitable for vegetarians and vegans?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]The vitamin D3 in ProArgi-9+ is an animal-derived ingredient that would be considered vegetarian but not vegan. It is obtained from the wool of healthy sheep as part of normal shearing. Lanolin (a wool grease) is extracted from the wool and converted into active vitamin D3.

Vitamin D is available primarily in two forms: vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). D2 is from plant or yeast sources (the plant precursor ergosterol is converted to D2 in a laboratory setting), while D3 is from an animal source (either from animal sources like fish or from lanolin from sheep wool). D3 is also the form that our bodies produce from skin exposure to sunlight. D3 is not available from a plant source and cannot be made from a synthetic source—a natural precursor, like lanolin, is required.

Vitamin D3 is considered to be the more bioactive form of vitamin D. Scientific studies show that vitamin D in the form of D3 is better absorbed and more efficient in raising blood levels of vitamin D. D3 has been studied for its benefits in controlling immunity and inflammation, in preventing cancers, and in providing cardiovascular support—the key reason D3 is included in ProArgi-9+. Vitamin D3 has been shown to reduce blood pressure levels by inhibiting renin, an enzyme released by the kidneys that acts to increase blood pressure. Vitamin D receptors (VDR) may play a role in regulating blood vessel relaxation. Vitamin D3 activates VDR, which in turn exerts a positive effect on cardiovascular function.

Dietary sources of vitamin D are generally limited to fortified foods and a few animal sources such as fish and eggs. Vitamin D is naturally produced in the body through exposure to direct sunlight; however, not everyone will manufacture the needed amounts with sun exposure. For example, people with darker skin tone, the elderly, and those living in northern latitudes may not produce an adequate supply of the sunshine vitamin. Additionally, recent studies show that even people who live in sunny climates aren’t getting enough vitamin D.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Does the red wine extract in ProArgi-9+ contain alcohol?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Red wine extract is from red grapes but is not the same as wine. The raw material is extracted to contain the same polyphenol (a type of antioxidant) content as found in red wine. This raw material has not gone through any type of fermentation process and does not contain any alcohol. The material could also be called “red grape polyphenol extract”.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”ProArgi-9+ seems to give me diarrhea and gas – is that normal?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Two ingredients in ProArgi-9+ may affect bowel activity: l-arginine and xylitol.

L-arginine is generally free of side effects when taken orally and appropriately. However, gastrointestinal upset could occur when it is taken in large amounts. The amount of l-arginine in a serving of ProArgi-9+ (5 grams) is not expected to be associated with adverse effects in healthy individuals. According to the 2007 Physician’s Desk Reference: “Oral supplementation with l-arginine at doses up to 15 grams daily are generally well tolerated. The most common adverse reactions of higher doses—from 15 to 30 grams daily—are nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhoea.”

Xylitol (a natural sugar alcohol) can act as an osmotic laxative, drawing fluids into the bowel. A person’s digestive system can become accustomed to the natural laxative action of xylitol with time. Generally, people find that intestinal symptoms subside with regular use.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I give ProArgi-9+ to my pets?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]ProArgi-9+ should NOT be given to dogs. ProArgi-9+ is sweetened with xylitol, which dogs do not metabolize. A dog can have a potentially severe reaction if it consumes xylitol.

None of Synergy’s supplements have been tested for use and safety in pets. We do not give pet recommendations.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can you recommend supplements for my medical condition?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Synergy WorldWide does not provide medical advice under any situation. We encourage individuals to receive guidance from a qualified health care professional who can maintain a complete patient history and have the training and expertise necessary to help individuals make informed decisions.

Federal and state laws and regulations preclude Synergy WorldWide from making disease treatment, prevention, or cure claims for its nutritional supplements. However, many products provide essential substances that affect bodily functions that may be influenced by poor dietary practices. Synergy supplements are designed to provide nutritional support to the body as it works to maintain a healthy condition.

We do not recommend supplements for any specific medical condition(s). While we don’t recommend supplements for any specific medical condition, supplements can be considered to support general health for a particular body system.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How should I store ProArgi-9+?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]ProArgi-9+ will maintain potency for the full shelf life (two years) when kept in a cool, dark area. It can be refrigerated if desired. If you are in a humid area, refrigeration is recommended to help prevent product clumping.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I use a supplement once it has expired?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]We guarantee that a supplement will maintain its full potency and purity up to the end of its shelf life. We can only guarantee product quality through the “Full Potency Through” date. However, a product does not immediately become ineffective after it has reached this date; potency may begin to slowly decrease with time. A consumer must make his or her own decisions regarding the use of a product that has passed its full potency date.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I take more than the labeled dosage recommendation?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]We can only recommend following the labeled recommended dosage—we cannot recommend exceeding labeled dosages. If you feel that you may need higher amounts of a certain supplement, please consult with your health care professional.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How can I find out the amounts of components in a proprietary blend?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]“Proprietary” means private or exclusive. To protect our formula, we do not disclose the milligram amount of any component of a proprietary blend. We do not share the milligram amount of each individual component, but we do provide the milligram amount of the blend itself. The total milligram amount of the proprietary blend is listed on the product label. Ingredients within the proprietary blend are listed in descending order.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can children use Synergy WorldWide supplements?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]At this time, the only Synergy supplement labeled for use in children is Brainiacs. If the supplement is not labeled for use in children, Synergy cannot make child dosage recommendations. While many supplements can be of benefit to children in certain situations, we are unable to make recommendations outside label directions. We suggest you consult with your child’s health care provider. Most providers will recommend a reduced dosage and will suggest closely monitoring the child for signs of sensitivity or allergy.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I replace my prescription medications with dietary supplements?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]We cannot suggest that any supplement be compared to or replace prescription medications. We cannot suggest that a customer discontinue any prescribed medication.

