“You are what you eat,” has never been a more important statement, given the latest science in digestive health. Decades of research has confirmed the role the gut plays in your health. A healthy gut can boost your mood, energize your metabolism, and support a vigorous immune system, among other things. On the other hand, an unhealthy gut may do the opposite. And yet it all comes down to this: you need an ample supply of digestive enzymes to break down food into nutrients the body can use.
Everyone produces digestive enzymes naturally, but some people’s bodies do not make enough due to poor diet, chronic conditions, stress, or age. Without enough digestive enzymes, your body can’t digest food properly, leading to bloating, gas, constipation, or diarrhea, among other symptoms. If your body can’t digest food, you can also end up with lower nutrient absorption, which can lead to deficiencies.
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