Superzymes are formulated to help with food digestion. The supplement contains all major types of enzymes. Amylase breaks down starches and carbohydrates. It is naturally found in the mouth saliva, in the pancreatic and intestinal fluids. Protease breaks down proteins. It is found in the pancreatic and intestinal fluids. Lipase aids in fat digestion.
Two other helpful enzymes included in this formula are bromelain and papain. Bromelain comes from pineapple and papain from papaya. Bromelain assists in protein digestion. Papain is particularly helpful in breaking down meat fibers and is included in some commercially available powdered meat tenderizers. Both are often used to facilitate indigestion. Bromelain is a natural anti-inflammatory that may be helpful in reducing swelling and inflammation.
Betaine hydrochloride is a source of hydrochloric acid, which occurs naturally in the stomach and aids in breaking down fats and proteins. Gastric acid protect the body from harmful bacteria. Some health care practitioners recommend enzyme supplements to keep the body at its best.
*None of the statements above have been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.