4 Ways to Decrease Gas and Bloating

4 Ways to Decrease Gas and Bloating

August 10, 2018

Gas and bloating may be natural byproducts of eating, but that doesn’t mean they’re not embarrassing. For some of us, our symptoms can be so bad that we  stop eating some of the foods we love, but this isn’t the only way to solve the problem.

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What Is SIBO? And What Can Help?

What Is SIBO? And What Can Help?

July 24, 2018 1 Comment

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may seem like a new condition, but in the last 10 years or so, SIBO has pretty become a big buzz word in research and on the internet. Fortunately, there is a lot of good information.

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What is Lipase?

What is Lipase?

June 08, 2018 1 Comment

All enzymes are important, but when it comes to digestion, three main enzymes stand apart above the rest. These are amylase, which helps break down carbohydrates; protease, which helps breaks down proteins; and lipase, which helps break down fats.

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Sources of Enzymes: Animal, Plant, Fungal

Sources of Enzymes: Animal, Plant, Fungal

June 06, 2018 2 Comments

Enzymes accelerate biochemical reactions within our cells and affect every function of the body, from digestion to breathing by lowering the threshold of energy required for those reactions to take place.

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What are Protease?

What are Protease?

June 04, 2018

Protein is a building block to human life and an essential component in many bodily structures as well as bodily processes. However, like every other type of nutrient, we need to be able to extract it from either our diet or another source. The main way that our bodies do this is through enzymes.

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Enzymes for Joint Health

Enzymes for Joint Health

May 25, 2018

Research has shown that living an active lifestyle can be beneficial for your health, but there can be a downside. High impact, repetitive physical activity can be taxing on your joints. But did you know that enzymes supplements can help protect your joints?

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Cellulase is Essential for Digesting Fruits & Vegetables

Cellulase is Essential for Digesting Fruits & Vegetables

May 21, 2018

Eating more plant foods is probably the best way to improve your diet. These are some of the best pound-for-pound foods around. While plants are a great addition to your diet, we don’t digest them in the same way we do other foods.

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Enzyme Potency

Enzyme Potency

May 18, 2018

Have you wanted to try digestive enzymes, but felt clueless about how to understand potency? Enzymes are an amazing digestive aid that has been proven to help digest nutrients, alleviate gas, combat post workout fatigue, and much more.

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Amylase Enzyme: An Essential Digestive Component

Amylase Enzyme: An Essential Digestive Component

May 09, 2018

As nutritional science advances, we are learning more about the important role carbohydrates play in our overall health – whether you are eating too much of them, the wrong kind, or need to load up on them for athletic activity.

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High Enzyme Foods

High Enzyme Foods

May 07, 2018

Enzymes are the catalysts for specified biochemical reactions. They are present in all living things and play an important role in chemical reactions within those entities. Enzymes are the worker bees of your body, and they affect every single one of its functions.

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The pH and Enzyme Relationship

The pH and Enzyme Relationship

May 03, 2018

While an average healthy person generally has set ranges of pH (or levels of acidity) in different parts of the body, even the slightest difference can have major repercussions. A good example of this is enzymes.

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Cardiac Enzymes

Cardiac Enzymes

April 25, 2018

If ever there was an organ that you wanted to make sure was working properly at all times, the heart would probably be right up there with the brain. Enzymes supplementation can help do just this.

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How to Read an Enzyme Label

How to Read an Enzyme Label

April 20, 2018

Taking enzyme supplements can help support healthy digestive function. Enzymes may help you break down certain parts of your foods, improving regularity and supporting more comfortable digestion.

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How are Nutrients Extracted From Digestion?

How are Nutrients Extracted From Digestion?

March 08, 2018

Consuming nutrient-rich foods is important for your body’s overall health, but do you know how your body actually extracts nutrients from the food you eat?

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Enzymes vs. Probiotics

Enzymes vs. Probiotics

February 28, 2018

There’s a lot of confusion out there about enzymes and probiotics: What are they? Where do I get them? Do they do the same things? And which one should I be taking? The answers aren’t as straightforward as you might think.

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What are Enzymes?

What are Enzymes?

February 22, 2018

Have you ever experienced GI symptoms and considered supplementing with a digestive enzyme? You may have heard that this will help you break down foods better or help with gas and bloating, but do you actually know what an enzyme is? Did you know that in your body there are many different enzymes? Not just ones that break down food. Well, you’ve come to the right place to learn more about enzymes so let’s start from the beginning!

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How can I avoid Digestive Discomfort when I am traveling?

How can I avoid Digestive Discomfort when I am traveling?

February 10, 2017

By Doctor Michael Murray, ND Traveling will often lead many of us to deviate from our typical dietary routines. That can result in gut issues. Even the stress of traveling…

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