Dr. Devin Houston

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How to get the most from polyphenols in fruits and veggies

We all know that vegetables and fruits are good sources of fiber, natural sugars, vitamins, and minerals.  Read More

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Goodbye, gallbladder. Hello, enzymes.

A few years ago, I had my gallbladder removed, an experience shared by a great many people. Approximately 500,000 gallbladder surgeries are performed in the U.S. 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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What Your Doctor May Not Know About Enzymes

My doctoral education in the early 1980s included the first two years of medical school. I distinctly remember a lecturer in biochemistry stating that enzymes could not be taken orally... Read More