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Optimal Digestive System

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Optimal Digestive System

Item: NWF500

  • Vegetarian/vegan formula from Now Foods

  • Clinically tested enzymes

  • Maximum food utilization

90 Vcaps

Retail $19.99
In Stock
  • Vegetarian/vegan formula from Now Foods

  • Clinically tested enzymes

  • Maximum food utilization

Digestive enzymes are essential to the body's absorption and full use of food. The capacity of the body to make enzymes diminishes with age, and therefore the efficiency of digestion declines. Now Optimal Digestive System features a blend of non-GMO fungal-derived enzymes that will aid in the digestion of most foods, including beans and cruciferous vegetables. The vegetarian enzymes in Now Optimal Digestive System have been proven in a controlled laboratory study by the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO Nutrition and Foods Research) to have efficacy throughout the entire pH range of the digestive system and are not degraded by acid in the stomach.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 2 Vcaps®

Servings Per Container 45

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
BioCore Optimum™ 200mg *
Amylase (from Aspergillus oryzae) 7,000 DU *
Protease (from Aspergillus oryzae) 42,000 HUT *
Protease (from Aspergillus oryzae) 8,000 PC *
Protease (from Aspergillus oryzae) 4 AP *
Protease (from Aspergillus niger) 100 SAPU *
Glucoamylase (from Aspergillus niger) 10 AGU *
Invertase (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae) 800 SU *
Malt Diastase (from Hordeum vulgare) 3,000 DP *
Lipase (from Candida rugosa, Aspergillus niger and Rhizopus oryzae) 1,000 FIP *
Alpha-galactosidase (from Aspergillus niger) 300 GaIU *

*Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Rice Bran, Cellulose (capsule), Maltodextrin and Silica.

Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 2 Vcaps® with or before each meal. Two Vcaps contain enough enzyme activity to help efficiently digest the food in an average well-balanced meal.

Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.

Galactosemics: Consult your health practitioner before using.

Contains no sugar, salt, wheat, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

Vegetarian/Vegan Product.

Shipping Weight

.10 lbs

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by better than Beano This costs a lot less than Beano but does the same thing and is seemingly even a bit more effective. Love the small capsule size, especially after having tried some other honking big tab version. March 31, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Optimal Digestive System Very good product to help my digestion. March 5, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by nice small capsule I prefer Doctor's Best Digestive Enzymes for meals but enjoy taking one of these whenever I eat a snack. They're small and convenient to carry in my purse. February 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by NOW is the best Easy to use and works great. Small and easy to swallow take with your food not 30 minutes before. Great product. June 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by If you're looking, you're needing Check out the ingredients - Review their benefits further - you may find this is the supplement you need. It sure has helped me...!!!! April 6, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by aaaaaawwwwwwwwwe....!!!!!!! LOVE IT.....!!!! This hands down gave me the most noticable difference of any other item I have ever tried. I'm absolutely impressed. And so excited to NOW be more regular than I've ever been before. What a fabulous addition this has been to my supplement routine. I don't go without it (no pun intended). LOL. Read up on this type of product - It just might be what you're missing too. SOOOO GLAD I MET Optimal Digestive System. Which, by the way - I've since tried several other products containing some of the same ingredients, etc. -- I haven't yet determined which one works best for me -- I'm just happy things are working for me NOW. It's such an amazing feeling. To feel normal / regular....!!! :) April 1, 2012
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