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Enzymes

What are Enzymes?

Enzymes are biological catalysts or assistants. Enzymes consist of various types of proteins that work to drive the chemical reaction required for a specific action or nutrient. Enzymes can either launch a reaction or speed it up. The chemicals that are transformed with the help of enzymes are called substrates. In the absence of enzymes, these chemicals are called reactants. [1]

Are Enzymes Healthy?

Enzymes are needed to break down food that you digest which are digestible enzymes. These of course are healthy and needed in humans and all animals. There is some talk whether or not artificial enzymes are good or bad for human consumption.

History
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Source(s) Derived From
Animal Sources
Animal
Plant Sources
Plant
Other Natural Sources
Other Natural
Chemical (Synthetic) Sources
Chemical (Synthetic)

Natural or Artificial?
Both (Can be derived from Natural & Artificial Sources)
References
Aliases
This ingredient is tagged with the following aliases:

Amylolytic Enzymes
Animal Enzyme
Animal Enzymes
Enzymatic Digest
Enzymatic Digest Of Egg Albumen
Enzyme
Enzyme Blend
Fungal Enzymes
Microbial Enzyme
Microbial Enzymes
Natural Enzymes
Non Animal Enzymes
Plant Enzymes
Vegetable Enzymes

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