Reliv products--GlucAffectâ„¢

AF Retired 462
By AF Retired 462 Latest Reply 2014-08-12 09:14:30 -0500
Started 2012-08-31 21:38:00 -0500

Has anyone tried this or any other of this company's products? I have a distant cousin who is a distributer and keeps telling me how great they are.
I am still skeptical of these kinds of products.
http://www.relivingpartners.com/products.php


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brazosbelle
brazosbelle 2014-08-11 11:20:50 -0500 Report

Hello there! I just happened across this discussion today and wanted to add that as a Type 1 for over 20 years, the Reliv products have helped me tremendously. Not only to reduce my a1c from 8.3 down to 6.7, but in addition, the new product with lunasin has brought my cholesterol into a healthy range as well. Yes, I am a Reliv distributor, but do you know why? Because I found that they have helped to give back my health (and that of my husband) and we want to help others find solutions to their health and wealth issues! (just Google "lunasin and epigenetics")

Melleebean
Melleebean 2012-09-13 09:04:24 -0500 Report

I have not tried that product but my father has started using a product known as Plexus Slim. Its designed to regulate blood sugar levels and aids in weight loss. He has been diabetic for years and has always struggled to maintain healthy levels. He has been insulin dependant for as long as I can remember. A few months back I came across the product and he started using it. Since then his numbers have regulated and he has been able to lower his insulin dosages. We are hoping at his next appt he will be able to stop using them all together! I am AMAZED! I too have been schepitcal of these products…but Plexus won me over. IF you would like some information I can share the website, etc with you :-)

jayabee52
jayabee52 2012-09-14 02:08:46 -0500 Report

the website has already been shared in the original posting Melleebean. No need to post that info again.

AF Retired 462
AF Retired 462 2012-09-01 10:51:06 -0500 Report

Thanks for your input James…wow the woman in the blog got the same sales pitch as I did from my cousin. I will remain skeptical.

VictoriaLang
VictoriaLang 2013-04-15 11:08:48 -0500 Report

I take the Reliv products. I do not sell them, but I buy them from my mother. It's hard to believe at first because it seems too good to be true, but it really helps with anything your body is fighting/dealing with. If you look at the science of it, Reliv is a food science company, and all of the ingredients in the different cans are nutrients, no chemicals or things to question. The difference is that Reliv has designed compounds for our body to actually absorb everything in the powder, which is impossible by taking multivitamins. So, imagine your body getting everything it needs. Reliv gives you proper nutrition, and your body takes it from there and fixes whatever is wrong. The reason so many people don't like the company is because people make money off of the product. But the reason Reliv has you buy it through people is because each person needs to take a product designed for his/her own issue. Otherwise people would be self-diagnosing, and the results would not be as positive if many were taking the product they don't need. Sorry for the novel, but if you have questions about it, just ask. I love the stuff, and everyone in my family has a testimony. That's why I want other people to try it, because everyone should have the feeling that they finally found what their body has been needing.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2013-04-15 12:02:59 -0500 Report

from your profile, Victoria, you say you are a "medical professional". What profession is that, exactly?

And you say you are interested in T1 and T 2, but nowhere on there do you say you have diabetes yourself. So do you have diabetes? and if so what type? If you don't what are you doing slumming with us PWDs?

And why would you come to this discussion and post this testimonial here as your first posting on DC? As Alice in Wonderland said "Curiouser and Curiouser!"

VictoriaLang
VictoriaLang 2013-04-16 11:30:31 -0500 Report

Hi jayabee52, thanks for the questions.
I am a ND, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and currently studying Chinese medicine and acupuncture as well.
I do not have diabetes, and am not "slumming it" by talking to those who do. I made a profile on here to reply to the comment you posted. Daily I do research on various medical issues and alternative therapies. I have a friend who recently gave birth to a child with Cystic Fibrosis. Although I take Reliv products, it is not my specialty, so I was doing research on Reliv in relation to Cystic Fibrosis. For some reason, this post also showed up in the search results. I like to read what others think of Reliv, and the reasons for turning it down, etc. I read the comment you posted and went to the blog posting written by Sky. I must say, I found lie after lie. It's very frustrating to be an advocate for natural treatments, and to have an article be so misleading. I won't dispute it here, I wrote a comment on that article and you can read it if you'd like. Also, Reliv is not FDA approved. The FDA is a battle that Reliv has been trying to win for a long time, because the FDA would never approve something that works so well with no side-effects.
I simply came on here to answer the question that was asked. Let me make it clear that if any of you buy Reliv, I don't make any money off of you. I have no personal gain from this, and no incentive other than your well-being. And if you are not interested, that is up to you — the only person you are hurting is yourself. The statements I made in my previous comment are true of Reliv International, and there are over 50 non-Reliv publications that verify the science behind what they are doing.
I've learned in my line of work, that many people who have conditions do not want an answer that is natural. Even if there is testimony after testimony, it will be considered an act. If you really want to help yourself, don't read opinions that people have of the company, but look into the product and the science instead. In any company, you will find negative experiences. Anyone can sell Reliv, which means any distributor you meet has the potential to not know what he or she is talking about, and might just want to make money off of you. However, there are people who genuinly care about changing people's lives, and that is what Reliv stands for. I encourage you to look into the company, not the people who have met shady distributors, or didn't like how much it costs. (By the way, it is not expensive).
Best of luck to all of you.

