Hi, good people! How’s life? We hope that you are always healthy and be happy with the life that you are running. This day, we are coming back and support you to have the healthy lifestyle. Yes, in order to enjoy the life with our lovely people, we need to keep the health to live longer and be apart from the terrible illness. Then, to keep its healthy, we need to maintain our meals, rest time as well as getting the routine exercise. Of course, it is not an easy task as we need to stay focused, consistent as well as being happy to run it. But all we know that it is not a simple task.
Friends, we have stated earlier that our food may take the important position to support our body to stay healthy. But we can see, we are so easy to find out the various numbers of fast-food chains exist in every side of the country. Then, we know that all of them are delicious. But, are you still following your desire to always keep on them? Well, we don’t think so! Then, it is your task to be creative in creating the various kinds of food combination. This action is functioned to avoid you feeling bored with the menu that you eat. Anyway, you are on the right page as we are here to share you the insight about this occupation. Yes, Friends! We are going to stay focused on discussing these various kinds of food combination. Get ready!
The Overview of Food Combination
Well, Friends! We all know that this world keeps the rich secret benefits in the entire life thing. Human, animals, plants and even all the un-life things have their own benefits that they are created to ease our life. Then, as a human, we have the obligation to dig these benefits and share it with the others. Anyway, doing the food combination process is not as easy as we think. Of course, we have to give them much attention to the taste, the cleanliness, as well as the nutrition.
If you know, the proper food combination comes from the idea which we may find the series of foods that digest well with the others. Even, they may not be able to digest with the other ones. Of course, the best of it may give the best impact also on our body. Not to mention, we may be impossible to mix Pineapple and Avocado to be in one food combination. Guess why? This food combination is proved caused the hunger-inducing effect.
Well, in the line with that fact, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and the other nutritionist have ever made a research about a food combination. The result of that research claims that that the wrong food combination dive the direct impact on our body. For example, our body may react acidic, unbalanced, and the great nutrition on that food may cancel each other out. Do you know? This reaction may cause bloating, weight loss, gas, as well as getting the fluctuations on the level of energy. Unfortunately, the wrong food combination may cause the toxins ferments on the stomach that it may be dangerous for our health. On the contrary, when we get the proper food combination, we must be happy with the great effect that they give to our body.
About the Categories of Food Combination
Alright, before dividing meals by meals, we need to classify them into some categories. Here, we may share you six categories of this food combination. And, here the lists are:
- At first, you may get the lean proteins. This category consists of lean fish, lean meats and poultry, low-fat dairy, as well as the protein powder.
- The second, it may the class of protein. But, it is the kind of Starches and Starchy ones. This category includes grains and pasta, bread and potatoes, sweet potatoes, beets, parsnips, carrots, winter squashes, pumpkin, peas, beans, tofu, tempeh and lentils.
- For the next, you may get the Fats and Fatty Proteins. The meals that included on this category are Avocadoes, Olives, Seeds, nuts, butter, oil, yogurt, cheese, eggs, fatty fish, meat and poultry.
- After that, we may get the category of Greens and non-starchy vegetables. In this case, you may find celery, leafy greens, sprouts, cabbage, cucumber, zucchini, broccoli, asparagus, radish, garlic, onion, green bean, fresh corn, mushrooms, as well as the zucchini.
- Well, the next category is the kind of fruits. It may cover honeydew, cantaloupe, watermelon, fruit juice, dates, dried fruits, figs, mangoes, papayas, cherries, plums, grapes, peaches, apricots, pears, berries, apples, pineapples, strawberries, oranges, grapefruit, tomatoes, limes, and lemons.
- For the rest, you may get the category of Sweeteners. The meals that include in this category are the kinds of sugar, syrups, malt syrups and honey.
What are the Proper Food Combinations?
Well, after knowing those food categories, we may lead you to know the proper food combination. Yes, we those categories may have the own benefits and nutrition. But, in line with the explanation that we have stated above, that nutrition may be not working when it meets with some kinds of nutrition. So that’s why we need to know the proper combination when we want to gain the benefits from it. Then, here the lists of the proper food combinations are:
- First of all, we have to know that the Green and Non-starchy Vegetables are good to be combined with all types of food categories.
- After that, the kind of Lean Protein Food will be good if they are combined with the Greens and Non-Starchy Vegetables.
- If you love eating potatoes and the other Starches or Starchy Protein Meals, you are better to mix it with the Greens, Non-starchy Vegetables and Fats.
- For the next, we will never avoid you to consume Fats and Fatty Protein as they may be the need of our body. But, you may good when combining Fats and Fatty Protein with Greens, Non-starchy Vegetables or Starches.
- Well, when you like consuming Fruits, you should make it regular. Then, the fruits are better to be consumed before we get the first main meals. If you know Fruits are really good if it combines with Greens.
