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
DEFICIENCIES OF AMYLASE MAY LEAD TO
Strain on the body to produce more enzymes
Digestive problems including colon cancer and hemorrhoids