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Douglas Laboratories - GI Digest - 90 Vegetarian Capsules

A Vegetarian Enzyme Formula

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Douglas Laboratories - GI Digest - 90 Vegetarian Capsules

  • Code#:127864
  • Manufacturer:Douglas Laboratories
  • Size/Form:90  Vegetarian Capsules
  • Packaged Ship Weight:0.20
  • Servings:90
  • Dosage Size:1  Capsule(s)
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Douglas Laboratories GI Digest - 90 Vegetarian Capsules

Douglas Laboratories GI Digest is a comprehensive digestive enzyme formula containing all the necessary digestive enzymes including dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP-IV), lactase and alpha-galactosidase that assist in the proper digestion of proteins, fats, starch, dairy, and gluten. Formulated with multiple proteases, lipases, and carbohydrases from non-animal sources, Douglas Labs GI Digest provides enzymatic activity across a broad pH range that ensures the enzymes are active throughout the stomach and through the small intestine.

Functions
The pancreas supplies the major digestive enzymes that catalyze the breakdown of starches (carbohydrates), proteins, and fats, so that the breakdown products can be absorbed in the upper small intestine. Amylase is the major carbohydrate-digesting enzyme. Lipases break down triglycerides into monoglycerides and free fatty acids, which are efficiently absorbed in the upper small intestine. Protein digestion is initiated in the stomach by pepsin and hydrochloric acid, which denature and break large proteins down to smaller polypeptides. In the small intestine, proteases break down these polypeptides into free amino acids, and di- and tripeptides, which are directly absorbed by the intestinal mucosa.

Some individuals require enzymes in supplemental form to assist in proper food digestion and absorption. GI Digest provides active enzymes from non-animal derived sources that are specific for fats, carbohydrates and proteins, similar in effectiveness to pancreas-derived digestive enzymes. The enzymes in GI Digest are made through a microbial fermentation process with Aspergillus and Rhizopus species.

GI Digest provides a unique proprietary blend of proteases with DPP-IV (dipeptidyl peptidase IV) enzyme activity targeting proline bonds. Gluten contains numerous proline-rich peptides that the human body has difficulty breaking down. In vitro studies show DPP-IV aids in the breakdown of gluten and gliadin oligopeptides that are resistant to digestion by the action of gastric and pancreatic enzymes. DPP-IV may help minimize discomfort experienced by those who have difficulty digesting gluten. However, GI Digest should not be substituted for a gluten-restricted diet.

Lactase is an enzyme specific to milk sugar (lactose). Intolerance to lactose in dairy is a common condition that causes gastrointestinal symptoms due to the lack of lactase enzyme. GI Digest provides a unique mixture of protease enzymes and the lactase enzyme to assist digestion of multiple constituents of milk and dairy products. Alpha-galactosidase is a carbohydrase enzyme that breaks down certain carbohydrates found in grains, legumes, and cruciferous vegetables, often associated with production of flatulence. Acid maltase is an enzyme normally found in lysozymes that catalyzes the hydrolysis (breakdown) of maltose and other oligosaccharides to yield glucose. Invertase, also called sucrase, is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose (sugar) to yield fructose and glucose.

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Trust Douglas Laboratories for a partnership founded on a heritage of excellence. For more than 50 years, they have been at the forefront of the nutritional health industry, proudly researching, developing and manufacturing superior-quality, science-based dietary supplements to help people improve their health. Proudly earning the trust of thousands of healthcare professionals.

True Strength
Trust Douglas Laboratories for best-in-class, science-based dietary supplements manufactured exclusively for healthcare professionals. They are proud to offer one of the largest and most innovative selections of over 600 premium- quality products and a comprehensive range of galenic forms (dosage and delivery), manufactured at GMP-compliant, state-of-the-art facilities.

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Trust Douglas Laboratories for personalized, one-to-one consultation on the latest, most reliable science, for strategies on using nutritional health to complement your practice and for coaching to better advise your patients on the right supplements for them.

About Douglas Laboratories
Back in 1955, Sam Lioon, founded Douglas Laboratories on a simple promise: provide the highest quality nutritional supplements available with the highest level of personal service—anywhere. And with that promise began a  legacy of leadership—and a never-ending quest to exceed their customers’ expectations to Raise the Standard for Nutrition and Wellness.
 