- At last, you have to know that the sweeteners are better to be the supporting parts to make our food delicious. Not to mention, we need to put the sugar on the tea, get some salt on meat and much more. But, it must be good when we control the portion as we should not make it too much or even too low.
Meanwhile, there are some food combination exceptions that you have to remember. And, here they are:
- You are better to eat melon alone and not combine it with the other fruits or meals. If you know, Melon digests faster instead of the others.
- After that, you may combine the fats or proteins with some acidic fruits such as citrus, tomatoes, strawberries and pineapples.
- Then, you need to cook one-pot meals with a lot of water. For example, you are better to make it as soup or stew.
- At last, banana is better to consume with Starches because of its starchy materials.
The Example of Proper Food Combination Recipes
Then, we have known the proper food combination according to the category. Then, we have some glorious information about the food combination recipes that you can practice at home. With no talk too much, here they are:
- Proper Food Combination 1# Avocado and Toast
Guys, when you are on dieting program, your nutritionist may suggest you to avoid consuming avocado. But, you may be good when you combine Avocado with the toast. If you know, they are not only delicious but also perfect in the terms of nutrition. When you avoid consuming the much carbohydrate, the fat from Avocado may be the best solution when it combines with toast. Do you know? The carbs on avocado will be broken down, absorbed, and converted to sugar when it is put on the toast. To make it perfect, you can add some lemon juice and hot sauce.
- Proper Food Combination 2# Canned Salmon and Leafy Greens
All we know that Greens contain the more vitamin D and Calcium. Even, both of them are good to the bone health. Then, Friends! You are able to buy Canned Salmon. Even, it is more affordable with the great nutrition inside. Then, you can mix it with Greens. It must be good when you sautéing them with adding some onion and garlic. They should be fresh and healthy.
- Proper Food Combination 3# Almond and Yogurt
After that, you will feel fresh after consuming Almond with Yogurt. Both of them is good for your bones health, mood as well as for the system immune function. So that you know, your body may need a cup of yogurts that will supply the vitamin D. Then, to make it yummy, you can out some almond on the top of your cup then mix them all together. Even you eat the low-fat yogurts, the almond will supply the vitamin D for your bones.
- Proper Food Combination 4# Steak and Marinade
Friends, you don’t need to stop eating steak as it is the perfect meals for our dinner. But, it must be good when you add the more marinade on the top of meat. Believe it or not, the marinade can reduce the Heterocyclic Amines (HCAs) possibilities that cause cancer to 88 percent.
What are the Bad Food Combinations?
If we have dug much about the proper food combination, it will be great when we combine it with the bad ones. Yes, we have some list of food combination that you need to avoid, and here they are:
- First of all, you must avoid combining Starch and Proteins. They are better to eat in the separate sides. If you know, the Starch will break down on the mouth as the carbohydrates. Meanwhile, the proteins break down the gastrointestinal tract. So, when you try to combine them such as combine pasta with rice, the carb will stay in the stomach acid and it ferments and putrefy.
- Then, you have to avoid mixing Proteins, Starches, and Fats with the other kinds of protein such as Fats, Fruits, and sweeteners.
The Examples of Bad Food Combinations Recipes
Alright, we may also give you some examples of some poor food combination recipes that you need to avoid. All of these efforts are functioned to keep your body to stay healthy. Well, here some bad food combinations are:
- Bad Food Combination 1# Milk and Banana
When you imagine that the taste of milk and banana are delicious, you have to know that that combination is actually dangerous, Guess why? Banana and Milk can produce the toxic that they have the possibility to harm your body. Of course, it produces the awful gas on the stomach.
- Bad Food Combination 2# Fruit after Protein
As we have mentioned above, you are better to consume fruits before eating the main meals. It includes that eating the fruits after eating some proteins are dangerous. Friends, we know that the fruits have the natural sugar then the proteins such as meat or starches may contain the complicated sugar. When we get all of them together, our body may produce the more gas and it causes pain on our stomach.
- Bad Food Combination 3# Bread with Peanut Butter or Jam
Since we were on childhood, we are usually consuming bread with jam or even the peanut butter. But, only a few of us know that this combination is bad and increase the blood sugar. Friends, this result may be affected by Diabetes and the other terrible illness.
- Bad Food Combination 4# Pasta and American Cheese
We have mentioned above that we should avoid eating Starch and protein. Or, it may be bad when we eat Protein and Fat or even the other kinds of Fats together. Well, your pasta that has filled with the tomatoes sauces may be difficult to digest when it combined with the salt taste of cheese.
Great, Friends! We have mentioned all things about the proper and bad food combination. Even, the most important idea is about to keep the body balanced. Meanwhile, its balancing is when all of the nutrition can work based on its ability and give the impact on the body. One thing that you need to know is every each person may have the different rules and exceptions. So, you are better to listen to your body’s messages and find out which one the best for you is. Stay healthy and be happy!