Legumes are defined as ‘members of the pea family’  Legumes: Beans, Peas, Lentils, Soy and Peanuts Legumes contain Phytic Acid which binds to nutrients in food preventing their absorption, earning them the label ‘anti-nutrients’, the knock on effects of this is highly dependent on intake quantity. Legumes also contain galaco-ligosaccharides which are associated with digestive … Continue reading Legumes