Can't say for certain, map lady... but it's possible. It's not fully understood yet, but lectins appear to be bad news. They are called "antinutritionals" in the scientific literature! They bind to sugars on the cells lining the gut and actually go through into the bloodstream, where they cause red blood cells to clump together (possibly leading to anemia).
Here's a quote from the article: "Among the effects observed in the small intestine of lectin fed rodents is stripping away of the mucous coat to expose naked mucosa and overgrowth of the mucosa by abnormal bacteria and protozoa
." The rodents were fed kidney beans.
July 2007 Drug-Induced Liver Injury
January 2008 Crohn's Ileitis
Enteral Nutrition, Omega-3 (Flax Oil and Fish Oil), VSL#3, Vitamin E, Folic Acid, Psyllium