HCL Breakthrough is an All-natural source of betaine hydrochloric acid that increases stomach acid and hydrochloric acid to support digestion and detoxification. It’s 100% vegetarian, derived from beets and contains no animal byproducts. More specifically, HCL Breakthrough does NOT contain pepsin, like nearly all HCl products out there. Instead, it contains 5 different types of enzymes to digest proteins, fat, and carbohydrates. Making HCL Breakthrough even MORE powerful than any other HCl formula on the market today.