20 Surprising Health Benefits of Lactoferrin

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Lactoferrin is a naturally occurring protein that is found in milk and bodily fluids. It is a potent anti-microbial and modulator of the immune system. Several studies have shown that natural lactoferrin has many important roles. Read this post to learn more about the properties and health benefits of lactoferrin.

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Are You Lectin Sensitive? Using Genes, Symptoms and Blood Tests to Assess Lectin Sensitivity

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I’m a firm proponent of understanding how people are different.  When I first realized that lectins were the issue in plant foods, I assumed that I couldn’t assume people are sensitive to lectins simply because I am.  But after helping hundreds of people, I started to see patterns which allow me to determine who is and isn’t lectin sensitive – and more importantly to what degree people are lectin sensitive.

Note that when I say lectin sensitivity, I am also including other immunostimulatory agents in foods such as tannins.

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33 Hidden Scientific Causes of IBS That Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About

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