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Enzymedica Digest Keto -- 60 Capsules


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Enzymedica Digest Keto -- 60 Capsules

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Enzymedica Digest Keto Description

  • Enzymedica® Natural Digestive Health & Wellness
  • Digest Keto for Fat & Protein Digestion
  • Supports Quick Digestion for Keto Diets
  • Relief of Occasional Constipation
  • Non GMO
  • Vegan

Get the most out of your keto diet with digestive enzymes.

 

With high-potency lipase and protease enzymes to break down fat and protein, Digest Keto provides relief for occasional gas, bloating and changes in bowel movements common to the keto diet. In addition, Digest keto helps digest up to 44 g of fat and 20 g of protein. This helps your body to absorb all the goodness from what you eat, supercharging your diet.

 

When you put the right things in your body, you're empowered to be your best!

 

Benefits

+ High potency lipase and protease to break down up to 44 g of fat and 20 g protein

+ Probiotics to promote a healthy microbiome

+ Supports quick digestion for keto diets

+ Relief for occasional gas, bloating & constipation

 

Quality

Vegan • Dairy Free • Gluten Free • GMO Free • Soy Free

 

The Science

With the enzyme lipase and protease digesting fat and protein, Digest Keto helps you get the most out of the keto diet and supports occasional gas, bloating and changes in bowel movements.

 

What are enzymes and how do they work?

Enzyme do digestion. They are naturally occurring proteins that speed up reactions. Enzymes act like tiny scissors, cutting up the food we've eaten into smaller components. This helps our body more easily and fully absorb nutrients.

 

Without enough enzymes, our body can struggle to break down troublesome foods, leading to occasional gas, bloating, indigestion and irregularity. With all-natural enzyme supplementation, your body gets an extra boost to the digestive process, helping maximize energy and contributing to whole-body health.

 

If my body and food already produce enzymes, why do I need supplements?
Not only can an enzyme deficiency come from diet and lifestyle, but our bodies naturally produce fewer enzymes as we age. It can be hard to get what we need through diet alone because the process of cooking destroys the enzymes contained within food. Taking an enzyme supplement can help fill in the gap.

 

What about the keto lifestyle makes enzymes even more important?
Keto guidelines can make getting natural enzymes in your diet difficult. In addition to that, the high consumption of fat and protein can have trouble moving through the stomach and GI tract, leading to unwanted side effects. Supplementing with lipase and protease enzymes to help break down the fat and protein in your stomach faster will optimize your body's wellness during ketosis.

 

What makes the enzymes in Digest Keto better?
Enzymedica's proprietary Thera-blend™ technology means that the enzymes found in Digest Keto will work throughout the entire pH spectrum found along your digestive tract, even in the acidic environment prompted by a keto diet. When other brands' enzyme formulas may fall short, in almost all acidic or alkaline environments, Digest Keto will be effective. Digest Keto also contains the specialized Keto Thera-blend, a unique enzyme blend optimized for protein digestion for those on Keto diets.


Directions

Recommended Use: Take 2 capsules with each meal.
Free Of
Gluten, milk, casein, soy, egg, artificial colors, flavors and GMOs.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Fat Digestion:
Lipase Thera-blend™
30000 FIP*
Protein Digestion:
Keto Thera-blend™
80000 HUT*
  Bacillus subtilis2 billion CFU*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: 100% vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water).
Warnings

Consult with a physician prior to use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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7 Health Consequences of Yo-Yo Dieting

Did you gain weight during the holidays? Or, maybe you lost a few pounds, because you’re stressed at work. Hormones, life events, dietary changes and exercise routines (or lack thereof) can cause normal fluctuations in your weight. This occasional ebb and flow is usually negligible. Where it becomes concerning is when you’re gaining and losing weight constantly. This is classic yo-yo dieting, and it can create serious health risks.

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What is yo-yo dieting?

Imagine you work really hard to lose weight. You take hundreds of cardio classes, hire a personal trainer to show you around the weight floor and eat like a bird for days on end. But, six months later, it all comes right back. Next, you try a cleanse, consuming nothing but fruit juice for two weeks. Weight falls off again, but you’re tired, cranky and starving for solid food. When it’s over, you binge and regain everything – plus some. Sound familiar? This is yo-yo dieting.

