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Food Combining: The Health and Weight Loss 'Secret' We Swear By

Steak and potatoes, tuna-noodle casserole, scrambled eggs with toast -- these classic American meals are also classic examples of why the Standard American Diet is making us fatter and more prone to disease. After eating one of those traditional American meals, you might experience bloating or feel gassy, dehydrated or tired. No wonder! They violate all the principles of food combining.

If you eat proteins and starches together, they tend to neutralize each other and inhibit digestion.


A meal might look healthy, but depending on the combination of foods you're eating, it may actually cause weight gain and digestive problems. You can read more about the Principle of Food Combining in The Body Ecology Diet. It's also packed with delicious recipes and sample menus.

Many diet companies, like Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig, tell you to eat less and exercise more, with little regard to what you actually combine together in your stomach. What they don't know is that what happens in your stomach and digestive tract is important and can be the key to long-term health and weight loss!

Many years ago, our ancestors worked hard at physical jobs and returned home each day to eat big meals of meat, breads, cheeses, and even sweets with no adverse effects. They had iron stomachs and digested everything. Our ancestors also had healthier inner ecosystems. A healthy inner ecosystem is made up of the friendly microflora (good bacteria) that reside in our intestines and keep us healthy and strong. A healthy inner ecosystem also means more beneficial microflora helping you digest the foods you eat.

Over time, the introduction of antibiotics, pasteurization, and processed foods, along with a lifestyle of constant stress, has damaged our inner ecosystems. An unhealthy inner ecosystem can lead to fatigue, poor health, and a digestive tract that functions inefficiently.

Today, more than ever, we need to take extra special care of our bodies because they have never been more under-nourished and over-stressed.

The good news is that you can eat your way to better health -- and achieve a naturally slim body at the same time. The Body Ecology system of health and healing teaches that it's more than just what you eat; it's also how you eat. The "how" is indeed just as important, and Body Ecology provides a roadmap for how to eat your way to health through our 7 Healthy Eating Principles. In this article, we will cover the Principle of Food Combining in more detail.

Food combining is the little-known secret to eating that enhances your digestion to give you energy and to help you lose weight and keep it off.

Food Combining the Body Ecology Way

The process of digesting each meal takes a great deal of energy, so you want to increase your ability to digest or your "digestive fire." But what happens if your digestion is not working properly, like so many Americans today?

The undigested food stays in your digestive tract and putrefies, creating a toxic environment that makes your blood more acidic and allows yeast, viruses, cancer cells, and parasites to grow inside you. In essence, your inner ecosystem is damaged, and you are more prone to illness.

Proper food combining is a system of eating foods that combine together efficiently to assist digestion so that your digestive tract does not have to work so hard to give you the nutrients you need for energy. You can learn the basics with three simple guidelines.

1. Eat Fruits Alone on an Empty Stomach

For anyone just starting on the Body Ecology program, we recommend avoiding most fruits -- they have a high concentration of natural sugars that encourage the growth of yeast and other pathogens.

The exceptions are sour fruits like lemons and limes, unsweetened juices from cranberries and black currants, and pomegranates. These fruits are very low in sugars and are safe to eat, even in the initial, more limited phase of the program.

Once your inner ecosystem is restored (usually within three months of remaining on Stage 1 of The Diet), you can introduce other low-sugar fruits like grapefruit and kiwis, as well as pineapple, blueberries, and strawberry. These sour fruits combine best with kefir and yogurt made from milk and sprouted seeds and nuts. Nuts, seeds, and dairy foods including cheese are called "protein fats" because they truly are a protein and a fat combined together by nature.

In the kitchen: Start your morning with a glass of warm water and lemon juice to hydrate your body and cleanse and tone your digestive system. Lemon and lime juice can be eaten with animal protein for flavor and to enhance digestion.

2. Eat Proteins with Non-Starchy Vegetables and/or Ocean Vegetables

When you eat proteins like poultry, fish, meat, and eggs, your stomach secretes hydrochloric acid and the enzyme pepsin to break down the food in a highly acidic environment. When you eat starches like potatoes or bread, your stomach secretes the enzyme ptyalin to create an alkaline condition.

