Re. grain vs. legume, I think this might be an individual thing for each person's body... a friend of mine has very sensitive digestion and she can't eat beans at all b/c they make her bloat (even soaked) but I'm fine with beans. Then there are the people who are gluten intolorant so most grains don't work for them.
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My thinking process is this: My understanding is that digestive enzymes are helpful in breaking down grains but not so much legumes. I figure our stomachs have enzymes too and the same might be true (speculation). So I decided to do grains along with enzymes. I also read that while taking vitamin C with grains helps combat their interference with nutrients the same is not true with legumes. Both of those things made me decide to go with grains.
I am limiting it to buckwheat, millet, aramanth as they are hopefully easier to digest and using enzymes and I'm going to go slowly.
I am also soaking and cooking well. Whatever you decide you'll want to soak them prior to cooking. I noticed that you have to soak legumes much longer than grains so that is another factor for me.
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