Of course, the exact circumstances are unique to every person. But anytime someone is gaining and losing weight constantly, this is referred to as weight cycling. More commonly, it’s known as yo-yo dieting. Contrary to popular belief, yo-yo dieting is not only reserved for people who lose a large amount of weight at once. Weight cycling can be defined as losing and gaining as little as 10 pounds. This cycle may happen once or dozens of times.

The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

You may not have given much thought to gaining and losing weight so frequently. After so many cycles, you get used to the merry go ‘round. But before you hop on again, know that some serious health complications might come along for the ride.

1. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: increased body fat

How can dieting make you gain body fat? That’s the last thing you want. Unfortunately, a weight-cycling body doesn’t care about what you want. Studies have shown that fat cells can increase during the gaining portion of a weight cycle. This causes you to gain more fat mass than lean muscle mass. Remember, lean muscle mass burns more calories at rest than fat. 

The takeaway: a higher body fat composition will lead to a slower metabolism, making it harder to lose weight in the future.

2. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: increased appetite

Fat cells in the body store a hormone called leptin. This hormone tells the brain when your body is full and should stop eating. Because leptin is stored and released by fat cells, it is largely dependent on the body’s fat composition. Losing weight (aka losing fat) will, effectively, reduce leptin levels. As levels of this hormone fall, appetite increases.

The take away: dieting and losing weight can increase your appetite, making it more difficult to continue to lose weight.

3. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: poor cardiovascular health

Researchers at Columbia University observed a diverse group of 485 women, ages 20 to 76. They reported the number of times they had lost and regained at least 10 pounds in one year (not including pregnancy). The women’s heart health was then established based on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 – a review of BMI, blood pressure, total cholesterol, glucose, physical activity, diet and smoking. According to Columbia University Irving Medical Center, “The more episodes of yo-yo dieting women reported, the worse they performed on Life’s Simple 7.”

The take away: gaining and losing weight constantly has a negative effect on heart health.

4. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: increased risk of diabetes

In a study conducted on mice, weight cycling impaired glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity. While the study did not confirm a diabetes diagnosis, these are risk factors for diabetes mellitus. Several other studies have concluded weight cycling is not an independent risk factor for diabetes. However, “weight cycling during a net weight gain may pose a stronger risk of diabetes compared with non-cycling,” according to a study published in Diabetologia.  

The take away: be aware that yo-yo dieting may increase your risk of diabetes due to excessive weight gain and potential insulin sensitivity.

5. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: elevated stress levels

Dieting of any kind causes mental stress, no matter how you look at it. But it also creates physiological stress. Studies show restricting calories increases cortisol levels. Cortisol is your body’s main stress hormone. In addition to controlling your stress response, cortisol effects inflammation, sleep-wake cycles, blood pressure, blood sugar and metabolism. Because yo-yo dieters are often chronically stressed from gaining and losing weight constantly, their cortisol levels may stay elevated. This overproduction of cortisol can affect a number of normal body processes. 

The take away: Chronic stress keeps cortisol levels constantly elevated, which can cause a range of health conditions, including depression, insomnia, heart disease and weight gain.

6. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: increased risk of gallstones

Being overweight or obese can increase your risk of gallstones. However, losing weight quickly, as you might during a cleanse or fad diet, can also increase your chances of forming gallstones. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), “When you don’t eat for a long period of time or you lose weight quickly, your liver releases extra cholesterol into the bile. Fast weight loss can also prevent the gallbladder from emptying properly.”

The take away: gaining too much weight and/or losing it too quickly, as one does with yo-yo dieting, increases your chances of painful gallstones.

7. A consequence of yo-yo dieting: imbalanced gut bacteria

Another mice study found that, after a cycle of gaining and losing weight, the mice’s body systems all returned to normal except their microbiome. In other words, they retained their obese-state microbiome, the mix of bacteria that developed when the mice gained weight. This ‘obese’ microbiome remained for about six months after the mice lost weight. The researchers conducted a number of follow-up tests and concluded the ‘obese’ microbiome was a major factor in accelerated weight gain post-dieting.

The take away: yo-yo dieting can disrupt the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut, which has a number of health implications.  

Break the Cycle

Here’s the biggest takeaway of all: stop yo-yo dieting. This requires you to be patient with yourself and focused on long-term health. Start by eating a well-rounded diet, drinking plenty of water and practicing portion control. Mindful eating strategies will teach you to recognize when you’re full, helping to prevent overeating. Once you’ve conquered these good habits, add daily movement into the mix. Yo-yo dieting won’t have a chance against such a healthy and sustainable strategy.

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