What You Should Know
Nussentials is a nutritional company that sells products with stabilized rice bran. Nussentials is a three-fold company that sells nutritional products, offers residual incomes to others who sell and donates portions of their sales to children in poverty. Rice bran products are full of natural fiber and whole grain goodness, but there are health issues related to consuming rice bran.
List of Ingredients
Less! – Whey (milk) Protein Concentrate, Whey (milk) Protein Isolate, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Stevia, Sucralose (Splenda Brand), Stabilized Rice Bran.
Alert! – Proprietary Blend: Aloe Vera, Caffeine, Green Tea Extract, Acai, Guarana Extract, Taurine, Yerba Mate & D-Ribose and 72 trace minerals.
The product list for Nussentials includes Alert!, Cardio!, Less!, More!, Multi!, NuJava!, Qi, Relax!, Restore! and Run! Less! is the closest thing to a weight loss supplement. Created with rice bran and whey protein, Nussentials claims the powdered protein mix will reduce hunger and help a dieter reach weight loss goals. There are no appetite suppressants included in the supplement. It is possible to use the Less! shakes as meal replacements to control caloric intake. One scoop of Nussentials Less! has only 118 calories. With 20 grams of protein, 80 of the total calories per scoop are pure, lean protein.
Alert! is marketed as an energy supplement. The formula contains caffeine, green tea and Guarana. Green tea is proven to increase metabolism, but adding two more stimulants could make the supplement too strong for some dieters. The main ingredient in Alert! is aloe vera. Aloe vera is a natural laxative, which means any weight lost taking this supplement could be attributed to water loss from diarrhea.
Rice bran, the main ingredient in all Nussentials products contains arsenic. Arsenic is a carcinogenic that may lead to future health problems and potentially cancer. Nussentials sells all products online through an official storefront. Through the storefront, dieters can choose to order products as needed or place supplements on an auto-ship program for cheaper prices. Product prices for single orders range from $30 to $80.
- Some Nussentials products contain green tea.
- Stimulants can increase heart rate and metabolism.
- Prices are comparable to other fitness supplements.
- Nussentials contributes money to various organizations and children in poverty.
- All Nussentials products contain rice bran.
- Rice bran contains arsenic, a known carcinogenic.
Nussentials markets products to people wanting a more holistic lifestyle with whole rice bran and protein. Rice bran is not necessarily a safe ingredient as some studies have shown rice bran to contain arsenic. Arsenic is a carcinogenic that may cause cancer. In terms of fitness, Nussentials does not offer supplements that will significantly increase weight loss or improve metabolism.