Are Anti-Nutrients Wrecking Your Diet?

October 1, 2019

Variety is one of the main keys to a healthy diet. The rationale behind this is simple enough: a varied approach makes for greater nutrient density. Meat, grains, fruits and vegetables all possess different nutrition profiles, but all are essential to good health. When it comes to food however, you are what you absorb. And the presence of anti-nutrients in your diet could very well hamper that.

“I would say that it’s not necessary to think about anti-nutrients affecting our health status on a daily basis. It shouldn’t be a concern if one has a well-balanced diet including a variety of nutritious foods throughout the day. This way, one would have enough of these dietary minerals in their diet to offset any minor losses in nutrient absorption caused by anti-nutrients.”

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