• Follow along as I partake in the Plant Paradox 30-day challenge--Dr. Steven Gundry's lectin-free Plant Paradox challenge for the new year!

    The Plant Paradox 30-Day Challenge

    January 7, 2019lectinfreemama

    A new year, a new book, and a new challenge from Dr. Gundry for both current and aspiring Plant Paradoxers. It’s called The Plant Paradox 30-Day Challenge, or PlantParadox30 (Whole30 is so last decade), and I’ll be documenting my personal challenge experience in this post. I love a good challenge. It’s a fun and social way to go lectin-free and get your health (back) on track in 2019. More importantly, it will pave the way for continued adherence to a lifestyle that has helped thousands of people reverse disease. Get the New Book There’s a new Plant Paradox book! It’s a pocket-sized quick guide to the Plant Paradox called The Plant Paradox: Quick and Easy (self explanatory, really). Purchasing the book is not necessary to…

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  • Functions of the Gut Flora

    December 10, 2018lectinfreemama

    I had the privilege of attending Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride’s all day seminar on Gut and Psychology Syndrome at this year’s Weston A. Price Foundation Wise Traditions Conference in Baltimore. This blog series will provide an in-depth explanation of her extensive…

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  • 2018 Lectin-Free Mama Holiday Gift Guide

    November 14, 2018lectinfreemama

    The tree is trimmed, the stockings are hung, and the ginger cake is in the oven. What Plant Paradox friendly thing will be under the tree and in those stockings this year? Use my reader-inspired guide to the best health…

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  • Lectin-Free Diet For Pregnancy

    November 5, 2018lectinfreemama

    Written by Danielle Hayden You’re lectin-free, and now you’re pregnant! Congratulations! Or maybe you’ve given up lectins in the hope of getting pregnant soon. Either way, you might be worrying that a lectin-free diet during pregnancy isn’t right for you.…

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  • The Most Important Habit for Plant Paradox Success

    October 10, 2018lectinfreemama

    I risk getting sweet potatoes thrown at me with this statement, but here it is: eating a noncompliant food on The Plant Paradox is not a failure. That’s right. If you ate a piece of cake or you drank a…

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  • 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…

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  • An A to Z Guide to Lectin-Free Cooking

    July 30, 2018lectinfreemama

    Welcome to my Lectin-Free for Beginners class! This lesson is for newbies to the lectin-free lifestyle or those who simply like to look at pictures of delicious ingredients (so, everyone). This is an A to Z guide about all things lectin-free,…

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  • A Post About Yams

    July 7, 2018lectinfreemama

    If you thought yams and sweet potatoes were the same thing, you’re not alone. If you live in the US, it’s not even your fault, because we do label certain varieties of sweet potatoes as yams. Throw in the tropical varieties of…

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  • The Rise of Fake Fat

    June 25, 2018lectinfreemama

    This post is part 2 of a series on dietary fat. Read the first part HERE to see the role fatty acids play in proper cellular function and health. Now for the bad news: we’ve been eating fake fat for…

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  • How We Were Dead Wrong About Fat

    May 29, 2018lectinfreemama

    For three decades of my life (my whole life), I thought fat was unhealthy. Since the 1960’s, the message has been: “low fat is good and fat free is better.” Nutritional experts told me (and my parents) that skim milk,…

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