{"id":605438181682,"title":"Immuno 150 Review: Are 150 Ingredients Too Many?","created_at":"2023-05-22T23:57:20-04:00","body_html":"\u003cscript type=\"application\/ld+json\"\u003e\/\/ \u003c![CDATA[\n{\n \"@context\": \"https:\/\/schema.org\",\n \"@type\": \"Article\",\n \"headline\": \"Immuno 150 Review: Are 150 Ingredients Too Many?\",\n \"keywords\": \"immuno 150, immuno 150 review, immuno 150 reviews, immuno 150 customer reviews, immuno 150 pros and cons, immuno 150 walmart\",\n \"description\": \"Our research team analyzes the ingredients in Immuno 150 based on medical research to give our take on whether the supplement is likely to improve health or if it's a waste of money. We highlight some questionable health claims on the brand's website.\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/immuno-150-review\",\n\"author\": {\n \"@type\": \"Person\",\n \"name\": \"Calloway Cook\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/calloway-cook\",\n \"sameAs\": \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/in\/calloway-cook\/\",\n \"jobTitle\": \"President\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"entrepreneurship, dietary supplements, herbal supplements, eCommerce, medical research\",\n \"alumniOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"EducationalOrganization\",\n \"name\": \"S.I. 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The brand claims that this supplement provides “Everything Your Body Needs” and that it can support health, energy and happiness.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eBut are multi-vitamin and multi-mineral supplements actually shown in medical studies to improve health, or are these just marketing claims? Does Immuno 150 contain effective doses of its active ingredients, or is it underdosed? How do real users rate and describe the effects of Immuno 150? And does the manufacturer provide support of their health claims?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIn this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more as we analyze the ingredients in Immuno 150 based on medical studies to give our take on whether the supplement is likely to be effective for promoting improved health, or if it’s a waste of money.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe’ll share our concerns about some of the health claims made by the manufacturer, and feature real, unsponsored Immuno 150 user reviews.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBecause this supplement contains so many active ingredients, we’ll break our ingredient analysis into two  sections: Vitamins \u0026amp; Minerals and Herbal Ingredients.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eIngredient Analysis – Vitamins \u0026amp; Minerals\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" alt=\"Immuno 150 vitamin and mineral ingredients\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Immuno_150_Vitamin_Mineral_Ingredients_Optimized.png?v=1684814023\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe vitamin and mineral ingredients in Immuno 150 are shown above.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt’s worth noting that the doses of some of these ingredients are very high, and may be unsafe to take for extended periods of time.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVitamin E\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is included at a dose of 60.3 milligrams (mg), or 402% of the Daily Value (DV).\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.acpjournals.org\/doi\/full\/10.7326\/0003-4819-142-1-200501040-00110?rfr_dat=cr_pub++0pubmed\u0026amp;url_ver=Z39.88-2003\u0026amp;rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAnnals of Internal Medicine\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e journal reports that \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003ehigh dosage vitamin E supplementation may increase all-cause mortality\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e, and while the dosage (400 IU) that was shown to have a statistically significant effect was somewhat higher than the dose in Immuno 150, we still consider such a high vitamin E dose to be concerning.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVitamin B12\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is included at a dose of 600 micrograms (mcg), which is 25,000% of the DV. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eExceptional Health Products fails to provide any evidence on their product page that taking such a high dose of vitamin B12 for extended periods of time is beneficial for human health, or that it’s safe.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCopper\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is included at 111% of the DV, and a 2006 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/16570028\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e found that \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003ehigh copper blood levels were associated with increased mortality rates.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAside from our concerns about some of the specific nutrient levels in Immuno 150, we haven’t come across any convincing evidence that multivitamin and multimineral supplementation improves human health.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/35767665\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded the following:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e“Vitamin and mineral supplementation provides little to no benefit in preventing cancer, CVD, and death\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e, with the exception of a possible small benefit for cancer incidence with multivitamin use, where lung cancer showed the largest benefit.”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003ePerhaps in individuals who consume an unhealthy diet and are unwilling to make dietary changes, multivitamin use may be beneficial because it can provide adequate nutrition. But for the majority of otherwise healthy adults without nutritional deficiency, we haven’t seen much evidence that spending money on multivitamin or multimineral supplements is worth it.