Lectin

Avoid the Harmful Effects of Dietary Lectins

The internet is ripe with foods we should or shouldn’t eat such as fat, sugar and salt. However there are properties in food that has not received as much attention. These are dietary lectins.

What are lectins? Lectins are proteins found in some foods that can have harmful effects on our body. They cannot be digested and end up in our bloodstream resulting in symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. These are the signs of food poisoning.

There are ways to protect ourselves. It starts with understanding which foods contain…