How Disease and Lifespan Are Related to Enzymes

Cooking foods in heat leads to overeating and overeating causes illness.

Hippocrates said, “Illness is a product of the body cleaning itself, and sickness is a defense mechanism that the body responds to present disease, but there is only one disease”.

Dr. Edward Howell, who studied enzymes for 50 years, wrote a book in 1985 called, Enzyme Nutrition Supplement. This book is a compilation of all of his research about the need for enzymes and the need for eating foods in its natural state.

However, due to daily constraints of life (time, availability, etc.) people are now unable to get the proper amount of enzymes from their regular food habits because this way of cooking kills the living enzymes in the food.

Enzymes must be supplemented to the body despite eating foods that are heated.

Enzymes naturally produced in the body are insufficient for any effect on the body. Howell writes that the absolute amount of enzymes in the body is limited and called latent enzymes.

This latent enzyme is divided into digestive and metabolic enzymes. Digestive enzymes are used to digest food while metabolic enzymes are used to convert nutrients to produce energy and for cell reproduction, and to maintain the overall immune function of the body.

A lack of metabolic enzymes causes the inability of the body to be able to handle the task of reproducing new cells. Additionally, the lack of metabolic enzymes keeps the body from removing free radicals in the body that attacks healthy cells. It also reduces the ability to release foreign substances and toxic components out of the body.

Eventually, with the continuance of insufficient metabolic enzymes, the body's immune functions and metabolism are weakened, ultimately making the body vulnerable to disease and a shortened lifespan.

Thus, enzymes are the only and most important nutrients that essentially directly affect the human lifespan.

Our human life is inversely proportional to the intensity of metabolic activity. The way to live long while keeping a healthy metabolism through exercise is to also supplement the body with enough enzymes. This will minimize the secretion of digestive enzymes and help to maintain metabolism in the human body.

In order to supplement the body with enzymes, eat a lot of fresh seasonal vegetables and fruits, take enzyme supplements with each meal, and get enough sleep. This is the secret to the longevity of quality life. Lack of sleep affects the absorption of enzymes by the body. It is also recommended to eat fewer animal products, avoid overeating, and cleanse your digestive system with the consumption of water.


Symptoms of lack of enzymes:

  1. Fatigue after each meal, and excessive burping and gas
  2. Bloating, abdominal cramps
  3. Stomach pain, nausea, discomfort in the stomach
  4. Diarrhea, constipation, foul smell present in excrements
  5. Lack of energy after meals
  6. plant allergy, eczema, asthma
  7. Chest pain
  8. Dizziness, rough skin
  9. Menstrual pain and irregularities
  10. Shoulder pain, headache, insomnia
  11. Hemorrhoids


In addition to the health benefits of the enzymes mentioned above, enzymes also prevent aging as it is a very powerful antioxidant. Therefore, if you consume a natural diet that contains a lot of enzymes, anyone can lead a healthy life while delaying premature aging.