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Enzymes are important for the body’s proper absorption and utilization of food. Over time, the body’s ability to make certain enzymes decreases as part of the natural aging process. Many scientists now believe that maintaining normal levels of key...
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Benefits

    • Supports dige stive health
    • Supports the metabolis m of foods for better nutrition

    Product Classifications

    Gluten Free - the finished product contains no detectable gluten.*

    No Detectable GMO - the finished product contains no detectable genetically modified organisms.

    Vegetarian - this product is vegetarian.

    Isotonic-Capable Drink: easy-to-take isotonic supplements / health food that allow for better nutrient absorption by the body.

    * USA FDA classifies gluten-free as a finished product containing less than 20PPM gluten.

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    Enzymes are important for the body’s proper absorption and utilization of food. Over time, the body’s ability to make certain enzymes decreases as part of the natural aging process. Many scientists now believe that maintaining normal levels of key enzymes is important to maintain overall health. Enzymes are responsible for every activity of life. Proteases (aids in digesting protein), amylases (aids in digesting carbohydrates), and lipases (aids in digesting fats) are three of the primary digestive enzymes, which function as biological catalysts for the breaking down of food.

    In today’s world of processed and fast foods, the body must work harder to break down food and the lower the amount of enzymes the harder it is. In addition, poor eating habits, some medications and illnesses deplete the body’s natural bacteria which are necessary for maintaining a healthy digestive tract. 

    Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor is an isotonic-capable food supplement that is made from a combination of DigeZyme * (blend of the enzymes amylase, protease, cellulase, lactase, and lipase), Lactospore * (the probiotic Bacillus coagulans ), and sucrase. This product is designed to replenish essential digestive enzymes and probiotics, contributing to good digestive health. Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime flavor helps the digestion and absorption of nutrients, and may help ease occasional stomach upset.

    * DigeZyme and Lactospore are trademarks of the Sabinsa Corporation.

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    Isotonix Delivery System

    Isotonix products offer one of the most efficient delivery systems in dietary supplements.  Formulated using scientifically proven ingredients, Isotonix products provide both rapid delivery and good results.  
     
    Isotonix products are isotonic because they match the fluids in the body, which have an almost constant concentration of dissolved particles like salts, sugars and minerals.  At this concentration, nutrients and molecules essential for cell metabolism are efficiently transported through cell membranes.  Isotonix products are formulated with the proper balance of fructose, glucose, citric acid, potassium bicarbonate and other key ingredients to assure that they are isotonic when properly prepared. 
     
    Isotonix products deliver nutrients at the right rate and concentration for complete absorption of the nutrient-dense solution.  Isotonix is one of the most scientifically advanced nutrient delivery systems on the market.

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    Ingredients

    Amylase 
    Amylases are enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of alpha-1, 4-glycosidic linkages of polysaccharides to yield dextrins, oligosaccharides, maltose and D-glucose. Amylases are derived from animal, fungal and plant sources. There are a few different amylases. These enzymes are classified according to the manner in which the glysosidic bond is attacked. Alpha-amylases hydrolyze alpha-1, 4-glycosidic linkages, randomly yielding dextrins, oligosaccharides and monosaccharides. Alpha-amylases are endo-amylases. Exoamylases hydrolyze the alpha-1, 4-glycosidic linkage only from the non-reducing outer polysaccharide chain ends. Exoamylases include beta-amylases and glucoamylases (gamma-amylases, amyloglucosidases). Beta-amylases yield beta-limit dextrins and maltose. Gamma-amylases yield glucose. Amylases are used as digestants. Amylase activity is expressed as Dextrinizing Units or DU. 

    Protease 
    Proteases are enzymes that break peptide bonds between amino acids in proteins. The process is called proteolytic cleavage, a common mechanism of activation or inactivation of enzymes especially involved in blood coagulation or digestion. Proteases occur naturally in all organisms. 

    Lactase 
    Lactases are enzymes involved in the hydrolysis of the disaccharide lactose into constituent galactose and glucose monomers. In humans, lactase is present predominantly along the brush border membrane of the differentiated enterocytes lining the villi of the small intestine. Lactase is essential for digestive hydrolysis of lactose in milk. Deficiency of the enzyme causes lactose intolerance; many humans become lactose intolerant as adults. 

    Lipase 
    A lipase is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ester bonds in lipid substrates. Most lipases act at a specific position on the glycerol backbone of a lipid substrate (A1, A2 or A3). Lipases are ubiquitous throughout living organisms, and genes encoding lipases are even present in certain viruses. Lipases help in the metabolism, absorption and transport of lipids throughout the body. As biological membranes are integral to living cells and are largely composed of phospholipids, lipases play important roles in cell biology. 

