Answer: No. You don't need to worry about soaking grains or nuts or seeds.
Believe it or not, phytates are actually super beneficial phytonutrients!
We will take a much closer look in today's episode amidst the short series diving into the myth of the plant based "antinutrients." You can learn more about Oxalates in episode #365 and Lectins in episode #366.
So, what are phyates/phytic acid?
What foods are rich in phytates?
What are the alleged problems with phytate consumption?
Should I be worried about eating too many phytates? (answer: NO!)
What sort of health benefits to phytates offer?
These are some of the questions that we dig into in today's episode.
Here are the highlights.
We hope this information helps you stick confidently with your whole food plant based eating! If you are looking for more support, check out our offers at www.alter.health
Links to some more good stuff
- ALL NEW EAT MORE, WEIGH LESS PROGRAM - www.alter.health/eat-more-weigh-less
- 1-on-1 Nutritional Analysis Package - www.alter.health/nutritional-analysis
- Get the Alter Health weekly WFPB Meal Guides: www.alter.health/meal-guides
- Work with us in the Thrive on Plants program: www.alter.health/thrive-on-plants