If you eat proteins and starches together, they tend to neutralize each other and inhibit digestion. The poorly-digested food travels through the digestive tract, reaching the intestines, where it putrefies and causes your blood to become acidic. It also provides a welcome environment for disease-causing pathogens!

To keep this from happening, avoid combining proteins and starches (including grains, like rice, and starchy vegetables, like potatoes) in the same meal. Instead, have non-starchy vegetables and ocean vegetables with your protein meals to achieve optimal digestion. Taking digestive enzymes can also help the body to better break down protein at each meal.

Non-starchy vegetables include: Leafy greens, broccoli, asparagus, cauliflower, carrots, bok choy, cabbage, celery, lettuces, green beans, garlic, fennel, onions, chives, turnips, sprouts, red radish, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumber, beets.

Non-starchy vegetables and ocean vegetables digest well in acid or alkaline environments, so they go with anything: proteins, oils and butter, grains, starchy vegetables, lemons and limes, and soaked and sprouted nuts and seeds.

In the kitchen: Pair poached fish with stir-fried vegetables, roasted chicken with a leafy green salad and/or a non-starchy vegetable soup. Or try a salad that has veggies that are steamed and chilled (broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, plus also a variety of raw vegetables, like shredded carrots, cucumber, or yellow squash), with lightly grilled salmon and a lemon-garlicy dressing.

3. Eat Grains and Starchy Vegetables with Non-Starchy and/or Ocean Vegetables

There are four grain-like seeds on The Body Ecology Program: amaranth, quinoa, buckwheat, and millet. These ancient grains are high in protein, gluten-free, and rich in B vitamins, and they feed the beneficial bacteria in your inner ecosystem.

Starchy vegetables include: Acorn and butternut squash, lima beans, peas, corn, water chestnuts, artichokes, and red-skinned potatoes (red-skinned potatoes are the only potatoes included in the Body Ecology program because they have fewer sugars than other kinds of potatoes).

In the kitchen: Make hearty millet casserole with a green leafy salad and yellow squash sautéed in butter. Or try acorn squash stuffed with curried quinoa with the ocean vegetable hijiki and onions. Warming grain soups are also good, especially in winter.

Our new Body Ecology Living Cookbook is full of fresh, healthy, healing, and delicious recipes, created by Donna Gates with the Food Combining Principle in mind. You can make flavorful dishes based on these food combining guidelines at home, like Salmon with Kale Soup, Marinated Corn Salad, Stir-fried Carrots with Lime and Cumin, Quinoa Pilaf, Turkey Burgers with Sweet Mustard Sauce, and more.

Food Combining Details

Fats and oils: Choose organic, unrefined, and extra virgin oils like flax seed, pumpkin seed, olive, or coconut oils.

  • Combine with: Vegetables, grains, and protein. Avoid large amounts of fat with protein (like the mayonnaise in tuna salad) because it slows digestion. Instead use a small amount of oil to cook and oil-free dressings.

Protein fats: Avocado, olives, seeds, and nuts (except peanuts and chestnuts, which are starches).

  • Combine with: Non-starchy and ocean vegetables and sour fruits. Be sure to soak and sprout your seeds and nuts to ease digestion.

Dairy: Cheese and milk, are also protein fats. Dairy products are not on the initial phase of the Body Ecology program because the lactose in milk feeds pathogenic yeast, and most people don't have enough dairy-loving enzymes to digest the milk protein, casein. After you've established a healthy inner ecosystem, you may be able to benefit from fermented dairy foods and drinks that help populate your digestive tract with plenty of microflora. Some people do well on dairy foods, and some simply do not.

  • Combine with: Fermented dairy products, like milk kefir, combine with sour fruits, seeds, and nuts and non-starchy vegetables.

In the kitchen: Make a Body Ecology kefir dressing with lemon juice and herbs and toss it onto your favorite lettuce with some soaked and sprouted sunflower seeds for a tasty salad.

