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Are lectins bad for you? Why you shouldn’t worry about consuming them

a person about to eat a salad with lectins

Do you sometimes experience digestive problems or irritation after eating some foods? If you notice whole grains, beans, or “nightshade” vegetables trigger some discomfort, lectins, a substance of these foods, maybe the leading cause. Lectins are proteins found in all plants but are in large amounts in nuts, legumes, seeds, wheat, and some veggies. Commonly […]