Enzymes for yeast eat the cell wall of candida and other yeasts because the cell wall is composed of fiber and glycoproteins. Some of these enzyme formulas will also eat the protein nucleus, either way, these enzymes effectively kill it without it becoming resistant. Many times the patient will not experience any die-off reaction at all, especially when using an enzyme that contains protease, which is a huge bonus.
Candida yeast has a cell wall composed of mannoprotein-1, glucan, chitin, mannoprotein-2 and plasma membrane. Although mannoprotein sounds like a protein it is actually a plant polysaccharide. The plasma membrane however is a protein and the nucleus of the yeast cell is also a protein of animal origin. These very same materials make up the outside of plants and allow them to stand upright.
Knowing that the cell wall of candida yeast is made up of plant fiber with underlying animal proteins including an animal nucleus, a properly designed enzyme formula should contain the necessary enzymes to digest these parts.
The enzymes for yeast formula should also contain the enzymes necessary to eat through the biofilm yeast builds around itself as a means of protection. More on biofilms here.
Biofase for yeast
is very similar to the four enzyme formulas below. It contains
cellulase and hemicellase to eat the plant component in the biofilm and
yeast cell. Glucoamylase, amylase and invertase to eat the
polysaccharides in the biofilm and protease to eat the polypeptides of
the biofilm and nucleus of the yeast cell. Biofase also includes a
serrapeptase enzyme that eats the fibrinogen of the biofilm making it a
complete yeast eating enzyme.
Serrapeptase also goes into the blood stream and cleans the blood of
dead tissue, blood clots, plaque, cysts, fibrin and other unwanted
microbes. It also helps reduce inflammation.
This study proves that these enzymes work on the biofilms that protect bad bacteria, yeast and viruses as well. There are more links to studies on the Biofase and biofilm page above.
Biofase works extremely well when combined with Profase, a probiotic that is designed to kill yeast and raise immune function. Or with by either CP-1 or the 11-Strain probiotic. The enzymes eat the biofilm, kill the yeast and the
good bacteria cleans up the waste and prevents reattachment of the
candida yeast to the intestinal wall. All three probiotics also boost
good bacterial levels, which is more than likely the cause of the
infection to start with.
Yeast and candida have no resistance to these enzymes for yeast just like they have no resistance to bacteria. They also cannot build a resistance to them like they can do with herbs and prescription medications like Diflucan. They have no risk to your health and do not cause the candida to mutate, which Diflucan has been proven to do. Diflucan can cause yeast and candida to shape shift and become a resistant strain like candida glabrata and candida krusei. Both of these yeasts are highly resistant to Diflucan because of the biofilm they build around themselves and are very hard to get rid of.
There are many enzymes for yeast formulas on the market today but I only want to take a look at the three most popular. They are:
Candex contains cellulase, hemicellulase, amylase, invertase and glucoamylase. It does not contain any protease to eat the polypeptides and nucleus or serrapeptase to eat the fibrinogen in the biofilm.
Because Candex does not contain a fibrinogen or protein eating enzyme and is therefore incomplete and would not be my first choice.
contains a Cellulase Thera-blend to eat the cell wall and a Protease
Thera-blend™ to eat the nucleus. The amount of enzymes per dose are very
high, especially the protease, which has been said to minimize any
die-off reactions. However, this formula is incomplete, there are no
enzymes to eat the polysaccharides or fibrinogen in the biofilm.
contains cellulase and hemicelluse that eats the biofilm and cell
wall. Protease to eat the polypeptides and nucleus and the starch
eating enzymes lysozyme, amylase, lactase, malt diastase and
glucoamylase to help with the polysaccharides in the biofilm. This is a
pretty good formula for breaking through the biofilm and eating the cell
wall of candida yeast. However, Candizyme lacks an enzyme that eats the
fibrinogen in the biofilm, so it is also incomplete.
If I was going to use any of the above three enzyme formulas, I would take it with SerraEnzyme so you have an enzyme that will eat the fibrinogen in the biofilm.
If you added Profase probiotic you would have a very good candida yeast killing combination. I would take one or two capsules every time I took any of the enzymes above.
Candex costs about $47.00 for 120 capsules, add SerraEnzyme for $25.00 for a total of $72.00.
Candidase runs about $39.00 for 84 capsules plus the $25.00 for SerraEnzyme equals $64.00.
Candizyme costs about $35.00 for 90 capsules plus the $25.00 for SerraEnzyme costs you $60.00.
