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What is a superfood?

A superfood is a food that is especially nutrient-dense and is highly beneficial for health and wellbeing. There are many foods that have earned the title of “superfood” and Philosophie products combine some of the world’s most potent superfoods to make it easier than ever to achieve optimal nutrition and health.

 

What is in the Superfood + Protein Blends?

Each of the Philosophie Superfood + Protein Blends is vegan, raw, gluten-free, nut-free, and has absolutely no filler ingredients. The detoxifying Green Dream blend, beautifying Berry Bliss blend, and energizing Cacao Magic blend contain nothing but the purest, most healing superfoods. When the body receives optimal nourishment from these wholesome, plant-based sources of protein, vitamins, and minerals, it more readily releases unneeded material and toxins leaving you feeling renewed and vibrantly healthy. To learn more about the superfoods that are included in our blends, check out the Benefits of Superfood + Protein Blend Ingredients article on the Philosophie blog.

 

 Which superfood blend is right for me?

Each superfood blend has a unique combination of nutrient-rich ingredients that will nourish and revitalize your body. All three blends contain 10 grams of plant-based protein per serving making them excellent for anyone who wants to build or maintain healthy muscle mass. Green Dream is packed with Spirulina making it ideal for detoxification and weight loss. Cacao Magic contains Reishii mushroom, which has been studied for its countless health benefits, including anti-cancer properties, neuroprotective properties, and lifespan extending properties. Berry Bliss contains a mix of berries that are particularly high in antioxidants and can promote healthy skin, nails, and hair, as well as camu camu, the most potent natural source of immunity-boosting Vitamin C on earth! We like to have a dose of each one every day to receive the unique healing benefits of each one! To learn more about the benefits of the superfoods in our blends, check out the Benefits of Superfood + Protein Blend Ingredients article on the Philosophie blog.

 

How should I store Philosophie superfood products and how long do they last?

Philosophie Superfood + Protein Blends should by stored in a cool, dry place. The refrigerator or a shelf that is not exposed to direct sunlight, heat, or moisture are both great places to store the blends. Philosophie Superfood + Protein Blends have a shelf life of 6 months to one year.

Philosophie Superfood Coconut Butters and Philosophie Superfood Honeys should also be stored in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Coconut butters and honeys do not need to be refrigerated and also have a shelf life of 6 months to one year.

 

How do I use the Philosophie Superfood +Protein Blends?

Each Philosophie Superfood + Protein Blend comes with a recipe for a classic Philosophie Superfood Smoothie, but that’s not the only way you can use our blends.

You can make every food a superfood by adding any of our Philosophie Superfood + Protein Blends. Feel free to check out the Philosophie Blog  for delicious Philosophie Superfood recipes, as well as the following list of easy ways to add more nutrients to your foods:

  • 1 Tbsp of Green Dream + eggs = en energizing and nutrient-dense breakfast
  • 1 Tbsp of Berry Bliss + ½ cup of plain yogurt = tart berry flavor and a blast of immunity-boosting antioxidants
  • 1 Tbsp of Cacao Magic + 3 Tbsp nut or seed butter = a creamy, chocolatey, protein-packed topping for apples or toast
  • 1 Tbsp of Green Dream + garlic + tahini = a detoxifying topping for greens, dip for veggies, or spread for sandwiches
  • 1 Tbsp of Cacao Magic + freshly cooked oatmeal = a filling and deliciously healing breakfast
  • 1 Tbsp of Berry Bliss + lemon juice + olive oil = a fresh, tangy, and antioxidant-rich dressing for salads
  • 1 Tbsp of Green Dream + a rich, vegetable soup or curry = a savory and nourishing meal
  • 1-2 Tbsp of Cacao Magic, Green Dream, AND/OR Berry Bliss + any batter for baked goods, pancakes, waffles, cookies = a boost of nutrients for your favorite treat!
  • 1-2 Tbsp of Cacao Magic, Green Dream, AND/OR Berry Bliss + any smoothie = HEALING SMOOTHIE HEAVEN!

We love to you hear how Philosophie fans like to use our Superfood + Protein Blends. To share your favorite way to use the blends with the Philosophie Team, connect and share with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

 

Where can I purchase Philosophie products?

Philosophie products are available for purchase online and in a selection of retail locations throughout California, Washington, D. C., and New York. Please check out our Stores page to see which retail locations offer Philosophie products. It is important to note that not all retail locations carry the full line of Philosophie products. To view all of the Philosophie products that are currently available for purchase, please check out the Philosophie Store.

