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Optimizing Nutrition: How to Eliminate Anti-Nutrients

Friday, December 2nd 2022 10:00am 5 min read
Dr. Natalia Subirats Duran dr.nataliasubirats

Licensed medical doctor and naturopathic doctor specializing in fertility, endometriosis and more. Hablo español!

What are Antinutrients?

Antinutrients are compounds found in nuts, seeds, cereals, pseudocereals, legumes, soy, nightshades and cruciferous vegetables. There aare different types of antinutrients:

Antinutrients with known harmful effects to human health:

  1. Lectins
  2. Phytic acid or phytate: found in legumes and grains
  3. Anti Trypsin inhibitors
  4. Glucosinolates
  5. Goitrogen
  6. Saponins
  7. Oxalates

Antinutrients with known benefits to human health:
1. Polyphenols
2. Flavonoids

How do Antinutrients work:

  1. They can inhibit amylase, trypsin and pepsin making more difficult to digests proteins, carbohydrates and other nutrients making fermentation and gut dysbiosis more easy to exist
  2. Block the absorption of minerals: zinc, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese,etc.
    a. Eating foods that are rich in Vitamin C and Vitamin A can counteract phytate and increase iron absorption.


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