Dried peas, beans, and soybeans: These foods are mainly a starch combined with a small amount of protein and are difficult to digest. This helps explain why many people have problems with gas and bloating immediately after eating them. Because they are so difficult to digest, they are not part of the initial phase of the Body Ecology program. Additionally, we only recommend fermented soy foods.

Sugar: Sugar encourages the growth of yeast, suppresses your body's natural immunity, and does not combine with anything! Instead of sugar, use Stevia in your tea to satisfy sugar cravings or add it to a glass of lemon water.

  • Combine with: Nothing. (If you must eat sugar, it should be eaten alone as in a cup of tea with no other foods.)

Fermented foods and drinks: These are the "stars" of our Body Ecology program because they are packed with vitamins, minerals, and healthy microflora that heal your inner ecosystem. Cultured vegetables and Young Coconut Kefir are just two examples of superfoods that help us stay healthy, slim, and youthful.

  • Combine with: Everything, even with fruit. (In fact, we sometimes ferment green apples in our cultured vegetables.)

Can You Really Lose Weight by Food Combining?

You might find after just a few days of following food combining principles that you have lost weight. Your body will no longer be bloated, and you'll rid yourself of toxins.

You might also feel hungrier -- just eat more frequently. As long as you are combining properly and eating when you are hungry, you will not gain weight! As your energy increases, you will find you now have more energy to exercise. This then will result in your becoming more slender and well-toned.

What To Remember Most About This Article:

  • Wait three hours after eating a grain-based meal before you have a protein meal.
  • After a protein meal, give yourself four hours to fully digest. (You may even want to try all grain meals one day and all protein meals the next.) Assist Enzymes are a must for helping digest these meals.
  • Stevia can be used as a calorie-free natural sugar substitute to satisfy sugar cravings.
  • Try not to drink cold water during meals. A cup of warm tea, however, will aid digestion. Avoid ice when you drink water. Stick to room temp water that doesn't shock your body and do not drink for at least 15 minutes before you eat or one hour after a meal.

With food combining and the Body Ecology Principles, you'll find yourself eating simpler meals that nourish your body. You'll also digest your food better and supply your body with even more nutrients. As your digestion improves, you'll have more energy and vitality, freeing up your body to come into balance, heal, and stay naturally slim.

We believe that Body Ecology is the foundation for wellness that can turn around our current health crisis. Try the Principle of Food Combining today and read an overview of the 7 Body Ecology Principles to familiarize yourself with other components of the program. With Body Ecology, you can truly eat and drink to good health!

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  • Elizabeth Easel

    I am planning on eating grains on day and eating proteins the next day back and forth. Is that okay? I am trying to lose a few pounds at the age of 32 but I am very healthy and have no problems.

  • Philippa Powers

    Many years ago, I tried Suzanne Summer's diet. It worked very well. She went through all these things. What she didn't say was that her so-called "new" diet was simply food combining. Unbelievable!

  • shumee

    I think there's a lot out there to confuse us about eating. Also articles like this leave out important information, like the importance of soaking and souring.

  • milsma

    Food combining DOES work for weight loss and feeling better. Aside from the science, you pay much greater attention to what you're eating. I'm of the belief that's the real benefit.
    I could never completely eliminate dairy but (milk in my coffee, etc.) but it didn't impede success. Everything in moderation.

  • Gosia Grant

    My mum has been on this diet for a bit. She lost 3 stones and kept it off.

  • lolly

    I would love to have this work for me. I gave up my gall bladder 21 yrs. ago and have suffered since then with Bile Salts Malabsorption. I can eat only a very few foods, and still have a lot of trouble digestively. Does anyone else have experience with this?

  • Rame

    Does anyone know if combining pea protein powder is ok with starchy vegetables?

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  • Debbie-Jo

    I have posted a link below of a food combining chart that is extremely easy to follow. This website does have some good information but if you are just starting out I think its much easier to use a chart than to read an abundance of rules that are not easy to keep track of.

  • guest

    > our ancestors worked hard at physical jobs and returned home each day to eat big meals of meat, breads, cheeses, and even sweets with no adverse effects.

