So, I've been having problems with olive oil for a while. At first I thought it was a matter of adulterated oil, but now I'm starting to think that maybe it's a matter of sensitivity to something in the oil. When I put some of it in my mouth... (more)
So, while away on holiday I read a great book called 'Born to Run' by Chris McDougall, in which he makes quite a bit of a point about how native tribes in Mexico - specifically the ultra-marathon running Tamahura, have a diet that comprises a lot... (more)
Question: ...has anyone heard about people comparing modernly farmed grains with what I would call 'original' grains. First, lets look at the science. There are at least three scientific papers on this subject. In the first one,(1) The... (more)
Hello dears. After so many years of experimentation, I've found that a low-Lectin no-sugar diet makes me feel optimal. This is the exclusion of... -dairy -tubers -corn -minimal eggs -nuts -pork -fruit -honey/agave/all sugars By optimal I mean... (more)
I used to give my old dog glucosamine. It worked miracles for his joint pain. Others have experienced similar results and clinical trials have back up its efficacy. But does anyone know how/why exactly it works?
I've what appears to be an allergy/sensitivity to many foods. I'm still not entirely sure what it is I'm allergic to, but I've had success in reducing symptoms by avoiding the below foods or loading up on anti-histamines and ibuprofen right... (more)
I live in South East Asia, and I was wondering about the possible substitution of meat with tempeh from Indonesia. It is made from fermented soybeans. Does tempeh have lectins and is tempeh considered a healthy food in the paeleolithic diet?
Hi, I just read the lectin story (http://www.krispin.com/lectin.html) and noticed that IgA is actually the guts defense machanism to protect us from lectin damage. So I was wondering which foods I can eat to give my body the optimal building... (more)
They are glycoproteins. Proteins (chains of amino acids) with a sugar attached. I don't know much about immunology but as a layman I would suspect that your body doesn't have any problems manufacturing antibodies out of some amino acids and sugar... (more)
Assume that the person does not believe in Evolution. Yes thats something else we need to work on. but bear with me. I need the 130word quicksell on why wheat is bad. Assume they have no previous knowledge of lectins, phytic acid, gluten, WGA,... (more)