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Compatible Combinations of Plant Foods
Publish date: Mar 12, 2009
Summary: Some fruits and vegetables should not be eaten together, as they can react and cause digestive issues.
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Do not have acid fruits such as berries, plums, or citrus with grain. Instead combine them with nuts and seeds for a complete meal that is easily digested.
Never combine fruit and vegetables at the same meal as the sugars in fruit will cause fermentation to happen. This rule does not include non-sweet fruits such as avocados, tomato, and cucumber.
If you choose to include animal flesh in your diet, never combine it with a starch such as rice, potatoes, or bread, as this will cause putrefaction to take place. Instead, have a large green salad with the meat, which will improve the digestion and transit time.
Never eat large amounts of food at one meal, even of the best kind.
Avoid too much variety at any one meal. Three to four kinds of food is enough for one meal, and too much variety encourages overeating and causes a war in the stomach. It is important, however, to vary your meals from meal to meal.
Barley, Buckwheat, Bulgur, Corn, Millet, Oats, Rice, Rye, Wheat, etc.
Carob, Chick peas, Kidney beans, Lentils, Lima beans, Mung beans, Peanuts, Soya beans etc.
Almonds, Brazil, Cashews, Chestnuts, Coconuts, Hazelnuts, Macadamias, Pecans, Walnuts, etc.
Flax seed, Poppy seed, Pumpkin seed, Sesame, Sunflower, etc.
Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Sprouts, Watercress
This graph is an excerpt from the book Diet and Health by Dr. Walter Veith.
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