Today that legacy lives on as Douglas Laboratories proudly joins the Atrium Innovations group of companies. Atrium Innovations is an international company and global leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of dietary supplements, specialty fine chemicals, and active cosmetic ingredients.

Douglas Laboratories is supported by more than 300 Douglas Laboratories employees all dedicated to keeping the promise Sam made 50 years ago. Raising the Standard is more than a slogan—it’s a promise. As they enter their second half- century, Douglas Laboratories will continue to keep their promise to Raise the Standard with a custom approach to their patients’ nutrition and wellness. With custom formulations patients can’t find anywhere else. Custom labels. Custom daily packs. And the industry’s largest and most innovative product line. And they’ll back up their promise with the kind of stringent criteria many other companies overlook, such as:

  • (cGMPs) current good manufacturing practices.
  • ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 17025 Accreditation of their laboratories.
  • The industry’s first fully electronic, bar code driven, paperless manufacturing system to pass the FDA’s rigorous audit. Their exclusive Veri-Match labeling system, ensures verification prior to production and release of their products.
  • (SOPs) standard operating procedures.
  • VCP (Vendor Certification Program) ensures raw material safety and quality.
  • Experienced, on-staff Ph.D’s, utilizing three full-service laboratories, outfitted with the latest analytical equipment.
  • State-of-the-art manufacturing, including ultra high-speed encapsulating machines, capable of producing over 35 million capsules and tablets daily!
  • Full compliance with the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, assuring safety and uninterrupted flow of all raw materials.

Douglas Laboratories continues to lead the way with clinical trials designed to validate the efficacy of their products. Their world-renowned Ultra-Preventive X (Ten) was rated the #1 multivitamin in the professional healthcare market, and their Vita-Big-Kids was rated the #1 children’s multivitamin overall by the independent Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements. Their commitment to help support patient outcomes is ongoing; look for their new in-office patient education posters, easy online ordering from their website and more innovative ideas designed to help their practice grow in the days ahead.

But most of all, they’re proud of the many long-standing relationships they’ve enjoyed with so many customers over the years, and the many great friendships they’ve made along the way. It’s not an exaggeration to say that they truly enjoy what they do, enjoy coming to work each and every day.

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Take 1 capsule with each meal or as directed by your healthcare professional.

If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare provider prior to use. Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.


Douglas Laboratories GI Digest - 90 Vegetarian Capsules
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
Servings Per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving %DV
BioCore Optimum Complete 1800 IU *
Providing:
   Amylase 3,500 DU *
   Protease 21,000 HUT *
   Protease 4,000 PC *
   alpha-Galactosidase 150 GalU *
   Glucoamylase 9 AGU *
   Lactase 1,000 ALU *
   Acid Maltase 14 MaltU *
   Peptidase 2 AP *
BioCore DPP-IV 100 mg *
Providing: *
   Protease 500 DPP-IV *
   Protease 30,000 HUT *
   Protease 8.5 AP *
*Daily Value Not Established.
 
Other Ingredients: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, silica.
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600 Boyce Road
Eatontown, NJ,
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About Douglas Laboratories

Back in 1955, Sam Lioon founded Douglas Laboratories on a simple promise: provide the highest quality nutritional supplements available with the highest level of personal service—anywhere. And with that promise began a legacy of leadership—and a never-ending quest to exceed customers’ expectations to Raise the Standard for Nutrition and Wellness. Today that legacy lives on as Douglas Laboratories proudly joins the Atrium Biotechnologies group of companies. Atrium Biotechnologies is an international company and global leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of dietary supplements, specialty fine chemicals, and active cosmetic ingredients.

LuckyVitamin is proud to offer this exceptional line of Health Care Practitioner Brand products for your convenience.  LuckyVitamin employs certified and licensed Health Care Practitioners who have experience with Douglas Laboratories formulas and our available to assist with questions regarding these products.  For direct contact with our certified support staff please use this e mail address, hcp-support [at] luckyvitamin [dot] com.  Gary Michael, B.Sc. Pharmacy, CNHP,CNC will be happy to assist you. Please note that our support staff is not able to diagnose or prescribe but is happy to assist with questions regarding Douglas Laboratories and their product offerings.

*The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by LuckyVitamin.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

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