What are Plant Enzymes Used For?

Answer An enzyme is a complex protein produced by the cells of a plant or animal. In their natural setting, enzymes are catalysts for biochemical reactions of importance to the body producing the enzymes.... Read More »

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Do plant cells have enzymes?

Plant cells have enzymes. In fact, according to a study done at Brookhaven National Laboratory, plant enzymes are multi-taskers that change roles depending on where they happen to be located in th... Read More »

Why do the pancreas and small intestine continuously produce enzymes if enzymes are reusable?

A few things. The pH is not high in the small intestine. If it were, your small intestine would be significantly eroded. The pancreas releases, among other things, bicarbonate, a very basic compoun... Read More »

Should I take digestive enzymes?

On One Hand: Digestive Enzymes are ImperativeDigestive enzymes are one of the things you lose as you get older. Because of this, your body has a harder time digesting the foods you eat, especiall... Read More »

Enzymes and Diet?

Enzymes are proteins used by the body to help break down food in order to provide energy to body cells. Proponents of the "raw-food diet" believe that a diet consisting solely of raw foods is super... Read More »