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Betaine hydrochloride (Betaine HCL) is an acidic form of betaine, a vitamin-like substance found in grains and other foods. Betaine HCL is a supplemental source of hydrochloric acid for people who don't make enough on their own.
The acidic environment in the stomach helps to break down dietary fats and protein for better assimilation of the smaller nutritional components in the body—proteins into peptides and amino acids, fats into fatty acids.
Hydrochloric acid (HCL) helps in the digestion of fats and proteins. As we get older, the stomach’s ability to secrete HCL weakens. Lowered acidity in the stomach is a leading cause of digestive complaints. Insufficient acidity leaves undigested food particles to rot, disallowing vital nutrients to be absorbed. It also creates an environment more prone to support the proliferation of potentially harmful microorganisms.*
As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you have ulcers, gallstones or are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care provider prior to taking this product. The use of this supplement is not intended to treat any disease, and does not claim to cure or prevent any disease.
Interaction with Medication and Other Supplements
If you are taking medications, you should check with your physician or pharmacist prior to using our products. You can also get drug interaction information from one of the many sites on the internet. Search for: Interaction with Medications, Supplements.
Note Regarding Children
Please do personal research and consult with your health care professional before giving any supplements to children. Suggested use is typically designed for adults and may be higher than you would give to a child.
Consult with Your Healthcare Professional
Please do not use the directions as a substitute for the advice from your health care professional. We are not responsible or liable for any actions or diagnosis made by you based on the instructions. We encourage you to consult with your health care professional, do personal research, and check all our ingredients against a reference book before consuming this product.
*Disclaimer Notice: Our statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. Please note that reference to Dr. Clark protocols or production methods does not imply that our products can be proven to be any better than other similar products when using US government approved science. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please read full disclaimer here.
Betaine Hydrochloride, Gelatin (Bovine) Capsules
Adults and children 12 or more years of age, take up to 2 capsules once daily with meal or as directed by a health professional.
Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.