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This website has already been called out by SupplementReviews.com and we applaud their efforts and transparency. Click the link above to read their review.

What is it?

ConsumerHealthDigest.com is a spammy review website. It draws you in with fairly extensive reviews but then gives all of the products in question a bad review. They then push you instead to one of their “top-rated” products on an affiliate site, or another site owned by them. These products are full of pixy dusted proprietary blends (i.e. they include a lot of ingredients at extremely small dosages). These products are made as cheaply as possible in order to pay out maximum commissions (sometimes upward of 50%) to affiliates. For reference, Suppz.com affiliates make closer to 10% commission because the products we sell are of higher quality and are more expensive to produce and market.

ConsumerHealthDigest.com looks like a very official website and has an official sounding domain name. Do not be fooled. If you read the article from SupplementReviews.com above they go into a lot of detail about who the company is. ConsumerHealthDigest.com is owned by a company called 21 Century Web out of India. This company is owned by a company called Golden Street Media. There is no professional organization behind ConsumerHealthDigest.com as you may expect from the site’s appearance. Just someone posting spammy affiliate links and dishonest reviews.

Our Experience

I stumbled upon ConsumerHealthDigest.com after checking out a review on our top-rated pre-workout, AREZ. One of our customers said they had read a bad review on it, so I decided to check it out. It didn’t take long to find. ConsumerHealthDigest claimed one of the top spots when googling “AREZ Review.”

The review itself was not terrible. It briefly listed a few of the potential benefits of AREZ and gave a brief ingredient breakdown. It didn’t say a lot, being very vague about the potential benefits, but it didn’t outright lie either. The score was the interesting part, giving AREZ 2.5 stars. Mind you, AREZ had already claimed a top spot on several online review sites. So I wondered, “if AREZ only gets 2.5 stars what is their top-rated product?” I checked a few reviews on other well-respected products and brands and they all received low ratings around 2.5 stars.

The only products that seem to get high reviews on their website are from a brand called Black Wolf Trail or brands owned by their parent company Golden Street Media. This includes their fat burner, Phenocal (#1 ranked fat burner), and their test booster, Virectin (#1 ranked test booster). I wanted to check out the supplement facts panel for their #1 ranked pre-workout, Blackwolf Trail, so I clicked their link to blackwolfworkout.com.

Immediately I noticed the URL contained an affiliate code. This is how they track commission from sales. I also noticed it was extremely hard to find an ingredient panel. I even asked for one on their live chat to which they responded, “unfortunately we are unable to send you a label of the product but you can send us an email to [email protected] for the label.” For reference, if the supplement facts for a product are not immediately visible by either clicking a tab or checking images you probably want to stay away from it. I was eventually able to find an ingredient list on one of their pages. This ingredient list does not list any dosages and includes every ingredient in a proprietary blend, so it’s impossible to really tell anything. I have the ingredients listed for each of their products below.

Blackwolf Track

L-Leucine, Isoleucine, Taurine, L-Valine, Creatine Monohydrate, Co Enzyme Q10 (Ubiquinine), Zinc Citrate Powder, Seleno L-Methionine 0.5% Selenium, Whey Protein Isolate 90%, D-Aspartic Acid, L-Glutamine 13.4mg, Vitamin C Powder (Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin B1 Thiamine Hcl, Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate), Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine Hcl, Vitamin B12 Pure (Cyanocobalamin), Xantham Gum, Stevia Extract 97%, Natural Flavouring Summer Berries 2sp-91502, Brown Rice Flour

Blackwolf Trail

L-Leucine, Isoleucine, Taurine, L-Valine, Creatine Monohydrate, Co Enzyme Q10 (Ubiquinine), Zinc Citrate Powder, Seleno L-Methionine 0.5% Selenium, Whey Protein Isolate 90%, Conjugated Linoleic Acid Powder 60%, L-Carnitine L- tartrate, Green Tea Leaves Extract 10:1 40% Catechins, Vitamin C Powder (Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine Hcl, Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate), Xantham Gum, Stevia Extract 97%, Natural Flavouring Summer Berries 2sp-91502

