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How to Support the Digestion of Gluten

As interest in gluten-free diets continues to grow, so do alternative ways of addressing gluten digestion. Gluten, the main protein in grains such as wheat and barley, is a difficult protein... Read More

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Enzymes Can Handle Summer Heat

Question: Are enzymes inactivated at temperatures higher than 118 F? Read More

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Get the Most from Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: Polyphenol Digestion

With summer’s arrival, we look forward to fresh produce from the garden and farmer's market.Vegetables and fruits are good sources of fiber, natural sugars, vitamins, minerals and many other compounds. Read More

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New Study Finds Higher Rates of Food Allergies in Autism

Researchers at the University of Iowa found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with a food allergy than children who... Read More

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When is the best time to take a digestive enzyme?

Q of the week: When is the best time to take digestive enzymes?A: It’s usually best to take enzymes near the beginning of the meal. This is to maximize the amount of... Read More

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How to Choose an Enzyme Product for Your Digestive Needs

You’ve decided to try enzymes, but don’t know how to choose a product. Or maybe you’re already using an enzyme and not sure it’s the best one for your digestive issues. Read More

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Autism Hope Summit Interviews Dr. Devin Houston

You won't want to miss this in-depth interview with Dr. Devin Houston, CEO of Houston Enzymes, on the topic of Enzymes & Autism: How Enzymes Work for Gut Issues and Food... Read More

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Join Dr. Houston Online at the Autism Global Summit

I've been invited to be a speaker for an autism summit you won't want to miss. It's a huge online event April 9 - 12 that provides strategies for the health and... Read More

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7 Questions You Should Ask Before Starting Enzymes

Enzymes can seem intimidating. But once you have answers to a handful of key questions, you should feel comfortable with giving enzymes a try.1. How do enzymes work?Enzymes are specialized proteins. Read More