Frequently Asked Questions
Supple® Powder Product Usage
Q: Do I mix the powder with 8 ounces of water?
Yes. Always use a full scoop and start with 8 ounces of water. If you would like the drink to be a little less sweet, add more water. Just remember to drink it all in one setting for maximum effectiveness.back
Q: What is the difference between powder and drink?
The delicious powder drink mix delivers the same powerful dosage of ingredients as the Supple® drink. The powder has 30 servings per container. Depending on how much you order, you can save between 32% and 53% off the cost of drinking Supple® everyday by buying the powder mix.back
Q: Supple® Powder Ingredients
Q: How does Supple® Powder differ from other products on the market?
There are no similar products on the market. Supple® Powder is the only product on the market right now with a clinically proven effective dosage of pharmaceutical strength bovine chondroitin and shellfish free glucosamine that also comes with a powerful antioxidant formula.back
Q: Is Supple® Powder available at retail?
No, Supple® Powder is not sold in stores and is only available with our special offer. The active ingredients in Supple® Powder are very expensive. If Supple® Powder was sold at retail, it would be too expensive for most people to afford after you factor in markups by brokers, distributors and retailers. By buying Supple® Powder directly, consumers are able to get it at the lowest price possible.back
Q: How do I take Supple® Powder?
We recommend that you drink one serving a day and that you drink it in a single sitting so you will realize the maximum effectiveness. You can drink it any time during the day. Drink it over ice or chilled; you’ll love it cold. You can also drink more than one serving a day.back
Q: Can I take it with food?
You can take Supple® with or without food. If you have a sensitive stomach, it is recommended that you drink your Supple® with food. People with sensitive stomachs often find the powder drink mix form to be easier on their stomachs.back
Q: Can I take this with my other medications?
Yes. We are not aware of any known potential medication interactions with the active ingredients in Supple® Powder. People that have salt-sensitive hypertension should monitor their salt intake: Supple® Powder has 115 mg sodium. If you are taking blood thinning medications, check your clotting time more often.back
Q: Is Supple® Powder Vegetarian?
No it is not. Our chondroitin comes from bovine (cow) sources.back
Q: Why is the glucosamine and chondroitin in Supple® Powder better than what you can buy in a store?
A lot of the glucosamine and chondroitin sold in stores is of lower quality, has ineffective dosages, do not have in it what is claimed on the label, or comes from unproven sources. Supple® Powder uses the same strength of glucosamine and chondroitin that has been clinically proven effective in over 35 years of extensive research performed around the world by leading universities and scientists and that has been used by over 13 million people around the world.back
Q: Can I take Supple® Powder if I have a shellfish allergy?
Yes. Supple® Powder is shellfish-free and is designed to be taken by people with shellfish allergies.back
Q: Do you need to take Supple® Powder for the rest of your life?
It is recommended that you drink Supple® every day to supplement your body with the building blocks of your joints and bones just as you would take a daily calcium or Vitamin D supplement. This way, you will preserve your joints and prevent further joint problems in the future.back
Q: How long will it take before I can notice a difference?
You will feel a significant difference in a few weeks. And every week you will feel better.back
Q: What are the active ingredients in Supple® Powder and what kind of testing has been done on them?
Supple® Powder uses the same strength of 1500 mg glucosamine and 1200 mg chondroitin that has been clinically proven effective in over 35 years of extensive research performed aroud the world by leading universities and scientists.
Supple® Powder also has a powerful antioxidant formula that includes: Vitamin C (200%), Vitamin D (250%), Vitamin E (25%), Niacin (100%), Vitamin B6 (100%), Vitamin B12 (100%), Vitamin B5 (100%), Calcium (8%) and Magnesium (6%).
Q: How many calories and sugar are in each serving?
30 calories; 3g sugars.back
Q: What flavor does Supple® Powder come in?
Delicious Peach Mango. If you like orange, tropical or peach drinks, you’ll love it!back
Q: What results will I see if I take Supple® Powder?
You will feel like you want to be more active and more comfortable doing your usual movements. You will experience more mobility and may lose additional weight if you are more active.back
Q: What are glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate?
They are natural substances found in and around the cells of cartilage; they are the building blocks of joints. Glucosamine is a basic building block for cartilage, synovial fluid and other connective tissues. It is needed for healthy structure and function of joints for optimum mobility. Bovine chondroitin sulfate protects existing cartilage and service as a building block for healthy new cartilage.back
Q: Why isn’t all glucosamine and chondroitin the same?
Glucosamine and chondroitin are dietary supplements in the United States. Dietary supplements are not strictly regulated by the FDA and companies are not required to deliver the same ingredients, quality or dosages as what has been clinically tested and proven to be effective.back
Q: Where does Supple® Powder's glucosamine and chondroitin come from?
Supple® Powder’s glucosamine comes from the only producer of 100% pure vegetarian glucosamine in the world (derived from corn in the US). Supple® Powder’s chondroitin comes from the only producer of pharmaceutical grade chondroitin in the world (derived from bovine (cow) trachea by Bioiberica in Spain). [Chondroitin from bovine trachea is the only studied chondroitin. Other chondroitin derived from sharks, birds, pigs or any other form has not been clinically studied and is not proven to be effective.]back
Q: I am a child, pregnant, may become pregnant, or am nursing. Should I use Supple® Powder?
