ButiPEARL™ Z EQ – the first product of its kind on the market – provides supplemental butyric acid and zinc to help strengthen the intestinal tract of the horse.
The combination of zinc and butyric acid strengthens the lining of the gut, leading to improved nutrient absorption and a stronger barrier against pathogens, parasites and toxins. A healthier gut means less Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS).
LGS happens when your horse's gastrointestinal tract is compromised, allowing harmful substances to cross the intestinal barrier into the blood stream. Below is a list of some of the symptoms of LGS.
The intestinal barrier is regularly exposed to up to 10 trillion microorganisms, making it extremely important to keep it functioning properly.3 Strengthen that barrier and maintain performance by feeding your horse ButiPEARL Z EQ. Learn more:
1Peng, L. et al. 2009. Butyrate Enhances the Intestinal Barrier by Facilitating Tight Junction Assembly via Activation of AMP-Activated Protein Kinase in Caco-2 Cell Monolayers. J. Nutr. 139:1619-1625.
2Ma, X. et al. 2012. Butyrate promotes the recovering of intestinal wound healing through its positive effect on the tight junctions. J. Anim. Sci. 90:266-268.
3Kemin Internal Document, 15-00082.
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