Why are beans not paleo
Posted: 07 October 2013 04:12 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I was wondering why beans for chili are not on a paleo list? chili is a great food but I never see anyone using them ever. Am I missing something . Ive gottin ride of dairy and Im working on pasta next. Not easy but Im getting great results so far.Thanks ...don

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Posted: 08 October 2013 02:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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The phytic acid in legumes can prohibit the absorption of nutrients.

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Posted: 08 October 2013 04:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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You don’t have to go all paleo to do crossfit and be healthy. Beans are a good and cheap source of protein and micro-nutrients, as long as they are properly cooked and your diet is varied. There are a handful studies that indicate there may be other negative effects from lectins, but there seems to be a lack of major studies to support the claim.

Pasta though is low in micro-nutrients, so that’s a better target for removal.

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