Food-combining theories surface from time to time, and one of them claims that fruit should be eaten alone. The food combination diet is based on the principal that certain food groups are incompatible, such as fruit, which is easily-digested, and protein.
The theories claim that fruit that are eaten with proteins or fatty foods will take longer to digest. This will presumably “delay the digestion of fruit and allow its sugars to ferment and putrefy”, which will then affect a person’s health.
The quick answer is that you don’t have to consume fruit on an empty stomach to properly digest all of its nutrients.
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