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BodyBio Butyrate

Frequently asked questions about BodyBio Butyrate

Is Butyrate enterically coated? How do I know it will reach the gut?

Our butyrate capsules are vegetarian-friendly, crafted from plant-derived cellulose. To ensure the butyrate reaches the colon, where it provides the most potent support for gut cells, the inner powder is given an enteric coating. This strategy shield

What’s the difference between Sodium Butyrate and Calcium/Magnesium Butyrate?

The primary distinction between the two forms of BodyBio Butyrate lies in the minerals employed in the formation of the butyrate salt: sodium combined with butyric acid, or a fusion of calcium, magnesium, and butyric acid. Beyond this, there's no dis

Butyrate Dosage: Can I take more than two capsules a day?

It’s common for individuals to take multiple doses of Butyrate throughout the day, typically in the morning and evening, or sometimes as a 1-2 capsule supplement with each meal. The ideal dosage largely depends on your gut's unique response and your

What time of day should I take Butyrate?

The timing for taking butyrate is truly flexible and can be tailored to suit your personal needs and schedule. Some individuals report enhanced digestion the next morning when they take butyrate before bedtime, while others opt for a morning dose to

Why do you use butyric acid instead of tributyrin?

BodyBio Butyrate is essentially a mixture of butyric acid and certain minerals. In our case, it's either sodium or a duo of calcium and magnesium. You may notice butyric acid, butyrate, and tributyrin in other butyrate supplements. They all aim for t

Is Butyrate supposed to smell?

Yes. We refrain from using any additives or fillers to conceal the natural smell of butyrate. Known for its distinctive odor, butyrate is a compound that the body naturally produces to nourish the cells in the colon. Some gut bacteria generate butyra

Is Butyrate similar to a probiotic?

No. Butyrate is not a type of bacteria; instead, it's a short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) also known as a postbiotic. It's produced in the lower part of your colon by beneficial probiotic bacteria and is absorbed by the cells lining your colon. These cel

What is the MCT oil in Butyrate?

The MCT oil used in Butyrate is derived from palm oil, palm kernel oil, and/or coconut oil.

Can I get Butyrate from my food?

Certainly! However, it's worth noting that it may be challenging to derive sufficient butyrate from food alone to achieve substantial health benefits. Therefore, supplementing your diet with butyrate often proves to be a more advantageous approach. T

Is Butyrate needed on Paleo/Keto diets?

Certain diets, like Paleo and Keto, if not executed properly, could lead to a deficiency in fiber and resistant starch, potentially reducing butyrate production. Following a balanced Paleo diet involves consuming about 9-12 cups of plant foods that a

What to expect when starting butyrate

The effects of Butyrate can manifest at varying rates for different individuals. Some experience an immediate impact within the first day, while others may notice enhancements in their digestive well-being within the initial week. It’s important to r

Why do you have Sodium Hydroxide in Butyrate?

Butyric acid inherently has a low pH of 2.9, which means it is highly acidic. Consuming it in this form could lead to significant discomfort in the stomach, which already has a naturally acidic environment. To buffer the acidity of butyric acid, the

Are BodyBio's Butyrate products free from common allergens and animal-derived ingredients?

Absolutely, and we at BodyBio are very mindful about catering to the diverse needs and preferences of our customers. Our Butyrate supplements are entirely devoid of major food allergens, including Milk, Egg, Fish, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Mollu

Can you take Butyrate with antibiotics?

Yes, it is generally safe to take butyrate alongside antibiotics. In fact, combining butyrate supplementation with antibiotics may offer potential benefits. Antibiotics can sometimes disrupt the balance of the gut microbiome by affecting both harmful

Cellulose in Butyrate Veggie Caps

The hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) used in our veggie capsules is derived from cellulose sourced from wood pulp. Specifically, it is sourced from softwood trees such as Pine and Spruce. This cellulose material is carefully processed to create t

Butyrate and Gas

In some individuals, an imbalance of hydrogen or methane may be present in the gut, and this can sometimes lead to symptoms such as gassiness and bloating. In certain cases, these symptoms may not manifest until the introduction of oral Butyrate. It'

Does Butyrate affect weight loss?

Butyrate, along with short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), may play a role in supporting weight through various mechanisms. Here are some key points regarding the potential effects of Butyrate on weight:. Enhancing Fat Burning: SCFAs, including Butyrate,

Butyrate and Celiac

We understand the importance of gluten-free options for individuals with Celiac disease. We want to assure you that our Butyrate product is indeed gluten-free and safe for individuals with Celiac disease. We prioritize providing high-quality, safe, a

When is the best time to take Butyrate?

The optimal timing for taking Butyrate can vary depending on the dosage and individual preferences. Here are some general guidelines:. Start Low and Go Slow: When introducing Butyrate as a new supplement, it is advisable to start with a low dosage an

Does Butyrate help with brain fog?

Butyrate has potential benefits that may indirectly contribute to alleviating brain fog. While it doesn't directly provide nutrients to the brain, it plays a role in sequestering ammonia, which can be detrimental to cognitive function. Here's a refin

Does Butyrate and help IBS/IBD?

Butyrate has shown promising potential in supporting individuals with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). While we recommend working with your healthcare practitioner to determine the most appropriate approach for you

Does Butyrate make it to the colon?

Yes, Butyrate is specifically designed to make it to the colon. Extensive research has been conducted on Butyrate, with over 5000 studies investigating its effects. Many of these studies have focused on Sodium Butyrate, which is a form of Butyrate sa