Re: Diet-Food Combining
Sat, 10 May 1997 16:39:45 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 10 May 1997, ard wrote:

> After more than 20 years as a vegetarian, we know something about "food
> combining". We have not read the "Fit For Life" book, but the information
> we have has to do with the Essential Amino Acids (EAA). The eight EAA are
> those which we cannot synthesize. Our protein pattern requires that we
> consume these EAAs in relationship to each other at the same meal. If a
> food is low in one of these EAAs, the usable protein is less.

The "food combining" advocated in FFL is not the accurate and supported
"protein combining" you're referring to. It's the claim that mixing foods,
other than certain very specific mixtures, makes the food indigestible and
thereby causes serious health problems.