Have you ever heard of lectins? There’s some lot of hype out there that lectins, a type of protein that binds to certain plant-cell membranes, can have unfavorable effects. In this segment, we review the lectin controversy and whether you should be worried, what to do, and how to find balance.
Next, I have my very special guest Pedram Shojai, a doctor of Oriental Medicine, New York Times bestselling author, and producer. Pedram’s mission is to help enlighten the world through education, philanthropy, innovation, and conservation. Listen in as Pedram shares his experience with stress management and tips and tools on how we can better manage our time.
- Tony shares the general thought behind lectins and which foods they are found in…
- We discuss how lectins are not all good or bad…
- What effects and benefits lectins provide…
- Which foods have lectins that act as a poison to the body…
- We share the Beauty Detox way on how to prepare and eat grains…
- How lectins can affect your gut health…
- Pedram and I discuss how we can be better at managing our time…
- How our state of consciousness has a lot to do with the time we allow ourselves for different areas of our lives…
- Why guilt is such a huge factor in our ability to say no…
- Pedram shares some of the concepts and medicine he has studied over the past 20 years…
- Pedram shares the idea and motivation behind his documentary, Vitality and what he has learned from it…
- Tips on how people can deal with stress…
About Pedram Shojai
Pedram Shojai, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, is the New York Times bestselling author of The Urban Monk, author of The Art of Stopping Time, founder of Well.org, host of The Urban Monk podcast and filmmaker of the soon-to-be released documentary, Prosperity. Shojai is an acclaimed Qigong Master and uses Eastern thinking and practices to help himself and others overcome the Westernized challenges of everyday life.
Shojai studied biology at UCLA until he had a series of profound mystical experiences that drew him to the Eastern esoteric arts. He received his Master’s in Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College and then his OMD from the PanAmerican University.
About Anthony Flores, or “T” as Kimberly affectionately refers to him: He is a long-time friend of hers who, after graduating from Stanford University, began researching and writing professionally in the health space full-time. He has a passion for natural health, especially Beauty Detox, and loves to share exciting new studies and insights he learns with Kimberly and the community! He can be found writing spiritual/inspirational words on Instagram @poetrybyanthony.
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[RESOURCES / INFORMATION]
- Do dietary lectins cause disease?
- The Next Gluten
- Going ‘lectin-free’ is the latest pseudoscience diet fad
- Plant-Based Diets for Athletes
- 7 Excellent Sources of Plant Based Protein
- Grains: To Eat Or Not To Eat?
- Multi-Grain vs. Whole Grain vs. Whole Wheat
- Fighting the Damaging Effects of Stress with Adaptogens
- The Devastating Effects of Stress…and How You Can Minimize the Damage
- 19 Ways to Stop Letting Stress Ruin Your Life
- How Can You Tell the Difference Between Good Stress and Bad Stress?
- The Beauty Detox Power
- Radical Beauty
- Glow Bio Cleanses
Pedram Shojai’s Interview
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You just read my mind. I was about to suggest a podcast about “lectins”. So much information out there makes it confusing.
Great article about lectins by Dr. T. Colin Campbell. http://nutritionstudies.org/the-plant-paradox-by-steven-grundy-md-commentary/