Now Betaine HCl 120 vcaps

Now Betaine HCl

120 vcaps

MSRP: $19.99

Our Price: $8.79
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Betaine HCl Overview

As we age, production of digestive enzymes and all-important hydrochloric acid weakens. This is the main reason why the elderly often have trouble digesting foods. Hydrochloric acid is particularly important, since without it, our naturally-produced enzymes like pepsin never become activated and functional. Betaine HCl is the stable, supplement form of hydrochloric acid, safe and effective when taken orally. NOW Betaine HCL also includes pepsin enzyme to supplement your natural production. Hydrochloric acid supplements can be an enormous help to those who feel bloated and uncomfortable after any meal, but should be used with caution when heartburn or acid reflux are present.

Betaine HCl Description from Now
NOW Betaine HCI is formulated to support proper digestive conditions in the stomach. Hydrochloric Acid (HCI) is normally produced in the stomach, where it assists protein digestion by activating pepsin, helps to maintain a healthy balance of gut flora, and stimulates the release of intestinal enzymes. Pepsin is a protease produced in the stomach that partially breaks down proteins in foods. HCI production tends to decline with age, so supplementing with HCI and pepsin may help to maintain normal digestive function. This product uses a vegetarian acid-stable protease with activity equivalent to that of animal-derived pepsin.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 vcap
Servings Per Container: 120
IngredientAmount% Daily Value**
Betaine HCI648mg
Acid-Stable Protease (150 SAPU) (Fungal Pepsin from Aspergillus niger)150mg
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Other ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose Powder, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Silica.

Manufacturer's Directions
Take 1 capsule at the beginning of each meal. Do not take on an empty stomach. Do not take if you have stomach or duodenal ulcers.

Manufacturer's Disclaimer
For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition (especially acid reflux). Keep out of reach of children.

Do Not Eat Freshness Packets. Keep in Bottle.

By: on 6/06/2017

Fine product, not for me

Im sure if this product works for you, it would be a fine, high quality addition to your nutritional needs, but for me, it is way too much. I am hypothyroid and dont have enough stomach acid to digest well, but this is overkill and actually makes me worse. Sometimes you have to leave well enough alone. Have to go middle-of-the-road on the star rating.

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