Dr. Houston's Blog

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

Finding Your Perfect Enzyme Protocol

The most difficult part of my job is trying to answer the many questions I receive from customers. Read More

Capsule and tablet size

"How big are the capsules?" "What do the chewable tablets look like?" Read More

DPP IV discovered! Again!?

The year 1999 doesn't seem that long ago to me.  That was the year I found that some food-grade protease blends contained an unusual enzyme, DPP IV (dipeptidyl peptidase IV). Read More

How to take enzymes at school

Here are our tips for enzyme success at school. Read More