AIDS IN THE DIGESTION OF ALL FOOD GROUPS*

Similase BV is a comprehensive, Microbial Enzyme supplement that aids in the digestion of all food groups, while also providing additional enzyme activity for the digestion of beans, legumes and cruciferous vegetables (e.g. broccoli, cabbage, and Brussel sprout) that produce gas in sensitive individuals.* Similase BV features alpha-galactosidase to support the breakdown of difficult to digest sugars and oligosaccharides in offending foods.*

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Directions

Similase® BV Directions and/or Dosage

Take 1 or 2 capsules at the beginning of each meal, or as recommended by your healthcare professional.

Warning

If you are pregnant, nursing, have diabetes, or if you are taking prescription drugs, consult your healthcare professional prior to use.Keep out of reach of children.Safety sealed with inner seal. Do not use if seal is broken or missing. Keep tightly closed. Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat and direct sunlight.

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FAQs

  • A. The vegetarian enzymes used in Similase® BV are produced through the fermentation of fungal organisms, including Aspergillus, Rhizopus, and Saccharomyces. Some of the vegetarian enzyme products contain maltase, which is derived from malt barley. If a product contains maltase, it is not gluten-free.

  • A. There are many scientific systems used for measuring enzyme activity. The most common enzyme measurement systems are Food Chemical Codex (FCC), United States Pharmacoepia (USP), and Federal Internationale Pharmaceutique (FIP). Each different enzyme measurement system has an enzyme assay method with its own units of measurements. For example, one of the enzyme measurements from protease is HUT (Hemoglobin Unit Tyrosine). Here are some common enzyme activity abbreviations:HUT = hemoglobin unit tyrosine PC = Bacterial Protease Unit DU = apha-amylase dextrinizing unit LU = lipase units PU = phytase units ALU = acid lactase unit CU = cellulase units INVU = inverted unitLacU = lactase activity unit

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