-Victoria

jayabee52
jayabee52 2013-04-16 12:01:23 -0500 Report

Thank you Victoria for that extended reply. I will have to go to that site and check out your reply. I have just returned and saw a reply from "sounddoctorin" posted on June 26 2012 or one from "me.themachine" on Apr 15,2013. Which of those are you?

jayabee52
jayabee52 2012-09-01 02:09:00 -0500 Report

I share your skepticism of such products. I have no experience with these except hearing about them on here.

There is a discussion from 2010 Diane987 mentions it on August 24, 2010 You may find the discussion here ~ http://www.diabeticconnect.com/discussions/79... Unfortunately there is not much more there than a mention of the product.

So I went to Google and with a bit of searching discovered this site here ~ http://star-phyre.blogspot.com/2008/02/in-ign...

Reading the experiences chronicled there, I wouldn't touch Reliv products.

You are of course free to do what you wish

Praying for God's richest blessings upon you and yours

James Baker

Waterdropangels
Waterdropangels 2013-10-12 10:53:37 -0500 Report

I do drink Reliv products. I have off and on since 1992. I do buy an indepenant distributorship to get the discount, but honestly i have never sold them or tried to build a business. additionally i have never tried glucAfect. If I had concerns for my sugar levels, I do admit I would give it a shot. Diabetes is something that ran in my family 2 generations back, and when I was expecting in my younger yrs, I would go boarder line diabetic, so I could be a risk at some point.
Why would I drink Reliv you may ask? Well I'm fortunate to be in decent health, so no great story to tell but I did seek them out verses someone trying to convince me. Its a long story so i wont bore you. i do however always find I turn back to Reliv when I'm run down or when my neck or back gives me trouble. (Alignment issues with both)
I'm a person that lacks being consistent when it comes to diet, exercise etc.
Once I find I'm feeling good and see improvements, I slack off. It's a cycle.
I feel it is ashame that people try to state things like it cures this or that. That is not what the company claims with anything i have ever read on their site or been told and one must remember its an independent distributorship and well not everyone does the right thing.
The way I see Reliv is in the way I use them and what i feel it does for me. If a body has proper nutrition, it is able to maintain itself better. The human body is an amazing machine. What other machine works to repair itself or in some cases last 7-9 decades?
If a body doesn't have proper nutrition, it's like a car running a qt or 2 low on oil. Right? It begins to break down and shows signs of wear.
As a rule I'm a vitamin taker and IMHO my body doesn't seem to absorb them all and often they repeat. I find with my high stress job, long hours, i get to a point where i just dont feel good…back to Reliv I go and I feel better. No doubt, I'll get all full of myself feeling great, and stop again..it's just what I do. I am excited about the new product Luna RichX as there has been 50 independant clinical studies on this product and AHA journal published the promising results in Oct 2012. Reliv has exclusive rights to The purest form of lunacin. WSJ also had publications on this. Go to lunacin.com.
I have not tried it yet, but I'm about to as I have very high cholesterol but will not take meds…because I know I'm not consistent, risk of side effects leading to more meds and now they are finding over time some people have developed diabetics.
I won't provide a sales pitch because I don't sell. I do on the other hand, believe in the products that I use as I feel a difference. Do I believe it is a cure of this or that, no. I believe it provides what my body needs for it to run itself the best it can. Everyone's body has a different best. Just like athletes. We all preform at different levels.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2014-08-12 00:30:02 -0500 Report

I would love to see the "independent clinical studies" Could you supply me with links to those studies?

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