When being treated for a medical condition or if you have a history of medical concerns, always consult with your health care provider regarding your use of natural supplements. If you are taking a prescription medication, always consult with your doctor or pharmacist regarding your use of dietary supplements. Always separate the dose of medication from dietary supplements by approximately two hours.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will Synergy WorldWide supplements interact with my prescription medications?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]We are unable to answer questions concerning potential interactions with medications and supplements. Your best resource for drug-nutrient interaction question is your health care provider or your pharmacist; they are familiar with your patient profile and have the education and resources to help you make an informed decision.

When taking prescription medications, you should always consult your health care provider prior to taking any dietary supplements. You should address each product on a case-by-case basis when consulting your health care provider.

When taking a prescription medication, always separate the dose of medication from natural supplements by at least 2 hours.

These statements (appearing on this Web site have come direct from Synergy Worldwide website) have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]


[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_toggle title=”How much weight can I expect to lose on Synergy’s SLMsmart weight management program?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Over the course of 90 days, you can expect to lose at least 10% of your body weight, which is considered a healthy rate for weight loss— optimal for long-term results.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Who are the professionals responsible for the SLMsmart system?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]The SLMsmart System has been headed and formulated by Dr. Stacey Bell. For over 35 years, Dr. Bell has been a leader in the field of nutrition and a registered Dietitian. She received a Doctorate in Nutrition from Boston University, has served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, has had over 120 papers published on the topic of nutrition, and has given lectures to a variety of audiences across the world. She is dedicated to helping people stay healthy and increase fitness.

Dr. Bell worked with the Synergy Medical and Scientific Advisory Board to ensure the quality, potency and nutrition found in the ingredients of all SLMsmart products. She also developed the Essential Foods Plan based on a large amount of data, research and personal experience in the field.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How is SLMsmart different from other programs?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]SLMsmart is unique in that it provides an easy-to-use, satisfying diet plan, a cleansing program, and novel dietary supplements with ingredients that have been shown to produce weight loss. SLMsmart takes the guesswork out of losing weight and relies on the data and experience provided by Dr. Stacey Bell, a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty, who has years of experience conducting nutritional studies and has counseled thousands of patients on how to eat to lose weight and maintain health.

Studies have shown that after two years, those who followed many of today’s most popular diets (Atkins, the Zone, South Beach) had lost only 2-3% of their starting weight. This means that a 200-pound woman would weigh 197 at the end of two years. This Synergy SLMsmart diet, on the other hand, enables you to lose 10% of your body weight in 90 days, maintain that loss, and lose eventually lose more if you choose to do so. Best of all, this effective system is structured on a healthy, balanced eating plan designed to continuously feed your body the nutrition it needs.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”I’ve heard good and bad opinions on soy protein. Why has it been included in this Health Shake?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Muscles need a constant supply of amino acids throughout the day to avoid degradation, and this is especially important when calorie intake is reduced. The unique blend of proteins in Health Shake (whey, casein, and soy) release amino acids sequentially into the blood. This not only keeps you feeling full, but also bathes the muscles with a constant supply of amino acids and protein. In this way, muscle mass is better maintained than just taking a single protein like whey protein.

Soy protein in this blend and dosage is safe and well tolerated, and actually beneficial for health conscious men and women. Any estrogenic benefits associated with the soy content of Health Shake have not been shown to affect male hormone levels. Men can safely use Health Shake and obtain all the health benefits of soy protein without worry of modulating male hormone levels.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I replace more than one meal per day with health shake?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Yes. Due to its great taste and convenience, you may wish to substitute up to two meals per day with Health Shake.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What makes the protein a “time-released blend“?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Featuring three protein sources, whey, soy and casein, this blend has been formulated to assure a true time-release that can promote satiety for up to four hours. This also lengthens the duration of protein distribution throughout your system. The amino acids from whey protein appear in the blood almost immediately after consumption. Those from soy protein are next, as soy protein has been shown to be a medium release facilitating longer term distribution of the amino acids. The amino acids from casein appear last.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can you explain the fat and carbohydrate totals in Health Shake?” style=”square_outline” color=”sky” size=”sm” css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]The healthy carbohydrates and fat found in Synergy SLMsmart Health Shake have been specifically added and formulated to allow energy to be released at different time intervals. For carbohydrates, fast-releasing energy has been included in the form of maltodextrin, and slower-releasing energy in the form of fructose. For fat, some comes as fast releasing energy from medium-chain triglycerides and some as slow-releasing energy from sunflower and canola oil. With these time-released sources of energy, you feel satisfied until the next meal, allowing Health Shake to be a true meal replacement.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]