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 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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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