Modern medicine, science and marketing have gifted us a plethora of supplements available to purchase as over the counter medication or grocery store item. There are many choices and there’s a lot of confusion as to the benefits of some of these. Berberine is one such supplement that is not widely known in the US, but is quite popular in China. Its primary benefit is in maintaining healthy gut, but its also beneficial for cardiovascular system and liver health. It is commonly consumed as meal supplement, but can be taken as a dosage independently and on its own.
- Looking for a supplement can be overwhelming because there are so many choices.
- Berberine isn’t new, but it doesn’t get talked about as much as it should be.
- It can help with things like digestion and are very beneficial for gut health.
“Not only is an industry not closely regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (which means you have to do your homework and research brands before you buy), the shelves are stocked with endless options—including many you’ve likely never even heard of.”