Food sources of Phytic acid, avoid or limit as this depletes calcium zinc or other minerals that us sarkies need!

Phytic Acid in Nuts, Seeds, Cocoa, and Coconut

Phytic Acid in common foods. Halt and Reverse Tooth Decay? To recap, the things that Drs. Price found to prevent and reverse tooth and bone problems are:

Excellent post from Westin A. Price Foundation by Ramiel Nagel explaining the Why's and How's of soaking and dehydrating nuts, seeds, flours, rices, etc .  Hint: phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors... The graph shows how much phytic acid is reduced in soaked fermented sourdough.

Grains, Nuts, Seeds and Beans for Maximum Nutrition Phytic acid in grains, nuts, seeds and beans represents a serious problem in our diets. This problem exists because we have lost touch with our ancestral heritage of food preparation.

In my recent post, "Why No Grains and Legumes? Part 1: Lectins", I gave you one good reason to stop your greedy little hands from dipping into the proverbial co

Why No Grains & Legumes (and nuts?): Phytates

Another reason to not eat grains and legumes: phytates (or phytic acid). They bind with minerals and take them out of your body. However, nuts and seeds have a surprising amount of phytates, too.

Good videos to start with understanding the Weston A. Price Foundation and traditional foods

The Lowdown on High Fructose Corn Syrup and Agave “Nectar” - Agave Nectar: Worse Than We Thought Written by Sally Fallon Morell and Rami Nagel

Definitely eat and enjoy nuts in moderation, an ounce or two (especially soaked) as long as you’re eating an otherwise nutrient-dense diet.        Read more: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/nuts-and-phytic-acid/#ixzz2LiRAq1hP

Nuts and Phytic Acid: Should You Be Concerned

Phytic Acid - The Bane of Grains / how to sprout grains (rice)

Great article on how to properly prepare, grains, seeds and nuts to reduce phytic acid (an inflammatory factor). Lots of info about why these foods can be inflammatory too.

An Objective Look At Phytic Acid: Actions, Sources + Dephytinization Methods

There is a lot of talk these days about the enzyme phytase, phytic acid and how we can neutralize these anti-nutrients from certain foods such as legumes and cereal grains. The process of eliminating these anti-nutrients, seems to have been […]

Phytic Acid: Who Should be the Most Concerned, The Most Important Dietary Change, Decreasing Phytic Acid’s Effect

Phytic Acid: Who Should be the Most Concerned, The Most Important Dietary Change, Decreasing Phytic Acid’s Effect

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Living With Phytic Acid - Weston A Price

Phytic acid is one of a number of “anti-nutrients” in grains and legumes. Proper preparation of whole grains …

Traditional Preparation Methods Improve Grains' Nutritive Value

researcher at UW who studies how phytic acid works. Traditional Preparation Methods Improve Grains' Nutritive Value

Other posts in this series: Introduction to Fermented Cereal Week,, Phytic Acid in Grains and Legumes , Is Fermenting Grains Traditional? I have long soaked and dehydrated my nuts and seeds. My

Phytic Acid in Nuts, Seeds, Cocoa, and Coconut

Experience the benefits of soaking nuts and seeds before using them in your recipes, particularly in raw vegan recipes. Learn what you are rinsing away when you let nuts and seeds soak in water and why it is so much healthier for you.

Explanation of phytic acids and why soaking grains is so important. She links an excellent article as well.

soaking grains- phytic acid is a mineral inhibitor. If we can reduce it in food we can absorb more minerals from our food.

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