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBut what about the herbal active ingredients in Immuno 150? We’ll review in the next section.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eIngredient Analysis – Herbal Ingredients\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" alt=\"Immuno 150 herbal ingredients\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Immuno_150_Herbal_Ingredients_Optimized.png?v=1684814054\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSome of the active herbal ingredients in Immuno 150 are shown above.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe doses of these ingredients are incredibly low in most cases.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe entire “Herbal Complex” only contains an active ingredient dose of 31 mg, which equates to an average ingredient dose of 2 mg.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOne teaspoon of turmeric root contains 3,000 mg according to the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/fdc.nal.usda.gov\/fdc-app.html#\/food-details\/172231\/nutrients\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eUSDA\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e, which means that \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eone single teaspoon of turmeric contains 1,500 times the turmeric dose that Immuno 150 provides.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe have not come across any medical evidence that any of these herbal ingredients at a dose this low provides any health benefit.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eFlaxseed powder\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is the final active ingredient, at a dose of 3 mg.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/31130604\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eNutrients\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e journal examined the potential benefits of dietary flaxseed on human health. The only doses cited were 25,000 mg per day and 50,000 mg per day.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eThis means that the doses of flaxseed shown in this review to be beneficial to human health were around 10,000 times higher than the dose in Immuno 150.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eImmuno 150 also contains \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003etitanium dioxide\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e as an inactive ingredient, and this ingredient \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.fas.usda.gov\/data\/european-union-titanium-dioxide-banned-food-additive-eu\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eis banned\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e for use as a food additive in the E.U. due to toxicity concerns.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOverall, we aren’t convinced by the potential for Immuno 150 to improve human health, and we don’t recommend the supplement due to the inclusion of titanium dioxide.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eQuestionable Health Claims on Immuno 150 Site\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThere are a number of questionable and uncited health claims on the Immuno 150 website.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAs shown below, the brand claims their supplement’s “high ORAC value…generates sustained energy”:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" alt=\"Immuno 150 questionable health claim 1\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Immuno_150_Questionable_Health_Claim_1_Optimized.png?v=1684814077\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eORAC value refers to the antioxidant capacity of foods, and while high-ORAC foods may slow aging \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ars.usda.gov\/news-events\/news\/research-news\/1999\/high-orac-foods-may-slow-aging\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eaccording to\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e the USDA, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003ewe can’t find any medical evidence that high ORAC foods create “sustained” energy levels, nor does the brand cite any.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt’s also worth noting that the effect of any active ingredient will depend on its dose. While an ingredient may be shown to be effective at one dose, it doesn’t mean it’s necessarily effective at a small fraction of that dose, and as we highlighted in the ingredient analysis section, the doses of the herbal ingredients in Immuno 150 are relatively low.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eExceptional Health Products also claims that their capsules “quickly dissolve for complete absorption”:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" alt=\"Immuno 150 questionable health claim 2\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Immuno_150_Questionable_Health_Claim_2_Optimized.png?v=1684814098\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHowever, the brand provides no evidence of this claim, and \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003ewe don’t understand how the brand can claim “complete absorption” for a supplement that doesn’t appear to have been clinically tested and proven to be completely absorbed.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe Immuno 150 website claims that their supplement “has a track record of being the first over the finish line” in regard to strengthening the immune system:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" alt=\"Immuno 150 questionable health claim 3\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Immuno_150_Questionable_Health_Claim_3_Optimized.png?v=1684814120\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe don’t understand what this even means. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eHow can the brand suggest their supplement is superior to any other supplement in regard to immune system health if it hasn’t been tested and proven to be superior to any other supplements in regard to immune system health?