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Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 3:10 pm
There are about 250,000 types of lectins. Many types are not used in plant defence. Quinoa has no scientific reference to lectins for defence....
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 3:09 pm
Humans can only eat a few hundred species of plants out of the hundreds of thousands of species living on the planet. Most plants are just too toxic to eat because each plant species uses a great variety of defence chemicals, and among them are the toxic lectin groups....
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 3:07 pm
Plant lectins, found across the grains, are considered as anti-nutrients, because they block nutrient absorption and cause gut inflammation. Every person who eats grains experiences low to high grade immune system inflammation and subsequent disruption to the function of gut cells....
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 3:05 pm
In plants, the main function of lectins is to protect the plant cells against invading fungi, virus and bacteria (microorganisms). Plants also use lectins to protect themselves against the insects and animals that attempt to eat them. Plant lectins can cause animal cells such as red-blood cells...
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 3:02 pm
The appropriate answer is that, all Deeks products are guaranteed free of the group of agglutinins that occur in grass seeds and don’t occur in vegetable seeds such as quinoa. A point to understand is that ALL plants possess lectins....
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 3:00 pm
Lectins are a very diverse class of sugar-binding protein chemicals that are found in all forms of life—animals, plants, and microorganisms, including humans. ...
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
6/11/2019 2:57 pm
We often here about the latest and greatest diet that is sweeping the world. These then get over taken by another diet and another and we get a repetition of the “Fad Diet”. Grain Free is not a fad diet....
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
7/05/2019 8:33 pm
Eating bakery products is a part of our cultural heritage. When we consume normal grain-based bakery products and are not completely healthy, then lectins such as gluten, zein, orzenin and other prolamins, can stimulate the release of zonulin and can affect the function of protective gut...
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
7/05/2019 8:28 pm
Deeks was the founded by Robert De Castella and Bill Giles. The purpose of Deeks was to make bakery products that are Grain Free - improving gut health, unloading the immune system and being gluten free. Deeks doesn’t use any genetically modified ingredients, and preservatives or additives....
Posted By Bill Giles
7/05/2019 4:37 pm
Nutrient uptake through the enterocyte cells, along with that through the gap junctions is regulated by chemicals called proteases. More than 20 proteases are known to affect permeability for nutrition uptake. Proteases can be secreted by the body cells (e.g., pancreatic proteases) to assist...