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The Importance of Digestive Enzymes

The Importance of Digestive Enzymes

Life cannot exist without enzymes. Enzymes are involved in every function of the body. Vitamins, minerals and hormones must have enzymes to work properly. Digestive enzymes are the catalysts which allow us to break down foods into absorb-able nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids and fatty acids. Once these nutrients are liberated, enzymes again play a vital role in escorting them to the cells and tissues for utilization. Therefore, without proper enzyme functioning, such nutrients are useless to our bodies. The Dangers of Poor Digestion Individuals who are enzyme deficient are subject to physical problems, disease and degeneration. Studies indicate that decreased enzymes levels are found in a number of chronic ailments, such as arthritis, diabetes, allergies, skin diseases, cancer, immune deficiencies and much more. Because of genetics, diet,...

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Top 7 Nutrient Deficiencies

Top 7 Nutrient Deficiencies Most Americans Don’t Know They Have

1) Vitamin D Before the year 2000, very few doctors even considered the possibility that you might be vitamin D deficient. But as awareness has grown and the technology to measure vitamin D became inexpensive and widely available, more and more studies have been done. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 32 percent of Americans were vitamin D deficient. However, even this is grossly underestimated as they used vitamin D levels that were not consistent with optimal health. If levels of an optimal range (over 60 ng/ml) were used the percent of deficient Americans would be closer to 85%. It is not possible to get enough Vitamin D without adequate sun exposure or supplementation. There are very few food sources available, and none contain high...

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