Enzymes In Food Production

The use of enzymes in the formulation and processing of food products is frequently thought of in terms of the addition of commercially available enzymes from an industrial source, that is, using enzymes as additives from an external or exogenous source. However, it should be recognized that virtually all food materials are, or were, living organisms and, as such, may contain a number of enzymes normally utilized in the metabolic pathways of the organ ism. These endogenous enzymes can play important roles in food processing. In some cases these enzymes provide an improving function, whereas in others their effects can be deleterious either to the processing itself and/or to the final product characteristics. This article will provide a background describing endogenous enzymes from a number of food sources and briefly describe how these enzymes may influence processing of the food material.

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

It is a well known fact that homemade food is always a healthier option for pets when compared to the market packed food. The increasing hazards to the health of the pets have made pet owners stick to containment of commercial pet food. The basic fundamentals of health for human beings are applicable for pets also.

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