Did you know that soaking nuts, grains & legumes for a minimum of 3 hours (overnight is optimum) removes enzyme inhibitors that makes it much easier for your digestive system to break them down and improve your digestion? All nuts, grains & legumes all contain the enzyme, phytic acid.
Phytic acid is a binds to minerals in the gastrointestinal tract and isn’t absorbed within the intestine. Being bound to other minerals results in deficiencies of those minerals that were bound to the phytic acid. Many people refer to phytic acid as the anti-nutrient for that reason exactly. So when you’re prepping your next meal, take the time to soak your nuts, grains & legumes helps break down the phytic acid so it can be absorbed properly and aid digestion and eliminate bloating.