Pepsin, What Is It?
I write articles to inform you, the people, on matters that you
would generally not know a whole lot about. This article was
scheduled to be about "Pepsin". Wow. i cant even decode raw
material about this stuff! But as i read through it i started
Alright, this is the simplest definition that I could find on
the word "Pepsin". Here goes... " Pepsin is a
digestive protease released by the chief cells in the stomach
that functions to degrade food proteins into peptides." What is
that? This stuff grinds my gears becuase it is completely and
As i read through pages and pages of what they call
"information" on pepsin, several questions ran through my mind.
the first is simply "Why?!". Were we running out of small,
simple words? It seems medicine has a tendency to create words
long and unpronouncable. Woops! I guess the word
"unpronouncable" should be in medicine too. But seriously
doctor, come on.
And how many other people are doing things just like me, trying
to educate the public on things that they would never bother
with otherwise. As if THEY could decode "pepsin" either! So i
have come to the conclusion that historically, doctors have come
up with massive medical terms to sound smarter than the average
person. Granted, they ARE smarter than the average person, but
way to throw it in our face guys! Those doctors really grind my