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Get the Most from Your Fruits and Veggies: Polyphenol Digestion

Don’t miss out on the protective compounds fruits and vegetables offer. Read More

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Do You Need Betaine HCl?

That burning question: Are there times when adding hydrochloric acid may help? Read More

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How Do I Take Enzymes Away From Home?

Q: Can I take enzymes at home before I go out to eat at a restaurant? Read More

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Why Take Enzymes? 10 Tips

Guest Post by Dr. Devin Houston for the TACA Autism Foundation Read More

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How to Have Happier Holiday Digestion

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

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Enzymes and Children

Tummy troubles? Children may benefit from enzymes as long as you follow a few guidelines. Read More

How Stress Gets to Your Gut

A recent review of the medical literature turned up an interesting paper on stress and its effects on the gut1.  Stress can affect gastric secretion, gut motility, and mucosal... 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