    Well no, not exactly... Without pasteurization or refrigeration very long illnesses and death due to pathogens was a "fact of life"; burying children under 5 was so common, it could be a 'right of passage'... Without antibiotics, something as routine as an inadvertent stab w/ a sliver could lead to gangrene or death.
    Without any understanding or discovery of micro-organisms and their role in the persistent misery that chronic diahrreah (still a leading cause of death worldwide) & other ailments brought our ancestors blamed hexes, and lax morals, then 'imbalanced of chi' or 'humors' for all that ailed them. It was 'guesswork' and as result, the remedy was sometimes worse than the cure.
    One needn't be a history buff to understand this - you need only look at the MODERN THIRD WORLD. Furthermore, you don't need to go "that far back", even 1900s America had a life expectancy in the 40s!

    As for their diets - they had LIMITED SELECTION of fresh fruits and vegetables for a few months a year; and had subsist on dried ('salted') meats and fish during the winter; because of a lack of safe storage - most were als familiar with hunger (...real hunger; not the 5pm munchies :))

    > Over time, the introduction of antibiotics, pasteurization and processed foods, along with a lifestyle of constant stress, has damaged our inner ecosystems..

    I've yet to see ANY credible evidence that suggests the bulk of adults in the developed world have "damaged eco systems"; on the contrary - the rise in life expectancy that's been ongoing since ~1900 (in the USA and Canada; give or take for other developed nations) and according to CDC and others, is on track to continue this slope until at least 2020. YOU ARE NOSTALGIC FOR A "TIME THAT NEVER WAS"...

    Antibiotics and pasteurization lead to longer lives and an end to death and disability that used to be a real risk of drinking milk. In the span of 2 decades, more than 65,000 people died of TB in England & Wales contracted from milk. This number would have only continued to rise as industrialization & population growth meant fewer and fewer people could keep milk cows 'at home' (without pasteurization, getting the milk quickly from cow to drink was critical; not so easy if you don't have milk cows). The discovery of Pasteurization also lead to the field of microbiology & brought germ theory into the mainstream.

    Some people like to point out that pasteurization, like antibiotics, is a "non-specific killer", i.e. it kills both the good and the bad... AN INTELLIGENT ADULT THUS SHOULD WEIGH THE PERCEIVED BENEFIT VS THE RISK. Is risking deadly, contagious TB really worth some lactic-acid producing bacteria you can get elsewhere; bacteria that many point out are killed also by routine refrigeration?! I think the clear, easy answer is NO WAY! (...i.e. there's a reason Pasteur is a household name! His discovery saved lives immediately & continue to today!)

    Others point out that enzymes in the milk are damaged, a VERY, VERY ODD assessment given that we do not get any usable enzymes from food we ingest!
    Enzymes are chemicals our body makes and uses to break down foods & other chemical reactions; your digestive system does NOT utilize enzymes you ingest but rather - it identifies them as proteins, and like all proteins, it's broken down into component amino acids and transported from there (no different that protein from animal tissue, or certain plants)...
    If the enzymes present in the milk you drink, or those in the meat you ingest remained 'active enzymes', there would a theoretical risk of 'being digested as we chewed' (this is an 'extreme over the top analogy' to make a point).... Digestion is the act of breaking down ingested food stuff into its component parts. The component parts of proteins are amino acids.

    As for loss of vitamins - I've seen evidence that Vitamin C is most affected, which makes sense BUT I do not know of any healthy person in the developed world that is deficient in Vitamin C! I'll gladly take a 20% Vitamin C hit to know that the pasteurized milk I and my children ingest will not cause severe, life threatening diahrreah...or worse.

  • Karen

    Is it okay to combine fermented vegetables with raw goat yogurt?

  • Margarite

    KRISTEN - thank you for your comments. I agree with your comments. I found this information very useful. A lot of people have grown up with the Fast food world hence this information is beneficial to them. There are so many out of the tin, addictives & preservatives in food that are so much more easier to eat because of busy schedules, stress and other contributing factors.

    At times people are looking for solutions and with some much on the net globally you never know who is writing the truth. I am currently doing an intestine cleanse with kefir & flaxseed flour. I figured I need to be kinder to myself and look for healthier options.

