Dr. Houston's Blog

Are raw foods a source of enzymes?

Once in a while I get an email admonishing me for not emphasizing raw foods as a source of digestive enzymes. Read More

Tips for matching enzymes and foods

Some enzyme-food pairings are obvious: lactase with lactose (dairy) and cellulase for cellulose (fibrous foods). But most enzyme names are somewhat ambiguous as to which foods they affect. Read More

Zyme Prime Chewable with Xylitol/Fructose is Back!

We recently made some changes to our Zyme Prime Chewable by switching from fructose/xylitol to a stevia-based sweetener. Read More

Enzymes Can Handle The Heat!

This heat wave is creating havoc with my garden and lawn, and our dog is considering leaving for Alaska! Seriously though, the heat wave shows no signs of letting up... Read More

Increased Protein Digestion Reduces Food Allergenicity

Food intake, considered a pleasure by most, also represents a health hazard in situations where metabolism is altered or if food proteins are recognized as harmful by the immune system. Read More

DPP IV, Casomorphin and SIDS

As if new parents didn't have enough to worry about their newborns... A new study published in the journal Neuropeptides appeared to implicate low levels of DPP IV, an enzyme... Read More

Secretin: Hormone, not enzyme!

I appreciate any positive attention the Main Stream Media gives to the autism issue.  However, I wish they would get their facts straight.  A review of the different "treatments" for... Read More

Q: Enzymes from raw foods?

Q: If [my son] eats an apple a day would that be enough enzymes for a five-year-old? If I added some kiwi between meals would that be enough? A: No, the amount... Read More

Get your Enzymes Quick Start Guide

After looking over our web site, are you still unsure which product to try or how to use it?   Our new Enzymes Quick Start Guide may be helpful to you. Read More

Top 10 (year) reasons to use Houston Enzymes

2011 will mark the 10thanniversary of Houston Enzymes. Read More