Melissa Benoit

How many enzymes should I take?

The number of enzymes that you should take depends on the type of enzyme you are using and how much fat you are eating.

 

Check how many enzymes you should be taking with our Enzyme Calculator

 

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For ECS 8
Take 1 ECS 8 FOR EVERY 4-5 grams of FAT you EAT
Click here for examples to show how the amount of ECS 8 enzymes you need changes with different meals and snacks.

For Creon 10
Take 1 Creon 10 FOR EVERY 5 grams of FAT you EAT
Click here for examples to show how the amount of Creon 10 enzymes you need changes with different meals and snacks. 

For ECS 20
Take 1 ECS 20 FOR EVERY 10 grams of FAT you EAT
Click here for examples to show how the amount of ECS 20 enzymes you need changes with different meals and snacks.
 
For Creon 25
Take 1 Creon 25 FOR EVERY 12 grams of FAT you EAT
Click here for examples to show how the amount of Creon 25 enzymes you need changes with different meals and snacks.

* Some people need more enzymes than others. If you have symptoms, such as greasy, loose stools and weight loss, you can try increasing the number of enzymes that you take. Talk to your dietitian or doctor.