 

Does Philosophie offer sample sizes?

Philosophie offers a Superfood Sampler Pack that includes 2 ounce packages of each of our three Superfood + Protein Blends so that you can try each one out before committing to a full-sized bag. We’re pretty sure that you’ll love all three so much that you won’t be able to pick a favorite!

  

Does Philosophie offer any quantity discounts?

Yes! We know that once you try each of our Superfood + Protein Blends, you will want to add each of them to all sorts of foods! That’s why we created the Philosophie Superfood Starter Pack, the Philosophie Superfood Lover’s Pack and the Philosophie Superfood Addict’s Pack. Our Starter Pack is 4 ounces of each of our three superfood blends, the Lover’s Pack is 8 ounces of each of our nourishing blends, and the Addict’s Pack is a whopping pound of each! Each pack is priced at a great discount as compared to buying each of the blends individually!

 

How can I find out about sales, special offers, and discounts on Philosophie products?

At Philosophie, we love making it as easy and attainable as possible to incorporate superfoods into your daily routine which is why we run promotions, sales, and discounts as often as we can. To stay up to date on any specials or discounts that are currently being offered by Philosophie, be sure to sign up for our newsletters at the bottom of the Philosophie Home Page and follow Sophie Jaffe (aka: philosophiemama) on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

 

Do Philosophie products have caffeine in them?

Philosophie products contain absolutely no additives or fillers. Our Superfood + Protein blends are made of only raw superfoods that have been finely ground so that they can be easily added to any and all foods. While some of the superfoods in our blends, such as cacao, maca, and spirulina have been reported to have energy-boosting properties, we do not add any artificial or processed stimulants, such as caffeine or sugar, to our products. Most of our customers report feeling a refreshing boost in energy levels without the jitteriness or crash that often comes with consumption of caffeine or sugar. Of course, each body is unique, so if you have any concerns about the potential stimulatory effects of the ingredients in our products, we suggest that you start with a lower dose to determine your level of sensitivity.

 

Is Maca safe?

Maca is a radish-like root vegetable that grows in the high plateaus of the Peruvian Andes and has been a source of nutrition and healing for the indigenous peoples of this region for thousands of years. It is an incredibly potent superfood that is rich in fiber, protein, and a plethora of nutrients that promote physical, mental, and emotional health. 

Maca is an excellent source of calcium, iron, zinc, and magnesium, minerals that are absolutely essential for vital bodily functions, and it is has been used by many people to promote reproductive health. While Maca does not contain hormones, it provides a unique set of nutrients that strengthens the organs and glands that produce and regulate hormones. 

Just like Philosophie creator Sophie Jaffe, many Philosophie customers have enjoyed the nourishing benefits of Philosophie superfood products during pregnancies, while breastfeeding, and as a way to add nutrients to their children’s foods from infancy onward; however, as with any supplement, maca is not appropriate for everyone and could potentially cause problems for some individuals. It is best to consult with your doctor before adding maca to your diet if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, suffering from or at high risk of hormone-sensitive diseases, impaired thyroid function, liver disease, or kidney disease or if you have concerns about the effects of adding maca to your diet or your child’s diet.

 

Who does Philosophie use for shipping and how long does delivery take?

Philosophie products are shipped domestcailly via USPS Priority Mail and should arrive 7-9 business days after your order is placed. Once your order has shipped, you will receive an email with a link to tracking information for your package.

Premade cleanses are shipped via FedEx or OnTrac 1-2 day ground service depending on the destination and should arrive 5-7 business days after your order is placed.

International shipping times vary depending on destination. For questions about international orders, please contact info@thephilosophie.com before placing your order.

  

Where does Philosophie ship to?

Currently, Philosophie products can be shipped to anywhere in the United States (including U.S. Territories) as well as Australia and Canada. If you would like to place an order for Philosophie products and do not live in one of the listed areas, please email info@thephilosophie.com.

Premade cleanses can only be shipped within the continental United States.

 

I received my package but it was damaged. What do I do?

It is our policy is to replace any damaged packages. If you receive a package with a product that has been damaged during shipping, please contact us at info@thephilosophie.com within one week of receipt of your package to receive a refund for your order.

  

What is Philosophie’s return policy?

While we cannot accept returns, if you are displeased with our product in any way, please contact us immediately at info@thephilosophie.com so that we may do our best to resolve the issue. Our customers’ satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us and we will always do our best to provide you with the best product and service possible.