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWhat is this claim even based on?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe recommend that consumers be wary of health brands making specific unproven claims.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReal Customers Review Immuno 150\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWalmart is a better resource for honest customer reviews than a brand's website in our opinion.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eImmuno 150 currently has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars on Walmart.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe top positive review from a verified purchaser comes from a user named \"Katherine\" who claims the supplement improves energy levels:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\"The best vitamins. Look no further- these have kept me energized and healthy for a year now and I can't live without them.\"\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe top negative review is written by a user named \"George\" who gives the product a 2\/5 star rating and claims the number of capsules makes it inconvenient:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\"\u003cspan class=\"tc-m db-m\"\u003e\u003cspan tabindex=\"0\" class=\"tl-m db-m mb3\"\u003e5 capsules per serving\/each day is way to many considering the other supps i take. i have no doubt the product is a good one, the contents of the capsules is spot on. just get it all in one or 2 caps max and ill consider it.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\"\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eOur Clean Multivitamin Pick\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Multivitamin_Image.png?v=1693711087\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRitual is our top multivitamin pick because\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ethe brand is clinically shown to be effective, and uses absorbable vitamin and mineral formats without any unhealthy additive ingredients.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRitual Men's Multivitamin costs $33 and can be purchased\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/activation.healthline.com\/api\/member-offers\/8414\/redirect?lp=328\u0026amp;tc=120226\u0026amp;subid=rvosubaff_illuminatelabs\" rel=\"sponsored\"\u003eat the brand's official website\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRitual Women's Multivitamin costs $33 and can be purchased\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/activation.healthline.com\/api\/member-offers\/4559\/redirect?lp=328\u0026amp;tc=120226\u0026amp;subid=rvosubaff_illuminatelabs\" rel=\"sponsored\"\u003eat the brand's official website\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis brand is highly-reviewed by customers, and also has the best packaging and design we've come across for multivitamins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePros and Cons of Immuno 150\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHere are the pros and cons of Immuno 150 in our opinion:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePros:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eContains many whole food ingredients\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMultivitamins may improve health of those with poor diet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMultivitamins may slightly reduce cancer risk\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMostly positive Walmart reviews\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCons:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eContains extremely low dose of herbal ingredients\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eContains titanium dioxide\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBrand makes questionable health claims on website\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eContains relatively high doses \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eConclusion\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe do not believe that Immuno 150 is worth the money.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhile the supplement may be effective as a multivitamin because it contains relatively high doses of vitamins and minerals, we haven't come across any clinical evidence that it's superior to any other multivitamin or multimineral supplement, and it's significantly more expensive than most multivitamins we've come across.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe brand highlights the plant nutrition in their pills, but the individual doses of active herbs appear to be extremely low (in some cases more than 1,000x less than the dose used in medical studies).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eImmuno 150 also contains titanium dioxide, which is banned for use as a food additive in the E.U. over toxicity concerns.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe manufacturer of Immuno 150 makes a number of questionable and uncited health claims on the product's website, including the suggestion that their capsule technology allows for \"complete absorption\" without any proof of such. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMost of the Walmart reviews we came across while researching this product were positive, and for consumers intent on purchasing the supplement, we recommend doing so on the brand's website because it's currently out-of-stock on Walmart.\u003c\/p\u003e","blog_id":49281925193,"author":"Calloway Cook","user_id":26601750601,"published_at":"2023-05-22T23:58:04-04:00","updated_at":"2023-09-02T23:21:59-04:00","summary_html":"We analyze the ingredients in Immuno 150 based on medical research to give our take on whether the supplement is likely to improve health or if it's a waste of money. We highlight some questionable health claims on the brand's website.","template_suffix":"","handle":"immuno-150-review","tags":"_related:nutrition, _related:vitamins-\u0026-minerals"}