A Biofase 90 capsule bottle is only $39.95. A bargain when you consider you don't have to buy SerraEnzyme because serrapeptase, along with all the other enzymes required to eat the cell wall and biofilm, are in the formula.
Biofase is also offered in a 180 capsule bottle for $67.95 which lowers your expense to $33.97 per 90 capsules if you choose this bottle size.
I get asked quite often if digestive enzymes would work as well as a yeast eating enzyme because they are cheaper, and generally contain the very same enzymes as an enzyme for yeast, so here's a comparison.
The label on the right is from a 120 capsule bottle of Candex. The enzyme amounts are per two capsules so lets narrow this down to one capsule.
Cellulase 32,000 cu
Hemicellulase 20,000 hcu
Amylase 2000 skb
Invertase 500 su
Glucoamylase 100 ag
Notice the large amounts of cellulase and hemicellulase. All yeast eating enzymes will contain these in large amounts because of the glucan, chitin and cellulistic plant matter in the biofilm and cell wall, (membrane), of candida yeast.
The next label is from a Doctors Best Digestive Enzyme formula and ingredients listed are per one capsule. Although this formula is heavy on protein digesting enzymes and has a broad range of sugar digesting enzymes, the glucan, chitin and cellulistic plant matter digestive enzymes are insufficient. The amounts are:
Cellulase is 3250 cu
Hemicellulase is 750 hcu
Candex has over 10 times the amount of cellulase and 26 times the amount of hemicellulase. You will find all enzymes for yeast contain these high amounts because it is required to have any success at clearing yeast infections.
You will notice the contents are listed in milligrams. I did this to prevent copycats, which is a huge problem these days. It is so bad that Amazon now charges $3000 per supplement listing to sell on their platform. They are doing this, along with requesting certificates of analysis from manufacturers, in hopes of stopping the copycats from listing on Amazon. This is why you will not see Biofase listed on Amazon, nor Profase or Microfase; I simply cannot afford $3000 per listing on top of their 15% cut on sales. How do I know this? Because I went through the process over the last year and a half, including trademarks, and was approved all the way to the end when they wanted the $3000 fee wired to their bank in Seattle for Profase. I then found out it was per product listing and that was the end of it.
It is unfortunate, because I would like to put them on Amazon, but I am just a small mom and pop company trying to bring quality products to market that actually help people; and I don't have a big marketing budget.
I realize you don't know me from Adam, but the enzyme profile in Biofase has these high enzyme amounts just like any other yeast eating enzyme formula, otherwise it wouldn't work. Biofase does work very well, this is what Dave has to say:
Please post this testimonial on your website.
I have been suffering with systemic candidiasis for around 7 years and anyone who has been dealing with the same problem knows it is quite different than a yeast infection and extremely hard to get rid of. For years I have been taking Candex and it has helped but it has not eliminated my candida. Two weeks ago I decided to try Biofase for yeast and I have noticed a huge difference, it is head and shoulders above Candex. I would compare Candex to a handgun and Biofase to a bazooka and believe me when combating candida you want the bazooka as this disease is extremely ruthless. From here on out I will be ordering Biofase. Thank you Dan for all your research that has gone into making this product!
There are medical studies with testimonials from real people on this webpage and more testimonials here and here if you care to read them. There are also testimonials on this store website along with a Star rating.
Many times when using enzymes for yeast, a change in diet is not needed if the yeast infection is mild. However, it makes sense to not feed the yeast when you are trying to get rid of it. Why give it something to fight back with? It just doesn't make sense does it?
While die-off reactions usually do not occur with these enzymes for yeast infection, some people may experience nausea, a “burning sensation” in the stomach, or abdominal cramping. This is because the enzymes may aggravate pre-existing problems in the GI tract, basically they are working. If this occurs, I suggest using one half of a capsule, twice daily, emptied into eight ounces of warm water, and building up from there. To avoid this problem to start with take one capsule the first three days, two capsules day four through six, and so on, until you reach the recommended daily dose.
Many people that have the stomach pains have found that if they stop taking them altogether for a couple of days, then start back up at a lower dose, they don't have anymore problems.
These enzymes for yeast infection are safe for children and the recommended dose is one-half capsule, twice daily, for each 40 pounds of body weight. However, I can't speak for the other enzymes above, but I have one year olds taking one Biofase with one Profase twice a day with very good results. For ages 14 and up, adult recommendations may be followed.
It is best to take them away from food, one hour or more before breakfast and at bedtime.
If you have any questions about these enzymes for yeast infection please feel free to contact me from the contact page of this website.
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