1.Â Â Proteins DO NOT Combine with Starches!
This rule heads the list as being the worst of the disease-producing habits. If you know anything about the facts of digestion, youâ€™ll realize that thereâ€™s no way this combination will ever digest. What about meat and potatoes, hamburgers, sub sandwiches, meat pizzas, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs and all? Take for example the hamburger-the meat is a protein and the bread is a starch. It takes a series of acid digestive juices to digest the protein and a series of alkaline digestive juices to digest the starch. Did you ever burn yourself in chemistry class with acid and were told to apply an alkaline to neutralize the acid? This same result is what happens to the digestive juices in the stomach when you eat a protein and a starch together. They neutralize themselves and NO DIGESTION IS THE RESULT. If it doesnâ€™t digest properly, it rots in our stomachs. Continue reading