Digestive Enzymes: Why Can’t We Live Without Them?

Why are digestive enzymes so important for life? Digestive enzymes break down the macromolecules in the food we eat into smaller molecules that our body can absorb. Each of the three major food groups—carbohydrates, proteins, and fats—must be broken down into smaller food units by specific enzymes. It’s only these tiny food particles (nutrients) that … Continue reading Digestive Enzymes: Why Can’t We Live Without Them?