95% of the food we eat is proteins, carbohydrates and fats. OptimHealth Digestion Supplement contains digestive enzymes for the breakdown of all three of these major nutrition groups. This balanced formulation supports improved digestion of the all the foods you eat, which allows your body to absorb and utilize those nutrients for better overall health. It contains amylase, protease, lipase and cellulase. These Enzymes activate digestive processes throughout a broad range of pH levels, supporting both the stomach’s low pH acidic processes as well as the small intestines high pH alkaline processes. Supplementing the body’s naturally derived digestive enzymes with OptimHealth’s uniquely effective blend of plant-based enzymes helps:
- Promote healthy digestion
- Maintain digestive balance
- Break down proteins, carbohydrates and fats
This proprietary formulation contains a combination of amylase, Cellulase, lipase and protease. The amylase enzyme combines with saliva to break down simple sugars in the mouth. Cellulase is needed to breakdown more complex carbohydrates. Lipase supports the breakdown of fats. Protease helps break down protein into simpler forms.
Derived from the pineapple plant, Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme that operates effectively under a wide variety of pH conditions. Unlike animal enzymes, that operate only in the low pH environment of the stomach, Bromelain is also effective in the high pH environment of the small intestines.
Derived from pawpaw juice, Papain is a proteolytic enzyme that helps with the breakdown of proteins, so that they are easier to absorb.
This traditional Indian herb is known to support gastrointestinal health, ease nausea and aid in digestion.
Long used for gastrointestinal health, peppermint leaves is known to soothe and calm the stomach, helping to ease the digestive process.
Derived from the pepper plant, Bioperine has been shown to increase the bioavailability of nutrients, and supports enhanced absorption of amino acids, glucose and vital fatty acids.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is it important to take balanced digestive enzymes? Answer »Most of the food we eat (95%) consists of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. All three food groups are vital to overall health and wellbeing. Digestive Support includes specific enzymes that break down each of these three food groups, helping to ensure balanced nutrition.
Why is pH important for digestive enzymes? Answer »When we consume our food, it enters the mouth, then travels to the stomach, small intestines and, finally, large intestines. Each of these parts of the body have different pH levels. The stomach has relatively low pH, and is acidic. The small intestines have relatively high pH and are more alkaline. For digestive enzymes to be effective in both the stomach and the small intestines, they need to remain active in environments with wide pH ranges. Animal-based digestive enzymes, for example, are not typically effective in the small intestines. Digestive Support contains vegetarian, plant-based enzymes that are effective in the mouth, the stomach and the small intestines.
How does aging impact digestion? Answer »As we age, our bodies gradually produce less digestive enzymes. This natural decline can negatively impact our ability to absorb and utilize the nutrients in our food. Digestive Support can supplement the body’s production of digestive enzymes, helping to minimize the effects of aging on digestion.