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Food Combining

One food at a meal is ideal! The safest way to eat on a daily basis is to eat simply. It is helpful to keep a log of everything you eat and are around. Once you have your health under control and feel comfortable with this new way of eating, add in more recipes and ideas. In time you will have your own program.

Drink 8 glasses of water from a pure source a day, but never with food. Your goal is to aid digestion not slow it down. Take it slow and be forgiving. Eat fruit at least 1/2 hour before other foods.

NOTE: Any combination of vegetables may be mixed with either one protein or one starch per meal. Never mix fruit with anything. Eat fruit at least 1/2 hour before other foods.



Avoid eating when under physical or mental distress.
Light mono meals more often are best for digestion.
Water or fresh juices at least 30 minutes before and two hours after meals to avoid diluting digestion.
Avoid eating more than one concentrated protein or starch at a meal.
Your bowel transit time should be 8 to 14 hours when food is properly combined.
Strictly avoid drinking water or liquids while you eat.

Eat only when hungry.
Avoid eating immediately before or after strenuous exercise.
Thoroughly chew all foods, soups and juices.

Fruits and vegetables should always be eaten at separate meals.
One food at a meal is ideal.
Refuse dessert, most do not combine well with meals, avoid or eat alone.

Liquids too hot or too cold, can cause indigestion, extremes stress the digestive system.
If possible, avoid eating three to four hours before retiring to bed.
Fruit or fruit juice can cause a wakeful unpleasant night's sleep, never eat before bed.
Eating too much at a meal will hinder digestion.