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DIGESTZYMES™ 90 OR 180 CAPSULES
DIGESTZYMES™ 90 OR 180 CAPSULES
DIGESTZYMES™ 90 OR 180 CAPSULES
DIGESTZYMES™ 90 OR 180 CAPSULES

DIGESTZYMES™ 90 OR 180 CAPSULES

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$36.50
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$36.50

  • Comprised of a blend of digestive enzymes along with betaine HCL to support optimal digestion of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.
  • Aids in the breakdown of casomorphin (from casein) and gluteomorphin (from gluten).
  • Helps lactose intolerance. Contains the enzyme lactase, which helps break down the dairy sugar lactose.
  • Helps lactose intolerance
  • Comes in 90 or 180 capsule bottle

The use of Digestzymes™ before meals may be helpful when patients experience gas and bloating after eating, constipation, or a feeling of fullness after eating only a small quantity of food.

Role in Inflammatory Disease

Proteases are important in preventing tissue damage during inflammation and in the formation of fibrin clots. Fibrin promotes inflammation by forming a wall around the area of inflammation that results in the blockage of blood which leads to swelling. Fibrin can also cause the development of blood clots that may dislodge and produce strokes or heart attacks.

Role in Food Allergies

Individuals who do not secrete enough proteases suffer from multiple food allergies. Failure to digest food allows for large molecules of the undigested food to be absorbed and cause such problems as food allergies, colitis, and immune system weakness. Proteases are essential in preventing the deposit of immune complexes in body tissue. Protease enzymes are effective in reducing circulating immune complex levels in patients with autoimmune disease. Undigested food also allows yeast organisms to thrive. Thus, those with Candida Albicans may benefit from Digestzymes™ supplementation with their meals.

Role in Weight Loss

Digestzymes can also be an important adjunct to assist with healthy weight management. Improved digestion results in better absorption of nutrients, which may enhance production of cellular energy and boost overall metabolism, thereby aiding weight loss. Additionally, better digestion of food allows for faster bowel transit time and more frequent bowel movements, both of which aid weight loss.

Medicinal Ingredients
Glucoamylase (Aspergillus niger-Whole, Glucan 1,4-alpha-glucosidase): 10 mg (12 FCC GaIU)
Betaine hydrochloride (Betaine hydrochloride): 200 mg
Taka-diastase (4-alpha-D-Glucan glucanohydrolase) (Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae-Whole): 26.67 mg (4000 FCC DP)
alpha-Amylase (4-alpha-D-Glucan glucanohydrolase) (Bacillus subtilis-Whole cell): 2 mg (250 FCC ADU)
Bacterial Protease (Bacillus subtilis-Whole cell): 5.79 mg (5788 FCC PC)
Wild ox (Bos Taurus-Bile): 50 mg
Fungal protease (Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae-Whole): 5.27 mg (4212 FCC HUT)
Pepsin (Sus scrofa): 25 mg (250000 FCC PU)
Peptidase (DPPIV) (Protease, Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae-Whole): 37.31 mg (10260 FCC HUT)
Acid protease (Protease, Aspergillus niger-Whole): 1.82 mg (10 FCC SAP)
Lipase (Triacylglycerol lipase, Rhizopus oryzae-Whole): 3.33 mg (500 FCC LU)
Invertase (beta-D-fructofuranoside fructohydrolase, Saccharomyces cerevisiae-Whole): 2 mg (400 FCC SU)
Lactase (beta-D-galactoside galactohydrolase, Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae-Whole): 5 mg (500 FCC ALU)

Non-Medicinal Ingredients (Gluten Free)
Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable stearate.

Recommended Dose
Adults: Take 1 capsule per day with or immediately before a meal/food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications.

Risk Information
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have high cholesterol, if you are obese, pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have heart or kidney problems or diabetes, if you are taking anticoagulant agents or anti-inflammatory agents, or are having surgery. Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not use if you have gallstones or a bile duct obstruction, if you suffer from gastric reflux or if you have gastrointestinal lesions/ulcers. Headaches, gastrointestinal irritation (e.g. heartburn), diarrhea, bloating and allergy have been known to occur, in which case discontinue use.

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