As a dietary supplement company we are not allowed to make any claims regarding treatment or cure of a disease, regardless of supporting scientific research. We encourage you to be an informed consumer and do your own research. Alternatively, you can contact us directly and we may be able to assist you make the most appropiate product choice to meet your individual health requirements. Here is what we can say... Why are gluten and casein a concern? Because some individuals experience digestive discomfort when they eat foods with these proteins - even when they try to avoid obvious sources: For some, hidden gluten and casein can be the cause of occasional gas, bloating, and indigestion. However, the right digestive enzymes can make a difference when trying to support a gluten free and casein free lifestyle. Why take Gluten Defense™? Gluten Defense™ is specifically formulated to defend against hidden gluten: Gluten and casein are found where you'd never expect them - salad dressings, cold cuts - even toothpaste! Gluten Defense™ features DPP IV (dipeptidyl peptidase) activity, from a protease enzyme specific to digestion of gluten and casein. Gluten Defense™ also includes a complete range of digestive enzymes: Competing products only tackle gluten - Gluten Defense™ helps you digest other proteins, fats and carbohydrates as well. What are the sources of the enzymes used in Gluten Defense™? The enzymes in Gluten Defense™ are produced through the fermentation of fungal organisms, including Aspergillus and Rhizopus. The enzymes are isolated and purified in a highly controlled laboratory environment. Our high quality standards and extensive laboratory testing have shown that no yeast or mold is present in the ingredients or the final product. Directions Two UltraCaps™ with each meal or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.