bromelain


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bromelain

[′brō·mə‚lān]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that digests protein and clots milk; prepared by precipitation by acetone from pineapple juice; used to tenderize meat, to chill-proof beer, and to make protein hydrolysates. Also spelled bromelin.
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Comment: Bromelain is an extract of the stem of the pineapple plant.
Pharmaceutical value of bromelain has been demonstrated in different surgical sub-specialties.
The company's new patent, which has been assigned the Number 9,511,126, is titled "Proteolytic Extract from Bromelain for the Treatment of Connective Tissue Disorders.
Pancreatin, bromelain, papain, amylase, protease, lipase, and other enzymes are familiar digestive aids.
Pineapples also contain bromelain, an enzyme that breaks down protein, helping digestion.
Bromelain, from the leaves of pineapple and Lime Pearl (from the Australian caviar lime fruit) is added to loosen dead cells and boost cell turnover.
Reduce inflammatory damage to the brain by consuming: a) DHA: an omega-3 fish oil which is an essential brain lipid, critical for maximal brain health and protection; b) grape seed extract, bromelain, quercetin, ginger; and c) polyphenols--turmeric, resveratrol.
More than just cranberry concentrate, Cystex Cranberry contains D-Mannose, inulin, bromelain and vitamin C, a combination designed to boost bladder health.
PINEAPPLE Contains vitamins C, B1 and B6, copper, magnesium and fibre, as well as bromelain, a sulphur compound containing digestive enzymes, which also acts as an antiinflammatory to the whole body.
This tropical fruit is packed with vitamin A, C, calcium, potassium, fibre, and a digestive enzyme called bromelain, which help break down and absorb nutrients from food.