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ARE YOUR PRODUCTS CERTIFIED ORGANIC?
Our Warrior Blend, Sol Good Bars, Classic Plus, and Ormus Supergreens are all certified organic. We are currently in the certification process for all the products the USDA will let us certify. Plant-based minerals and purified water unfortunately do not apply, so our liquid minerals may never get the seal, but Sunwarrior is dedicated to sourcing only the best organic ingredients and certifying everything possible.
DO YOUR PRODUCTS NEED TO BE REFRIGERATED?
None of our products, except Vitamin Mineral Rush (that’s VMR for those in the know), need to be refrigerated even after opening, but keep those packages in a cool, dry place and out of direct sunlight.
WHERE DO YOUR INGREDIENTS COME FROM?
Sunwarrior seeks out the best ingredients throughout the world, from the desert farms of Arizona and Utah to the rolling fields of the Midwest to the foothills of the Himalayas. Due to climate, growing seasons, and sustainability we cannot source from only one country or region. We scrutinize and monitor the farms and facilities we deal with for the highest levels of quality and control. Every batch that enters the United States is tested and approved by the FDA. We also rely on our own quality control standards to ensure our ingredients are of the utmost quality.
HEAVY METALS IN SUNWARRIOR RICE PROTEIN
Sunwarrior protein comes entirely from organic plants grown in mineral-rich soils. This means we’re comparable to whole foods like brown rice, fruits, leafy greens, and other vegetables that naturally absorb trace metals. The closer to the soil and the more water-loving a plant, the more it takes in. Thankfully produce tests don’t get splashed across the internet as scare tactics to make money off the fears of people who just want to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy. If so, we’d all stop eating carrots, spinach, kale, rice, apples, and hundreds of other perfectly safe and beneficial foods.
We only source the finest plant-based ingredients. Our proteins are Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, and consistently test below EU, WHO, and FDA safety standards in every way. We’re even Prop65 compliant, which is the strictest standard and nearly impossible for plant-based sources to meet. We test internally and through an independent lab for more than is required. We then quickly refuse ingredients that don’t meet our strict levels of quality, because we take immense pride in knowing, thoroughly vetting, and loving our ingredients before we pass them on to you.
We believe in food as close to nature as possible, which is why when these types of reports come to light every few years, plant-based proteins fall below whey. Whey always tests better for two reasons. One, animal bodies, including our own, are very good at dealing with the trace amounts of heavy metals in the plants we eat. We filter and remove most before they have a chance to enter our systems. Two, whey is highly processed, stripping out nutrition, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes, and heavy metals all at the same time. Whole or less processed foods will always fall short when looking at barely detectable levels of these metals, but they excel when it comes to nutrition.
For more information, check out our PDF download on how everyday foods compare to our protein powders. Find it right here.
We will continue to bring you the cleanest, highest quality, and best tasting plant-based proteins. We will continue to test and retest. We will continue to beat the standards. With all the steps we take to provide our customers with only the best, you can feel safe knowing our protein is not harmful to you or anyone you care about. We drink this daily in our office and take it home to our families. It’s who we are.
And, if you are still concerned about the natural levels of metals found in unprocessed foods, look at Warrior Blend, which always tests at or near zero across the board due to its reliance on yellow peas rather than water-loving rice.
The most important thing you can do is stayed informed and understand the real numbers. Do not allow fearmongers to control you or your dollars. Be smart. Eat healthily.
If you want to read more about Sunwarrior and heavy metals, check out our article right here.
ARE YOUR PRODUCTS KOSHER?
We are in the process of certifying all our products as Kosher. At the moment, Classic Plus and Warrior Blend have earned the Kosher seal from Orthodox Union.
DO YOU OFFER SAMPLES?
Of course we do! We offer a variety of sample packs for a minimal cost. Call our Customer Service at 888-540-3667 to receive yours today! U.S.A addresses only, sorry. Thank You!
WHY DID YOU CHANGE THE SERVING SIZES?
We’ve been beating the competition when it comes to price per serving for years, but it’s hard to see this because we jammed as many servings into each container as possible. Seriously, we used vibration during filling to make some of the powders settle enough to fit. We decided keeping serving amounts closer to other proteins would make comparisons easier.
We also did it to make it easier for you to buy and try. The lower servings mean a lower price point, so you can try other flavors and proteins without a huge investment. Your protein stays fresher as a bonus. You can also cycle your amino acid sources easier. You’re welcome!
WHY DIDN'T YOU CHANGE THE TUBS WHEN YOU WENT TO SMALL SERVINGS?
We wanted to save you money. Changing the tubs would have meant new molds, labels, filling procedures, shipping boxes, and lids, plus all the manpower behind these. Some of those costs would have been passed on, and we hated that. So we kept the same packaging. Hope you forgive us for there being less powder in them as the prices go down.
CAN I TAKE YOUR PRODUCTS WHEN PREGNANT OR NURSING?
You should always consult a health care professional before beginning any new supplements, especially while pregnant or nursing. This applies to even the best plant-based superfoods. All the ingredients in Sunwarrior products are considered safe in the amounts found in foods. Always use supplements in moderation and follow suggested use on the labels.
