Enzymes Study - Digestion Health Critical as we age.
Brightman, LifeSource Vitamins
As we age our bodies produce fewer enzymes that are essential for breaking
down the food we consume extracting energy and nutrients. As a result,
undigested food passes into the colon and causes cramping, bloating gas,
and diarrhea. This increase in digestive discomforts is a sign that our
bodies cannot keep up without help.
It’s possible to replace the Enzymes necessary for good health and
digestion. Over 70 years ago it was discovered by scientists that Enzyme
supplements could restore rapid digestion of foods in the stomach.
Every food group has an essential Enzyme for its breakdown. For the optimal
digestion, we need digestive Enzyme supplements that address the breakdown
of the classes of food:
is an enzyme produced by the pancreas and is necessary for the breakdown of
protein. Undigested protein has been associated with colon cancer. Plus,
protease supplements may help in reducing symptoms of gluten and casein
is an Enzyme that breaks down the fat we eat. This keeps the undigested
fats from passing through the GI tract producing uncomfortable symptoms. It
can also cause malnutrition because it prevents our bodies from absorbing
valuable fat-soluble vitamins.
is an enzyme that breaks down cellulose (the indigestible polysaccharide)
and allows smoother digestion of tough vegetables, i.e., broccoli,
asparagus, and beans.
is an Enzyme that promotes complete digestion of carbohydrates and
starches. Amylase deficiency allows undigested carbohydrates to pass on to
the colon. This leads to cramping, gas, and diarrhea.
which is extracted from pineapples contains powerful protease Enzymes. This
is especially helpful in people with chronic pancreatic insufficiency (when
the pancreas doesn’t produce enough digestive enzymes).
Digestive Enzymes can do what no commercial drug can by addressing the
underlying causes of distressing poor digestive symptoms and poor nutrient
Here is this study:
Other Enzyme Supplements by LifeSource Vitamins:
Acid Reducer with Enzymes - Heartburn & Indigestion Relief
Dairy Digest - Ultra
Digest-Ease / Digest-Aid
Kids and Teens Chewable Enzymes
Other Related Articles:
Enzyme Deficiency – Read This
Why is it so important to have a healthy gut?
Bruce Brightman – founder
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