What They Do: Enzymes that are able to cause a chemical reaction, modify proteins, polysaccharides and fats.
Many of these items at some point in the past could have potentially been considered real food. Modern processes to harvest the amount of these items that is needed in industrial food manufacturing has now pretty much eliminated any ability to claim many of these as a real food. The labeling requirements provide no way of knowing how these ingredients are made, and what they are sourced from. Some of these ingredients are made from bacteria, and GMOs are involved in the creation of some of these products.
Click underlined ingredients to learn more, and find out more about what each item does in specific types of foods.
Found used in these foods during preparation:
- Dairy products
Examples of enzymes: