In order to receive the nutritional benefits from the foods we eat, it is critical that they are properly digested, absorbed and eliminated. Careful attention to proper nutrition will go to waste if the body is unable to process it. The major function of the digestive system is to break down and absorb nutrients, and the active components in the digestive juices are primarily enzymes.
Digest-Enz addresses the whole function of digestion, not just one portion of the process. Phase One assists the stomach, while Phase Two enhances digestion in the small intestine. A single product for excellent overall digestion support.
Why These Natural Ingredients?
Shown to support glycolysis in the liver and pancreas by its promotion of the enzyme, glucokinase. Biotin is a key player for persons needing support for glucose uptake.
Chromium facilitates the uptake of glucose into cells, working naturally with the body’s own insulin. Most multivitamins provide 200 mcg of chromium, but additional chromium may be needed for those wanting to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.
Gymnema sylvestre is a plant that is found in the tropical forests of India and in parts of Africa. Extracts of gymnema have been used world-wide for numerous health benefits. The leaves of Gymnema sylvestre have been studied for their role in diabetic health.
Lipoic acid is one of the most beneficial nutrients for those seeking to achieve optimal range blood sugars. Lipoic Acid has antioxidant activity that maintains microcirculation and has been used successfully for over 30 years in Germany.
Research has found cinnamon is beneficial in decreasing fasting glucose levels and has beneficial effects on cardiovascular health. Components known as Type A Polymers have been found to give cinnamon its beneficial properties.
Functioning much like chromium, research has revealed that vanadyl sulfate acts to help cells activate transport proteins for glucose uptake. Scientific quantities of vanadyl sulfate have shown significant benefits for individuals in controlled studies. In some people, these benefits were sustained for as long as 2 weeks after discontinuation of vanadyl sulfate.