When you eat a meal, specialized cells in the body produce digestive enzymes to break down food. Sometimes the body does not make enough enzymes for healthy digestion.Taking a digestive enzyme supplement can support normal digestion, nutrient absorption, and overall health.See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Digestive Enzymes and the benefits it can provide.
Digestive Enzymes assist the body in digesting proteins, carbohydrates, and fat so that nutrients from food can be more easily absorbed. (1)
Indigestion, also called dyspepsia, can lead to uncomfortable symptoms such as bloating and burping (2). Because enzymes are responsible for the breakdown of food, supplementing with digestive enzymes may reduce digestive discomfort.
Cells in the pancreas, stomach, and salivary glands produce digestive enzymes. Depending on age, stress, lifestyle, and genetics, the body may not make a sufficient amount. Taking digestive enzymes can allow a variety of foods in the diet while preventing indigestion, gas/bloating, and help overall digestive function and nutrient absorption.
1. Ianiro G, Pecere S, Giorgio V, Gasbarrini A, Cammarota G. Digestive Enzyme Supplementation in Gastrointestinal Diseases. Curr Drug Metab. 2016;17(2):187-93.
2. Symptoms & Causes of Indigestion. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/indigestion-dyspepsia/symptoms-causes. Published November 2016. Accessed February 14, 2019.