There are some dangerous food combinations that you should never eat for better health as these combinations can seriously harm your digestive system by putting heavy pressure to digest. Bad food combination and over eating make your stomach (large and small intestine organs) to work hard to fully digest your meal and this is the root of all digestive ailments.
For example, say you eat a meal that includes meat and pineapple, as pineapple digests faster on its own and when combined with slowly digesting foods like meat takes longer time to digest and the sugars present in the fruit gets ferment which leads to bloating and gas. These type of fermentation become toxic, makes other organs work hard to detox the body.
These toxins may also cause fatigue, irritability, headaches, foul breath initially then later may result in colitis, inflammation, constipation, arthritis, high blood pressure and other unpleasant issues.
Below Are Bad Food Combinations You Should Avoid For Better Health :
Mint With Aerated Drinks : Combination of peppermint with aerated drinks leads to a fatal toxic food combination in the stomach. It is very dangerous and even cause death, please keep a note of it.
Cold – Frozen Food : Cool items like curd, yogurt, lassi, butter milk, ice cream, cool drinks etc., when taken with the combination of any food will slows down digestion. It leads to allergies, cold and other digestive problems.
Milk With Citrus Fruits / Vegetables : Milk takes long time to digest on its own and if milk is mixed with citric items it coagulates due to acidity and acidity causes heart burns, bloating and gas.
Starchy Food With Fruits : Starchy food like rice, potatoes, pasta etc takes long time to digest and fruits get digested quickly. This combination food when taken makes the fruits stay in the stomach for a long time to digest and get ferment.
Proteins With Starch : Proteins are digested in the stomach whereas the digestion of starch takes place primarily in the small intestine, So the digested proteins hold back the starch in the stomach making the food toxic.
Eg: Never mix chicken with alu chips (potato chips).
Sugar With Proteins : Sugar acts on the protein digesting enzymes and makes the food get digested for a long time, there are chances of indigestion and suffer with gastric problems too.
Eg: Never mix chicken with a juicy dessert.
Citric With Starch Food : Citric vegetables and fruits like tomato, lemon etc., which are acidic and when combined with starch food like Rice, pasta, bread, potatoes, noodles, cereals etc. the acids in citric food will act against starch and weakens the enzymes.
This combination weighs heavily on the stomach result is an upset stomach. You could suffer with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
Water With Food : Water dilutes your stomach acids and reduces their effectiveness in breaking down proteins, carbohydrates and fats. You can drink water 10 minutes before you eat, but after food wait for an hour to have any liquid.
Curd – Yogurt With Fruit : Yogurt contains plenty of good bacteria which will act on the sugar present in fruits. This results in toxins, sinus congestion, cold, cough and allergies.
Orange Juice With Cereal And Milk : Milk contains casein and orange juice contains acid. The combination of orange juice with cereal, oats and milk will destroy the enzyme present in the starchy cereal. Take fruit juice at least an hour before or after the cereals.
Fruit With Meal : Fruits get digested quickly. This combination food when taken makes the fruits stay in the stomach for a long time and the sugar in it starts to ferment. Eat fruit 30 to 60 minutes before or after a meal.
Juice With Food : Juice dilutes your stomach acids and reduces their effectiveness in breaking down proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Banana And Milk : It sits heavy in your stomach. If you are a banana milk shake lover then add a pinch of nutmeg or cinnamon to stimulate your digestive system.
Lemon Dressing on Cucumber and Tomato Salad : Potatoes, chilies, eggplant, tomatoes etc. are not supposed to be combined with cucumbers. While lemon does not go well with either.