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Category: Allergies and Intolerances

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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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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

Devin Houston, Ph.D.

The Mold Question

Q: Are your enzymes grown on aspergillus and is there any aspergillus or mold in the enzyme product? A:  First, let's get the wording correct.  Enzymes are not "grown on" Aspergillus, they... Read More

How Enzymes Knock Down Food Allergens 

Food intake, considered a pleasure by most, also represents a health hazard in situations where metabolism is altered or if food proteins are recognized as harmful by the immune system. Read More