toxic plant

Another informative post from Dr. Paul regarding plant food anti-nutrients.

In response to the question: “don’t people who eat a Zero Carb diet have nutritional deficiencies?”

All plants have natural defenses against -predation by animals. (See: Plants Bite Back. )  These include out and out lethal poisons like the ricin a quickly fatal neurotoxin in Castor Beans, lethal cardiac glycosides in Oleander and other nightshades (same family as tomato and potato) and at least 10 highly lethal poisons found in mushrooms. Read More