Garden of Life RAW Enzymes Women 50 & Wiser - 90 Vegetarian Capsules
As women age, they tend to experience a drop in stomach acid production which impacts protein digestion. Garden of Life RAW Enzymes Women 50 & Wiser has been specifically formulated to meet the unique digestive and overall health needs of women over 50—with amplified strength of carbohydrate-digesting enzymes plus powerful protein-digesting enzymes. Garden of Life RAW Enzymes Women 50 & Wiser is the strongest and most complete digestive enzyme formula available today—providing 22 powerful digestive enzymes, probiotic-created vitamins, minerals and antioxidant enzymes including glutathione, catalase and SOD with powerful probiotics that act as “enzyme factories”—generating additional enzymes—working overtime for extraordinary digestive health.
- Helps your body process difficult-to-digest foods such as dairy, grains, sugars, nuts, seeds, beans, broccoli and cabbage
- Supports colon health and overall digestive function
- Supports gut-related immune system health
- Reduces occasional post meal gas and bloating
- Supports bone health and a healthy metabolism
- pH optimized enzyme support for the entire digestive tract
- Emerging science suggest that vitamin D supports breast health
RAW Enzymes—The Next Generation of Digestive Health
Garden of Life introduces RAW Enzymes—the most powerful digestive enzyme formulas available. RAW Enzymes—whole food, plant-based enzyme formulas that deliver 22 powerful digestive enzymes with unsurpassed enzymatic activity to help your body digest the complete range of proteins, fats, carbohydrates and fiber. Enzymes can aid in the digestion of dairy, grains, sugars, nuts, seeds, beans, broccoli and cabbage as well as other difficult-to-digest foods. RAW Enzymes supports the digestion of fruit, vegetable and grain nutrients while reducing the occasional discomfort sometimes experienced from these foods. RAW Enzymes provides specific enzymes and supporting nutrients necessary to meet digestive and overall health needs.
Imagine yourself 100 years ago describing the latest craze in health and nutrition, the “RAW” food movement, with someone living at that time. RAW Foods are natural, uncooked, untreated, unadulterated — NO BINDERS and NO FILLERS. Right after you finished sharing what you consider a groundbreaking concept of consuming foods in their natural state with that person, they would most likely stare at you and tell you that you just described the way they eat every day. What is now considered unique and advanced was for our ancestors the norm.
In today’s modern system of agriculture, the use of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and chemical fertilizers allows the average acre of farm land to yield more food than that same acre would have 50 years ago. The flip side of that is due to all of those chemicals, our food is not as nutrient dense as it once was. A comparison of U.S. Department of Agriculture food composition tables from the 1960s and 1970s to the present day reveals that the vitamin and mineral content of the nation’s breadbasket has declined 25 percent to 50 percent in just the last generation.
Our food is less nutritious coming off the farm. This fact is made much the worse when you consider what we do to our food after it leaves the farm. In the name of convenience, safety and even marketing, we subject that food to processing such as irradiation, chemical preservation, heating and treating. Food is created solely based on how well it can be packaged, shipped and sold and not in terms of the nutrition it should be providing. This whole concept supports the maxim that we are overfed and undernourished.
In order to overcome the “nutritional gap” created by an increasingly under-nutritious food supply, many people turn to multivitamins. Unfortunately most multivitamins are chemically isolated, synthetic versions of vitamins and minerals found in food. They are inorganic, lifeless.
Garden of Life has replaced food with an anti-food. Until the Vitamin Code, there have been few options available for those who wish to supplement with a RAW, living multivitamin. The Vitamin Code represents the next breakthrough in multivitamins.
The RAW Factor
The magic of RAW food is truly found in its simplicity. When you eat a food that is uncooked, untreated, and unadulterated, you are eating that food in harmony with nature’s intention and your body’s design. RAW food enthusiasts will tell you that there are many benefits derived from eating RAW.
When you consume RAW foods you are consuming all of the vitamins, minerals, enzymes, probiotics and phytonutrients contained therein. Simply heating foods can result in the loss of hundreds of these co-factors. When you add different chemical treatments and adulteration to the mix, you are often left with food that is a shell of its former self.
Most people readily accept this premise. Who among us would argue that eating a canned fruit cup in syrup is better than eating a fresh apple?
While all foods provide some nutrition, RAW foods provide higher levels of the 45 nutrients we need to supply our bodies every day. In addition, the co-factors mentioned above are incredibly important. Our bodies are designed to take in food and then break it down in order to glean nutrition from that food. Co-factors such as probiotics and enzymes aid this process. The probiotics and enzymes present in RAW food aid the digestion process, allowing the body to break down the food and assimilate the nutrients into the bloodstream. Nature provides the complete package of vitamins, minerals and co-factors necessary for the body to maximize the nutrient potential of RAW food.
No supplement can compare to the benefits associated with consuming RAW foods. If you have a nutritional deficiency or you just don’t eat a healthy balanced diet you probably need to supplement to give your body the basic nutrition it needs to function properly. If you are going to supplement, you should seek out a RAW, Whole-Food multivitamin. The Vitamin Code is a multivitamin that was developed to provide supplemental nutrition as close as supplementation can get to actual RAW food.
Garden of Life
Garden of Life’s commitment to health goes beyond offering some of the most effective nutritional products in the world. Garden of Life is interested in building relationships with people to help them transform their lives to attain extraordinary health. By combining the best of nature and science, the Garden of Life brand offers a path to healthy living with premium products that are supported by education and innovation.
As recognized by the United States Congress, there is a direct correlation between nutrition, exercise and health. Raw, whole food nutrition, from organically grown sources, is more beneficial for health than isolated nutrients. When coupled with exercise, a diet that includes the consumption of raw, live foods, particularly those containing probiotics, enzymes, and products of their fermentation, is the foundation for a healthy lifestyle.