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i keep getting conflicting results (is a peanut really a starch group food?) and i need some help


i would like an accurate combination chart and a longer list of foods than most sites seem to give


for anyone who cares, soon i will have phased out inorganic food, go on a fast and resume eating with (mostly raw) vegan food. so if anyone has any good vegan trophology recipes i would love to hear them, cooked or raw combinations welcome


also how do you feel switching to a trophology diet? what can i expect?

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not bad. Tao of HS&L has a long section on Trophology

also: its too much work for me normally. But when sick and as get older, I give it more respect.


Source: Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity, Daniel Reid, Fireside, New York, pp 88-89


Food Categories in Food Combining Chart


I. Proteins: foods that contain 15 per cent or more protein matter

Concentrated proteins: meat, fish, fowl, eggs, milk, cheese

Light proteins: nuts, beans, peas, soy beans products, avocados

whole grains


II. Carbohydrates: foods that contain 20 per cent or more starch and/or



Starch: peanuts, bananas, potatoes, all pasta product,rice

breads, cakes, pies, refined cereals, etc.


Sugars: whole, brown and raw cane sugar, fructose, honey, maple

syrup, dried sweet fruits (dates, raisins, figs, prunes)


III. Fats: animal or vegetable oils


Animal: butter, cream, lard, tallow, fatty meats

Vegetable: Olive, soy bean, sunflower seed, sesame, safflower

corn, and all nut oils


IV. Vegetables: lettuce, celery, cabbage, broccoli, spinach, bean

sprouts, cucumber, asparagus, onion, eggplant, turnip,water-

cress, leek, zuccini, string bean, green pepper, radish,carrot,

okra, artichoke, olive, etc.


Exceptions: potatoes act as a starch; tomatoes act as an acid fruit


V. Fruits


Acid fruits: orange, grapefruit, lime, lemon, berries, cranberry

pineapple, tomato


Sub-acid fruits: apple, pear/ peach, cherry, grape, apricot, nec-

tarine, plum, etc.


Melons: watermelon, musk melon, honey dew melon,

cantaloupe, papaya, etc.


Exceptions: bananas act as a starch; dried figs, dates, raisns and

prunes act as sugars



Notes: 1. 'No' denotes incompatible combinations. 2. 'Yes' denotes compatible combinations. 3. Milk is best taken completely alone as a protein food, preferably as raw certified milk. 4. Melons are not included in the 'fruit' headings above; they should always be eaten alone for optimum digestion and assimilation. 5. Bananas, figs, dates, prunes and raisins are sugar/starch foods of the very best quality, and should not be mixed with proteins. 6. Vegetables combine well with everything, except for potatoes (a starch) and tomatoes (an acid). 7. Fats should be avoided with concentrated proteins, but are relatively compatible with light proteins. 8. The closer to the fresh, raw state a food is consumed, the more com- patible it is with other varieties of food; therefore, try to make at least 50% of your diet consist of fresh, raw foods consumed in the fresh, raw state. That will provide the active enzymes and moist, raw fiber required to compensate for incompatible combinations of cooked foods.

Edited by thelerner

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Beans have to be the best protein source ever, loads of choice too.

Mung for me then baked beans in tomato sauce (Mrs GMPs NOT the sugar saturated canned crap).

Lovely grub.

That hobbit lady who lives very simply in Wales I posted about a couple of weeks ago she does that no cook vegan diet and looks healthy from it.

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