Dr. Devin Houston

How to Survive Holiday Feasting with Enzymes

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

Gut-Brain Connections

A recent article in Nature, a scientific journal, outlines several recent and on-going studies concerning the gut microbiome. Read More

How to Get the Most Benefit from Digestive Enzymes

Enzyme supplement use continues to grow in popularity. More people are realizing the importance of a well-maintained gastrointestinal tract and are seeking effective supplements that support gut health. Read More

Correlations between Multiple Sclerosis and the Microbiome?

Interesting study about the micro biome's possible role in conditions such as MS: Digesting the emerging role for the gut microbiome in central nervous system demyelination. Joscelyn J, Kasper LH. Read More

Food combining theory doesn't add up

Gurus of "food combining" claim that eating certain foods together affects their ability to be digested. US News & World Report debunks the myth of food combining in a recent health blog post. Read More

Enzyme tip for better starch digestion

Some food enzymes work better in combination with other enzymes. For example, amylase is an enzyme associated with the breakdown of amylose, or starch, as known by most. Read More

Study: Autism and gut issues

Scientists at Columbia University found that young children with autism had increased incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms. Results were published in in the March 25, 2015 issue of JAMA Psychiatry. Read More

Speaking Event in Indianapolis

Founder and CEO of Houston Enzymes, Dr. Devin Houston, Ph.D., will be a featured speaker at Cornerstone Autism Center's upcoming conference. Read More

Enzyme spotlight: Phytase for nutritional support

Phytase is an enzyme not well known to consumers but can provide a great deal of nutritional support. Read More

Plant vs. animal-derived enzymes: Which should you use?

Enzymes with the same function, but different characteristics Read More