Blackwolf Hunt

L-Leucine, Isoleucine, Taurine, L-Valine, Creatine Monohydrate, Co Enzyme Q10 (Ubiquinine), Zinc Citrate Powder, Seleno L-Methionine 0.5% Selenium, Whey Protein Isolate 90%, Vitamin C Powder (Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate), Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine Hcl, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Chloride, Magnesium Citrate Anhydrous, Calcium Citrate, Vitamin E 50% SD (DL Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate), Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) T 60 Powder, Xantham Gum, Stevia Extract 97%, Natural Flavouring Vanilla 2sp-93195, Brown Rice Flour

Blackwolf Eliminate

L-Leucine, Isoleucine, Taurine, L-Valine, Creatine Monohydrate, Co Enzyme Q10 (Ubiquinine), Zinc Citrate Powder, Seleno L-Methionine 0.5% Selenium, Whey Protein Isolate 90%, Vitamin C Powder (Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate), Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine Hcl, Potassium Citrate, Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) T 60 Powder, Xantham Gum, Magnesium Phosphate, Medium Chain Triglycerides 68%, Stevia Extract 97%, Natural Flavouring Vanilla 2sp-93195, Brown Rice Flour, Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate

Ingredient Breakdown

Check out the first 9 ingredients in each of these formulas:

L-Leucine, Isoleucine, Taurine, L-Valine, Creatine Monohydrate, Co Enzyme Q10 (Ubiquinine), Zinc Citrate Powder, Seleno L-Methionine 0.5% Selenium, Whey Protein Isolate 90%.

They are all the same! Keep in mind that these ingredients are listed from highest to lowest dosage. These products are supposed to differ from each other in terms of ingredients and what they do. Track and Trail are pre-workout formulas for men and women respectively. Hunt is an intra-workout formula, and Eliminate is a post-workout formula. In other words, this company was so lazy with their formulations that they didn’t even bother to differentiate the products! While we don’t know the exact dosage of the ingredients (or even the dosage of the proprietary blend for that matter), I can say with certainty that the only thing these products are good for is tossing them in your garbage.

Better Options

For trustworthy product reviews, you can trust websites like supplementreviews.com. You can also send us a message on Facebook with your goals and we can make personalized recommendations for you. If you’d like to join a community that reviews supplements, you can join the Suppz Reviews Facebook Page.

For product alternatives, I’m making a brief list below of our top products in each category with a breakdown on why it’s our top product.

Pre Workout

AREZ God of The Gym

This product has gotten amazing reviews from some of the most respected review sites in the industry. AREZ has a full disclosure label (you can see the dosage of each ingredient) and contains over 1g of proven stimulants and nootropics for energy and focus. In addition, AREZ contains 4g of Citrulline (this is a clinical dose and the most proven ingredient for pump/nitric oxide/blood flow) and 3.2g Beta Alanine (again this is a clinical dose and gives you the beloved “beta tingles”). For a non-beta option (if you don’t like the tingles) we recommend Dedicated Nutrition Unstoppable.

Intra Workout

NutraBio Intra Blast

NutraBio is the most trusted name in sports nutrition and for good reason. Each of their products have 100% full label disclosure (you can see the dosage of each ingredient), are in-house manufactured by NutraBio, and are 3rd party tested for potency and purity.

Intra Blast contains a blend of 10g Essential Amino Acids including 7.2g coming from BCAA’s. This is more than any other intra-workout product in the industry currently. It also contains a plethora of other awesome intra-workout ingredients, but the 10g EAA’s is what we’re really interested in as it will maximally stimulate muscle protein synthesis.

Post Workout

MTS Nutrition Whey

Whey Protein is optimal post workout. Whey is superior to other forms of protein due to it’s high Leucine content and fast digestability. If you do not want to take protein for some reason, NutraBio Intra Blast could be an option as it contains a similar Essential Amino Acid profile as 25g Whey Protein.

Now that that’s out of the way, MTS Whey is our top-rated protein because of quality and taste. It has an excellent amino acid profile and is comprised of a mix of Whey Protein Isolate and high-quality Whey Protein Concentrate. It has a high percentage of protein per scoop (yield grams of protein/scoop size) so you know there are few filler ingredients.

Summary

Don’t get scammed by ConsumerHealthDigest.com, Blackwolfworkout.com, Phenocal.com, Virectin.com, or any other websites they promote! These websites are trying to scam you and are not worth your time. If you are looking for non-biased reviews check out supplementreviews.com. If you need more information on supplements, fitness, or nutrition, check out more of our blog posts or send us a message on Facebook. If you’d like to join a community that reviews supplements, you can join the Suppz Reviews Facebook Page.