I was introduced to Every Body Every Day Gut Performance by a friend and client who has found great relief from digestive issues using this product. This is a supplement designed to improve gut health and, despite its name, it’s not only targeted to the athletic population.
The product claims to help balance the gut microbiome, lower the glycaemic index of food, and help with weight loss, bloating, nutrient absorption and gut inflammation. In addition, the beetroot extract is meant to aid with muscle performance. The supplement s gluten free, low FODMAP and does not contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms), artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.
Sugarcane stem (sugar removed), red sorghum, citric acid, potassium bicarbonate, whole beetroot powder, gum (Xanthan & guar), natural raspberry flavour, stevia (natural sweetener).
|Nutrient||Per serve (7.7g)||Per 100g|
|Energy (kJ)||78||1020 kj|
|Protein (g)||0.4||4.5 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.1||1.2 g|
|– Saturated (g)||0.0||0.2 g|
|Carbohydrate (g)||2.0||25.9 g|
|– Sugars (g)||0.1||1.5 g|
|Sodium (mg)||4||57 mg|
I bought a container (= 1 month supply, $69.95) of the product. I took it every day as directed, i.e. 1 scoop stirred into a glass of water. A couple of times, I mixed it with plain yoghurt. It has a slightly sweet, slightly tangy pleasant flavour. Regarding its effects, I found my digestion was spot-on during that month. Having said that, I do not suffer from any inflammatory bowel conditions, but I do have some less-than-ideal digestion once in a while. I did not notice any performance-enhancing effects.
Bottom line and recommendations
If you have digestive symptoms, such as IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) or IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), you might benefit from this product. If budget is an issue, there are other options that might work. Talk to your dietitian to discuss your needs and options.
Head to the Gut Performance website for more information and to order online.