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. However, as we age we tend to produce less acid, and so a supplement may be helpful.
This product also supplies Pepsin, an enzyme that breaks down proteins in food.
(Typically per tablet):
Betaine HCI - 324mg, Pepsin - 5mg.
Betaine Hydrochloride, DiCalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Acacia, Magnesium Stearate, Stearic Acid, Pepsin, Silicon Dioxide.
As a food supplement to aid protein digestion, take 1 tablet with each main meal, up to a maximum of 3 per day or as directed by a practitioner or pharmacist.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not exceed recommended daily dose.