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Natural Factors Megazyme tablets contain a spectrum of enzymes, from
vegetarian sources, to assist and enhance normal digestion.
Amylase: breaks down carbohydrates and sugars, and is a replacement for
Papain: from papaya, is similar to chymotrypsin and helps the body to digest
proteins, fats and sugars. Papain also helps to kill parasites.
Betaine Hydrochloride: added to create a favorable digestive environment in the
stomach by raising stomach acid levels.
Bromelain: isolated from the stem of the pineapple plant, aids in digestion by
breaking down protein, and improves nutrient absorption. Bromelain is a good
substitute for the enzymes pepsin and trypsin. Bromelain's other health benefits
include aiding weight loss and improving blood vessel and joint inflammation.
Fenugreek: provides fibre, improves bowel movements and breaks down mucous in
Okra: mucilaginous and soothing to the digestive tract.
Pectin: provides fibre, reduces plasma cholesterol and improves intestinal
environment for probiotics.
Digestive enzymes can do more than aid digestion. Because they are so efficient
at breaking down protein, carbohydrates, and fats, they are able to stimulate
the good bacteria in the gut, detoxify and cleanse the colon, and therefore
improve a number of digestion-related conditions, including food and other
allergies. They help to mobilize and expel harmful products from the body. This
process occurs at the cellular level, in organs, and in various systems of the