CAN I GIVE YOUR PRODUCTS TO MY CHILD?
It is always important to discuss diet changes and supplementation with your health care professional, especially when it comes to your children. Children under the age of two years should not be given our products. They may be safe to use in moderation for children older than two.
WHAT IS XANTHAN, OLIGODEXTRIN, AND PECTIN, AND WHAT ARE THEY DERIVED FROM?
Xanthan is a natural stabilizer and thickener. Oligodextrin is a complex carbohydrate that also acts as a stabilizer and thickener. It also helps restore lost glycogen after workouts. The xanthan and oligodextrin used in Sunwarrior’s Classic Protein is derived as a result of the fermentation of brown rice. Pectin is a soluble dietary fiber found in apples and other fruits. It has a number of health benefits and is also a vegan alternative to gelatin.
HOW DOES SHIPPING WORK?
We ship at the low cost of $5.95 for any orders under $50, but there are ways to get free shipping. Orders $50 or more are automatically made free. You’re welcome. You can also sign up for Medallion Rewards for free shipping on all orders, no matter the amount. You can upgrade any free shipping to expedited shipping for $5.95 to get your orders faster.
Free shipping typically takes 5 to 7 business days to reach you. Expedited shipping typically takes 2 to 4 business days to arrive at your door. Any orders with merchandise (hats, t-shirts, blender bottles, pants, etc.) may take longer.
We automatically upgrade all orders that exceed 9 lbs or $175 to expedited shipping at no extra charge to you. Most orders are shipped out on the next business day. If choosing an expedited shipping method, do not ship to a PO Box; FedEx will not be able to deliver. Orders to Alaska and Hawaii of course take longer. We're sorry about that. :(
We follow the shipping information you provide during checkout to the letter. We trust you know your address better than anyone, so Sunwarrior is not liable for delivery errors or any lost, held, or damaged packages due to an incorrect shipping address. Please enter your information with care.
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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLASSIC PROTEIN, WARRIOR BLEND, AND CLASSIC PLUS?
All these products supply plant-based protein, taste great, and tend to be more gentle on the digestive system than whey or soy. Classic Protein is made from fermented brown rice. This simple formula is suggested for those with food allergies and our more granola customers.
Warrior Blend is a synergistic combination of pea, goji berry, and hemp proteins with the bonus of medium chain triglycerides from coconut. Warrior Blend has a slightly better amino acid profile and includes the anti-inflammatory power of coconut to speed recovery.
Classic Plus relies on brown rice, pea, quinoa, chia, and amaranth for ancient grain goodness without the gluten or carbs. It has a similar amino acid profile to Warrior Blend, but a slightly different texture and flavor. All are highly effective sources of protein, so it really comes down to personal preferences. Try our Protein Power Pack to sample them all before making a decision!
CAN I TAKE MORE THAN THE SUGGESTED SIZE OF YOUR PROTEINS?
Yes, but we recommend you do not go over your body's daily recommended protein. Your body generally requires 10–15% of your diet consist of protein.
WHAT DOES ORMUS MEAN?
Ormus refers to special minerals found in minute amounts in certain soils around the world.
DO ORMUS SUPERGREENS SUPPLY ALL THE VEGETABLES I NEED?
No, they supplement your consumption of vegetables, but they do not replace all the crunchy goodness of the vegetables that should be in your diet.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIQUID LIGHT, IMMUNE SHIELD, AND VITAMIN MINERAL RUSH?
Liquid Light is a plant-based fulvic acid mineral complex created by nature and cold process extracted into a liquid solution.
Immune Shield is a natural fulvic acid mineral complex fortified with silver ions. The silver ions are complexed inside the fulvic acid molecule for maximum protection and performance.
Vitamin Mineral Rush is a combination of minerals, fulvic acid, and plant-based vitamins. This is a great multivitamin for those who do not like pills or capsules, and it tastes like sweet tea.
IS THERE CAFFEINE IN YOUR PRODUCTS?
None of our products contain caffeine. The tea leaf extract we use in Warrior Blend is herbal only.
WHAT IS THE EQUIVALENT OF THE SCOOPS IN TABLESPOONS?
Each product varies slightly. Warrior Blend is about 4 tablespoons, and Classic Protein is about 3 tablespoons per scoop.
CAN PRODUCT BE USED AFTER EXPIRATION DATE?
Supplements begin to lose potency after the expiration date. They are usually safe to consume for some time after the expiration date, but use caution and know you are not getting the full potency. If any product begins to smell off or show any signs of spoilage, they should be discarded immediately, regardless of the expiration date. Follow guidelines for storage and the product may last longer.
ARE YOUR PRODUCTS GLUTEN FREE?
All our products are gluten free except Activated Barley, which naturally has some gluten. Activated Barley is being discontinued.
WHAT HAPPENED TO ACTIVATED BARLEY?
Our barley product has been discontinued, sorry.
WHAT IS MEDALLION REWARDS?
Medallion Rewards is pretty simple. We reward you 1 Medallion (aka point) for every dollar spent on our site. You turn those in for discounts. There are other perks too. Sign up already. To learn more, see our Medallion Rewards Rules and Regulations .