• How one woman put mixed connective tissue disease and several autoimmune disorders into remission with the Plant Paradox lifestyle.

    Kina’s Remission Story

    April 24, 2019lectinfreemama

    The following is an ongoing health success story on the Plant Paradox Diet, as told by one of my readers, Kina. She is in remission from mixed connective tissue disease, as well as several other autoimmune disorders. She is an inspiration and beacon of hope for me and for many who are striving for similar outcomes. My name is Kina. I am 57 years old–never married and no kids–with a couple of degrees in Therapeutic Recreation. I am an Assistant Organizer for an outdoor adventure club. Taking people to places they never knew existed and teaching them climbing and creek-walking skills is what I love to do.  I also organize annual earth day clean-ups and pick up over 1000 pounds of trash every April. Hashimoto’s…

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  • Recommended Supplements

    April 1, 2019lectinfreemama

    Conventional practitioners seem to have a unified message regarding supplements on the Plant Paradox diet (or any diet). The message being: they’re a waste of money. I’ll admit, I’m guilty of figuratively running in the other direction when I hear…

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  • How to Reduce Lectins in Almonds

    February 21, 2019lectinfreemama

    I’m an advocate for doing things oneself. That is to say, buying food as whole as possible and doing the processing at home. I realize this doesn’t make me “brand-friendly.” Rather, I’m Mother Nature friendly. She’s the oldest and best…

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  • 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…

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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, 2018Danielle

    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. Maybe people comment that…

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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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  • A to Z Ingredient Guide

    July 30, 2018lectinfreemama

    An alphabetical guide to the most popular lectin-free ingredients.

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