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Carbohydrates and the Carnivore Diet

Carbohydrates and the Carnivore Diet

The title “Carbohydrates and the Carnivore Diet” doesn’t even make sense. Meat has virtually no carbohydrates. Nearly all carbs and sugars in our diet come from plant-based foods. But here I want to discuss what carbohydrates have to do with the carnivore diet. Over the last few years I’ve done a number of experiments within…

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Health Dangers of Plant-Based Foods

Health Dangers of Plant-Based Foods

Health Dangers of Plant-Based Foods The Toxin-Time Continuum In this series finale of the “Health Dangers of a Plant-Based Diet” I want to zoom out and look at the big picture. The health dangers of plant-based foods should be viewed on a continuum. This scale goes from natural toxins to man-enhanced toxins to man-made poisons. And…

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Health Dangers of Lectins

Health Dangers of Lectins

Health Dangers of Lectins One of the hidden “Dangers of a Plant Based-Diet” are proteins called lectins. The health dangers of lectins can be numerous and insidious. Seeds like grains, beans, and nuts house the plant’s embryo. Naturally, the plant wants to protect these offspring and uses lectins as a means to do so. [r] Health Dangers of…

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Health Dangers of Eating Seeds

Health Dangers of Eating Seeds

Health Dangers of Eating Seeds There are health dangers of eating seeds. In the first article of this series, Health Dangers of a Plant-Based Diet, we discovered how plants have motivations for their survival, not human health. And to protect themselves, plants use phytochecmicals to deter predators from eating them. These toxins fight back against…

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