If you would like to give Supple® Powder to a minor under age 18, or if you are pregnant or nursing, we'd recommend you first discuss using Supple® Powder with your doctor.back
Q: I have adult-onset diabetes, will Supple® Powder raise my blood sugar levels?
Supple® Powder is safe and was made for diabetics. Glucosamine is an amino sugar. People with diabetes should check their blood sugar levels when taking Supple® Powder just as their doctor recommends with any product containing sugars. Each serving of Supple® Powder is equivalent to one half serving of fruit and has only 30 calories, 3 grams of sugar and no artificial sweeteners.back
Q: I had an upset stomach or diarrhea from drinking Supple®. Is that normal?
You have a very sensitive stomach. Drink your Supple® over ice and with food until your body gets used to the powerful Supple® Powder ingredients and you will be fine. Many people with sensitive stomachs find the powder drink mix to be easier on their stomachs.back
Q: Can Supple® Powder help me if I have no cartilage left and there is bone on bone?
Yes, Supple® Powder can help comfort sore joints and improve overall joint function and range of motion. Supple® Powder can also help preserve and repair remaining cartilage.back
Q: What are Peter Apatow’s credentials?
Peter is a patient advocate who has learned to naturally manage a serious arthritis condition he has had for over 20 years. Peter has extensive business experience and his strength is in bringing together leading companies, medical professionals, and researchers to advance joint health education and research and develop clinically effective products. Peter led the 5 year development of the product Supple®, and Supple® Powder.back
Q: Is Supple® Powder approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) or AMA (American Medical Association)? If not, why?
Supple® Powder's active ingredients are glucosamine and chondroitin. Glucosamine and chondroitin are dietary supplements in the US that are not strictly regulated or defined and do not require approval by the FDA or any other federal agency before being sold. This is a significant problem in the US and this is why we created Supple® Powder - because most products sold in the US skimp on labeled claims, use unproven ingredient sources, or deliver ineffective dosages. Supple® Powder, however, delivers the same strength and dosage of glucosamine and chondroitin that has been clinically proven effective. The AMA (American Medical Association) is not a regulatory agency.back
Q: Is the calcium used in Supple® Powder derived of vegetable or dairy?
Neither. It is actually chemically synthesized.back
Q: What are Dr. Monita’s credentials?
Dr. Monita is an M.D., board certified in internal medicine.back
Q: What is the return policy?
Simply call customer service toll free at 866-219-6371 (7 AM – 11 PM CST, Monday – Friday and Saturday 7 AM – 5 PM CST) within 60 days of the date you received your Supple® Powder for a refund of the purchase price, less S&P. You will be asked to return any unused portion and will be responsible for the return shipping costs.back
Q: How is Supple® Powder absorbed? In the stomach or intestines?
In the gut, which consists of the stomach and intestines.back
Q: Does this cure arthritis?
There is no known cure for arthritis. Supple® Powder provides your body with the building blocks of your joints and helps to restore your joints to a healthy, normal function. If you are not completely satisfied, you can obtain a full refund of the purchase price, less S&P, under our 60 day money back guarantee.back
Q: What is Supple® Powder’s success rate?
Joint conditions are complicated to manage and everyone’s body and condition is different. Everyone who drinks Supple® can benefit from taking it. Most people who drink Supple® experience symptomatic relief. You will see the best results if you combine taking Supple® with the nutrition and exercise program outlined in the New York Times Bestselling book 'Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis'.back
Q: Does Supple® Powder contain MSM?
Supple® Powder does not contain MSM. There is no significant clinical evidence supporting the effectiveness of MSM. Supple® Powder is the only product on the market right now with a clinically proven effective dosage of pharmaceutical strength bovine chondroitin and shellfish free glucosamine that also comes with a powerful antioxidant formula.back
Q: How do I get in touch with Peter Apatow?
You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to forward it to Peter’s attention. Please provide your name, address, phone number, email address, and the nature of your inquiry. Peter reviews all such inquiries and will make sure that the appropriate person contacts you as needed.back
Q: Is Supple® Powder Pasteurized?
Yes it is.back
Q: Where does the sugar in Supple® Powder come from?
It comes naturally from the fruit blend. No sugars are added.back
Q: How are the ingredients processed into powder?
The active ingredients in Supple® Powder come in a powder form. A series of steps then take place that make the ingredients a single mix.back
Q: How can Supple® Powder help people with Fibromyalgia and gout?
Supple® Powder can help stabilize and maintain healthy function and comfort in joints, connective joint tissues, tendons and ligaments. (Thus minimizing potential flare-ups.)back
Q: How much does a can of powder weigh?
Each can of powder weighs about 1 lb. The shipping weight for powder is calculated as the number of cans times 1 lb + 1-2 lbs for packaging (more packaging/a larger box is required for larger shipments). You also need to add 2 lbs if the book 'Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis' is included.back
Q:How much is in one scoop of Supple® Powder?
If the scoop is lost, the measurement of a day's serving is one level tablespoon and ¼ level teaspoon.back
Q: Are there any side effects from taking Supple® Powder?
The active ingredients in Supple® Powder have been monitored and studied for over 30 years and there are no known dangerous side effects. The most common side effects if you have a sensitive stomach are increased intestinal gas and softened stools. If you have a sensitive stomach, drink your Supple® with food initially until your body gets used to taking the powerful ingredients. Many people say taking the powder drink mix form is easier on the stomach.back