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Lamberts Betaine HCl 324mg/Pepsin 5mg (180)

Product code: 8404-180
£11.95
(incl VAT)
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As we get older, our bodies begin to slow down and our stomachs are no exception.The stomach naturally produces hydrochloric acid but as we age the production frequently declines, but remains important for the breakdown of food in the gut. Hydrochloric acid has several different functions; for example it sterilises the ingested food, acidifies it, activates a powerful protease called pepsin and allows vitamin B-12 to be extracted from foodstuffs. Food then passes into the intestines, where it is further metabolised into the various nutrients.
  • A white speckled round tablet.
  • 180 tablets.
  • Aids digestion.
  • Helps replace some of the lost acidity in the stomach.
  • Particularly beneficial for the elderly
  • Favoured by those who wish to ensure a sufficiency of hydrochloric acid.
The stomach naturally produces hydrochloric acid to keep its content acidic. This is important for effective digestion by enzymes and for killing pathogenic bacteria present in the food. Additionally, several minerals such as iron, calcium and zinc rely on this acid for their utilisation in the body. However, as we age we tend to produce less acid, and so a supplement may be helpful.

This supplement will help to replace some of the lost acidity in the stomach, thus aiding the digestion of food, and may be favoured by those who wish to ensure a sufficiency of Hydrochloric Acid.

Each tablet provides 324mg of betaine hydrochloride along with pepsin, an enzyme that breaks down proteins in food.

Dosage:
1 tablet with each main meal up to a maximum of 3 per day.

Disintegration Time:
Less than 30 minutes.

Caution:
DO NOT TAKE IF PEPTIC ULCERS ARE PRESENT OR SUSPECTED.

Caution:
This product is not recommended for children, or pregnant or lactating women.

Ingredients per tablet:
Betaine HCI 324mg and Pepsin 5mg. Tableted with: DiCalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Acacia, Magnesium Stearate, Stearic Acid.