6. Water with food at mealtimes
Now we are having a go at water! What next? Actually, drinking water before a meal is a much better idea. There is a simple reason for this. If you are drinking while eating, precious enzymes(酶) for your digestion are diluted(被稀释) and they are not nearly as effective.
7. Bacon and eggs
The problem with two proteins together is that it takes ages to digest them. Compare these with fruit which takes about half an hour. Meat and fish can take up to three hours! That is why having two proteins sources in the same meal is not really a good idea.
8. Bananas and milk
This means that your banana smoothie(奶昔) may not be the best snack (零食，小吃)for you. The problem here is that the different digestion times will cause the fruit to curdle(凝固). Fruit, as we have seen, is very easily and quickly digested but milk is not. That means a lot of extra acidity(酸的含量) in your stomach. But you can ease the process by using ripe bananas and adding nutmeg(肉豆蔻粉) to sweeten the deal.
9. Honey and tea
What better way of sweetening your tea than adding honey. The problem here is that once honey melts in the tea, it is going to produce more toxins(毒素) and alsoclog(堵塞) up the body’s channels. This is why honey is better with a cold drink or on its own.
10. Salt in salads
You don’t need extra salt, so why put it in salads as well? Another problem is that salt will drain the salad leaves of their moisture and all the other valuable nutrients(养分;营养物) as well. We all need a little salt but going overboard on salty snacks (even soda contains salt!) is not a great idea. Doctors and heart specialists say that we need 2,400 milligrams of salt a day – that is one teaspoon.