Immuno 150 Review: Are 150 Ingredients Too Many?

Immuno 150 Review: Are 150 Ingredients Too Many?


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Immuno 150 is a nutritional supplement sold by a brand called Exceptional Health Products. The brand claims that this supplement provides “Everything Your Body Needs” and that it can support health, energy and happiness.

But are multi-vitamin and multi-mineral supplements actually shown in medical studies to improve health, or are these just marketing claims? Does Immuno 150 contain effective doses of its active ingredients, or is it underdosed? How do real users rate and describe the effects of Immuno 150? And does the manufacturer provide support of their health claims?

In this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more as we analyze the ingredients in Immuno 150 based on medical studies to give our take on whether the supplement is likely to be effective for promoting improved health, or if it’s a waste of money.

We’ll share our concerns about some of the health claims made by the manufacturer, and feature real, unsponsored Immuno 150 user reviews.

Because this supplement contains so many active ingredients, we’ll break our ingredient analysis into two  sections: Vitamins & Minerals and Herbal Ingredients.

Ingredient Analysis – Vitamins & Minerals

Immuno 150 vitamin and mineral ingredients

The vitamin and mineral ingredients in Immuno 150 are shown above.

It’s worth noting that the doses of some of these ingredients are very high, and may be unsafe to take for extended periods of time.

Vitamin E is included at a dose of 60.3 milligrams (mg), or 402% of the Daily Value (DV).

A medical review published in the Annals of Internal Medicine journal reports that high dosage vitamin E supplementation may increase all-cause mortality, and while the dosage (400 IU) that was shown to have a statistically significant effect was somewhat higher than the dose in Immuno 150, we still consider such a high vitamin E dose to be concerning.

Vitamin B12 is included at a dose of 600 micrograms (mcg), which is 25,000% of the DV. 

Exceptional Health Products fails to provide any evidence on their product page that taking such a high dose of vitamin B12 for extended periods of time is beneficial for human health, or that it’s safe.

Copper is included at 111% of the DV, and a 2006 medical review found that high copper blood levels were associated with increased mortality rates.

Aside from our concerns about some of the specific nutrient levels in Immuno 150, we haven’t come across any convincing evidence that multivitamin and multimineral supplementation improves human health.

A medical review published by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded the following:

“Vitamin and mineral supplementation provides little to no benefit in preventing cancer, CVD, and death, with the exception of a possible small benefit for cancer incidence with multivitamin use, where lung cancer showed the largest benefit.”

Perhaps in individuals who consume an unhealthy diet and are unwilling to make dietary changes, multivitamin use may be beneficial because it can provide adequate nutrition. But for the majority of otherwise healthy adults without nutritional deficiency, we haven’t seen much evidence that spending money on multivitamin or multimineral supplements is worth it.

But what about the herbal active ingredients in Immuno 150? We’ll review in the next section.

Ingredient Analysis – Herbal Ingredients

Immuno 150 herbal ingredients

Some of the active herbal ingredients in Immuno 150 are shown above.

The doses of these ingredients are incredibly low in most cases.

The entire “Herbal Complex” only contains an active ingredient dose of 31 mg, which equates to an average ingredient dose of 2 mg.

One teaspoon of turmeric root contains 3,000 mg according to the USDA, which means that one single teaspoon of turmeric contains 1,500 times the turmeric dose that Immuno 150 provides.

We have not come across any medical evidence that any of these herbal ingredients at a dose this low provides any health benefit.

Flaxseed powder is the final active ingredient, at a dose of 3 mg.

A medical review published in the Nutrients journal examined the potential benefits of dietary flaxseed on human health. The only doses cited were 25,000 mg per day and 50,000 mg per day.

This means that the doses of flaxseed shown in this review to be beneficial to human health were around 10,000 times higher than the dose in Immuno 150.

Immuno 150 also contains titanium dioxide as an inactive ingredient, and this ingredient is banned for use as a food additive in the E.U. due to toxicity concerns.

Overall, we aren’t convinced by the potential for Immuno 150 to improve human health, and we don’t recommend the supplement due to the inclusion of titanium dioxide.

