We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat”. But a more accurate statement would be “you are what you digest”.
While at first glance, digestion might seem like a simple process, it’s a little more complicated than simply eating food, absorbing nutrients, and ultimately eliminating it when we go to the bathroom. Our digestion relies on countless moving parts and chemical reactions. And one crucial compound we depend on for these chemical reactions and proper digestion is a class of molecules known as digestive enzymes.