So, avoid ‘free-range’ meats. And the most effective way for them to defend themselves against hungry predators like humans is by producing toxic chemical proteins called lectins. Many ancient medicine men and physicians began utilizing them to treat certain ailments. Then everything got overlooked. When he fasts, he only takes water and supplements. I wonder if you could enlighten me on a few things? And peanuts are actually legumes. Are they an acceptable food for phase 1? Keep your carbs low. So, how do you know what foods to consume and what to steer clear of? However, they also provide more lectins and other anti-nutrients.
And cooked carrots? The book says raw carrots are okay but never mentions cooked carrots or bamboo shoots. Thanks in advance. Lectin Free Mama question posted – What about bamboo shoots? As a patient of Dr. Cristy loves crafting original compliant recipes like this Artichoke Gazpacho, curating wellness tips, and writing about new adventures. You can also follow her on Instagram. Low Histamine and Lectin-free combined food list, Eat Beautiful Comment: What about bamboo shoots and water chestnuts.
Dr Gundry’s new way of eating is controversial. Image: iStock. New York Times bestseller Dr Steven Gundry has created a whole new food pyramid eating guide that’s meant to heal your gut, promote weight loss and reverse diabetes. We all grew up learning about our healthy eating pyramid – veggies, legumes and fruit make up the bottom and largest portion, then comes wholegrains, followed by lean meats and dairy, and healthy fats represent the very top tier. Dr Steven Gundry, M. Gundry is best known for casting doubt on a handful of foods widely thought to be healthy. His thesis is that lectins, a type of plant protein found in certain foods think beans, brown rice, chia seeds, nuts, tomatoes, quinoa and many more actually damage the gut wall by causing inflammation, thus resulting in many modern diseases. Gundry believes eliminating lectins will not only lower inflammation, but will also help you lose weight and boost your overall wellness. Like what you see? Sign up to our bodyandsoul.