All posts by: Dr. Eric Huntington

Nightshade Vegetables: Harmful or Healthful?

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Vegetables are extremely important for your health, but they’re not all created equal… One category of vegetables, known as nightshades, are controversial because they can cause symptoms and health problems.  Some people can tolerate certain nightshade vegetables in moderation, while others need to avoid these same ones completely because of how their body functions. If […]

The Most Damaging Lectins to Avoid

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Lectins are naturally occurring proteins found in most plants. Whether you know it or not, you’re definitely consuming them. So, what’s the problem, isn’t protein good for you? Not necessarily! Some lectins are harmful to your health because they stimulate inflammation and damage your gut. On the other hand, not all lectins are bad for […]