 

What can I expect when I do the Philosophie cleanse?

The Philosophie 5 and 14-day DIY cleanses and the 3 and 5-day pre-made cleanses are an effective and healthy way to detoxify the body and lose weight, so that you can look and feel your absolute best. While many cleanses deprive the body and leave it feeling weak and unsatisfied, the Philosophie Cleanses are full of fiber, protein, and healthy fats, which help curb hunger while saturating the body with fresh, restorative ingredients in order to reach an optimum and enduring state of wellness and beauty. 

While the Philosophie cleanses are designed to help your body return to its natural state of health, it is common for the first 1-3 days to be the most difficult. Some people do experience headaches and/or decreased energy as the body adjusts and begins to release toxins; however, most people report feeling a shift by the third day, at which point the body begins to feel lighter and more energized. For more detailed information, check out the following blog post on What to Expect During a Philosophie Cleanse

 

Are there any instructions included with the cleanses?

Once you place your order for a cleanse, you should receive an email with a booklet of instructions, recipes, and helpful tips for a successful cleanse within 1-2 days.

  

If I want to start my cleanse on a specific day, how many days beforehand should I place my order?

Premade cleanses are flash frozen and shipped via 1-2 day ground shipping. We recommend that you place your order 5-7 business days before you would like to begin your cleanse to allow time for processing and shipping. If your cleanse arrives early, you may store it in the freezer until you are ready to begin your cleanse.

 

I just received my cleanse. Do I have to start it right away?

You can start the cleanse any time! The products included in your DIY cleanse package are good for 6 months to a year. The prepared cleanse arrives flash frozen and will last in the freezer for up to 1 month. Simply defrost items at least 12 hours prior to, but no longer than 2 days before, consumption.

 

 

If I fall off of the wagon during my cleanse, can I just pick up where I left off or should I start over?

While you will receive the most profound results from a cleanse if you do not veer off of the program, the benefits of the cleanse will not be completely negated if you fall off the wagon briefly. We know that circumstances can arise that make it difficult to stay 100% true to a cleanse, and we recommend that you simply resume the cleanse as soon as possible. For tips on how to stay on track during a cleanse, check out Sophie’s blog article on What to Expect During a Cleanse.

 

What ingredients do the cleanse supplement pills contain?

The supplement pills that are included in your cleanse are Garden of Life RAW Probiotic pills. They contain 85 billion live cultures, 32 probiotic strains, prebiotics, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that will help your gut return to its optimal state of health. The supplement pills are raw, gluten-free, contain no soy allergens, binders, fillers, or carriers.

 

Is the group cleanse packaged individually for each person or will we have to share the products?

The group cleanse is 4 individual 5-day DIY cleanses that are shipped in a single box to one destination at a discounted price. Upon arrival, cleanse participants can each take 1 individually packaged cleanse, so it will not be necessary to share products.

 

Is it safe to do a cleanse while I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

With a few adjustments, Philosophie cleanses should be safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, should omit the detox teas that are typically included in the cleanses. Because women who are pregnant or breastfeeding have increased caloric needs, they should add an extra 300-500 calories per day to their diet by increasing the calories of some of their meals or by adding an additional snack. As always, we suggest that anyone undergoing a cleanse should listen to their body and we recommend that women consult with their doctor if they have any concerns about undergoing a cleanse while pregnant or breastfeeding.

 

Can I pick up my premade cleanse to avoid shipping charges?

Premade cleanses are currently only available via delivery and may not be picked up.

 

Who do I contact if I would like to see Philosophie products featured in my local retail store or on a specific online store?

We are always looking for new opportunities to make our superfood products easily accessible to our customers. If you would like to see our products in a specific retail location or on a particular online store, please contact us at info@thephilosophie.com. If you can both let the store or site manager know that you would like for them to feature Philosophie products and email us their name and contact information, we will do our very best to make our products available to you via your desired outlet.

 

Who do I contact if I would like to order Philosophie products wholesale for distribution in my gym or retail location?

Please contact our sales manager at info@thephilosophie.com to inquire about wholesale rates.

 

Who do I contact if I want to be a Philosophie Brand Ambassador and what are the requirements?

Our Philosophie Ambassadors receive a discount on Philosophie Superfood Products in exchange for weekly posts on facebook, instagram, and twitter and monthly blog posts that feature or mention our products. If you are interested in becoming a Philosophie Brand Ambassador, please contact melissa@ThePhilosophie.com more information.

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