Ingredient Resource Center
The Gundry MD Ingredient Resource Center was created to share pertinent information about our supplements' premium-quality ingredients. Here you'll find a collection of research behind our ingredients and insight on why we hand-selected each one to support your wellness goals. Please browse our ingredient library for a brief education on each Gundry MD ingredient.
Aronia BerriesAronia Berries contain significant stores of good-for-you polyphenols, which can help support heart health.
TributyrinTributyrin is a triglyceride compound that gets converted within your body. Once you consume it, it becomes butyric acid, an active metabolite.
Mulberry ExtractMulberry extract has had an extensive history as an edible therapeutic agent.
Organic Flax SeedsOrganic brown flax seed is harvested for its seeds and its abundant fiber content. Who knew such a tiny seed could have such a powerful impact on your digestive health?
Green Tea ExtractGreen tea extract shows significant promise for potential health benefits.
Lactobacillus AcidophilusLactobacilli acidophilus are good bacteria and they make lactic acid by breaking down the carbohydrates in your body.
Lactobacillus-reuteriLactobacillus-reuteri is one substantial strain of probiotic bacteria that exists in the body.
SunfiberSunfiber is a natural dietary fiber. It often comes in the form of a white, water-soluble powder.
Microcrystalline CelluloseMicrocrystalline cellulose is cultivated from the stem of the Sorghum caudatum plant and is most often used in various human foods.
Magnesium StearateStearic acid is the predecessor of oleic acid — a good-for-you fatty acid in olive oil.
Noni Fruit ExtractNoni fruit is notable because it’s said to combine a plethora of different vitamins and minerals
CelluloseCellulose is a molecule that consists of thousands of the following types of atoms: hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen.
Magnesium Beta-hydroxybutyrateMagnesium Beta-hydroxybutyrate is a ketone body synthesized in your liver from fatty acids
Glycyrrhiza GlabraGlycyrrhiza glabra also goes by the names sweetwood, mulaithi, and, more commonly, licorice.
Wormwood PowderWormwood powder comes from absinth wormwood, and herbaceous perennial plant with the characteristic aroma of sage.
PolysaccharideA polysaccharide is one larger molecule that is made of several smaller molecules called monosaccharides.
Piper NigrumThe piper nigrum plant, aka Black Pepper, yields black pepper fruits, which are the sources of black peppercorns, white peppercorns, and green peppercorns.
Althea OfficinalisYou may know the perennial herbaceous plant Althaea officinalis by its more common name: marshmallow.
N-acetyl-d-glucosamineThe amino sugar N-acetylglucosamine plays an essential structural role at the cellular level — specifically with the surface of various cells.
Galacto-OligosaccharidesGalacto-oligosaccharides is the collective word for the group of carbs composed of oligo-galactose.
Organic Agave InulinAs a prebiotic ingredient, organic agave inulin is a member of a family of fibers called fructans.
BladderwrackBladderwrack has been found to provide a healthy supply of important nutrients, like protein, minerals, and carbohydrates.
Larch ArabinogalactansArabinogalactans are considered a tremendous source of dietary fiber
MucinMucins are glycoproteins with high molecular weights and a protein backbone high in carbohydrates.
Bifidobacterium LongumBifidobacterium longum is a multifunctional probiotic. Studies report that it may help support gastrointestinal health and immune function.
Bifidobacterium BreveThere are two strains of the bacteria that fall under the name Bifidobacterium breve: parvulorum and B. breve.
OkraOkra is a superfood that is considered a relatively high-value crop due to its nutrient content.
Vegetable PeptaseVegetable peptase is a type of enzyme derived from non-animal sources that can break down proteins.
Lactobacillus BrevisLactobacillus Brevis is a vessel for the production of lactic acid production, and it’s utilized to ferment dairy-based food products.
Grape Seed ExtractGrape seed extract is the product of wine grapes being pressed to extract their precious oil, and they contain a heaps of polyphenols.
Acerola FruitAcerola fruit just so happens to be one of the richest natural sources of ascorbic acid, otherwise known as vitamin C.
Bitter Melon ExtractBitter Melon is one of the most bitter vegetables, and the oldest cultures in the world have long-hailed this vegetable as a useful therapeutic aid.
Ginger RootPeople use Ginger Root in dishes and also as an herbal therapeutic agent.
ProbioticsProbiotics are becoming an essential part of a proper gut health regimen.
Bifidobacterium LactisBifidobacterium Lactis is one of the strongest, multi-purpose species of probiotic bacteria. They live in your gut.
Bacillus CoagulansBacillus Coagulans is a probiotic strain deemed safe for supplements, functional, and high in nutritional value.
PrebioticsProbiotics are the live yeasts and good bacteria in your body, and prebiotics are the food on which they live.
Hydroxypropyl MethylcelluloseHydroxypropyl Methylcellulose consists of modified cellulose dietary fibers which you may find in several pharmaceutical products. It’s an advantageous ingredient because it is both tasteless and odorless.
SilicaSilica has several different uses when it comes to tablet-making for supplements.
Grapefruit ExtractGrapefruit is a widely cultivated citrus fruit that contains a heap of different flavonoids and nutrients.
Citrus BioflavonoidsCitrus bioflavonoids are natural plant-based compounds that are quite abundant in citrus fruit.
RutinRutin is classified as a citrus flavonoid and is an essential nutritional component in several different natural foods and plant-based food products.
L-GlutamineYou can find glutamine in pretty high concentrations in a bunch of different vegetables and animal sources of protein.
Cinnamomum BurmanniiCinnamomum Burmannii is one of the most flavorful and satisfying spices out there.
Syzygium AromaticumGoes by the common name of clove, Syzygium Aromaticum has been utilized for years as an agent for food preservation.
Citrus ParadisiCitrus paradisi goes more commonly by another name — grapefruit.
Pepzin GIWhen you talk about PepZin GI, you have to talk about two elements: zinc and carnosine.
Phellodendron Amurense RuprThe ingredient Phellodendron amurense rupr comes from a tree by the same name. More commonly, the tree is known as the Amur cork tree.
Organic Acacia GumOrganic acacia gum is full of insoluble fiber made up of oligosaccharides and glycoproteins.
Organic Guar GumMostly, organic guar gum powder is utilized as a food additive. But it can also be found in dietary supplements, textiles, and cosmetics.
D-MannoseD-Mannose supports the release of insulin within the human body.
MethylsulfonylmethaneMethylsulfonylmethane, or MSM, can be consumed with supplements or consumed by eating specific foods such as various fruits, vegetables, wine, tea, coffee, and dairy.
Bifidobacterium BifidumBifidobacterium bifidum is just one strain of the good-for-you bacteria that are naturally present in your colon.
Bifidobacterium InfantisBifidobacterium infantis is a crucial bacteria that has been utilized in several probiotic supplements.
Enterococcus FaeciumEnterococci probiotics, like Enterococcus faecium, can be used to help support more comfortable digestion and gut microbiome health.
Sodium AlginateSodium Alginate is used throughout the food and supplement industries as an agent to help thicken or stabilize a substance or product.
Stearic AcidStearic acid is a natural substance containing fatty acids.
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