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What is Lipase?

Lipase is an enzyme that breaks down lipids (fats) and fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Interestingly, it is also the third enzyme found in the body’s natural pancreatic juices, along with prote...

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What is Amylase?

Amylase is an enzyme that breaks down carbohydrates into glucose. Glucose is a simple sugar that gives the body energy as well as supports organ health and vital bodily processes. Essentially, amyl...

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What is Alpha Galactosidase?

Alpha galactosidase is an enzyme that breaks down the glycolipids and glycoproteins in hard-to-digest foods. Alpha galactosidase supplementation can improve gastrointestinal health through proper d...

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What is Serrapeptase?

Serrapeptase is a very potent proteolyitc (protein-dissolving) enzyme that speeds up the process of breaking down specific proteins.Believe it or not, serrapeptase was discovered to be produced nat...

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What is Bromelain?

Bromelain, aka pineapple extract, is a strong enzyme that breaks down certain proteins into amino acids. But as fun as eating pineapple can be, many health benefits can be achieved through oral sup...

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What is Cellulase?

Cellulase is an enzyme that breaks down cellulose, a complex carbohydrate found in plant fibers. There are actually various forms of cellulases, and their activity is influenced by the pH of the en...

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What is Nattokinase?

Nattokinase is an enzyme that was discovered within the popular Japanese food natto. This enzyme is well-researched and known for its ability to dissolve fibrin. Let’s look at three health issues w...

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What is Beta Glucanase?

Beta glucanase refers to a group of enzymes that break the bonds which hold beta-glucans together. Beta-glucans are complex carbohydrates made up of many glucose (simple sugar) molecules, which are...

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What is Papain?

Papain is a proteolytic (protein-dissolving) enzyme that is extracted from the fruit or leaves of papaya. Its protein-dissolving ability makes papain particularly ripe for targeting inflammation, p...

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What is Glucoamylase?

Glucoamylase is an enzyme that digests partially processed starch (carbohydrates) in vegetables, potatoes, wheat, rice, and corn in order to release glucose that the body can use for energy.

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What is Xylanase?

Did you know that your body doesn’t actually produce all of the enzymes required to digest the fiber you consume? Nope, it is actually beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract that produce xylana...

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What is Hemicellulase?

Hemicellulase is an enzyme that breaks down a specific form of cellulose called hemicellulose, which is a major component of plant cell walls. There are many types of hemicelluloses – pentosans, xy...

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What is Lactase?

Lactase is an enzyme that breaks down a dairy-based sugar called lactose into the simple sugars galactose and glucose. Although the body’s small intestines typically produce lactase to digest dairy...

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What is Peptidase?

Peptidase is an enzyme that breaks down proteins into amino acids. More specifically, peptidase breaks down peptides, which are chains of two or more amino acids, into single amino acids. When prot...

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What is Protease?

A protease is an enzyme that breaks down proteins. There are actually several types of proteases, including but not limited to: cysteine, serine, metalloproteases, and aspartic. These special enzym...

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Sonoran Living Focuses on Floraphage

What if you could get even more bang for your buck out of the probiotics you're taking? Now you can with Floraphage, the first probiotic multiplier that increases the efficacy of any probiotic supp...

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