Fit for Life Diet Review
Fit for Life was a book written in the early 80's by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond. The authors are believers in a type of "food combining" whose theory states that when foods are combined inappropriately, they become "rotten" and cannot be absorbed from the intestinal tract. This toxifies the body and makes people fat.
Basically, fruit should be eaten from the time you get up until noon because it helps to cleanse the system and move things along. Fruit should never be eaten with anything else. For lunch and dinner you can either have a carbs based meal which would be grains, beans and veggies or a protein meal, which would be protein and veggies. You should never combine a carb and a protein as they "fight" in the stomach and then become toxic. Dairy foods and refined sugar is banned and although fruit is good, it must not be consumed at the end of a meal.
Fit for Life asserts that people gain weight not because of overeating and too little exercise, but because they wrongly combine protein rich foods with starchy foods. Fit for Life says our digestive tracts cannot assimilate more than one of these "concentrated foods" at a time, since the enzymes that digest protein nullify the enzymes that digest carbohydrate, and vice versa.
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