Enzyme Education

Digestive enzymes are proteins produced by the body as needed to help break down foods into usable nutrients that can be absorbed from the digestive tract and used throughout the body.* Our bodies use different types of digestive enzymes to digest different types of foods like proteins, fats, fibers, and carbohydrates. Enzymes have funny-sounding names, like Alpha Galactosidase or Hemicellulase, and there are a lot of them, but when you want to impress at your next dinner party, here are the smartest names to drop:

Have your steak
and eat it too.

Protein is one of the most difficult foods to digest but has become popular in many of today’s diets. Protease is the main enzyme that breaks down proteins.

Because you can’t say no
every time.

Fats temp us in all types of foods, from healthy fats found in avocados to the delicious combinations at your local pizzeria. Lipase is the enzyme that breaks down fats.

Mom always said,
“Eat your vegetables!”

High fiber foods like beans and broccoli are well known to cause occasional gas, bloating, and indigestion. Cellulase is the key enzyme to help break down the plant fiber in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and other fibrous foods.*

Make peace with
your comfort foods.*

When we give in to bread, pasta, potatoes, or pastries it’s comforting to know that specific enzymes promote proper digestion for these foods.* Amylase is your new best friend as it breaks down carbohydrates, starches, and sugars.

Digest Smart Enzymes Help Digest All Types of Foods*

Digest Smart enzymes are made with all of these important enzymes, and many more. In fact, each formula is made with a potent, full-spectrum blend of 25 enzymes to address all major food groups.* Pretty smart, huh?

Because you can’t say no every time.

Fats temp us in all types of foods, from healthy fats found in avocados to the delicious combinations at your local pizzeria. Lipase is the enzyme that breaks down fats.

Make peace with your comfort foods.*

When we give in to bread, pasta, potatoes, or pastries it’s comforting to know that specific enzymes promote proper digestion for these foods.* Amylase is your new best friend as it breaks down carbohydrates, starches, and sugars.

Have your steak and eat it too.

Protein is one of the most difficult foods to digest but has become popular in many of today’s diets. Protease is the main enzyme that breaks down proteins.

Mom always said, “Eat your vegetables!”

High fiber foods like beans and broccoli are well known to cause occasional gas, bloating, and indigestion. Cellulase is the key enzyme to help break down the plant fiber in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and other fibrous foods.*