Questionable Health Claims on Immuno 150 Site

There are a number of questionable and uncited health claims on the Immuno 150 website.

As shown below, the brand claims their supplement’s “high ORAC value…generates sustained energy”:

Immuno 150 questionable health claim 1

ORAC value refers to the antioxidant capacity of foods, and while high-ORAC foods may slow aging according to the USDA, we can’t find any medical evidence that high ORAC foods create “sustained” energy levels, nor does the brand cite any.

It’s also worth noting that the effect of any active ingredient will depend on its dose. While an ingredient may be shown to be effective at one dose, it doesn’t mean it’s necessarily effective at a small fraction of that dose, and as we highlighted in the ingredient analysis section, the doses of the herbal ingredients in Immuno 150 are relatively low.

Exceptional Health Products also claims that their capsules “quickly dissolve for complete absorption”:

Immuno 150 questionable health claim 2

However, the brand provides no evidence of this claim, and we don’t understand how the brand can claim “complete absorption” for a supplement that doesn’t appear to have been clinically tested and proven to be completely absorbed.

The Immuno 150 website claims that their supplement “has a track record of being the first over the finish line” in regard to strengthening the immune system:

Immuno 150 questionable health claim 3

We don’t understand what this even means. How can the brand suggest their supplement is superior to any other supplement in regard to immune system health if it hasn’t been tested and proven to be superior to any other supplements in regard to immune system health?

What is this claim even based on?

We recommend that consumers be wary of health brands making specific unproven claims.

Real Customers Review Immuno 150

Walmart is a better resource for honest customer reviews than a brand's website in our opinion.

Immuno 150 currently has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars on Walmart.

The top positive review from a verified purchaser comes from a user named "Katherine" who claims the supplement improves energy levels:

"The best vitamins. Look no further- these have kept me energized and healthy for a year now and I can't live without them."

The top negative review is written by a user named "George" who gives the product a 2/5 star rating and claims the number of capsules makes it inconvenient:

"5 capsules per serving/each day is way to many considering the other supps i take. i have no doubt the product is a good one, the contents of the capsules is spot on. just get it all in one or 2 caps max and ill consider it."

Our Clean Multivitamin Pick

Ritual is our top multivitamin pick because the brand is clinically shown to be effective, and uses absorbable vitamin and mineral formats without any unhealthy additive ingredients.

Ritual Men's Multivitamin costs $33 and can be purchased at the brand's official website.

Ritual Women's Multivitamin costs $33 and can be purchased at the brand's official website.

This brand is highly-reviewed by customers, and also has the best packaging and design we've come across for multivitamins.

Pros and Cons of Immuno 150

Here are the pros and cons of Immuno 150 in our opinion:

Pros:

  • Contains many whole food ingredients
  • Multivitamins may improve health of those with poor diet
  • Multivitamins may slightly reduce cancer risk
  • Mostly positive Walmart reviews

Cons:

  • Contains extremely low dose of herbal ingredients
  • Contains titanium dioxide
  • Brand makes questionable health claims on website
  • Contains relatively high doses 
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Conclusion

We do not believe that Immuno 150 is worth the money.

While the supplement may be effective as a multivitamin because it contains relatively high doses of vitamins and minerals, we haven't come across any clinical evidence that it's superior to any other multivitamin or multimineral supplement, and it's significantly more expensive than most multivitamins we've come across.

The brand highlights the plant nutrition in their pills, but the individual doses of active herbs appear to be extremely low (in some cases more than 1,000x less than the dose used in medical studies).

Immuno 150 also contains titanium dioxide, which is banned for use as a food additive in the E.U. over toxicity concerns.

The manufacturer of Immuno 150 makes a number of questionable and uncited health claims on the product's website, including the suggestion that their capsule technology allows for "complete absorption" without any proof of such. 

Most of the Walmart reviews we came across while researching this product were positive, and for consumers intent on purchasing the supplement, we recommend doing so on the brand's website because it's currently out-of-stock on Walmart.