Maltase is one of the enzymes that takes an important part in the digestive process. It is responsible for breaking down disaccharide maltose into glucose molecules which the body needs for energy. Maltase can be found in our mouths and in the lining of Intestinal walls. The enzyme helps other enzymes to break down complex sugars and starches so the body can easily digest them.
Benefits of Maltase: Maltase is used to help children with autism spectrum disorder since they have low amounts of maltase In their bodies. By supplementing maltase levels among autistic children, it alleviates the symptoms of chronic irritation of the stomach, duodenum, and esophagus. Maltase also helps reduce chronic diarrhea, cramping, excess gut mucosal secretions, and abdominal distension in children. Fungal-derived maltase improves digestive and gastrointestinal health of children suffering from challenging digestive conditions.