Tag - metabolism

Co-enzymes and Co-factors

The common and daily use of higher or optimum levels of essential nutrients, other than the Daily Recommended Doses is now accepted as normal and used to prevent and treat many health problems. The view once held by scientists and the medical profession that vitamins were only needed to prevent deficiency diseases such as scurvy is rather similar when it comes to enzymes – that they are not essential and that the body can...
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Biochemical processes and enzymes

Enzymes have often been referred to as the missing link to health. Even in the presence of sufficient amounts of vitamins and minerals (which act as coenzymes and cofactors) water and other nutrients, life as we know it could not exist without the action of enzymes. Enzymes are proteins that catalyze (i.e. accelerate) chemical reactions. Enzymes are present in every cell and are responsible for regulating virtually all of the biochemical processes carried out,...
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