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  • researchers
  • Some researchers believe that dietary lectins can raise the risk of autoimmune disease. (healthline.com)
  • The work of some researchers indicates that lectins could contribute to gastrointestinal problems, food intolerances and inflammatory and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to Carolyn Pierini, a nutritional consultant and clinical laboratory scientist specializing in medical microbiology. (livestrong.com)
  • isolate
  • Following conventional purification steps, we isolate the specific anti-lectin antibody by affinity chromatography on lectin-agarose columns. (vectorlabs.com)
  • grains
  • Due to the lectins (and other anti-nutrients), they say that people should remove legumes and grains from their diet. (healthline.com)
  • Foods with the highest lectin content include grains, beans and nightshades. (livestrong.com)
  • You can use these techniques to make grains and legumes more acceptable for a low-lectin diet. (livestrong.com)
  • Foods
  • Lectins are a group of compounds found in vegetable foods to protect the plant against potential threat. (livestrong.com)
  • Your low-lectin diet should be based on low-lectin foods. (livestrong.com)
  • The processing of high-lectin foods, such as cooking, soaking and sprouting, could help reduce their lectin content. (livestrong.com)
  • It is acceptable to have a theory, but this idea about lectins being "disease-causing" and that people need to avoid beans, vegetable and nuts in order to get healthy and lose weight, has been thoroughly disproven by the thousands of studies documenting the health and longevity benefits of these foods. (drfuhrman.com)
  • The most recent book warning against lectins is full of twisted and incorrect information that will further confuse and harm the public - who are already eating an insufficient amount of plant foods. (drfuhrman.com)
  • This action of lectins is most likely a contributing factor to the pro-weight loss and anti-diabetes effects of beans and other plant foods. (drfuhrman.com)
  • In fact, foods having more lectins are longevity promoting. (drfuhrman.com)
  • beans
  • Eating raw kidney beans can lead to lectin poisoning, the main symptoms of which include severe abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea ( 8 ). (healthline.com)
  • results
  • Accompanying each fluorescent lectin kit is an analysis data sheet summarizing the results of our quality control tests and providing pertinent information on the product. (vectorlabs.com)
  • avoid
  • 20, 21 It is likely there are individuals who should avoid a specific food because of their individual response to a lectin in that food. (drfuhrman.com)