Wednesday, April 29, 2015

6 Reasons You Could Be Low in Digestive Enzymes

Millions of people in the US regularly suffer from indigestion and rely on antacids and acid reducers for relief.

But what many don’t realize is that the problem may not be too much acid, but instead too few digestive enzymes.

Enzyme deficiency is far more common than you think, and without the enzymes you need, you don’t stand a chance of having pain-free, complete digestion.

Here are 6 Reasons You Could Be Low in Digestive Enzymes:  
1- Burger King, Sara Lee, KFC and Frito-Lay are your four food groups
The most common cause of enzyme deficiency is having a diet high in processed foods and fast foods.  These foods are extremely difficult for your body to break down and require a boatload of enzymes to get the job done….and eventually your body may have trouble producing what you need.

2- You’re on a very low-protein diet
Enzymes are made up of amino acids (the building blocks of protein).  So if your body is getting the resources it needs to construct adequate enzymes, you could be running short as a result.

3- Your pancreas is overworked
The pancreas is your “Grand Central Station” of enzymes and if it’s not working right, chances are excellent it’s not producing sufficient enzymes for your needs. 

4- You regularly rely on antacids and acid reducers
Ironic, isn’t it?  The very thing many people use for relief of indigestion can be making the problem worse.  When you cripple your body’s ability to release stomach acid, your pancreas has to “pick up the slack” and secrete even MORE enzymes to try to compensate for what the stomach didn’t do.

5- You chew gum
Chewing gum fools your body into thinking it’s digesting something, so it pumps out (and wastes) digestive enzymes unnecessarily.

6- You’re over 20
Studies show that once you reach age 20, your body's production of enzymes decreases by about 13 percent every 10 years.  So by the time you're 70, you could be producing only one third of the enzymes you need.  That’s why many elderly people who never had GI problems in their lives all of a sudden start having digestive troubles.

Get the enzyme help you need!
One of the best ways to help compensate for an enzyme deficiency and give your body a helpful boost is to supplement with a high quality enzyme formula like Digestizol Max.

Digestizol Max’s blend of 15 plant-derived enzymes can pinch-hit where your body may be running short and help you achieve more comfortable digestion and relief of gastric pain.

Click through and read about Digestizol Max and how it can help make a tremendous difference in how you feel after meals!

To your health,

Sherry Brescia

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1 comment:

  1. Wow, this article on low digestive enzymes really hit home for me! I've been feeling off lately and couldn't pinpoint why. Thanks to TheDailyGuideinsightful content,


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