• 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. Maybe people comment that it’s too restrictive or that you need grains and legumes for…

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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 beer, you didn’t fail. Why not? Because Plant Paradox is about forming habits, and that…

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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 warm outside? Hormones. Ever eat a huge meal, only to find yourself ravenously hungry an…

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  • The Ultimate Party Platter

    August 21, 2018lectinfreemama

    Are you the kind of person that brings a bag of chips and a tub of dip to a party? Cause I totally am…er, was. It’s not that I’m sometimes lazy or a procrastinator (just kidding, I am). It’s that I’ve got things to do, and spending 4 hours in the kitchen on a likely…

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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, where C definitely stands for chocolate and every other letter represents something equally as beneficial and…

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  • Wild Shrimp with Lemon Oil & Greens

    July 9, 2018lectinfreemama

    Print the Recipe Print Wild Shrimp with Lemon Oil & Greens Phase 2 Plant Paradox recipe for wild-caught shrimp with a light lemon oil and mixed greens. Course Main Course Cuisine keto, phase 1, phase 2, summer Keyword lemon oil, seafood, shrimp Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings…

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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 root vegetables whose names all translate to “yam” and it’s nothing less than a YAM-tastrophe…

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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 decades, and it took a brutal toll on our collective health. How did we go…

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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, margarine, vegetable oil, light crackers, and cereals were healthier than avocados, olive oil, lard, cocoa…

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  • Major Setbacks to Overcoming Chronic Illness

    April 14, 2018lectinfreemama

    The motivation to get healthy is easy. When you see hundreds of success stories and statistics like “93% of patients with autoimmune disease went into remission following this diet” it’s enough to kindle a flame of hope in anyone with chronic illness. The journey to healing, however, is not at all easy. Sure, for some, the…

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