Dr. Devin Houston

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Why Take Enzymes? 10 Tips

Guest Post by Dr. Devin Houston for the TACA Autism Foundation Read More

Changes in blood-brain barrier, intestinal permeability found in individuals with autism

Though the sample size for this initial study is small it does merit further study. The fact that ASD children may also have compromised blood-brain barriers has been postulated for... Read More

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How to Have 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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Does Your Doctor Know This 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

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Enzymes and Children

Tummy troubles? Children may benefit from enzymes as long as you follow a few guidelines. Read More

How Stress Gets to Your Gut

A recent review of the medical literature turned up an interesting paper on stress and its effects on the gut1.  Stress can affect gastric secretion, gut motility, and mucosal... Read More

Why Your Child (and You!) Still Need Enzymes

by Dr. Devin Houston, Ph.D. from the TACA Autism Blog The best manner in which to judge the credibility of any product, practice or methodology within a population is... 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

Gut Bacteria May Influence Risk for Diabetes

[caption id="attachment_642" align="aligncenter" width="222"] Species of gut bacteria. Source: Centers for Disease Control[/caption] A recent article provides more evidence that many of our health problems are linked to not just... Read More

Bugs, Bumps and Better Digestion: Get Hot Summer Tips

Our popular summertime enzyme tips are back! Along with the heat, humidity and bugs come more outdoor activities for the kids, which means more chance of bumps, bites, and bruises. Read More