Episode 143: Why and How You Should Soak Your Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Grains

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More and more people are eating raw and unprocessed whole foods which is a good thing - unless they're loaded with enzyme inhibitors and phytates. From what I've seen, these can cause quite a disturbance in the body. There are special things you can do to allow more nutrient absorption and also remove inhibitors from these wonderful foods. Check out the podcast for more info.

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Why and How You Should Soak Your Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Grains

Untreated phytic acid can combine with calcium, magnesium, copper, iron, and especially zinc in the intestinal tract and block their absorption. This is why a diet high in nuts, seeds, beans, and grains that are improperly prepared may lead to serious mineral deficiencies and bone loss. It may also lead to Irritable Bowel Syndrome and, in the long term, have many other adverse effects. . .

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