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Enzymes: The Spark Plugs of Life
Vibrant health is the sum total of the health of our individual cells, tissues, organs and glands.
Enzymes are found in all living cells whether animal or vegetable. All cells require enzymes for metabolic function, meaning they are constructors and eliminators.
Enzymes bind with their mineral co-factors at the cellular receptor sites allowing a catalyst, bio-chemical reaction that transfers nutrients across cell membranes. They're very complex, and activate every action that happens in the human from digestion to thoughts.
- purify our blood
- cleanse the colon
- maintain proper cholesterol levels
- peak energy levels
Good digestion is the breaking down of food by enzymes which free up the metabolic services of minerals and vitamins. When your nutrition is inadequate, your glands and organs can't receive the specific nutrients that they require. When that happens there is an increased susceptibility to infection, an inability to deal with stress and an overall degeneration of the body.
All foods (such as raw milk) in their natural state have the enzymes required for digestion. The enzymes found in whole, unprocessed foods, give the body what it needs to work properly. Symptoms of digestive enzymes depletion are bloating, belching, gas, bowel disorders, abdominal cramping, heartburn, and food allergies.
Enzymes can be grouped into three categories: digestive, metabolic, and food. Food enzymes must be obtained orally from food while digestive and metabolic enzymes are produced by the body.
It does not matter how much organic foods we put into our body if those foods are not breaking down in the stomach. Thus the first and foremost enzymes to know about are the digestive enzymes.