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This is a very controversial subject, but is worth considering by those with chronic digestive disturbances. There is a theory that carbohydrates should not be combined with proteins, that is, they should not be eaten at the same time because a different environment is needed for proper digestion of each.I am aware that this will ruffle flux's feathers and he will jump out with banners proclaiming BOGUS SHAM HOGWASH, etc, but, you never know, it might benefit some of us. Has anyone tried it?I can post various links if anyone is interested.
 

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quote:This is a very controversial subject,
It's only controversial to the people who came up with it. Nobody else agrees with them.
quote:There is a theory that carbohydrates should not be combined with proteins, that is, they should not be eaten at the same time because a different environment is needed for proper digestion of each.
The theory is fine, but it probably applies only to cows.
 

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quote:This is a very controversial subject,
It's only controversial to the people who came up with it. Nobody else agrees with them.
quote:There is a theory that carbohydrates should not be combined with proteins, that is, they should not be eaten at the same time because a different environment is needed for proper digestion of each.
The theory is fine, but it probably applies only to cows.
 

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I know so many folks who swear by this, specialists and doctors who use it and highly recommend certain clients try it. It gets raving reviews from those who follow it to a T, but on that note, you need to know there are many combinations of this practice. The simplist is to not eat carbs with proteins, nor fruit (except apples) with proteins either. It can get very detailed from there. I myself have practiced the no fruit with Proteins always, but almost always I also do the no carbs with protein. Whether Flux thinks it's hogwash or not, it's worth a try and,like I said, so many accomplished specialists and doctors I know and whom I defer to for top information, use it and recommend it.
 

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I know so many folks who swear by this, specialists and doctors who use it and highly recommend certain clients try it. It gets raving reviews from those who follow it to a T, but on that note, you need to know there are many combinations of this practice. The simplist is to not eat carbs with proteins, nor fruit (except apples) with proteins either. It can get very detailed from there. I myself have practiced the no fruit with Proteins always, but almost always I also do the no carbs with protein. Whether Flux thinks it's hogwash or not, it's worth a try and,like I said, so many accomplished specialists and doctors I know and whom I defer to for top information, use it and recommend it.
 

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I definitely think there is something to how you combine your foods-like I wouldn't go drinking milk and orange juice in the same meal. I think the best thing is to have as balanced a diet as possible regarding this issue.
 

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I definitely think there is something to how you combine your foods-like I wouldn't go drinking milk and orange juice in the same meal. I think the best thing is to have as balanced a diet as possible regarding this issue.
 

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quote:eek: many accomplished specialists and doctors I
Logic?
quote:I wouldn't go drinking milk and orange juice in the same meal
Because?
quote: best thing is to have as balanced a diet
Food combining is by definition unbalanced. That's their point.
 

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quote:eek: many accomplished specialists and doctors I
Logic?
quote:I wouldn't go drinking milk and orange juice in the same meal
Because?
quote: best thing is to have as balanced a diet
Food combining is by definition unbalanced. That's their point.
 

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regardless of the above, you will notice a difference if you food combine.the better focus is no heavy starches (potato, pasta, rice, kumara) with heavy protein (meat, fish, moa). that being said, your GI should be able to handle both (like most people's does) if its in good order. Sadly some of ours arent in great order. food combining can definitley lighten the load so to speak in this instance. have a read of "Fit for Life" by Harvey Diamond which was one of the early books in the 70s or 80s on this.of course such a regimen is too strict for me to follow so I will just stick to my Bifoviden ID which is making a MASSIVE difference.
 

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regardless of the above, you will notice a difference if you food combine.the better focus is no heavy starches (potato, pasta, rice, kumara) with heavy protein (meat, fish, moa). that being said, your GI should be able to handle both (like most people's does) if its in good order. Sadly some of ours arent in great order. food combining can definitley lighten the load so to speak in this instance. have a read of "Fit for Life" by Harvey Diamond which was one of the early books in the 70s or 80s on this.of course such a regimen is too strict for me to follow so I will just stick to my Bifoviden ID which is making a MASSIVE difference.
 

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Hi, scotty. I knew you'd come to the party.What brought the subject to mind was a British documentary called Body Hits, which aired on NZ TV a couple of nights ago. It examined body odour, and one segment featured a man who had a major problem with gas, which was greatly diminished after he put the food combining diet into practice.The theory has been around for a long, long time and certainly it goes against the grain. It might be beneficial for the likes of us, who have to tolerate impaired digestive systems.Scotty, you might have to translate kumara and moa. Or does anyone care to have a stab at what they are?I'm so glad that Bifoviden is proving to be so helpful. I started it, along with lactoviden, yesterday.
 

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Hi, scotty. I knew you'd come to the party.What brought the subject to mind was a British documentary called Body Hits, which aired on NZ TV a couple of nights ago. It examined body odour, and one segment featured a man who had a major problem with gas, which was greatly diminished after he put the food combining diet into practice.The theory has been around for a long, long time and certainly it goes against the grain. It might be beneficial for the likes of us, who have to tolerate impaired digestive systems.Scotty, you might have to translate kumara and moa. Or does anyone care to have a stab at what they are?I'm so glad that Bifoviden is proving to be so helpful. I started it, along with lactoviden, yesterday.
 
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