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Doctor's Best, Betaine HCI Pepsin & Gentian Bitters, 120 Capsules

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4.3 out of 5 based on 72 reviews
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I take these to absorb nutrients better

6 people found the following review helpful

Posted by Reviewer1557740 From Germany on Oct 28, 2011

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As a "femme d'un certain age" (48, if you must know), I am assuming that my stomach acid is no longer as strong as it used to be (that's what you read, at least). I take these to try and ensure that I absorb nutrients better and don't waste the good food I make for myself and my family. When I run out of them, I do feel the difference, so I've already re-ordered these several times. I can definitely recommend them, particularly if you are low in magnesium. You need strong stomach acid to absorb magnesium, so I sometimes even take these on an empty stomach (just one capsule) when I take my Dr's Best High Absorption magnesium between meals. With meals which are high in fat and/or protein, I sometimes take two. Oh, and I also like the fact that these also contain the gentian bitters. I sometimes use a liquid bitter and they do help to calm your stomach if you've had a heavy meal. So, five stars for this one, too!!!

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Does wonders for me.

5 people found the following review helpful

Posted by Reviewer1876891 From Canada on Apr 11, 2012

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I have trouble digesting most everything, nothing helped, not even digestive enzymes. The very first time I took this product I noticed an immediate improvement with digestion: much less gas, gurgling, and discomfort (taken at the onset of meals for the best effect) and the price is very reasonable. Too it bulks up the stool (especially important if you suffer from IBS), which in turn massages the walls of the colon and picks up old fecal matter that may have got lodged. This product seems to have healed a lot of my stomach problems as GI health has improved dramatically.

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Dr's Best Betaine HCI helps digestion

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Posted by Reviewer1556071 From Australia on Jul 08, 2011

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I suffer from heart arrhythmia, which is partly triggered by GERD. Taking a digestive enzyme with meals has made an enormous difference. Dr's Best is a reliable brand and I highly recommend it.

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Betaine hcl

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Posted by Reviewer1034218 From North Dakota on Oct 14, 2008

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Great for getting the ph back in order, can eat meat and fats.

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Wonderful digestive aid...

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Posted by Reviewer1938963 From Arizona on May 25, 2011

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This is a WONDERFUL digestive aid... :) But only if you don't have issues with stomach acid, because this will increase it. I have low stomach acid so it works great for me... :)

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