Zymbiotix

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“Reduce fatigue, bloating, heaviness and restore energy naturally,” advertises the Zymbiotix official website.

The colon cleanser supposedly provides these benefits by enhancing digestion and balancing bacteria. It may even promote weight loss, says the manufacturer.

I was intrigued by Zymbiotix. So, I decided to learn more and see if it’s worth buying.

The Official Website

I stumbled across Zymbiotix.com, which provides some information about this product. But it’s not the official website — ZymbiotixNow.com is.

The official website makes many claims about this colon cleanser. Here are just a few:

• “The only fat burning probiotic cleanse”
• “Helps maintain digestive balance”
• “Reduce gas and bloating”
• “Feel lighter and stay healthier”

Zymbiotix contains herbs and enzymes, but the main ingredients are probiotics. Basically, these are healthy bacteria that kill bad bacteria, improve digestion, cleanse the colon, and boost immunity.

The official website describes probiotics in more detail, but has very little additional information. The complete ingredient list, dosages, and FAQ are not shown. But there is a free trial offer and complete contact information:

Zymbiotix Health Sciences, LLC
2122 South 950 East
Provo, UT 84606
(888) 664-5351
Support@Zymbiotix.com

What Are the Ingredients?

The ingredients listed below are shown on ZymbiotixNow.com. But there are no descriptions or studies to show what the ingredients do and if they work. I found the following information:

Lactobacillus Acidophilus. When this probiotic digests food, it releases chemicals which create an unfriendly environment for parasites. In this way, it maintains balance and prevents disease. By aiding digestion, lactobacillus acidophilus gives the body more nutrients and prevents digestive complications.[1] In one study, people taking lactobacillus acidophilus lost body fat and weight.[2]

Bifidobacterium Bifidum. The colon is home to around 500 different bacteria species. The probiotic bifidobacterium bifidum is among these. It eradicates harmful bacteria, reduces abdominal bloating, strengthens the immune system, and aids healthy digestion.[3]

Bifidus Regularis. The official website lists an ingredient called “Regularis™”. When I searched the name, information on bifidus regularis came up. Since the company doesn’t provide clarification, I assumed Regularis™ is bifidus regularis. Like other probiotics, bifidus regularis improves digestion, immunity, and bacterial balance.[4]

B-Vitamin Complex. By enhancing metabolism, B-vitamin complex increases energy and promotes proper cell function. The individual vitamins in this complex also improve cardiovascular health, red blood cell production, and weight management.[5] And those are just a few of their benefits.

Vegpanzyme Plus. This patented enzyme blend speeds up the digestion process. As a result, digestive problems are prevented and the body receives more nutrients. Because it contains cellulase, Vegpanzyme Plus is particularly good at digesting plant-based foods.[6]

Cellulase 1000. Plant-based foods contain a fiber called cellulose which is very difficult to digest without the cellulase enzyme. By enhancing digestion, Cellulase 1000 prevents constipation, bloating, flatulence, and other digestive issues. It also helps the body receive essential nutrients.[7]

Parsley Leaf. The chlorophyll in parsley boosts immunity, reduces inflammation, and kills toxins. Parsley also contains enzymes that break down fats and proteins, and increase nutrient utilization. Because it’s a diuretic, parsley clears excess water from the body.

Peppermint Leaf. Peppermint leaf aids digestion and prevents constipation in 3 ways. First, it relaxes the stomach. Second, it digests fats by increasing bile production. Third, it increases the rate with which food moves from the stomach to the intestines.[8]

Customer Reviews

The official website features a few testimonials, which it claims are real. However, the company admits some users were paid to share their testimonials.

Some testimonials may be real, but they’re definitely not typical. The company only features the best of the best, and excludes testimonials from users who didn’t get amazing–or any–results.

Luckily, I found a few unbiased reviews on Amazon.com. 5 users gave Zymbiotix 5-star ratings. 1 user gave a 2-star rating and 2 users gave 1-star ratings.

The satisfied users said Zymbiotix was delivered quickly and it works well. No one lost weight, but their digestion and bowel movements improved. One unsatisfied user expected to lose weight with Zymbiotix, but hadn’t seen any changes yet.

Two users were upset because they tried cancelling the free trial, but were unable to because they couldn’t contact the company. One user also said Zymbiotix caused heartburn.

The 12-Day Free Trial Offer

If you provide your address and credit card number, the company will send you a bottle of Zymbiotix. Aside from $4.95 for shipping, you don’t pay anything for 12 days. The trial starts the day you order Zymbiotix, not when it arrives.

If you’re not impressed, contact the company and cancel before day 12. If you don’t cancel, you already authorized the company to charge you by signing up for the free trial. And they will charge you $99.95!

Thirty days later you’ll receive another bottle and a $99.95 charge. These auto-shipments and charges will continue until you cancel.

The company only issues refunds for unopened bottles returned within 30 days.

Can You Buy Zymbiotix?

The only way to get Zymbiotix from the official website is through the free trial. But the company does sell it on Amazon.com.

• 30 capsules – $36.99
• 45 capsules – $41.99

If you buy 2 bottles, you get 1 free. Zymbiotix ships within 1-2 business days and shipping costs $4.99. Expedited shipping is available.

Zymbiotix — To Buy or Not to Buy?

The company doesn’t provide enough information to make me feel confident about Zymbiotix. They do provide claims, but no research to support these claims. My research shows the Zymbiotix ingredients benefit the digestive system. But I don’t know if the company uses recommended dosages.

5 users said Zymbiotix works, but 5 opinions aren’t enough to convince me Zymbiotix is worth buying.

I’m skeptical about the free trial, so I don’t recommend trying it. In fact, I don’t recommend using Zymbiotix at all because you could probably find a better colon cleanser.

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References

[1] "Lactobacillus Acidophilus." University of Maryland Medical Center. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/lactobacillus-acidophilus-000310.htm.

[2] Kadooka, Y, M Sato, et al. "Regulation of abdominal adiposity by probiotics (Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055) in adults with obese tendencies in a randomized controlled trial." European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 64.6 (2010): 636-43.

[3] "What Is Bifidobacterium Bifidum?" wiseGEEK. Conjecture Corporation. http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-bifidobacterium-bifidum.htm.

[4] "Discover the Benefits of Probiotics." Activia. Dannon Inc. http://www.activia.us.com/probiotics-benefits/.

[5] "B Vitamins." MedlinePlus. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 28 Feb 2013. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bvitamins.html.

[6] "Veg-Panzyme Plus." Specialty Enzymes. Specialty Enzymes & Biotechnologies, 2013. http://www.specialtyenzymes.com/node/39.

[7] "Cellulase." Vitamins & Health Supplements Guide. Vitamin Supplements Guide. http://www.vitamins-supplements.org/digestive-enzymes/cellulase.php.

[8] "Peppermint." University of Maryland Medical Center, 2011. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/peppermint-000269.htm.