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Betaine Hydrochloride

Betaine Hydrochloride

Item: CRL187

  • A natural digestive support



  • Combines betaine with pepsin, papain and bromelain



  • Helps break down proteins more efficiently


250 Tabs

$12.35
MSRP $20.59
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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 2 tablets

Servings Per Container 125

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calcium (as calcium carbonate) 103 mg 10%
Chloride (as betaine hydrochloride) 274 mg 8%
Betaine hydrochloride 1,200 mg *
Pepsin (FCC 1:10,000) 36.4 mg *
Papain (2,000 USP units/mg) (from papaya) (fruit) 10 mg *
Bromelain (2,000 GDU/g) (from pineapple) (stem) 10 mg *

* Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, stearic acid, cellulose & glycerin coating, maltodextrin, silica, lactose, magnesium stearate, natural flavor, vegetable glaze. Contains milk.

Directions: Adults take two (2) tablets with each protein-containing meal, up to three times a day. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your healthcare providers.

CAUTION: If you are pregnant or nursing, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.

Do not accept if seal is broken. Store between 59°-86° F. Keep out of the reach of children.

  • YES CERTIFIED GLUTEN FREE BY GFCO
  • YES RECYCLABLE PACKAGING
  • NO YEAST OR WHEAT
  • NO SOY OR SALT
  • NO PRESERVATIVES
  • NO ARTIFICIAL COLOR OR SWEETENERS
  • This product has been manufactured at a GMP Registered facility.

Shipping Weight

1.25 lbs

  • A natural digestive support



  • Combines betaine with pepsin, papain and bromelain



  • Helps break down proteins more efficiently


An effective aid for healthy protein digestion, Country Life's Betaine Hydrochloride tablets combine the natural acidifying action of betaine HCl with the enzymatic support of pepsin, papain, and bromelain. Gluten free.

Country Life Betaine Hydrochloride Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Betaine Hydrochloride is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helps to digest proteins I have been taking this for a few years. Helps to digest proteins. I take as needed with heavy protein meals.
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good natural product Have used this product for several years and find it very helpful.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2016-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Helper Some nutritionists say Betaine Hydrochloride should include pepsin to be effective. It is nice to find this product which has not only pepsin but also papain and bromelain to aid in digestive health. I found taking it a half-hour after a meal was beneficial. 4 leaves for satisfaction is due to my having to chew the hefty tablets which are not very tasty. That's a minor inconvenience that won't apply to everyone but is worth it to have the effects it provides.
Date published: 2016-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for digesting protein I take one or two of these after meals with protein. I feel like I am doing better with my digestion now that I take these regularly.
Date published: 2016-01-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from something's wrong I purchased this product on three occasions. The first two times the pills had a faint odor of pepsin that was fine. In the last two bottles I bought, the pills had a foul odor that reminded me of cat urine. Needless to say, the bottles went into the trash. I will not buy or recommend the Country Life brand - their quality control seems pretty unreliable.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Well I take these with all my meals, and with vitamins and minerals. It really helps with digestion, eliminating gas. Swanson has the best price around, too.
Date published: 2014-09-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from hard to swallow a very large pill is hard for me to swallow, i chop them up
Date published: 2014-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great product. I've been taking this product for 3+ years and it'beenvery helpful. Recently found it on Swanson's at a much better price. Am so pleased and greatful.
Date published: 2013-11-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Contains Milk Now- Reformulated I loved this for years but recently Country Life reformulated it to include cow's milk as an ingredient. The label should be clearly marked as reformulated but it wasn't-- Beware.
Date published: 2013-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2013-08-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2013-06-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It works great for me HCL has always been a favorite of mine and I appreciate the High Potency offered in this product at a reasonable price. I prefer capsules to tablets, but these are not difficult to get down and seem to digest easily.
Date published: 2013-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this and will continue to take!
Date published: 2013-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2013-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ahh a comfortable tummy I tried this product on a whim and now don't want to be without it. I especially like it when I take a bunch of health supplement capsules and tabs at once, or for some reason eat a meal of all or mostly cooked foods. It seems to help me digest even these in comfort.
Date published: 2011-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best these are the best great strength, 250 in the bottle work well for me, they add the extra acid i need no adverse effects recomended
Date published: 2011-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product! I have taken Betaine Hydrochloride for many years, and I can say that this is my favorite Betaine product out there. The formula is high potency, delivering double the dose of many other products. Each tablet also contains a few helper enzymes: papain, bromelain, and pepsin, making this formula complete. Each tablet has a slight glaze on it, so it goes down easy. Betaine is also known as Trimethylglycine (TMG), and is classified along with Folic Acid, B6, and B12 as a methylating agent. So, yes, this product is a TMG supplement. However, this supplement contains the hydrochloride form of Betaine, and is acidic, so buyers wanting a TMG supplement should be aware of this, and that there are other, non-acidic, forms of TMG available. Overall, this is a great Betaine HCL product. It is potent and affordable.
Date published: 2010-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I was having a lot of problems with my digestion. This products helps significantly. I reach for it every time I feel any digestive distress. This product is an excellent value for the price. It helps me greatly in digesting my food and I have found that I have much less digestive upset. I take 1-2 before meals.
Date published: 2009-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effective Product I highly recommend this supplement for those wishing to improve their digestive health. Betaine with the addition of Bromelain - 2000 GDU's in a 500mg tablet - is a remarkably effective combination in assisting proper intestinal function. This particular product is a staple in my nutritional regimen!
Date published: 2009-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of My Favotries! I have taken Betaine HCl with pepsin for years now, and I find it invaluable . If I don't take it, my digestion doesn't work nearly as well. With this product, I can enjoy many foods that otherwise I couldn't tolerate.
Date published: 2007-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I have trouble with my digestion and this product has been very helpful.
Date published: 2007-07-30
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