Amylase by definition is any group of enzymes that are present in saliva, pancreatic juice, and parts of plants and catalyze the hydrolysis of starch to sugar to produce carbohydrate derivatives. It is a digestive enzyme, which digests carbohydrates.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH AMYLASE
- Promotes digestive health
- Allows nutrients to be absorbed into the bloodstream and used in body functions
- Digests carbohydrates
DEFICIENCIES OF AMYLASE MAY LEAD TO
- Strain on the body to produce more enzymes
- Digestive problems including colon cancer and hemorrhoids