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According to Gundry, the problem is lectins, a type of protein found mostly in plants that bind to cell membranes, damaging them.
Some or most beans contain a toxin called a lectin or phytohemagglutinin (PHA); its highest concentration is in red kidney beans.
A 2016 study in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention found that the lectins in oyster mushrooms may help reduce the toxic impact of arsenic on the liver and kidneys.
To these droplets, the scientists attach a plant protein called lectin, which binds to E. coli.
But when the lectin binds, the bacteria that attaches changes the balance of the droplets, causing them to tip on their side.
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