    You've obviously eaten healthy all your life, kudos to you. My Great Grandfather lived till he was 99 years old. My mother until she was 69. I hope to live well into my 80's.

    I am currently doing kefir/flaxseed flour every morning for breakfast, this can only improve my ecosystem I'm sure. I look forward to my future ahead.

    Thank you all for your comments they are all valid in one way or another.

  • Julie myers

    Just like JDR, I am in the process of recovering from severe mercury poisoning. If anyone has any input//suggestions I would very much appreciate it.

  • Peter @Naturains

    So if what's the deal with sweet potatoes then? Less starchy?

  • Kristen

    I honestly don't know where THIS came from lol. I've been eating healthy all of my life, literally. No fast food, soda, desserts, etc. Just healthy small portion foods. I'm very fit and have a great figure. My mother modeled at my age. She's 53 and is still in shape. We eat organic and so do my grandparents (they are 90 years old, can walk, grandfather still drives, neither has cancer nor diabetes or heart problems. As long as you eat healthy foods and remain fairly active then you will be fine.

  • Jenni

    Hi there, very informative! I suffer from digestive issues (IBS-severe distention/bloating and constipation), and have been following recommendations for IBS which is to always eat soluble fiber at Evey meal and to.make it the foundation of each meal. It has really helped me but I would like to try food combining as well... How would I do this and still get adequate protein, all of my meals would.then be grain based with no fruit or protein or dairy etc. Is tempeh an exception because it is plant protein? Could I combine it with grains? I'm also wondering about banana I have been baking with it and adding small amounts to oatmeal is this ok? There are few foods that make me feel ok, and I seem to be good with banana...

  • Eugene

    I read everywhere that (acid) fruit doesnt combine with plain yoghurt. Except for a dr hay diet chart which lists both under protein. So now im a bit confused. I seemingly have no problem combining dark cherries crsnberries or apple with greek yogurt. But who knows maybe kidding myself?
    The diamond method says pineapple can help protein digestion. But am stiil wary if i could combine with my yogurt. They even say ripe frsh banana can help digestion of carbs like oatmeal. Dr. Hay says milk is ok with fresh fruit. But not say specifically yogurt as well. Yes I live yoghurt. Why do most say no and some say yes?

  • Chuck Bluestein

    I have been eating fruit alone on an empty stomach for many years. They do not need to be digested like other foods. They jut pass through the stomach in about 15 minutes.

  • joylite

    Ok , then how about breakfast muesli we used to have?were they a good combination or bad one? Because i thought we should never have fruits during or after meals, the muesli contains nut , dried fruit and all , they were mixed together!

  • robert arena

    I've been a health nut for years, but now all these rules are new. My wife has scleroderma, my son in law is a phisical mess frombad diet . They make me crazy!! Americans are robots, eating and getting sick from big business advertising. Microwaved food!! Junk food, poisons that we eat. Then we get these aweful diseases and pay our doctors a fortune to give is drugs. God help this crazy country!!

  • Sue

    Help! What food group is quinoa? Can I mix it with salmon (organic) and lots of salads-salad leaves, tomatoes, beetroot etc (all organic)?

  • Carla

    I'm taking a nutritional vegetarian course and this was very vvery educating. Thank you. It all goes hand in hand. Your protein should only be 1/8 of your meal... But very important to your diet...

  • thomas james lowe

    I have followed proper foodcombining for many years and I am five percent body fat with muscular body and plenty of energy I require four hours sleep per night have a thirty inch waist. my face hasn't changed in twenty years I can work out at LAfitness for 3 hours at a time I use no dairy products eat organicly severly limit fish chicken and re meat to six ounces once a day raw rainbow salad and fruit is most of my high energy diet. I take ginseng extract and royal jelly and green tea daily the more raw food you eat the better feel fre to contact me royal jelly and other supplements actually slow down or reverse the aging process while on this diet.

