AOR™ Zymes

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Pancreatic Enzymes For Healthy Digestion

  • Plant and animal sourced enzymes to improve and enhance digestion
  • Improves nutrient absorption
  • Helps reduce inflammation
Corn Free
Gluten Free
Non-GMO

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Enzymes are as essential to life as food and water, yet they remains one of the most underappreciated factors in the field of clinical nutrition. They are the catalysts that facilitate the breakdown of food into nutrients and other particles that are absorbed by, and excreted from, our bodies. Those who wish to support their digestive system, improve overall gut health and energy, boost immunity and alleviate uncomfortable digestive symptoms such as gas and bloating can benefit from enzyme supplementation.

AOR Zymes contains proteases to digest proteins, alpha amylase to digest starches, lipase to digest fats and alpha galactosidase for hard-to-digest polysaccharides found in legumes and vegetables that can cause gas and bloating. They are porcine pancreatic enzymes, meaning they are derived from pigs. Pancreatic enzymes from a mammalian source tend to be more effective than plant-based enzymes since they are similar to the enzymes naturally present in the human body.

Enzyme supplementation promotes the health of the digestive organs by facilitating digestion itself. It increases the efficiency of the digestive process by alleviating some of the burden from the digestive organs and improving nutrient absorption. Since the body cannot access nutrients in undigested food, the more food particles can be broken down, the more nutrients are made accessible to the body for absorption. In addition, poor breakdown of food particles is thought to contribute to allergies and various digestive diseases.

Discussion

AOR™ Zymes is formulated with porcine derived pancreatic enzymes because they are more similar to human pancreatic enzymes and are far more effective for the digestion of problematic food than plant-derived enzymes. AOR™ Zymes helps reduce gas and bloating following a meal rich in carbohydrates such as vegetables, legumes and whole grains.

Guarantees

AOR™ guarantees that all ingredients have been declared on the label. Contains no wheat, corn, nuts, eggs, fish or shellfish.

Adult Dosage

Take 1 capsule immediately before a meal one to four times daily, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner. Use the smallest effective dose which controls symptoms. Swallow whole; do not open capsules.

Cautions

Consult a health care practitioner for prolonged use or for use beyond 4 weeks. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, if you have diabetes, pancreatitis, pancreatic exocrine insufficiency or cystic fibrosis. Do not use if you are sensitive to pancreatic enzymes or pork proteins. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain/epigastric pain, heartburn, and/or hypersensitivity/allergy have been known to occur, in which case discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. If symptoms persist or worsen, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner.

Main Applications
  • Digestive Health
Disclaimer

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Porcine pancreatic enzymes
166 mg
Amylase
Min. 20 750 USP units
Lipase
Min. 1 660 USP units
Protease
Min. 20 750 USP units
Alpha Galactosidase
350 mg (350 GalU*)

† Daily Value not established

*FCC-approved units

Other Ingredients: silicon dioxide, dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose (from milk), sodium stearyl fumarate. Capsule: hypromellose, gellan gum.

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