PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., July 8, 2008 – Enzymedica, Inc., a manufacturer of indication-specific enzyme-based finished products, confirmed today that Protein Optimize(TM), its enzyme supplement designed to improve the digestion of proteins, was recently recognized by NSF International's Athletic Banned Substances Certification Program (also known as Certified for Sport) for meeting its stringent independent certification guidelines.
As part of the certification, Protein Optimize bottles are allowed to carry a unique NSF mark on each product label to assist athletes, coaches and others concerned with sports nutrition products in determining safe and verifiable label claims. As the program title suggests, the focused guidelines minimize the risk of sports nutrition products containing banned substances via a consensus process involving regulatory, industry and consumer groups. An excellent addition to protein supplements, Protein Optimize's capsules are designed to take in conjunction with protein in powder form, bar form or as a supplement to high-protein meals. The supplement is available at national health stores and online at www.enzymedica.com.
"As athletes and fitness-minded consumers seek out safe and effective sports nutrition products, we are happy to provide Protein Optimize as a certified supplement to help meet protein requirements," said Tom Bohager, president of Enzymedica. "In addition to the sports nutrition community, Protein Optimize's NSF certification can offer further confidence to anyone who is health-conscious, including the aging population who may require additional protein in their diets."
For more information about NSF International's 60-year certification history and its Certified for Sport program, visit the NSF Program Index at www.nsf.org/business and select "Athletic Banned Substances."
About Enzymedica, Inc.:
Florida-based Enzymedica, Inc., was founded in 1998 to offer consumers targeted enzyme products that address digestion issues, food allergies and intolerances, cardiovascular issues, immune function and inflammation. The exclusive Enzymedica Thera-blend(TM) process combines different strains of each major enzyme to work more broadly in the digestive tract and throughout the entire body.
Enzymedica's products are made from only the highest quality plant and plant-based enzymes and are 100 percent vegan and vegetarian.
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