5.Why the food combining lifestyle is easy : Food Combining Hay Diet

The main guidelines are:

  • Don't mix starch foods with protein foods at the same meals.
  • No more than one protein meal each day.
  • Eat some foods high in potassium and calcium every day.
  • Women who are not very active may prefer to eat one starch meal and one fruit meal and one protein meal each day .
  • Men - may need extra energy and require two starch meals a day, but not refined starch.
  • wholemeal bread, brown rice, potatoes with skins and pasta - all contain easily accessible energy and are also rich in fibre. Choose wholemeal when you can.
  • Eat whole grain cereals, not highly refined flour.
  • Eat plenty of non-starchy vegetables - as much as you like!
  • Eat plenty of fresh fruit - as much as you like!
  • Eat a wide variety of fruit and vegetables.
  • Use olive oil if you need extra oil for cooking or dressings.
  • You can eat butter and cream in moderation.
  • Don't add sugar.
  • Don't eat foods made from mixtures of fat and sugar such as biscuits and cakes.
  • Don't smother starch meals in fat.
  • Don't add extra salt.
  • Take gentle exercise which helps digestion.