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Making Sense of Digestive Enzymes

@inproceedings{Wolfson2008MakingSO,
  title={Making Sense of Digestive Enzymes},
  author={D. Wolfson and S. Olmstead and D. Meiss and J. Ralston},
  year={2008}
}
Enzymes are functional proteins essential to all living systems. In humans, enzymes act as catalysts for numerous chemical reactions including the digestion of dietary macronutrients. In the early part of the twentieth century, use of supplemental digestive enzymes was proposed as a means of compensating for the loss of enzyme activity in modern diets. As with the loss of micronutrients like vitamins and minerals from highly refined and processed foods, the loss of enzymes was thought to be an… Expand
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