Dietary Lectins as Disease Causing Toxicants

  title={Dietary Lectins as Disease Causing Toxicants},
  author={Rabia Hamid and Akbar Masood},
Lectins are carbohydrate binding proteins present in most plants, especially seeds and tubers like cereals, potatoes and beans. It is now well established that many lectins are toxic, inflammatory, resistant to cooking and digestive enzymes and present in much of our food and sometimes cause "food poisoning." The global pattern of varying prevalence of… CONTINUE READING