Alpha Galactosidase Alpha Galactosidase breakdown (catabolism by hydrolysis) the chemical bonds (alpha 1-6 bonds) found in the carbohydrates; melibiose, raffinose, and stachyose most often associated with the legumes (plants).
These types of carbohydrates are found mainly in beans, legumes, seeds, roots, soy products, and underground stems. These poly-saccharides are not digestible in the small intestine. As these sugars are not absorbed so they pass into the large intestine where, these sugars are fermented by native microbial flora that produce gas resulting in bloating, pain and general discomfort. Alpha Galactosidase action is to hydrolyzes these carbohydrates.
Aids in the breakdown of undigested sugars that will ferment in the intestinal tract.
Bromelain Bromelain is a group of powerful sulfur-containing proteolytic enzymes obtained from the stem of the pineapple plant (Ananas comosus) and other plants.
Bromelain enhances the efficiency of protein digestion. Bromelain is useful for reducing muscle and tissue inflammation and as a digestive aid.
Bromelain can help break down fibrous substances within the body so that they can be metabolized normally. Bromelain benefit the joints by nutritionally helping the body to reduce swelling and inflammation.
Catalase Catalase is a long chain iron bond (heme) enzyme, whose functions include catalyzing the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen. It is highly concentrated in the liver and used by every organ in the body and found in the cellular organelle.
An Enzyme protein complex with hematin groups and catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. Catalase has a secondary role oxidising toxins. Catalase is one of the most potent antioxidant enzymes active in a pH range of 4-9.
Cellulase Cellulase is an enzyme are found in plants, but is not produced in the human body.
Breaks down cellulose (fiber considered a carbohydrate) into glucose (single sugar) in a pH range of 3-7. Cellulase only digest soluble fibers, such as cellulose. Cellulose is the chief constituent of the cell walls of plants.
Breaks down starch or complex carbohydrates into dextrose (simple sugar) in a pH range of 3-6.
Hemicellulase Hemicellulase is an enzyme that breaks down pectin, a non-cellulose polysaccharide commonly found in seeds, beans, fruits and vegetables. Hemicellulase breaks down these complex sugars into simple sugars in a pH range of 2-6.
The purpose of this enzyme is to increase the solubility of the fiber to increase its ability to bind water and toxins.
Invertase Invertase is a “Disaccharidase enzyme” that breaks down sucrose (two sugars) into glucose (single sugar) and fructose (single sugar), both of which are readily absorbed into the blood.
Invertase breaks down these sugar complexes best in a pH range of 2-6.
Konjac Glucomannan is an amazing herb acts as a prevention of chronic disease and as a weight control agent. As a diet aid, it expands to about 200 times its original volume when used with a large glass of water.
Glucomannan helps reduce cholesterol, helps maintain regularity and promotes bowel health. It helps to normalize blood sugar, to relieve stress on the pancreas and to discourage blood sugar abnormalities, such as hypoglycemia.
Breaks down lactose (two sugars) into galactose (single sugar) and glucose (single sugar) in a pH range of 4-8.
Lipase Lipase is the primary digestive enzyme used to split fats.
Fat-digesting enzymes like Lipase, split fats into monoglycerides (glycerol) and fatty acids.
Fats require special digestive action before absorption because the end products must be carried in a water medium (blood and lymph) in which fats are not soluble.
Lipase breaks down fat molecules or tryglycerides into three simple fatty acids in a pH range of 3-10. Aids in the breakdown of undigested fats that might putrefy in the intestinal tract.
Malt Diastase Maltase is a “Disaccharidase enzyme” closely related to amylase and works to digest grain maltose.
As a carbohydrolytic enzyme, Maltase is useful for both digestive support and general nutrition support.
Maltase breaks down maltose (two sugars) into two single sugars of glucose in a pH range of 4-9.
Nattokinase Natto, from which the enzyme is derived, is made by fermenting boiled soybeans with bacillus natto. Natto from fermented soybeans mat be enlivened by the activity of Bacillus subitilis, contains a potent fibrinolytic enzyme, called nattokinase produced from the dried culture filtrate of partially distilled a profibrinolytic serine proteinase.
Nattokinase is a pro-fibrinolytic (clot dissolving) enzyme that helps to promote healthy circulation of the blood by breaking up cross linked fibrin and soluble fibrin monomers that may contribute to high blood pressure and other cardiovascular conditions.
Papain Papain is a proteolytic enzyme.
From papaya is used extensively for allergies, infections and inflammation. Treats chronic diarrhea and celiac disease.
Pectinase Peptidase is an enzyme that helps digest protein molecules.
from Aspergillus niger
Peptidase Peptidases refers to a protease that can break either a specific peptide bonds (limited proteolysis), depending on the amino acid sequence of a protein, or break down a complete peptide to amino acids (unlimited proteolysis).
Breaks down proteins in a pH range of 5-9. Peptidase helps digest protein molecules.
Phytase Phytase is an enzyme that hydrolyzes the phosphate residues from phytic acid.
from Aspergillus niger
Protease Protease refers to a group of enzymes also called proteolytic enzymes or proteinases whose primary function is the breakdown (catabolism by hydrolysis) of specific peptide bonds (the amino acid links) of amino acids and proteins in a polypeptide chain.
This enzyme breaks down proteins into amino acids in a pH range of 4-10. This means that it is active in the “predigestion” stage, inactivates in the lower stomach and reactivates in the small intestine. Aids in the breakdown of undigested proteins that will rot or putrify in the intestinal tract.
SeaProse S This proteolytic enzyme, Protease S (formerly known as Seaprose S), is a semi-alkaline serine-proteinase produced by the fungus Aspergillus melleus.
Seaprose-S demonstrates an ability to reduce painful inflammation and break up mucus. Seaprose is able to inactivate human alpha 1-proteinase inhibitor with limited proteolysis and it has mild elastinolytic capacity. Brings relief for respiratory problems such as bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, pulmonary emphysema, bonchiolitis and bronchial asthma.
Xylanase Xylanase deconstructs cell structural material by breaking down hemicellulose, a major component of a plant cell wall. Cell walls prevent dehydration and maintain physical integrity of the cell. In food we want to break down these walls to get at the nutr
Breaks down fiber found primarily in grains in a pH of 3-7.
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