Lectins are plant proteins that trigger Inflammation

When trying to stick to an anti-inflammatory diet it may seem impossible.   There are certain food you must avoid.  But then you feel so limited it appears there is nothing left to eat.

You may recall your parents or grandparents soaking beans and lentils.  Maybe you thought they were “cleaning” them or removing things that made them less-gassy.   The act of soaking the beans and lentils helps remove the lectins from them.   Pressure cookers do the same.

Watch Dr. Gundry’s youtube video on how to cook beans and shield yourself from lectins,

The key is to limit these as much as possible but you can enjoy your beans and nightshade vegetables if you take care to prepare them.

Posted by Kris Szabo

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