Papain is a protein-cleaving enzyme derived from papaya and certain other plants. Papain aids in protein digestion. It is most often used as a meat tenderizer.

Para-Aminobenzoic Acid

PABA, or para-aminobenzoic acid, like choline and inositol, has not yet been 'officially' recognized as a vitamin.


Parsley is a bright green, biennial herb that is very common in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking. It is used for its leaf in much the same way as coriander, although it has a milder flavor.

Pea Fiber

Pea fiber is derived from cleaned and processed pea hulls.


The cultivated peanut or groundnut originated in South America and is now grown throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Peanuts are in the legume or dried bean family.

Pearled Barley

Pearled barley is barley that has been dehulled by machine brushing.


Phe-Tyrosine is a compound of Phenylalanine and Tyrosine, an essential amino acid.


Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid present in the mixture obtained upon hydrolysis of common proteins


Phosphorus is a major mineral found mostly in body's bones and teeth.


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Potato Protein

Potato Protein is derived from de-starched potato juice from which the proteinaceous fraction has been precipitated by thermal coagulation followed by dehydration.


Potatoes are whole tubers of the plant.


Protein is a complex nitrogenous compound made up of amino acids. Proteins are complex molecules that, like carbohydrates and fats, contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.