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What are enzymes?

*Answer*: Enzymes are proteins that help reactions to occur quickly in the body. The kind of enzymes Houston Enzymes produces are highly purified from fungal or...

How do enzymes work?

*Answer*: Enzymes work as catalysts of biochemical reactions. A catalyst increases or accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction. Digestive enzymes break down proteins, carbohydrates or...

How does digestion work?

*Answer*: Digestion starts in the mouth and moves through the gastrointestinal tract, ending in the small intestine. Along the way, enzymes break food down into smaller...

How do I choose a product?

*Answer*: Which one product or combination of products you need depends on several factors such as diet and your specific gut metabolism. Match the enzymes in...

Are enzymes safe?

*Answer*: Enzymes are safe for adults as well as children once they are old enough to eat table food.

Can enzymes be an alternative to special diets?

*Answer*: It may be possible to add back some problem foods with enzymes. Some have wondered whether enzyme products such as AFP-Peptizyde or TriEnza are meant to...

What is the recommended dose for enzymes?

*Answer*: Dosing is by the size of the meal, not age or body weight. Typically, it’s best to start with 1 capsule per meal, with the...

What is the best time for giving enzymes?

*Answer*: It’s usually best to take enzymes near the beginning of the meal. If you forget, take the enzymes when you remember as there may still...

Can I take enzymes with other medications or supplements?

*Answer*: Enzymes may be taken with other medications and supplements, including probiotics.

How do I store enzymes?

*Answer*: Store in a cupboard or on a shelf. Don’t refrigerate enzymes as the refrigerator tends to be humid and humidity isn’t good for enzymes. The...

I have never used an enzyme product. What can I expect as far as reactions?

*Answer*: Typically there are no adverse reactions. Start with a low dose (about half the recommended dose) to ensure that you have no allergies to the...

Will taking oral enzymes long-term stop the pancreas from functioning?

*Answer*: No. Pancreatic enzyme secretion is due to hormonal signals resulting from mechanical stretching of the stomach wall as food enters as well as from the...

Coenzyme Q10

CoQ10 is a biologically active quinone found in every cell of the body.  It is a cofactor in the electron transport chain, the biological pathway in...

TriEnza 180 - 180 Capsules (90 doses)

This is the economically-sized version of TriEnza.  Contains 180 capsules of our broad-spectrum combination enzyme product. Approximately 1 mg. of cellulose and Medium chain triglyceride oil...

TriEnza

TriEnza™️ is a broad-spectrum formulation that combines the best of our AFP Peptizyde, Zyme Prime, and No-Fenol into one product. Two (2) capsules* or four (4) chewable...

No-Fenol Powder - 200 dose bulk powder with cellulose

1/4 teaspoon is equivalent to 1 capsule of No-Fenol.  Contains cellulose and medium chain triglyceride oil (MCT oil).

Coenzyme Q10 - 30 softgels

CoQ10 is NOT an enzyme, it is a cofactor in the electron transport chain involved in the synthesis of ATP, the cellular form of energy.  It...

Nordic Berries - 120 Gummy Berries

Great tasting multi-vitamin in a gummy form!  Produced by Nordic Naturals.

Super Stress Complex

B-Complex vitamins with 600 mg Vitamin C and 100 mg magnesium per tablet. Produced by Reliance Vitamins.  Not formulated by Houston Nutraceuticals, Inc.