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NOW Betaine HCl Description
Now® Betaine HCl is formulated to support proper digestive conditions in the stomach. Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) 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. HCl production tends to decline with age, so supplementing with HCl 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.
Suggested Usage: Take one (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.
*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.
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Betaine HCl||648 mg||*|
|Acid Stable Protease (150 SAPU)|
(Fungal Pepsin from Aspergillus niger)
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.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition (especially acid reflux).