  • Zachary

    I find your advice on food combining very useful. I have suffered since I was a child from general body pain, itchy rectum, itchy skins on particular part of the body and sometimes swollen and painful patches around my neck, headaches, fatigue, cough and flue, sinus, stiff waist that comes suddenly, drowsy after eating some types of foods and some pain on my right leg starting from the knee downwards to the heels. I finally landed on your site as I searched for more information about candida which I concluded was the cause all my problems. I had tried all medical treatment and all I was told is that I was suffering from stress. Anyhow, I found your site very educative and would have loved to have more information on stage one of the treatment regime. Some sites suggest that eating yellow beans if okay but you seem to suggest otherwise. Can one combine a protein, such as poultry (chicken) with millet? In the part of the world where I live, millet (finger millet) is a staple although it is giving way to more imported and processed foods. We also ferment the millet to make porridge.

  • Brooke S

    @kevin there's nowhere that says dairy combines with grains....

  • Amber

    Eezageeza, will you be my friend? You're awesome.

  • Jameson

    Nice! I want to read more about that!

  • Wennie Sasotona

    thanks, I've learn a lot

  • alli

    i have found this to be the best diet for me as i have gluten and dairy problem and i often loose weight fast and any other way of eating does not work. But it hard to stick to

  • http://Google André B.

    On the food combo chart I notice proteins can be combined with corn. My question is, is Grits or as it is known in SA "mealie pap" ok to combine with eggs ?

  • Eezageeza

    Eat what you want - in moderation.
    If you want to have a more effective digestive system to compliment your body temple, then food combining can be very helpful.
    If you want a beef burger in a bun, then you can bake your own bread and prepare your own delicious beef pattie. If you want, you can go to Mcdonald's, but there is less benefits to be gained, and maybe even some detriments. If I feel like socialising, I may go a party. I'll feel good for a while and then I'll feel bad. Just DO WHAT YOU WANT. IF DOING THAT HELPS OTHERS TO GET WHAT THEY WANT, LIKE OR INDEED, NEED... then that's even better and you'll be ok. 8o)

    @ KEVIN : We all have our moments of shared experiences, mutual understandings, love, excitement, fear, happiness, pain, togetherness and morbid hatred.

    THE FUNNY THING IS - WE HUMAN BEINGS SEEM TO APPARENTLY EXPERIENCE LIFE FROM INSIDE OUR HEADS... So yes, she IS completely in her own world... as are you... as are we silly pudding.

    Debbie is free to express herself and we (including you, 'Kev' The GreenFascista) are free to regard those expressions of hers. I am also free to criticise your manic outburst too...


    go and have another coffee and shout at an organic shop clerk somewhere. There's a good chap...


    most confusing ill advised info I've seen on food combining!!! Sour fruits with dairy, grains and proteins together???? Are you completely in your own world???

  • merle

    How about apples? Is it horrible to follow a meal with an apple?
    Doesn't the fiber make it slow to digest?

  • Gregory

    I've read the book, but find it very confusing. Step one of the diet is referenced regularly in the book but where is step one within the book, it's not listed listed in the table of contents? What is step one.

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  • Genci

    do you have any recepies, that are tasty for eating and respect the role you describe?
    because that what i read it make feel very naive about what i am eating every day, i rely do not have combination on my meal that respect these role of eating
    please tell me where i can find such recepies

  • claudia

    This is very useful info. Thanks!!!
    .....amaranth, quinoa, buckwheat and millet. ... are they starches or protein?
    Can they be combines with sprouted seeds like sunflowers?
    And can they be combined with a nut patè?


  • JDR

    I've tried eating many different ways, but this way has some very unique rules to it, and I''d bet it will help me. ACV is good, but mixing it with raw honey too early on can be a big mistake, as I found. It's hard not to throw out the baby with the bathwater with all the online info, but this way of eating may actually be the best way for many or most of us to proceed to rebalance our GI tract. I have a long standing Mercury toxicity issue that I'm working on with ALA . I bought your Kindle eBaok and I even want to get the paperback edition as well.

  • Nadira

    This is exactly what I need. It will really help wtih leaky gut syndrome. Thanks

  • sandra barwell

    Hi I found your web site very very interesting, thank you i will give it a go

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