The food combining diet

Food combining diets are not based on any scientific experiment but consist of consuming the same food groups during the same meal, for all your meals that day. The principle is that each food is consumed separately, even in large amounts and that eating this way it does not cause weight gain.

Principles of the diet

  • No food is forbidden, but several foods of a different nature cannot be consumed during the same meal.
  • Each day for all your meals you choose to eat foods from the same food group. For example; Monday can be for example devoted to fruits, Tuesday to meat, Wednesday to fish, Thursday to dairy products, Friday to eggs, Saturdays to cheeses and Sunday to vegetables.
  • During one day, it is also possible to eat only one kind of food at each meal: at breakfast, fruits, at lunch, meat and at dinner, eggs.

Positive aspects

  • And easy diet to follow
  • If there are foods that you dislike you are more likely to eat less which can enhance weight loss

Negative aspects

  • Vitamin deficiencies can appear at the end of several weeks and cause tiredness and sometimes even malnutrition.
  • Reduction in muscle mass
  • This diet is monotonous, unvaried and over a long period of time some find it difficult to follow
  • A regain in weight is noticed after the end of the diet.
  • It is not scientifically proven that consuming food in this way is beneficial for health or that makes weight loss possible over a long time.
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