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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

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

TACA Autism Webinar: Enzymes for Your Real Life

Register now for the May 17 webinar "Enzymes for Your Real Life", hosted by TACA (Talk About Curing Autism). Read More

Exorphin Peptides from Food May Affect Cysteine Uptake

Restrictive dietary interventions such as the gluten-free and casein-free diets have shown to be helpful in improving intestinal balance as well as autoimmune and neurological issues. Read More

Chemicals or Enzymes? Pigging Out on Starch Ingredients May Hold the Answer

The food industry often uses chemically modified starches (CMS) to “enhance” food products.  CMS are used to change the gooeyness of a food ingredient and are used in a... Read More

3 Tips for Timing Enzymes

We have a few timing tips to help you get the most from taking enzymes: 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

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

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