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Are Peanuts Safe In IBS? Let's Review The Evidence.

Are Peanuts Safe for IBS? Debunking aflatoxin myths.

I have had THREE questions this last week on the safety of peanuts - not just from an IBS perspective - but from an overall health perspective. I understand that there has been some misinformation put out there about the safety of peanuts - specifically in regards to aflatoxin. While aflatoxin (a class of toxic compounds produced by certain types of moulds commonly found on nuts and corn) is a very serious issue - it's usually only an issue in developing countries due to food storage, agriculture processes, limited access to safe food, and food preparation methods. Yes - exposure to aflatoxin can damage your liver and lead to liver cancer - ESPECIALLY in those with hepatitis - a condition quite common in developing countries. YES....