So you’re ready to go lectin-free? You’re going to want the full shopping list for the Plant Paradox diet found here, or you can just order the more popular items through us via this Lectin-FREE fruit and veggie box.

In 2017, renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry’s The Plant Paradox revealed the hidden toxin lurking in seemingly healthy foods including all nightshade plants, legumes, fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, zucchini, quinoa, and brown rice; and this class of plant-based protein is called lectins. 

Lectins are sticky proteins plants contain and use as part of their defense system against being eaten. Believe it or not, plants no not want to be eaten! But because they cannot run, hide or fight like their animal predators, they use chemical warfare to make animals who eat them or their seeds – sick.

Dr. Gundry has been studying the human microbiome for over 15 years, with a focus on the connection between our diet and gut health.

By removing lectins from our diet, our gut is saved from a constant war, allowing the body to naturally heal itself of common illnesses, while creating an environment for easier weight loss, healthier immunity, energy, mental performance and more.

The book became a massive New York Times bestseller, dramatically improved the health of hundreds of thousands, and changed the conversation around gut health, inflammation, weight loss and so much more. 

This list outlines all lectin free foods approved by Dr. Gundry (author of the Plant Paradox), as well as the Plant Paradox food pyramid. The good news is that, although you will have to cut some things out in order to keep your diet lectin-free, he does allow plenty of delicious foods. 

If you’re looking for a list of what not to eat, jump to lectin-rich foods to avoid.

We are rapidly being poisoned by our food, medicines, and consumer products. People need to make a stand because your doctor and your representatives are ill informed! For more on this, I encourage any one to read about the seven worst offenders in chapter 4 of The Plant Paradox.

What’s in the box:

Seasonal Lectin-FREE fruit and vegetables include:

  • Avocados
  • Blueberries
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Sweet Potato
  • Celery
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Mushrooms
  • Garlic
  • Lettuce
  • Parsley or Coriander
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Brussel Sprouts
Foods to avoid on a lectin-free diet

Foods highest in lectin include:

  • nightshade vegetables, such as tomatoes, potatoes, goji berries, peppers, and eggplant
  • all legumes, such as lentils, beans, peanuts, and chickpeas
  • peanut-based products, such as peanut butter and peanut oil
  • all grains and products made with grain or flour, including cakes, crackers, and bread
  • many dairy products, such as milk

**These items can change due to what's in season.

NOTE: All produce items are delivered as per the delivery zones at the bottom of our home page. We also have the option for a minimum 2-hour time-frame provided in the checkout under “special delivery instructions,” for your added convenience, if required.

Non-perishables and dry goods are delivered Australia-wide, but will be delivered with produce if ordered at the same time.

Sydney Delivery Zone

If you're in the Eastern Suburbs, Sydney Delivery Zone - All products can be ordered and will be shipped via our BioHax Delivery service. Delivery 7 days from 8am-8pm.

Out of Sydney Delivery Zone, NSW & Australia

If you're out of the Sydney Delivery Zone - only non-perishables can be ordered and are shipped via Sendle for (Metro) and Australia Post (Regional)

Out of Sydney Delivery Zone - 3-5 Days

NSW & Australia - 3-7 Days

International Orders

Only non-perishables can be ordered and are shipped via (Australia Post)

International Delivery Times - 5-10 Days

Product Categories Explained:

Non-Perishables = essential oils, beauty and cooking oils, raw minerals and supplements

Dry goods = herbs, spices, coffee

Perishables = vegetables, herbs, fruit, eggs, F&G boxes, stock broth and liquid broth

Can I request to sign for my order?

Please advise if you would like to physically sign for your package and we will ensure the driver does not leave your order until it has been signed. This information is acquired during the checkout process, before payment, under “delivery instructions”.  We also ship to PO boxes by only if shipping is via Australia Post. If you would like to sign for your order and it’s being shipped via Australia Post, there is an additional $2 service fee.

Note: if you request for your order to be signed on delivery and no one is home to sign when the courier arrives, we are unable to take responsibility for any items that have spoiled as a result of being returned to our third-party transport company.

If it is perishable items (fresh produce & broth), we prefer not to leave it outside for more than an hour and recommend having someone home; friend, neighbour or family member to sign for it.

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