Dr. Devin Houston

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

How to digest that massive Thanksgiving meal

Time to get out the roasters, good dinner plates and recipe books to create that amazing Thanksgiving Day dinner. Read More

Enjoy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Enzymes

Do you love roasted pumpkin seeds as much as we do? Besides being delicious, pumpkin seeds are a good source of polyunsaturated fats, fiber, minerals and protein. Read More

The Mold Question

Q: Are your enzymes grown on aspergillus and is there any aspergillus or mold in the enzyme product? A:  First, let's get the wording correct.  Enzymes are not "grown on" Aspergillus,... Read More

Goodbye, gallbladder; hello, enzymes

I recently had my gallbladder removed, an experience shared by a great many people.  My only symptoms had been two episodes of pain after eating a meal fairly high in fats. Read More