Betaine HCL with Pepsin, 800 mg 100 capsules

Dr. Clark Store SKU: 10495-100
Dr. Clark Store Betaine HCL with Pepsin, 800 mg, 100 capsules
Dr. Clark Store Betaine HCL with Pepsin supplement facts
Dr. Clark Store Betaine HCL with Pepsin supplement facts
Dr. Clark Store Betaine HCL with Pepsin suggested use
Stomach secretions decrease as we age.
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Dr. Clark Store products are manufactured without flow agents like magnesium stearate, which interfere with nutrient absorption.
Gelatin capsules are a purer alternative to “veggie” capsules, which are made from tree pulp and chemicals. Our BSE and TSE free gelatin capsules are made with gelatin from cattle hide – never from bones.

Betaine HCL with Pepsin, 800 mg 100 capsules

Dr. Clark Store SKU: 10495-100
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  • Supports healthy stomach acidity*
  • Aids in protein digestion*
  • Promotes nutrient absorption*

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 have a deficiency of stomach acid production.

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.

Pepsin is the powerful enzyme in gastric juice that breaks down dietary protein. The body produces pepsin in response to eating protein, but insufficient pepsin may prevent the proper dismantling of ingested protein and hinder subsequent nutrient absorption.

Hydrochloric acid (HCL) helps in the digestion of fats and proteins. As we get older, the stomach’s ability to secrete HCL and digestive enzymes 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.*

Additionally, HCL in the stomach promotes pepsin production. If the stomach becomes an insufficiently acidic environment, pepsin production may also decrease, further inhibiting proper digestion and nutrient absorption. That’s why it’s beneficial to take betaine HCL and pepsin at the same time.*


Betaine HCL, full strength pepsin (from pork), gelatin (bovine) capsule

Suggested Use
Adults and children 12 years of age or over, take 1 capsule with each meal or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.


Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the capsule size?
A: Capsule size 00.

Q: What type of capsule does this product come in?
A: This comes in a gelatin capsule. The gelatin is derived from bovine hide (beef skin).

Q: Is your betaine derived from beets?
A: No. We use a chemically pure form of betaine synthetically derived from chloroacetic acid and trimethylamine.

Q: What is the pepsin derived from?
A; Pepsin is derived from pork.

Q: This product smells bad. Did it expire?
A; Betaine HCL has a natural fish-like smell. To keep our products as pure as possible, we don't add any manufacturing agents to mask the smell. The product is safe to take even though it may smell rancid.

Q: There was no cotton buffer inside the bottle when I opened it. Is this product defective?
A: We have found that adding the cotton ball to betaine products causes the capsules to stick and clump together. To avoid this problem we do not add cotton to our betaine capsules.


*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. As with any dietary supplement, you should consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you are pregnant or nursing, if you have any medical condition, or if you are taking any medication before using this product. Always consult with a healthcare professional before giving supplements to children. Please read full disclaimer here.
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