    Cellulase
    Cellulase is an enzyme complex which breaks down cellulose to beta-glucose. Aside from herbivores, most animals (including humans) do not produce cellulase in their bodies and are, therefore, unable to use much of the energy contained in plant material. Cellulose is an indigestible plant polysaccharide. It is the principal constituent of the cell wall of plants. Cellulase has cellulolytic activity, meaning that it hydrolyzes cellulose. Cellulase is used as a digestive aid for the management of flatulence. The activity of cellulase is expressed in cellulose units or CU. 

    Sucrase
    Sucrase is the enzyme involved in the hydrolysis of sucrose to fructose and glucose. It is secreted by the tips of the villi of the epith e l i um in the small intestines. Its levels are reduced in response to villi blunting events such as c e liac sprue. Sucrase increases during pregnancy and lactation as villi hypertrophy. 

    Bacillus coagulans ( 
    Lactospore) 
    Bacillus coagulans is a lactic acid bacillus preparation manufactured and distributed by the Sabinsa Corporation. Fermented milks have been a part of the human diet since ancient times. Their efficacy in alleviating gastrointestinal disorders has been exploited in systems of traditional medicine the world over. Lactic acid bacteria, the indigenous microbial flora in fermented milks and natural inhabitants of the human gastrointestinal tract were thought to be responsible for the longevity of their hosts. The role of lactic acid bacteria in gastrointestinal microecology has been the subject of extensive research. It is widely believed that these bacteria prevent the growth of putrefactive microorganisms responsible for ill health by competitive inhibition, the generation of a non-conducive acidic environment and/or by the production of bacteriocins. Their metabolites may include B group vitamins.

    FAQ

    What are digestive enzymes?
    Digestive enzymes are special catalytic proteins that help your body break down food to utilize the complete spectrum of nutrients in the food we eat. Unfortunately, food enzymes, which are sensitive to heat, are usually inactivated when food is cooked to serve. This leaves your body with the challenge of trying to break down foods for absorption into your system with no help from the natural enzymes that would otherwise be present in many of the foods we eat. While your body can break down foods with no help, it may put additional strain on your system. Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor acts to supplement and maximize the activity of the body’s own enzymes and the "friendly" bacteria our bodies need in an easy-to-take, pleasant-tasting drink.
    Our lifestyles and diets are constantly changing. If the last 25 years are any indication, these changes are not usually for the best. Foods that would otherwise offer us their own added enzymes to help our bodies absorb more nutrients are increasingly processed, heated for extended shelf life and stripped of vital elements. The problem is that in making increasing numbers of foods "safe" for ingestion, we are in some cases making foods less healthy for our systems. This means our bodies now need to work harder to absorb the same nutritional content as it may have just a few years ago. Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor helps your body replenish all the essential enzymes and "good" bacteria necessary for maximum absorption of nutrients from the food we eat.

    What are enzymes?
    Enzymes are the workhorses of our cells. They are proteins that catalyze many thousands of biochemical reactions in the body. While most enzymes work inside our cells, digestive enzymes operate outside the cells in the gastrointestinal tract.
    The start of digestion begins with digestive enzymes secreted by salivary gland cells into our mouths. Cells lining the gastrointestinal tract also contribute enzymes, such as pepsin in the stomach. In addition, digestive enzymes are produced in the pancreas and are emptied into the upper part of the small intestine.
    These enzymes help to break apart proteins, allowing the body to optimize its effort to digest proteins from plant and animal sources, as well as break down starch, lactose, fats, and nucleic acids (DNA and RNA). The result is a more complete digestive process, resulting in better nutritional absorption.
    Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor supplies natural plant enzymes that are not inactivated by stomach acid. What this means is that the supplemental enzymes mix with and work in concert with the ingested food, and begin to work with the body’s own digestive enzymes to release as many of the nutrients as possible.

    What are probiotics?

    Probiotics are beneficial organisms that promote a healthy digestive tract environment. Probiotics can help support the body in maintaining proper digestive functions. These "friendly" bacteria can help the absorption of vitamins and minerals, and can actually synthesize some vitamins, such as biotin and vitamin K. In addition, these beneficial bacteria contribute to the breaking down of fibers and undigested starch into simple sugars. These simple sugars then function as fuel for the cells that line the large intestine.

    What are the "good" bacteria?

    Not all bacteria are harmful. In fact, if it weren’t for "good" bacteria, we would be unable to digest food. Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor contains probiotic bacteria called Bacillus coagulans , designed to help replenish the "good" bacteria that can be harmed by things like the ingestion of antibiotics. These "friendly" bacteria help to repopulate the colon and displace harmful bacteria.

    How should I take this health food?

    As a health food, take it with a meal or immediately following a meal.

    If I am a vegetarian, can I take this product?

    Yes, this is a vegetarian product and contains no wheat, soy, yeast, gluten, artificial flavor, starch, salt, preservatives or milk.

    Is Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor safe?

    Isotonix Digestive Enzyme Powder Drink Lemon-Lime Flavor is safe and free of harmful agents. The product is made in the United States in FDA-inspected facilities using Good Manufacturing Practices. Customers can have confidence in the quality and safety of this product.

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