Stomach acid is a crucial step in the digestive process. Responsible for
breaking down proteins, producing bile, stimulating the pancreas to produce
digestive enzyme, and killing harmful bacteria, stomach acid is crucial for
healthy digestion and assimilation of food. Without optimal stomach acid, we
are vulnerable to poor digestion and all of its manifestations, gas, bloating,
eczema, allergies, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, vitamin deficiencies and many
chronic degenerative diseases.
Those suffering with stomach and intestinal problems are led to believe that
heartburn, indigestion, gas, and reflux are caused by overproduction of stomach
acid. This is a common misconception and strongly supported by conventional
medicine whose practitioners routinely prescribe stomach acid blocking
medications at the slightest sign of stomach dysfunction without properly
diagnosing the digestive problem by first monitoring the stomach's acid
producing function, using scientific methods and neglecting to provide patients
with common sense dietary recommendations. Strangely enough, the symptoms of
stomach acid (hydrochloric acid, HCL) over-production and under production are
Acida-Zyme Betaine HCI ... Digestive Aid With Pepsin
Acida-Zyme is a digestive aid containing betaine HCl for patients with
insufficient stomach acid.
Taken with meals, Acida-Zyme particularly supports digestion of protein and
Directions: Adults take one to two capsules with each protein-containing meal.
As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your
health care providers.
Do Not Take On An Empty Stomach
90 vegetable capsules item #471 20.50
Warning: Do not take if pregnant or nursing. Consult your physician before use if you
have any medical condition or are taking medication. Keep out of reach of
One vegetable capsule provides:
Betaine (750mg) - Provides hydrochloric acid supplementation to ordinary gastric
Pepsin FCC (1:10,000) 45mg
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, vegetable lubricant, silica, gelatin
How Do I Know If I Need Betaine HCI?
A test, the "Heidelberg Capsule Test" is available that is capable of scientifically determining the stomach's ability to produce
adequate concentrations of acid (HCL).. Unfortunately few physicians have the equipment in their offices to provide it. There is a simple and practical way to test whether or not one needs stomach
acid supplementation (betaine HCl with pepsin) and even estimate how much one
needs. Learn More ...
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