One of the enzymes that help digest starch is gluco-amylase. Starch is a type of sugar or carbohydrate. Usually, carbohydrates are converted into glucose in the body. Glucose plays an important role in supplying energy to the body. Gluco-amylase is one of the enzymes in the body that enable the digestion of carbohydrates. When we analyse starch, we can see that it is a long chain of glucose molecules attached to each other. This is also called a polymer. In addition to glucose, several other enzymes are needed in the body to digest starch.

If the body lacks gluco-amylase, it is not possible to break down the long chains of glucose molecules properly. This causes the nutrients to end up in the large intestine. Here, fermentation takes place which can cause unpleasant symptoms. Intoleran has developed a product which may be able to provide support. The product contains gluco-amylase.

The product Starchway contains the enzymes invertase (7500 units) and gluco-amylase (2500 units). Always bear in mind that this is a dietary supplement. A healthy lifestyle and a varied, balanced diet are important, and supplements are no substitute for them. Do you experience complaints when consuming certain foods containing carbohydrates? Then always consult your GP or dietician before taking any steps. A GP or dietician can make the correct diagnosis. Do you still have questions after reading this information? Then please contact us.

our products

quatrase forte – 36 capsules


Capsules containing four different enzymes to aid the digestion of various FODMAPs such as lactose. Ideal for the consumption of large amounts of FODMAPs.


starchway – 50 capsules

starch and sucrose intolerance

Capsules containing the enzymes Invertase and Gluco-Amylase.


fructase – 36 capsules

fructose intolerance

Capsules with the enzyme Xylose Isomerase


fibractase forte – 36 capsules

fructan and galactan intolerance

Capsules containing the enzyme Alpha Galactosidase.


lactase 20,000 – 50 scored tablets

lactose intolerance

This product is the highest lactase dosage tablet we supply. It is ideal if you are very sensitive to lactose or when consuming large amounts of lactose from food.


free advice from our dietitians

Do you have questions about our products? Feel free to contact us. One of our dietitians will help you find the supplement that fits your needs best.

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