Tag Archives: Lectins

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 […]

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 […]