Digestive Aid. Suitable for Vegetarians. As we age hydrochloric acid and digestive enzyme secretion both decline; there is a natural need to replenish the body's digestive enzymes. Add to that the many additional factors - poor eating habits inadequate chewing "eating on the run" and over-consumption of alcohol - that contribute to digestive problems. Essential Enzymes™ is highly effective because it is a Bio-Aligned™ formula that contains a wide array of enzymes that break down proteins fats milk sugars fiber and carbohydrates in a wide pH range. It aids the body's natural digestive process maximizing the body's utilization of the nutrients in the diet while decreasing digestive discomforts. Essential Enzymes™ is now available in convenient blister packs that can be used for meals outside the home. Each capsule contains 500 mg of an all-vegetarian broad spectrum blend of digestive enzymes.