• The Difference Between a Diet and a Lifestyle

    July 27, 2017lectinfreemama

      I hear people say about their changed eating habits, “It’s not a diet; it’s a lifestyle choice,” and I wonder what the heck that even means. I heard one woman say once, “Oh, I don’t miss bread because my…

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  • Why Do We Care More About New Babies Than New Moms?

    July 21, 2017lectinfreemama

      It’s an important question, and before you yell “Because adorable innocent baby, DUH,” I’m not talking about why we take more pictures of babies or why we all want to touch babies or why we turn into singing, cooing weirdos…

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  • The Secret to Dr. Gundry’s Success

    July 13, 2017lectinfreemama

    If you don’t know who Dr. Gundry is, he’s the author of the new book The Plant Paradox and The Plant Paradox Cookbook (affiliate links). He’s a pretty successful guy: his diet treats the root cause of disease and has…

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  • Stop Blocking Your Stomach Acid–It’s Killing You

    July 9, 2017lectinfreemama

    I took Nexium through half of my pregnancy and then for months afterward. You know how long the recommended period is for taking that stuff? Two weeks. I kept taking it, with my doctor’s blessing, because my gastroenterologist wouldn’t test…

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  • Leaky Gut the Root Cause of Disease?

    July 4, 2017lectinfreemama

    Leaky gut is something I’d never heard of until I received the diagnosis several doctors down the line. I was used to hearing things like this: “Are you sure your condition is not psycho-somatic?” – unenlightened doctors “Back in my…

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  • The 5 Supplements I Took for POTS

    June 23, 2017lectinfreemama

    Let me start this post by saying supplements are not necessary for success. Remember, the most important thing in healing from chronic illness or autoimmune disease is what you stop eating. You know there’s a caveat. I did not feel 100% better…

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  • How to Eat Lectin-Free on Vacation

    June 18, 2017lectinfreemama

    For those of us who’ve made a complete lifestyle overhaul, going on vacation doesn’t give us permission to cheat.  Many of our vacations would be ruined if we chose to indulge more than once or twice, so here’s a little…

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  • Plant Paradox Phase 1: Success! (Then a Failure)

    June 10, 2017lectinfreemama

    I did it!!! I made it through three days of eating the color green for 72 hours! In the spirit of full disclosure, I “cheated” a couple times, because being hangry and taking care of a one year old weren’t…

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  • Plant Paradox Phase 1: Quorn (Chick’n)

    June 8, 2017lectinfreemama

    It was a sad day when I discovered that poultry was making me feel like I had food poisoning. Even the free range, organic roasting chicken that was $12 more expensive than the other one caused debilitating cramps and alllll…

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  • Plant Paradox Phase 1: Salad for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

    June 6, 2017lectinfreemama

    The first phase of the Plant Paradox (PP) involves a “cleanse” that kickstarts the feeding of the good gut bacteria with three days of awesomeness for your gut and three days of horribleness for your taste buds. I’ve heard of these…

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