What are digestive enzymes?

Posted on: April 6th, 2012 by sdavis

Digestzyme V is a vegetarian blend of enzymes used to support digestive health.

Proper digestion is essential to good health, but unfortunately millions of Americans suffer from digestive issues. In fact, an estimated 1 out of 10 people are affected by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). While there is no single, cure-all treatment for IBS, it is important to work with your doctor to find treatment for even mild bouts. The only way for our bodies to properly absorb nutrients from our food is through a healthy digestive tract.

What are digestive enzymes?

One of the causes of digestive trouble can be improper levels of digestive enzymes, which are produced by the pancreas and stomach to break down foods. Many people take antacids for their digestive issues, which, in some cases, may not help the problem if excess acids are not the cause of discomfort. By supplementing with natural digestive enzymes before a meal, people may be able to provide extra help to their digestion.

Digestive enzyme supplements

Herbs like artichoke and gentian root have a historical use in the role of digestion. Bitters, including gentian, have often been used to stimulate natural digestive enzymes in the mouth and stomach. Gentian root contains compounds that are among some of the most bitter substances known.  Artichoke has been used for its ability to increase bile production in the liver.  Studies have found that artichoke also stimulates the body’s natural production of bile.  Bile plays an important role in digestion, emulsifying fats in our diets.

ProCare Advance Health offers Digestzyme-V, which is designed to provide a full spectrum of enzymes specifically formulated for your unique needs to support the body’s natural production of enzymes and bile.

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