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What is Lectins?

Lectins

What are Lectins?

Classification: Biologically Inappropriate

Lectins are naturally occurring proteins that are found in most plants. Some foods that contain higher amounts of lectins include beans, peanuts, lentils, tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, fruits, and wheat and other grains. Lectins serve a protective function for plants as they grow (see: Wikipedia).

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