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.

Sleeping Sanctuary

Sleeping Sanctuary

Salvation For The Sleep Deprived The Ultimate Guide To Sleeping, Napping, Resting And  Restoring Your Energy. Of the many things that we do just instinctively and do not give much  of a thought to, sleep is probably the most prominent one. Most of us sleep only because we have to. We sleep because we cannot stay awake all 24 hours in the day.

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