>In a message dated 5/10/97 11:59:53 AM, you wrote:
>>Right. And thats the whole deal about food combining: one food group at a
>>time, and in an order according to water content- fruit then veggies then
>>grains, with at least an hour inbetween. The diet uses less energy to
>>food, thus giving u more energy out of your food.
>As I've pointed out, there is no scientific evidence for this assertion, and
>the assertors display a distressing lack of basic biology knowledge. If this
>were actually true, since Westerners already get more energy than they need
>from their food (that's why so many are fat), proper food combiners would
>tend to be even fatter. "Not enough energy from food" is simply not a
>problem even for the strictest vegan.
With Montignac's method, his point re slimming was that if you combine
foods wrongly the energy is stored as fat instead of used up immediately
(something to do with the liver - sorry I can't remember the theory!)