Now Foods, Digest Ultimate, 120 Veggie Caps
By Now Foods48 Reviews
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0.24 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-02968
- UPC Code: 733739029683
- Package Quantity: 120 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.3 x 4.3 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
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- Supports Healthy Digestion
- Optimizes the Nutritional Value of Foods
- Full Spectrum Enzyme Formula
- A Dietary Supplement
- GMP Quality Assured
Digest Ultimate is a potent proprietary combination of digestive enzymes produced through controlled fermentation of select Non-GMO microbial species and is stable throughout the pH range of the GI tract. This full-spectrum digestive support formula helps to optimize nutrient absorption by assisting in the breakdown of protein, carbohydrate and fat, as well as dairy, grains and indigestible fibers found in foods such as vegetables and beans. In addition, Digest Ultimate is suitable for vegetarians.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule with each meal. One capsule has enough enzyme activity to help efficiently digest the food in an average well-balanced meal.
Cellulose (capsule) and MCT (medium chain triglycerides).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients.
Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
|Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Digest Ultimate||460 mg||*|
|Amylase (from Aspergillus oryzae)||23,000 DU||*|
|Protease 4.5 (from Aspergillus oryzae)||82,500 HUT||*|
|Protease 6.0 (from Aspergillus oryzae)||2,500 HUT||*|
|Acid-Stable Protease 3.0 (from Aspergillus niger)||20 SAPU||*|
|Lipase (from Candida rugosa)||3,500 FIP||*|
|Cellulase (from Trichoderma longibrachiatum)||3,200 CU||*|
|Hemicellulase (from Aspergillus niger)||1,000 HCU||*|
|Alpha-galactosidase (from Aspergillus niger)||300 GalU||*|
|Acid Maltase (from Rhizopus oryzae)||7.5 MaltU||*|
|Bromelain (from Ananas comosus)||300,000 FCC PU||*|
|Lactase (from Aspergillus oryzae)||1,000 ALU||*|
|Pectinase (from Aspergillus niger)||15 endo-PGU||*|
|Peptidase (from Aspergillus oryzae)||2,500 HUT||*|
|Glucoamylase (from Aspergillus niger)||30 AGU||*|
|Beta-Glucanase (from Trichoderma longibrachiatum)||30 BGU||*|
|Invertase (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae)||800 SU||*|
|Phytase (from Aspergillus niger)||8 FTU||*|
|Xylanase (from Trichoderma longibrachiatum)||650 XU||*|
|Neutral Bacterial Protease (from Bacillus subtilis)||3,000 PC||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
This is definitely one of the best digestive enzymes and best value for money. Enzymes are needed in every metabolic function in our body. Even the minerals and vitamins required enzymes to work. When we unprocessed, uncooked raw food, the enzymes in the food will naturally help to break down the food and leaving little work for our stomach to break it. However, when we eat processed or cooked food, all the enzymes are dead and our body will need a lot of enzymes to finish the work. Our pancreas (main enzyme producer) will have to work hard to produce the enzymes and even divert the enzymes needed for other bodily function. Even wonder why we feel so sleepy, sluggish and having energy crash after a heavy processed or cooked meal, this is the reason why! You will notice that this is not same when you eat a lot of raw fruits and vegetables instead. When your body has to divert the enzymes for production for food, it actually compromises your physical and mental energy, immune system, stamina and etc! Taking digestive enzymes helps to make your food nutrients bioavailable for absorption, reduce food allergies, reduce stomach discomfort, loose stools, bloating etc and takes stress off your pancreas. It is believed that we can only produce a limited amount of enzymes in our life and you certainly don’t want to exhaust it in on your food. The less you use, the healthier, longer your life. Studies have shown that almost everyone over 50 has enlarged pancreas due to overstressed! For those who don’t know about enzymes products, it is considered a high strength digestive blend. Basically, it contains 3x times a normal digestive blend will contain and it’s the highest possible strength available. It also contains specialised enzymes (other than just protease, lipase, amylase) to digest every food possible. The caps are vegetarian, not too big and easy to swallow. This product also contains multiple strains of protease and amylase. This is because different enzymes function between pH value range. It is to ensure that you can enjoy food across different digestive organs (eg stomach is acidic, small intestine is mild alkaline). The best way to take this is to take it 5 min before eating to allow the capsules to dissolve first or uncap and take it just before eating. Generally, I take 1 for a normal meal, 2 when I overeat and 3 when I am eating a buffet. This is currently one of my arsenals of supplements! Check out my page for more reviews!
I have pancreatic insufficiency with an extremely low faecal elastase. The clinical picture (ie stools!) indicated the enteric coating of my porcine enzymes was not breaking down sufficiently and so the next stage was proton pump inhibitor therapy. I decided against this and found platinum digest - the highest potency pH stable enzyme product i could find. I substituted one of my creon tablets for 2 of the platinum (so 2x platinum and 1 x creon) Its been a real help in combating my GI troubles, i suspect my pancreatic insufficiency is secondary to a functional deficit in gut hormome signalling, which is improving. If this is not the case in others the cost may mount up over time - nevertheless worth and empirical try and a potential addition to the armoury! medical student