Product Watch

September 2000 Issue

Enzyme Supplement Complements Atkins Diet, But Hard for EN to Digest

The Buzz. Basic Enzymes from Atkins Nutritionals is the newest addition to the famous diet doctor’s line of dietary supplements, all specifically designed for low-carbohydrate dieters. The Basics. Basic Enzymes contains a blend of digestive enzymes, including proteases (to break down protein), lipases (for fats) and amylases (for carbohydrates). Unlike other enzyme supplements, which contain a higher percent of amylases, this product contains 45% proteases, 45% lipases and only 10% amylases to complement the Atkins diet plan of 45% protein, 45% fat

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