Re: "Food combining"
Sun, 11 May 1997 13:11:25 -0400 (EDT)

In a message dated 5/11/97 7:57:32 AM, you wrote:

>That is totally false, the assimilation of food groups by themselves makes
>more energy because less energy is used to digest it because certain
>chemicals work better when not combined with other chemicals, thats basic

Certain chemicals, yes. All chemicals, no. The chemicals in digestion, no.

>And proper food combining loses fat more so than not.

*If* proper food combining worked as stated, the body would have more energy,
which means that unless the combiners significantly upped their exercise,
their livers would convert it into fat. But in fact it doesn't, and food
combiners usually lose weight because they eat a lower-calorie diet.