Tag Archives: Digestive Health

Lectins: Friends or Foes?

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Lectins are proteins found in a lot of the foods you eat. Sounds harmless right? Well, not so fast – some lectins are at the root of serious health problems. Yet, on the other hand, some are really good for your body. I know this can be confusing, so allow me to easily sort this […]

How Lectins Attack Your Body

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Lectins are proteins that are mostly concentrated in the reproductive part of a plant’s life cycle (the seed). However, lectins are often found throughout the plant as well and are used as a chemical weapon to protect that plant – sort of a natural insecticide. Because of their ability to ward off bugs, some crops […]

Signs and Symptoms of Leaky Gut

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Leaky gut is extremely common and can lead to devastating health problems. Yet most people who have it… don’t even know it. To make things worse, most doctors don’t understand the condition, or don’t know anything about it, and usually don’t consider it when evaluating a sick patient. So leaky gut goes undetected in most […]