Even a kid knows that eating beans and soda together can lead unexpected results. At the same time, there are a number of other food combinations, it can affect your digestion system badly and even make you sick.
Today here, we got familiar with diet specialists’ recommendations and put together 7 food combinations you would better avoid.
Sandwich and Coffee
When you haven’t time, a quick breakfast on the go is a common solution. Say hello to coffee and cheese sandwiches, then say goodbye to all the healthy properties of cheese. The simple carbs in bread prevent calcium from being digested properly and bringing help to your cardiovascular systems and nervous.
Also, if you add instant coffee to the list, there will be never health benefits.
Tip: If you love cheese sandwiches, then at least try to replace coffee with green or white tea.
Tomatoes and Cucumbers
This is a very popular mix for a summer salad. However, the newest research shows that combining these two vegetables can disturb the biochemical pathways of your body, then you’ll may get sick. This can lead to excessive swelling and calcination, and the vitamins contained in both vegetables won’t be digested correctly.
Tip: Try to eat tomatoes and cucumbers separately. For example, today you can make a salad with cucumbers, and tomorrow – a salad with tomatoes and greens.
Potato and Meat
Who can resist when see a dish of steak with fries? You can’t, cause this is a very heavy food combination. Anyhow, the starch included in potatoes demands more alkalotic digestive fluids, and the proteins from meat demand more acidic ones. When together in the stomach, they just get stuck inside her and can bring such disorders as heartburn, gas, belching, and many others.
Tip: As a side dish to steack, try to choose nonstarchy vegetables – asparagus, cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, or zucchini.
Pasta and Minced Meat
The same reasoning applies to pasta with minced meat. However, The salivary glands produce ptyalin and amylase, which transform the starch carbs (pasta) into simple sugars. You don’t know what’s happen when simple sugars cover proteins (meat). They create a dangerous chemical mixture that can lead to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Tip: It prefer to eat pasta as a separate dish. Try to choose pasta made of durum wheat, and add it some herb sauces.
Beer and Nuts
This is one of the most popular combinations since our college days. Everybody loves to eat salty nuts when drinking beer.
morever, high-salt foods arn’t only unhealthy by themselves but it also lead to dehydration and increase the likelihood of having another pint of beer.
Tip: When you drink any alcohol, keep water or soda at hand to avoid dehydration.
Dairy and Pineapple
Sour fruits make your digestion work slowly, especially at morning. Add to, pineapple includes bromelain, an enzymic complex which can cause intoxication when combined with dairy products.
Tip: Try to add dry apricots or plums instead of pineapple.
Milk and Banana
Milk and Banana food couple has become very popular among followers of a healthy lifestyle because it’s nourishing and fast to prepare. However, most of nutritionists believe that fruits (especially sweet ones) should be consumed separately. They stay inside the body for long time, slowing down the digestion system, especially when eaten with other foods. As for milk, it is also more healthy to drink it alone.
Tip: Try to use bananas as snacks between major meals.
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