High strength betaine HCl for supporting the digestive system
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- 520mg of acidfying factor betaine HCl to support acidity levels in the stomach.
- Hydrochloric acid (HCl) denatures dietary proteins and facilitates the digestive action of enzymes
- Capsules guaranteed to breakdown in the stomach where they are needed.
Each capsule typically contains:
* NRV is the Nutrient Reference Value
✝ NRV not yet established
Capsule: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
Bamboo extract (Bambusa vulgaris)
Why choose Metagest®?
Metagest® is a high strength specialist product providing betaine HCl, which, once broken down in the stomach releases hydrochloric acid. Our body's ability to produce stomach acid decreases as we age or in times of stress, which may lead to digestive discomfort. Supplementing with betaine HCl can help support the required acidity levels in the stomach for effective digestion of proteins and carbohydrates which is required for the body to use key nutrients.
Supplementing with betaine HCl can help support healthy levels of acidity in the stomach and avoid digestive discomfort.
Why is an acidic environment important in the stomach?
The stomach produces hydrochloric acid naturally, to keep the cotents acidic. This acidic environment is needed to activate the enzymes needed for effective digestion, but also for ensuring that harmful pathogens such as microbes, yeasts and viruses that enter the body are destroyed. An acidic environment also allows vitamin B12 to be liberated from food, and for proper absorption of minerals from food. Low stomach acid can lead to the malabsorption of nutrients, including protein, other vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin B12 and iron.
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Product Code: 44049
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Do not use if there is a prior history of or a current peptic or duodenal ulcer.
If discomfort in the stomach occurs after administration, discontinue use and consult your healthcare practitioner.
Store in a cool dark place.
Do not chew or break the capsule. Capsule must be swallowed whole.
If pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any kind of medication or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before using this product.
This product is hypoallergenic / does not contain any of the 14 major allergens listed in Annex II (1169/2011) of the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation.
1-2 capsules with each meal, or as directed.
Can capsule be split?
No, the capsule must be swallowed whole.
Nutri Advanced supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and healthy lifestyle. Results may vary between individuals.