- MFG # 100046
- UPC # 658010111317
.Provides 20 different vegetarian digestive enzymes that help you process proteins‚ carbohydrates‚ fats and difficult-to-digest foods like broccoli‚ nuts‚ seeds and beans.
.A great way to get the enzymes you need is to consume a diet high in “live” raw and fermented foods‚ and/or to supplement your diet with digestive enzymes such as those found in ?-Zyme.™
.Comes in two easy-to-use forms: Powder and Caplets.
A Broad Spectrum Approach to Enzyme Supplementation
?-Zyme™ provides 20 different digestive enzymes. Each of these enzymes has a specific function. For example‚ the protease blend aids the digestion and utilization of dietary proteins Amylase digests starch‚ lipase digests fats‚ and lactase digests the milk sugar lactose. Garden of Life understands that having a broad range of enzymes to support the digestion of a multitude of nutrients in the gastrointestinal tract is vital to the efficacy of the product. Additionally‚ Garden of Life believes that enzyme viability at different pH levels is equally important. ?-Zyme™ was specifically formulated to include enzymes that are active across different pH levels. With 20 different digestive enzymes‚ ?-Zyme™ provides a broad array of enzymes to help your body process a wide variety of foods.
What are enzymes and why do I need them?
Enzymes are protein-like substances that act as catalysts for all chemical reactions in the body. Enzymes help maintain the body’s tissues‚ orchestrate its functions and digest food. There are three kinds of enzymes:
Metabolic Enzymes — spark many of the reactions inside cells‚ enabling our organs‚ tissues‚ and cells to work properly.
Food Enzymes — supplied by what we eat‚ they help break down food before our digestive enzymes are called upon. The majority of food enzymes are destroyed at temperatures above 118ºF‚ so nearly all cooked and processed foods are devoid of them.
Indigenous Digestive Enzymes — secreted by the pancreas into the small intestine‚ they break down the nutrients in the foods we eat that have not already been broken down by food enzymes.
Garden of Life believes that enzymes are perhaps our most important and overlooked dietary component. Before the advent of modern food processing‚ we ate a diet that was rich in “live” raw and fermented foods. These foods contained many of the food enzymes that our diet lacks today. Food enzymes aid in the digestion of food. Without them‚ the body must produce more digestive enzymes to break down the nutrients in the food we consume. A great way to get the enzymes you need is to consume a diet high in “live” raw and fermented foods‚ and/or to supplement your diet with digestive enzymes such as those found in ?-Zyme™.
What makes ?-Zyme™ different from other enzyme supplements?
?-Zyme™ is one of the most complex and comprehensive digestive enzyme products available‚ with 20 different digestive enzymes. Plus‚ it is formulated with one of the highest activity levels for individual enzymes.
What’s in ?-Zyme™?
?-Zyme™ contains potent enzymes that support the digestion of a multitude of nutrients in the gastrointestinal tract‚ including:
.Protease blend of five proteolytic enzymes aids digestion and utilization of dietary protein
.Amylase digests starch
.Lipase digests fats
.Glucoamylase breaks down starch-like carbohydrates
.Malt diastase (maltase) digests maltose based carbohydrates or malt found in grains
.Invertase (sucrase) is an enzyme that breaks down sucrose into glucose and fructose
.alpha-Galactosidase helps digestion of difficult-to-digest foods such as beans‚ legumes and cruciferous vegetables
.Lactase digests the milk sugar lactose
.Cellulase digests fiber cellulose into smaller units
.Xylanase breaks down xylose‚ also called wood sugar
.Pectinase breaks down carbohydrates such as pectin‚ found in the pulp of many fruits
.Hemicellulase breaks down carbohydrates widely present in plant foods
.Phytase breaks down phytic acid present in many difficult-to-digest grains and beans. Research supports the view that phytic acid present in plant foods interferes with digestion of proteins and utilization of many important minerals‚ such as zinc‚ magnesium‚ and iron
.Beta-glucanase breaks down bulky beta-glucan molecules into smaller units
.Bromelain‚ derived from pineapple‚ breaks down a broad variety of proteins
.Papain‚ derived from papaya‚ also digests proteins into peptides and amino acids
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Caplet
Servings Per Container: 180
Amount Per Serving / %DV
Total Carbohydrate <1g / <1%
Proprietary Enzyme Blend** 573mg /***
Dual-Protease Blend 50‚000 HUT /***‚ Acid Function Protease 21 SAPU / ***‚ Neutral Bacterial Protease 4‚400 PC /***‚ Peptidase 2‚200 HUT /***‚ Bromelain 220‚000 FCCPU /***‚ Papain 276‚000 FCCPU /***‚
Lipase 5000 FIP /***‚ Amylase 22‚000 DU /***‚ Glucoamylase 28.5 AGU /***‚ Diastase 185 DP /***‚ Invertase 62 SU /***‚ Lactase 825 ALU/ ***‚ alpha-Galactosidase 475 GaLU /***‚ Cellulase 663 CU /***‚
Pectinase 15.5 endo-PG /***‚ Xylanase 550 XU /***
Fiber Digestive Blend 6 mg /***
(Phytase‚ Hemicellulase‚ beta-Glucanase)
Poten-Zyme Botanical Blend 252mg /***
Ginger (root and juice)‚ Cat's Claw (root)‚ Organice Barley Grass Juice‚ Turmeric (root).
*Percent Daily Values (DV) based on 2‚000 calorie diet
*** Daily Value not established
Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose‚ sodium croscarmellose‚ magnesium stearate (vegetable source)‚ silicon dioxide‚ probiotic cultures‚ starch.
**Enzyme activity levels listed at time of blending
Gluten Free.Dairy Free.Vegetarian
Adults take 1-4 caplets with each meal‚ and 1-2 caplets with each snack.
Not intended for children.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Color Free
- Dairy Free
- Gluten Free
- Made in the USA
- Preservative Free
- Vegetarian Product
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Overall Rating for O-Zyme™ - 90 Vegetarian Caplets
from Coral Gables, FL
O-Zyme has been great for my digestion. I take two 5 minutes before every meal.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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