• How Lectins Affect Your Hormones

    September 24, 2018lectinfreemama

    Written by: Danielle Hayden Ever find yourself struggling to get through the day, only to fall in bed and find your heart and mind wide awake? That’s your hormones. Ever find your toes and fingers weirdly cold, even when it’s warm outside? Hormones. Ever eat a huge meal, only to find yourself ravenously hungry an…

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  • Diseases in Remission

    March 26, 2018lectinfreemama

    The success rate of achieving disease remission through a low lectin diet.

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  • Essential Cookware

    March 19, 2018lectinfreemama

    Essential cookware for a healthy kitchen.

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  • The 6 Best Alternatives to Sugar

    December 6, 2017lectinfreemama

    I’ve done a 3-part series on the top 12 grain-free flours. Since holiday baking season is upon us, here is “the dirt” on baking’s sweet companion to flour: sugar. There are 6 different Plant Paradox acceptable alternatives to sugar. This article will explain what those 6 sweeteners are, how they’re digested in the body, and how they’re made.…

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  • The Indigenous Diet Study: Australian Aborigines

    November 4, 2017lectinfreemama

    For the past couple decades, we’ve been told that whole foods and whole grains are better for us than refined ones. They have more fiber, more protein, more vitamins, lower cholesterol, speed digestion, etc… Why is it, then, that the oldest and healthiest cultures in the world, like the Australian Aborigines, for example, have been…

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  • How to Make Tomatoes Safer to Eat

    October 7, 2017lectinfreemama

    It’s been several months since I started the Plant Paradox Protocol, and my garden outside is dotted with plump, juicy red fruit. Yes, the tomatoes are in peak season. Rather than let them shrivel and decay on the vine, I decided to try my hand at peeling, de-seeding, and pressure cooking these end-of-summer staples. Also,…

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  • Pressure Cooking Guide

    September 24, 2017lectinfreemama

    How to introduce phase 3 foods on the Plant Paradox diet.

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  • The 4 Best Lectin Free Flours

    September 10, 2017lectinfreemama

    This is the Winner’s Circle of a large post I did on baking with grain-free flours. I’ve chosen the best flours in categories of my own making! Each winner is chosen not only for its superior nutritional benefits, but also for its price and availability. In an ideal world, it’d be nice to bake with the rarest,…

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  • Standing up to POTS

    June 5, 2017lectinfreemama

    I’ve created this blog to document my journey of undiagnosed chronic illness and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), from onset to diagnosis to healing, in hopes that it may someday help someone else on a similar journey, who is just as frustrated and confused as I was. I saw no fewer than two dozen doctors over…

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