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They are plant enzymes that help break down proteins into amino Protease enzyme 1 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition caasnacids through a process called “proteolysis”.


The most common protease enzymes in plants are bromelain, papain, and actinidain.


Food Sources:

Fruits: banana, kiwi, mango, papaya, and pineapple.


Health Benefits:

  1. Help with digestion of proteins.
  2. Help reduce inflammation.
  3. May speed up healing in burns.
  4. May help alleviate pain and inflammation in arthritis.
  5. Are used as an adjuvant in post-surgical recovery.
  6. May prevent from blood clotting.