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Time Between Meals

by Marie
(Oak Harbor)

Marie's Question: How long should you wait until the next time you eat so you do not combine foods? Should I wait at least an hour or two between each meal?

Andrew's Answer: How long meals take to digest depends on their content. If you're eating mono meals -one type of of food per meal - of a juicy fruit like watermelon, it will be out of the stomach in a few hours under most circumstances.

If you're eating nuts and seeds, it will likely take longer.

It's also a good idea to keep in mind that digestion is a very energy-intensive process, and when the body is engaged in it it must slack off in detoxification.

Because of this, it's best to concentrate your food into three meals or less so as to give the body enough time in between to clean house.

For more information on food combining, read this article.

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