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Enzymes, the spark of life

The missing link in nutrition

Why Do We Need Enzymes?

During digestion, enzymes act o break food into nutrients that can be absorbed.  There are many types of digestive enzymes that work on fats, proteins, cellulose, and starch.  Dr. Howell originally recommended that an optimal should consist of 75% raw (uncooked, unprocessed) food each day.  Since most American don't eat this raw diet you may supplement your diet with broad spectrum enzymes your body needs to utilize the nutrients in cooked and processed food.

What's the sense of eating well and taking supplements if your body isn't absorbing the nutrients?  As we age, our body's ability to produce digestive enzymes decreases.  At the time we reach puberty we start losing l3% of our enzyme production every 10 years.  That's why many people become lactose intolerant as they get older.  They not only stop producing the enzyme lactase but other enzymes as well.  You're not what you eat, you're what you absorb, so supercharge your food and supplements by taking plant enzymes.