What do digestive enzyme supplements do? And are they good to take?

Substitute. Enzyme supplements substitute for deficiency of your own body's enzymes. Unless you have pancreatic disease, cystic fibrosis or known deficiency of enzymes, supplements aren't necessary. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Enzyme supplements. Digestive enzyme supplements helps to digest the variety of food you eat depending upon what kind you take. By facilitating the digestion, the nutrients gets absorbed and provide the substrate for the building blocks of the body. Whenever there is deficiency of the enzymes there may be malabsorption of the food causes abdominal bloating and cramps and diarrhea. Common form is lactose intolearce.