Everything You Need To Know About Lectin Toxicity

Everything You Need To Know About Lectin Toxicity

If you’re at all curious about nutrition, it’s no doubt you’ve seen the word “lectin” before. Research about how dietary lectins (aka binding proteins) negatively affect your immune response, cell growth, and intestinal permeability is growing every day. But if you don’t know much about lectin toxicity, let’s shed some light on the matter. Plant […]

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The Truth About Lectins In Rice: Does Rice Have Lectins?

The Truth About Lectins In Rice: Does Rice Have Lectins?

There are quite a few reasons rice has become such a popular dietary staple throughout the centuries. Rice may seem to complement every different flavor, vegetable, and animal product, but, whether you’re cooking wild rice, white rice, or any other variety, there’s something you should know — There are loads of dangerous plant lectins in […]

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A Low-Lectin Lifestyle: Are Cucumbers High In Lectins?

A Low-Lectin Lifestyle: Are Cucumbers High In Lectins?

Whole grains, nightshade vegetables, kidney beans and other legumes. What do all of these so thought “healthy” plant foods have in common? They’re full of dangerous dietary lectins. But there are other toxic culprits out there and it’s high time they’re made known. Among them: the cucumber. Cucumbers do have substantial lectin content. So then […]

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Does Peanut Butter Have Lectins? YES, It Does!

Does Peanut Butter Have Lectins? YES, It Does!

Let’s not beat around the peanut bush: unless you’re allergic to this particular nut butter, you may be one of the many people who love peanut butter. It’s a staple of the Western diet. If you’re like so many others, you were probably sent to school every day with a helping of peanut butter spread […]

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