DigestEssentials is a comprehensive and completely vegetarian digestive enzyme supplement to support digestive tract function and nutrient absorption. As a broad-spectrum multiple enzyme formula it provides digestive activity for a full range of proteins found in the intestinal tract. DigestEssentials is formulated to assist in the breaking down of plant and animal proteins, as well as peptides derived from casein and gluten. It is recommended for vegetarians, those on gluten and casein free diets, people with deficient digestive enzymes, and geriatric individuals. DigestEssentials also includes the unique enzyme Dipeptidyl peptidase IV, which digests protein peptides from dairy products and cereal grains (exophins, casomorphin, gluteomorphin and gliadomorphin) that are generally resistant to complete digestion.