Digestive Enzymes (3rd Edition)

Overview

In the 1930s, Dr. Francis M. Pottenger found that cats fed a diet of primarily cooked food suffered from degenerative diseases, infections and weaker bone structure than cats that ate raw food. In this completely revised and updated booklet, learn what that study means to you! Enzyme expert Tracy Gibbs, PhD, discusses how digestive enzymes, found abundantly in raw foods but absent from cooked foods, help your body extract nutrients from the food you eat. Learn about health problems linked to enzyme deficiencies, ...

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Overview

In the 1930s, Dr. Francis M. Pottenger found that cats fed a diet of primarily cooked food suffered from degenerative diseases, infections and weaker bone structure than cats that ate raw food. In this completely revised and updated booklet, learn what that study means to you! Enzyme expert Tracy Gibbs, PhD, discusses how digestive enzymes, found abundantly in raw foods but absent from cooked foods, help your body extract nutrients from the food you eat. Learn about health problems linked to enzyme deficiencies, including allergies, obesity and osteoporosis and discover which digestive enzyme supplements can help you get more from your food.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580542043
  • Publisher: Woodland Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Tracy Gibbs, PhD, has an extensive background in pharmacognosy, the study of medicines derived from natural sources. Gibbs studied chemistry, hematology and botanical medicine in Japan where he received an honorary PhD from the Graduate School of Health Knowledge and Sciences (English name). Gibbs has lectured worldwide on the clinical applications of herbal medicine and operates herbal medicine schools in Japan and the U.S. where students can learn how to use herbs in everyday situations.
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Table of Contents

Enzyme Power 5

Types of Enzymes 5

How Digestion Works 6

Medical Digestion Dilemma 8

Malabsorption Due to Enzyme Deficiency 10

Pottenger's Cats 11

What Do Enzymes Do? 12

Enzyme Bank 13

How Are Enzymes Depleted? 14

Maximizing Your Enzyme Levels 15

Your Blood Speaks! 16

Therapeutic Applications of Enzymes 17

Does A Lack of Enzymes Contribute to Obesity? 18

Enzymes and Weight Loss 19

Overweight and Sick Children 20

Sugar and Enzymes 20

Osteoporosis and Enzymes 21

Candidiasis and Allergy Relief with Enzymes 22

Celiac Disease and Enzymes 23

Summary of Enzyme Use 24

Can Food Alone Help? 24

What Can You Do? 25

Good Water is Also Essential 25

Digestive Enzyme Supplements 26

Ingredients Commonly Found in Digestive Enzymes 28

How to Use Enzymes 29

The Power of the Enzyme 30

References 31

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