Dr. Houston's Blog

Category: Digestion

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How much and how often? Enzyme tips for best results

If you’ve ever questioned how much enzyme to take, as well as how often – you aren’t alone. Read More

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Should you take HCl (Hydrochloric acid)?

My anatomy professor in college amazed us naive students one day by drinking a glass of diluted hydrochloric acid (HCl), also known as betaine.  Read More

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How Enzymes Knock Down Food Intolerances

Does eating a good meal sometimes result in not-so-good digestion for you? Read More

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How to Use Enzymes for Happier Holiday Digestion

The holidays are notorious for obliterating any kind of diet. The foods we eat for end-of-year gatherings are different from the rest of the year. Read More

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Enzymes vs. Probiotics: What are the Differences You Need to Know?

Are you frustrated with trying to figure out the differences between enzyme and probiotic supplements? And whether either really matters for gut health? Read More

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How to Get the Most Benefit from Digestive Enzymes

You’re probably here because you realize the importance of a well-maintained gastrointestinal tract and you want effective supplements that support gut health.   Read More

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How Enzymes Can Help with the Ketogenic Diet

Imagine a diet that allows you to eat bacon, eggs, butter, steak, and cheese to your heart’s content, and you still lose weight. Sounds like a cruel joke, right?Actually, it’s not. 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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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