Which Plant Foods Have Lectins? Your Smart Food Choices

Which Plant Foods Have Lectins? Your Smart Food Choices

There are many bad-for-you foods out there; making it pretty hard to know where to begin when it comes to eating for optimal health. And the truth is, labels like “natural,” “healthy,” and “light” can be misleading. If these so-called ‘healthy foods’ contain plant lectins, their calorie content won’t matter because they’re still damaging to […]

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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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