FAQs – Beetroot Juice / Nitrates
Can I take BeetActive® products during pregnancy?
The CherryActive® Team are not medically trained, so cannot prescribe or recommend BeetActive® for any conditions. BeetActive® products are made from 100% Beetroot and are classed as food. Many pregnant consumers have taken BeetActive® products without any reported problems. As with all matters such as this we recommend that you consult your Doctor or other healthcare provider for specific nutritional advice.
I’m prescribed Warfarin, can I take BeetActive® products?
The CherryActive® Team are not medically trained so cannot prescribe BeetActive® to anyone currently on a course of medication, all we can say is that in the eight years of trading, BeetActive® Beetroot Juice has not been found to be contraindicative with any forms of medication. As with all matters such as this we recommend that you consult your Doctor or other healthcare provider for specific advice.
How do CherryActive® products differ from other Beet products?
BeetActive® is the leading brand of products made from 100% beetroot. The range includes concentrated juice and powdered supplement formats. BeetActive® products are premium quality and contain no preservatives or other added ingredients. BeetActive® products are backed by an extensive research programme. They are sold in health stores across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Australia and NewZealand.
Can BeetActive® products be taken by people on medication?
BeetActive® products are made from 100% beetroot and are classed as food. There are no known contra-indications between BeetActive® products and any pharmaceutical medication. However, if on medication, consumers should consult their doctor or other healthcare provider for specific advice.
Are there any side-effects with taking BeetActive® products?
BeetActive® Beetroot products are made using 100% beet’s Anyone with known allergies to beetroot in general, should consult their doctor or other healthcare provider for specific advice.
Can children take BeetActive® products?
BeetActive® products are made from 100% beet’s and are classed as food. It is recommended that children may consume BeetActive® beetroot food products as part of a healthy diet and active lifestyle.
Can BeetActive® products be mixed into a hot beverage?
DO NOT mix with a hot liquid. This could affect the integrity of active ingredients present in the product and will diminish the benefits of the concentrate. Let your drink cool for 30 minutes before adding any BeetActive® beetroot product to it.
Why do I notice sediment in some batches of BeetActive® Concentrate?
BeetActive® Beetroot juice products, during processing some batches may have sediment which settles in the bottle. Variances in taste and color may also occur. Since BeetActive® products have no artificial colours or sweeteners, these variances may be noticeable in the product. This is a natural process and in no way affects the efficacy of the product.
Should I mix BeetActive® concentrates with something? What can I mix it with??
Some people prefer the drink BeetActive® Beetroot juice concentrate undiluted (“straight”), however most people prefer to mix it with water, smoothie or juice. A recommended ratio would 30 ml of juice in 250 ml of water or other beverage. DO NOT mix with a hot liquid as this will diminish the benefits of the concentrates.