FAQ

What makes ProFunction different from most nutritional supplement companies?

Our formulas have been used and trusted by thousands of practitioners and patients nationwide for over 20 years. We are diligent about finding the best raw materials, and our exacting standards of quality, purity, and efficacy are driving more practitioners and patients to us every day. Like you, we want results.

We are passionate about helping individuals achieve their best possible health. We stay on the leading-edge of the science to provide innovative, dynamic, and ever-evolving formulations. Our experienced and skilled functional medicine consultants are the best in the industry, and our technical support experts and customer service representatives provide incomparable support. With Profunction, you get much, much more than our industry-leading formulas. You get our dedicated team behind our formulas.


Where do you source your ingredients?

That is completely dependent on what supplier has the best material. It is one of our highest priorities to search out the best raw materials based on quality, purity, and research.

 

Is everything in the capsule listed on the label?

Yes. Everything listed on the label is present in the capsule, tablet, powder, or liquid. What you see is exactly what you get.

 

Do your products contain common allergens

With minor exceptions, our formulas do not contain wheat, gluten, corn protein, yeast, soy, animal, or dairy products. None of our formulas contain artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or preservatives.

 

Are your formulas kosher?

With the exception of our OrganiX™ bars, none of our products are certified as Kosher.

 

Do your formulas contain fillers?

There are a few instances in which fillers are used. When they are, we use vegetable-based cellulose to fill a capsule that may have a very small amount of active ingredients.


What are the binders used in your tableted formulas?

Dicalcium phosphate, methylcellulose, glycerin, and croscarmellose sodium comprise the majority of binders used in our tablets. All binders are hypoallergenic, non-animal derived compounds.

 

What are your capsules made of?

We only use vegetable capsules. They are made from hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, a cellulose compound derived from wood pulp.

 

Do you use standardized herbal extracts?

We strive to provide the highest quality herbs and the best value. When they are available in the marketplace, and especially when they are deemed critical to the efficacy of a formula, we use standardized herbal extracts.

 

Should I take my supplements with meals?

If there is a clear, science-based reason to take your supplement away from a meal, this will be indicated on the formula label directions or in the formula Doctor's Reference Sheet (DRS). If there is any remaining question, consult your healthcare practitioner.

 

Can I take your formulas if I am pregnant or lactating?

Many dietary ingredients have not been tested during pregnancy or lactation. It is always best to check the label cautions and consult your healthcare practitioner before using a dietary supplement of any kind while pregnant or lactating.


Are there any known drug-nutrient interactions with any of the products?

Indeed, there are known and possibly unknown interactions between some prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications and some dietary supplements. The combination may enhance the drug's action and therefore increase risk of toxicity, or it can reduce the drug's action and therefore decrease its benefit. A drug can also deplete certain nutrients, increasing the need for supplementation. The information supplied on our labels regarding specific interactions is limited. Our formulas are designed to be used only under medical supervision, so it is very important to consult with your healthcare practitioner or pharmacist before combining prescription or OTC medications with any XYMOGEN formula.