Tomatoes are off-limits in Dr Gundry’s Plant Paradox protocol because of the lectins they contain. Removing the skins and the seeds, or, buying tinned tomatoes that have had the skins and seeds removed, is unlikely to make them lectin free as the lectins are in the juice.Read More
Processed Resistant Starch fiber, taken as supplements, has the opposite effect on stool motility to green Bananas.Read More
Research shows that magnesium supplementation is able to increase testosterone and reduce cortisol levels during physical exercise.
Much research, in fact, shows that magnesium may be among the most beneficial nutrients for hard–training athletes; and for this reason, we find magnesium–containing formulas often marketed within the realm of sports nutrition, as performance–enhancers.
But while magnesium, itself may offer numerous benefits, there may be a few potential problems with some forms of magnesium commonly used in nutritional supplements.
This review looks at the available evidence to see which of high Sodium (Na+), high Potassium (K+) or a high Potassium/Sodium ratio is most beneficial for our heart health.Read More
In some traditional cultures Red Kidney Beans are cooked with a little bit of sugar. A group of scientists wondered if the sugar might act, in some way, to reduce lectin toxicity in the beans. In 2010 they put this to the test by feeding three groups of Sprague-Dawley rats different diets; standard rat chow, standard rat chow plus 26% raw Red Kidney Bean powder or standard rat chow plus 26% Red Kidney Bean powder plus sucrose.Read More