- Wheat Rescue
WheatRescue™is a unique blend of special digestive enzymes and probiotics designed to support optimal gluten digestion and protect against hidden sources of gluten. WheatRescue™ combines resilient probiotic spores with targeted digestive enzymes to support the complete digestion of gluten and other inflammatory wheat-derived peptides within 60 to 90 minutes.
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New research suggests that the small intestines of up to 60% of adults with celiac disease never completely heal despite following a gluten-free diet.
This could be due in part to gluten contamination in many “gluten-free” foods. A recent study examined 5,624 foods tested by 804 users and found that 32% of foods labelled “gluten-free” contained measurable amounts of gluten. Interestingly, gluten-free pizzas and pastas were the most likely to test positive for gluten with over 50% of samples showing gluten contamination. However, gluten contamination is simply an additional problem to an already inadequate strategy. In one 2010 study of 241 subjects with celiac disease, only 35% of subjects saw mucosal recovery of the small intestines after 2 years going gluten-free, and only 66% saw mucosal recovery after 5 years going gluten-free. Another study in 2009 examined 465 celiac subjects who adhered to a gluten-free diet for 16 months and found that total restoration of the intestinal damage inflicted by gluten was exceptionally rare (roughly 8%) in adult celiacpatients despite following a gluten-free diet.
Gluten-free diets are thus a strategy for preventing further damage – not a complete treatment.
WheatRescue™ is a unique blend of powerful digestive enzymes and probiotics designed to support complete digestion of gluten and other inflammatory wheat-derived peptides. Apart from those with health problems, research has shown that all people experience transient intestinal permeability when they ingest gluten.
Here’s what it contains:
Blend of Peptidase, Fungal & Acid-Stable Protease – These expertly curated enzymes work in synergy to breakdown the various gliadin and glutenin peptides which have different characters, structures and effects on the body. The blend addresses issues of viability through exposure to trypsin, chymotrypsin and gastric juices, ensuring protein bonds are cleaved, and resulting peptides are broken down into amino acids for complete digestion of gluten. The speed of gluten degradation is also imperative and this blend is able to degrade gluten up to 60x faster than other proteases.
Tolerase® G – A trademarked dietary supplement, containing Aspergillus niger derived prolyl endoprotease (AN-PEP). It is a proline-specific digestive enzyme designed to have optimal activity within the stomach’s harsh conditions. This is of great significance because gluten is proline-rich, yet proline-cleaving proteases are absent in the GI tract. Also, the ability to function and degrade gluten in the stomach prior to reaching the duodenum spares autoimmune activation in the gut. Unlike most commercially available gluten proteases, Tolerase® can withstand extremely acidic conditions and thrives in environments up to 2.5 pH. It is also the first and only enzyme demonstrated to effectively break down residual gluten. Ex vivo studies and a recent randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study all demonstrate that AN-PEP leaves nearly none or minimal gluten in the duodenum after degrading it in the stomach.
Lipase – As pancreatic insufficiency is increasingly common especially so in Celiac disease, the consequent maldigestion and diarrhoea that occurs in many cases can be ameliorated largely with lipase.
Betaine HCL – Hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a component of gastric secretions, which aids the digestion of nutrients such as protein. In addition, it kills off pathogens and denatures molecules that may otherwise cause further irritation to the gut and body. Low stomach acid has been proposed as an underlying culprit of gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease. When gastric pH rises above 4, an enzyme known as pepsin is deactivated. This allows food particles such as gluten to pass from the stomach to the duodenum undigested, causing inflammation and food intolerance. Betaine HCL overcomes this problem.
Proprietary Probiotic Blend – Bacillus Subtilis, Bacillus Coagulans and Saccharomyces Boulardii are able to survive gastric acid and bile salts to colonise, crowd out pathogens and yeast, provide postbiotics like butyrate and lactate which modulate the epithelial response to gluten by improving barrier function and reducing gliadin induced cytokine secretion.
WheatRescue™ is the most comprehensive and effective gluten support formula on the market today.
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