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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi ! I have been trying to eat a healthy diet for some time now. So, I have egg-whites, whole wheat toast, almonds, variety of fruits and fresh juice for breakfast. Also, lemon tea without sugar. Common sense wise this is very good, enough fibre, protien, omega-3 and vitamins and minerials.
But I read a few articles on the net which say that fruits should not be taken with other foods. Have them empty stomach and then after a gap eat breakfast. Is this true ?? i find this difficult to do as this takes a lot of time and i get late for work. Any advice ?
User :   ??
User :   neone there??
Doctor :   Hi I am
User :   hi ! pls read the above
Doctor :   There no is scientific research that taking fruits with food will cause damage to the body
Doctor :   so it completely acceptable to to take fruits with the food
User :   so like i eat an egg, then an apple, then tosat, then juice, then a banana
User :   thats fine ?? right
Doctor :   However, I stress one point here, that now a days, frtius are best snakcs\
Doctor :   And what is snack
Doctor :   A snack is a good source of food taken in between main meals
Doctor :   So in that sense fruits are good snacks
Doctor :   Did I clear your query/
Doctor :   Thank you
User :   but when they say that if eaten together the stomach acid digests the food but it is too strong for the fruit ! so it makes the fruit rot in the stomach undigested, causing bloating, acidity etc
Doctor :   That is up to u
User :   i am afraid when i read this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If u want o follow and if u hhave such kind of problem follow article
Doctor :   There some some facts are also
Doctor :   U can ignore
User :   no no ! i cant trust articles like this ! thats y i am asking u
Doctor :   it is individual
User :   i dont feel ill after bfast
Doctor :   some eat grapea as breakfast
Doctor :   *grapes
Doctor :   Some people eat grapes after eating
Doctor :   it depends
Doctor :   some poeple eat it as snacks
Doctor :   so it depends on ur life style
User :   i have alcoholic hepatitis ! so i in treatment for that !! like no alcohol, meds and balanced diet
User :   occasional bloating and acidity that i have may be because of that right ?? fruit with other food together wont do harm
Doctor :   Yes , it could be
Doctor :   make changes in ur food
Doctor :   maitaian a diary
Doctor :   Maiatai dairy of symtpms and foods
Doctor :   then after one week analyse
User :   ok !! so if i am havung no trouble after bast of fruit with other food ,, this is ok for me
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   it is ok
User :   oh thanks a lot
User :   bye bye
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