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March 1st, 2016

Know Your Lectins

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Recent media have suggested that lectins, found in legumes and grains, can be toxic to one’s gut, and may even lead to autoimmune disorders such as Crohn’s disease and celiac disease. Jacalyn See, clinical dietitian at Mayo Clinic debunks this myth and explains why we shouldn’t eliminate this nutritious carbohydrate-binding protein from our diet. Lectins […]

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Tags: Carbohydrates, celiac disease, diet, grains, Jacalyn See, lectins, legumes, protein

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