All about Essential1: Digestive Health
RESTORING OPTIMAL BALANCE
The health of your digestive system determines how you
are able to absorb the nutrients essential to maintaining your metabolism,
your immune system, and even your moods.
Aging, poor health, medications, and other factors can
lead to declines in the amount of both "good" bacteria and digestive enzymes
in your digestive system, but a daily dose of Essential1: Digestive Health
can help to restore them.
TWO pills, TWO ways to benefit
The two customized pills in Essential1: Digestive Health
provide a unique formulation of probiotics and natural digestive
The probiotic capsule contains three strains of
"good" bacteria (ones most commonly found in a healthy digestive tract) in a
prebiotic medium, which feeds the good bacteria and allows it to flourish.
The goal is to restore the good bacteria, and create
favorable conditions for keeping the "bad" bacteria under control.
The capsule contains just the right amount of healthy
bacteria-some 4.5 billion altogether, including...
- Bifidobacteria, the most abundant and important bacterium in the
- Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus, two potent
The enzyme tablet blends 14 natural digestive enzymes to
help your body break down food more easily -and with less intestinal gas and
bloating - as you incorporate more healthy foods into your diet.
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Better health at EVERY stage
BEFORE STARTING THE MEDIFAST 5
& 1 PLAN
When beginning the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan, enzymes and pre-
and probiotics can prime your digestive tract and gear it up to do the
metabolic work it needs to do.
Essential1: Digestive Health can help restore your
digestive tract's good bacteria, and allow you to metabolize and absorb
nutrients for optimal weight loss.
DURING THE MEDIFAST 5 & 1 PLAN
As we get older, our bodies don't produce the same
amounts of digestive enzymes as they once did, especially if we have a poor
Large amounts of fats and sugars, along with too few raw
vegetables, can speed up the natural decline in our digestive enzymes.
Any time you make an adjustment in your diet (including
when you start the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan), you may experience gas, bloating,
or changes in "regularity."
The digestive enzyme tablet can help your body break
down fats, protein, and carbohydrates, as well as lactose (milk sugar) and
fiber, from your Medifast Meals and your Lean & Green Meals.
TRANSITION, MAINTENANCE, AND
Once you reach your healthy weight and begin to
transition to the Maintenance Phase, you'll be gradually re-introducing more
vegetables, fruits, dairy products, and whole grains back into your eating
Taking Essential1: Digestive Health supports you as you
ease your way into lifelong healthy eating patterns, and helps you continue
to feel great, day after day.
*These statements have not been evaluated
by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to
diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease