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Posted By Theresa de Castella
16/12/2019 10:18 pm
ONLINE SHOP NOW CLOSED! All orders for destination outside of the ACT will not be processed until 13 January 2020.  ...
Posted By Christie Stuart Christie
28/11/2019 5:41 pm
Deeks will be closed for the Christmas and New Year period for 3 weeks. Deeks will be closed from 24 December 2019 until 13 January 2020....
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 William Giles
6/11/2019 4:10 am
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 Bill GIles
6/11/2019 4:09 am
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 Bill Giles
6/11/2019 4:07 am
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 Bill Giles
6/11/2019 4:05 am
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 Bill Giles
6/11/2019 4:02 am
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 Bill Giles
6/11/2019 3:57 am
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...