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Should I Avoid Lectins?

Should I Avoid Lectins?

June 8, 2024

What are lectins?

Should I avoid them?

Are lectins inflammatory?

This week on A Different Perspective, Doc digs into the details of this topic. He explains what lectins are, where they can be found, the effects they can have on the body, and how to address those effects: All in a way that’s relatable and easy to understand.

Some topics covered are:

  • Concerns about lectins: What are the main reasons to avoid lectins, based on what most people are told? Are they truly a concern or could these concerns be a bit overblown? Doc covers the facts and why some people say they have valid reasons to avoid lectins.
  • Potential benefits of lectins: On the other side of the lectin debate, Doc explores the potential positives of lectins and when it might be beneficial to consume them. The effects are worth noting, but in what situations might there be benefits to lectins?
  • How cooking changes foods: Doc has discussed in the past how cooking and cooling foods can change the nutrients and the effect that food may have on the body. How does this concept impact “anti-nutrients” like lectins? What other “anti-nutrients” have a different effect based on cooking and cooling?
  • Food sources: Doc provides a few examples of foods that are high in lectins. Whether you’re avoiding lectins or starting to add them to your diet, it’s good to know where you can find them!

In his Last 10%, Doc describes Fauci’s latest appearance on the news, as well as the upcoming “bird flu.” He addresses the idea of “following the science,” and how science isn’t necessarily a blind truth to follow without questioning the methods – that’s not how the scientific method works. He also encourages you to do your research on vaccines and understand your rights around them – the schedule isn’t a law!

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For further information, check out these resources:

https://www.thewellnessway.com/protein-calculator/

https://www.thewellnessway.com/plant-based-protein-and-lectins-should-you-be-concerned/

https://www.thewellnessway.com/how-do-i-give-up-gluten/

https://www.thewellnessway.com/protein-for-weight-loss-can-plant-based-work/

https://www.thewellnessway.com/adp/plant-based-proteins-vs-animal-meat-which-is-better/

Articles and studies cited in this video:

https://nutritionsource.hsph.harvard.edu/anti-nutrients/lectins/

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/dietary-lectins#dangers

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32987890/

https://sci-hub.ru/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32987890/

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