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What are digestive and systemic enzymes

Digestive enzymes play a major role in the digestion of food. Secreted naturally along the upper gastrointestinal tract, digestive enzymes help the body break down food so nutrients can be absorbed into the bloodstream. Specific digestive enzymes help the body break down certain food elements. For example, the enzyme protease acts on protein, amylase on carbohydrates, cellulase on fiber, lipase on fat and lactase on dairy sugar. ...

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Protect yourself this summer

Summer is officially here and in the coming months, it seems more people flock outdoors, whether it be sports, picnics or just walking around the block, we find ways to spend more time in the sun. Exercise is obviously something we want everyone to engage in to support a healthy lifesty ...

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Vegetarian vs. animal derived enzymes

Many of the digestive and systemic products on the market today contain enzymes derived from animal sources, such as the pancreatic tissue of pigs. However, microbial or vegetarian enzymes have several distinct advantages when compared to animal enzymes. ...
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