Tag: lectins

Does Sucrose Inhibit Kidney Bean Lectin?

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.

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