02-03-2012, 06:41 PM
Join Date: Mar 2011
Okay, I started digging around and came across this on the WAP website, the article was "Living with Phytic Acid" :
Originally Posted by 3 ladybugs
WAP people do describe exactly what your talking about. I think it is also in the Nourishing our children video as well. That is what they say happens to most people. They think they are nourished but actually they are not.
"Phytic acid not only grabs on to or chelates important minerals, but also inhibits enzymes that we need to digest our food, including pepsin, 1 needed for the breakdown of proteins in the stomach, and amylase, 2 needed for the breakdown of starch into sugar. Trypsin, needed for protein digestion in the small intestine, is also inhibited by phytate"
Ummm... *raises hand* Pick me?
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