digestive enzyme


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digestive enzyme

[də′jes·tiv ′en‚zīm]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that causes or aids in digestion.
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Digestive enzyme supplements should be taken, if at all, on a short-term basis.
According to Amber Chourasia, a lead analyst at Technavio, specializing in research on health and wellness, Increasing consumer awareness regarding the harm caused to the digestive system and related disorders such as chronic constipation due to the lack of nutrients and supplements such as enzymes in the human body is anticipated to propel the demand for digestive enzyme supplements and dietary supplements in the Americas.
Fat stimulates the pancreas to make digestive enzymes, which, when produced in overwhelming amounts or activated prematurely, can lead to pancreatic inflammation or pancreatitis.
Patients also should be informed PERT medications are not interchangeable due to differences in digestive enzyme content (Vallerand et al.
Digestive enzyme responses of tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) feed on different levels of protein and lipid.
However, of these enzymes, only seven were significantly correlated with the amount of digestive enzyme and thus could be quantified.
subtilis B10 could be applied to enhance digestive enzyme activities, antioxidation and blood profile of broilers.
Those with specific medical conditions (like pancreatitis) benefit from digestive enzyme formulas that contain amylases.
Digestive enzyme supplements may help reduce coprophagia (eating feces), both by making the stool less attractive, and by increasing nutritional absorption so that the dog may no longer seek to eat stools.
announced today that they will launch the pancreatic digestive enzyme replacement drug Lipacreon(R) Capsules 150 mg and Lipacreon(R) Granules 300mg Sachets (pancrelipase) on August 30 in Japan.
ABSTRACT : The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of exogenous non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) enzymes on performance, intestinal content viscosity and digestive enzyme activities of growing pigs fed a rough ricebased diet.