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Kyolic Kyo-Dophilus® Probiotics plus Enzymes Digestive Support -- 60 Capsules


Kyolic Kyo-Dophilus® Probiotics plus Enzymes Digestive Support
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Kyolic Kyo-Dophilus® Probiotics plus Enzymes Digestive Support -- 60 Capsules

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Kyolic Kyo-Dophilus® Probiotics plus Enzymes Digestive Support Description

  • Nutrient Digestion and Gut Health
  • 4 Enzymes + 2 Billion CFU
  • Non-GMO
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • DNA Sequenced Verified

Kyo-Dophilus plus Enzymes contains four key digestive enzymes in combination with three beneficial human strain probiotics, The Friendly Trio, that are critical for balanced and healthy intestinal function. Four powerful enzymes assist the body's natural ability to break down proteins, fats, carbohydrates and dairy into absorbable nutritional elements. Take Kyo-Dophilus plus Enzymes everyday to support healthy digestive function, and help alleviate occasional gas and bloating.


Directions

Take one capsule for adults (1/2 capsule for children under four) with a meal twice daily. For infants, sprinkle 1/2 capsule on food or in juice.

 

Refrigeration not required.

Free Of
Preservatives, dairy, yeast, gluten, artificial colors and flavors.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Proprietary Blend Lactobacillus gasseri KS-13, Bifidobacteriuim bifidum 09-1, Bifidobacterium longum MM-22 billion cells*
Food Enzyme Complex (Protease, Lactase, Lipase, and Amylase)310 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose, starch (potato) gelatin, glucose (vegetable source), dextrin (potato), silica and sodium citrate (vegetable source).
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