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Lectins are a type of protein found in certain types of plants. there are thousands of kinds of lectins, and some of them are now blamed for digestive problems, obesity, brain fog, and a slew of autoimmune diseases. but many of the plants that contain lectins could be among the healthiest foods in the modern diet..

Lectins can be found in many foods that are part of the average american diet. many sources of lectins are also good sources of important nutrients. understanding what foods may be dangerous….

Lectins are a type of protein that can bind to sugar. they’re sometimes referred to as antinutrients. animal studies suggest that certain lectins can reduce the body’s ability to absorb…. 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 are found in all foods, but are most concentrated in legumes and grains..

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 are found in all foods, but are most concentrated in legumes and grains..