Source Naturals, Daily Essential Enzymes, 500 mg, 240 Capsules
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- Enzyme Supplement
- Digestive Aid
As we age, hydrochloric acid and digestive enzyme secretion both decline; there is a natural need to replenish the body's digestive enzymes. Add to that the many additional factors - poor eating habits, inadequate chewing, “eating on the run”, and over-consumption of alcohol - that contribute to digestive problems. Essential Enzymes is highly effective because it is a Bio-Aligned™ formula that contains a wide array of enzymes that break down proteins, fats, milk sugars, fiber, and carbohydrates in a wide pH range. It aids the body's natural digestive process, maximizing the body's utilization of the nutrients in the diet while decreasing digestive discomforts. Essential Enzymes is now available in convenient blister packs that can be used for meals outside the home
1 capsule with water at the beginning of each meal (or open capsules and sprinkle over foods). If the meal is very large or unusually high in fat or protein, a second capsule can be taken. Do not sprinkle on hot food.
Gelatin (capsule), calcium sulfate anhydrous, stearic acid, colloidal silicon dioxide, and magnesium stearate.
Each capsule contains 500 mg of an all-vegetarian broad spectrum blend digestive enzymes.
Hypoallergenic: contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Note: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
To Break Down Protein:*
|Vegetal Analog of Pancreatin||286 mg||28,625 FCC†|
|Acid-Stable Protease||12 mg||785 FCC†|
To Break Down Fats:*
|Lipase||125 mg||375 FCC†|
To Break Down Carbohydrates: *
|alpha-Amylase||52 mg||630 FCC†|
|Amyloglucosidase||12 mg||2 FCC†|
To Break Down Fiber:*
|Cellulose||5 mg||100 FCC†|
|Hemicellulase||3 mg||325 FCC†|
To Break Down Milk Sugar: *
|Lactase||5 mg||40 FCC†|
|FCC (Food Chemical Codex) units measure enzyme activity. |
† Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I was diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma last year which had taken over a good part of my body with skin lesions. I was prescribed UVB light treatments by my MD, but my daughter also suggested taking enzymes as they have been used in medical centers around the US. I started taking these enzymes and within weeks my skin lesions started to improve. I did the light treatments as ordered, but the best part is the improvement I saw, and my MD saw as well. He allowed me to cut back on the tx, thinking the lesions might return, but they have not and my skin is all healed and my blood tests returned to normal. I intend to take these enzymes the rest of my days. My MD is amazed!
I got seriously food poisoned five years ago, and ever since, my digestion has been a mess. I couldn't eat anything containing milk, grain or sugar without getting really ill. After a while, I would react to every kind of food, and my body was getting really weak. I tried all kinds of treatment, but none of them really worked, and it was incredibly expensive. I saw this article about a girl that had the same problems, and she explained that she had too few of the digesting enzymes. I looked it up on iHerb, and read the reviews. After using this product before every meal, I can now eat what I want without getting seriously ill. Of course, all is relative, and I don't stuff my face with bread every day, but this product helps my stomach and I don't experience pain after eating any more. Would recommend taking this product together with probiotics if you have the same problems as me.
Posted by Reviewer3267914 on Feb 18, 2016
it's a stable in our house many years running
Posted by 4852920324836564628 on Jan 25, 2016
Been using it for years
Posted by 5273107536123922981 on Dec 13, 2015
my only regret is I only found out recently that I could have got the same item in a vegetarian capsule, other than that it is working great
Awesome Enzymes and NO Bromelain
Posted by saynotorxdrugs on Sep 22, 2015
By far, the best enzymes supplement I have tried. Bromelain can cause problems for those on certain medications by increasing the effects of medications and in other ways (do the research). This may not be safe for some people who take meds like benzodiazepines and seizure meds, etc., but if you want a great digestive enzymes formula with bromelain, I highly recommend the "Nature's Sources AbsorbAid for Digestive Support as well as the Lily of the Desert Stomach Formula and Culturelle Probiotics.