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Category: Digestion

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Get the Most from Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: Polyphenol Digestion

With summer’s arrival, we look forward to fresh produce from the garden and farmer's market.Vegetables and fruits are good sources of fiber, natural sugars, vitamins, minerals and many other compounds. Read More

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How to Choose an Enzyme Product for Your Digestive Needs

You’ve decided to try enzymes, but don’t know how to choose a product. Or maybe you’re already using an enzyme and not sure it’s the best one for your digestive issues. Read More

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7 Questions You Should Ask Before Starting Enzymes

Enzymes can seem intimidating. But once you have answers to a handful of key questions, you should feel comfortable with giving enzymes a try.1. How do enzymes work?Enzymes are specialized proteins. Read More

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The Truth About Raw Foods and Enzymes

Once in a while I get an email admonishing me for not emphasizing raw foods as a source of digestive enzymes. Read More

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Fungal vs. animal-derived enzymes

Fungal enzymes perform nearly identical functions as their animal pancreatic counterparts. Read More

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Polyphenols and Probiotics

Combining certain enzymes and probiotics promote a healthy microbiome.

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