Maltase by definition is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose. Maltase is an enzyme that is the catalyst in the hydrolysis of disaccharide maltose to the simple sugar form – glucose, and is found in plants, bacteria, humans and yeast. It is a digestive enzyme which digests malt, sugars, and grains.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH MALTASE
- Absorb food more easily
- Keeping nutrients at appropriate levels throughout the body
- Promotes digestive health
DEFICIENCIES OF MALTASE MAY LEAD TO
- Increased chance of digestive problems
- Strain on the body to produce more enzymes