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Category Archives: Gut Health
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.
Clearly, space travel is no holiday for the human body. Whilst perhaps not a primary line of defence, there are a myriad of nutritional supplements that could help astronauts survive the harsh environmental pressures of space travel.
But perhaps most importantly, a taste of space can help you too:
Our colourful range of herbals, my favourite being the galaxy coloured Haskap Berry Fruit Powder (Lonicera caerulea L.), are packed with antioxidants. On our earlier blog you’ll find that they contain 30 times more cyanidin-3-glucoside (a major antioxidant) than even blackcurrants. We also have a very fine selection of Vitamin B9 Folic Acid supplements in synthetic or natural form – whatever your preference!
One of the questions we are asked the most is what the units following our enzyme products actually mean.
We strive to make your job easier. By choosing a Nutraceuticals Base Blend we provide the foundation for you to build your own product to suit your customers.
Konjac Glucomannan is a water-soluble fibre derived from the Japanese Konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac). Konjac Glucomannan has virtually zero calories and has been proven extremely effective in reducing caloric intake from food, being the only dietary supplement approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for weight loss.