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What are digestive enzymes and why do we need them?
Enzymes are also known as biological catalysts – increasing the speed of a chemical reaction but without ever being used up in the process. Enzymes have active sites made up of amino acids which are responsible for binding to their specific substrate. Once bound, the substrate is turned into product and the enzyme is free to catalyse other molecules.
One of the questions we are asked the most is what the units following our enzyme products actually mean.
The increasing prevalence of food allergies worldwide means more people than ever are affected by allergies to food. It is predicted that by 2025, half of the entire EU population will be affected by chronic allergic diseases, the UK alone has an estimated 2 million people suffering from a diagnosed food allergy – one of the highest rates of allergic conditions in the world.