Food combinations in different cultures supports digestion

Eat this with that but not with that? Does your family or culture have some interesting food combinations?

Many cultures and religions have their own food rules. Food taboos, as unwritten social rules, exist in one form or another in every society on Earth. Many cultures and religions fast, are vegetarian or believe certain food combinations cause digestive distress and diseases.

Here is a list of incompatible food combinations from, an Ayurvedic tradition.

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One of the rules that I wasn’t doing correctly and instantly made sense was heating honey.

Oh, no, my tea. I dove deeper into research and what came up is less than 212 degrees is ok, but cooking baking, frying can cause honey to become toxic.

And a few of these other food combinations that we can monitor, align with the !

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Such as

  • Meat with germinated grains
  • Fruit with Dairy
  • Milk after leafy greens
  • Fish with milk

These combinations can create digestive distress, and our digestion is the hub of our health.

I tried to simplify the very complicated food combining practices, beliefs and theories in the Food Tree to help my client’s Meal Plan and FEEL GOOD!

For example:

Proteins & Starches are separated to help your stomach acid break down food to be absorbed in the small intestine.

Fruits and dairy are separate on opposite sides of the Food Tree to help reduce inflammation, mucus production and constipation.

When my clients and myself practice these 4 Meal Types, we notice…

  • More mental clarity
  • More energy
  • Less bloating
  • Less obsessive thoughts around what I ‘should’ eat

Come experiment with the 4 different Meal Types during my FREE 5-day EASE-IN is coming up in September! If you want to get a taste of my nutrition program and philosophy, this the best way to begin. We will practice simple food combining tips, reduce inflammatory foods and you can observe if you notice a difference!

with abundant nourishment,

Heather Fleming, C.C.N. ​Conscious. Compassion. Nutrition.

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