ED vs. EL: Dos and Donts of Food Combining

From the Melanated Man:


As colonized people we are accustomed to the traditional pattern of eating different types of food at the same time (i.e. your customary “meat and three”) during your normal setting of breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

That is a part of the average American diet.

But have you ever considered the possibility that consuming certain foods at the same time may be DAMNING to you health? You may not realize it, but you may be practicing improper food combining techniques.

As a matter of fact, I GUARANTEE that you are not practicing the proper techniques of food combining. And don’t try to be smart and think cutting your meals down from three to one a day is saving your butt either.

If you eat Chicken Fried Rice for lunch and that’s your only meal of the day, you’re still going to be F***ED UP. Trust me.

You MUST know what foods are good to eat together REGARDLESS.

Food combining is THE practice of combining the right types of foods together for a proper digestion for your body. Digestion can be a very complex procedure and must be taken very seriously. Improper food combining can lead to some very serious problems to your body.

According to Dr. Afrika in African Holistic Health:

“Digestion is a sequence or chain reaction of enzymes that require specific strengths of alkaline and/or acid enzymes. Wrong food combining interrupts, blocks, and stops the sequence. This results in putrefaction and fermentation of foods. Wrong food combinations end the building of cells and immunity and start the destruction of cells and immunity. Wrong food combination causes colds, allergies, skin eruptions, clogged veins and arteries, constipation, diarrhea, bad breath, plaque on teeth, coated tongue, diseases, stomach gas, addiction, mood swings, and irritability. Wrong food combinations make chemicals such as vinegar, alcohol, and salts. Consequently, the person becomes addicted to the chemicals the make inside their body, crave them and use them to season foods (i.e. vinegar, salt, wine, etc.) “


Here is a chart for proper food combining:


Link: Food Combining Chart


This is a good NOT great food combining chart. For instance, for those of you who continue to partake of the animal flesh, meat SHOULD be eaten alone. If you remember from the post E.D. vs E.L.: The Importance of an Alkaline Diet , meat is acid-based so it needs acidic enzymes to be broken down. As mentioned in the chart above, meat CAN be eaten with certain vegetables that lack protein. But there is a STRONG possibility that the meat will not be properly digested anyway.

General rules to abide by, per African Holistic Health:

  • EAT MEAT ALONE, for all meat eaters still out there.
  • Never mix starches with meat (i.e. hamburgers and hotdogs, meat and potatoes/rice, etc.)
  • Never mix sugars with starches (i.e. honey, maple syrup, molasses, etc.)
  • Never mix oil with starches (i.e. fried potatoes or meats)
  • Never mix sweet fruits with green fruits (cucumbers, squash, okra)


“Well damn, there goes my soul food.”  You mean DEATH food?!

Makes all of those holidays that shouldn’t matter to BLACK FOLKS (i.e. Christmas, Thanksgiving, 4th of July, Memorial Day, etc.) less tasty and joyful, huh?

“Man why go to the family cookout/dinner and ain’t no food that I like to eat there?”

Well if you need food that KILLS you to create peaceful (and I use the term loosely) family gatherings and interactions, then what kind of family bond does your family REALLY have?

I digress.


The key to proper food combining is maintaining a proper alkaline-acid diet (please refer to E.D. vs E.L.: The Importance of an Alkaline Diet.)

Per African Holistic Health:

“An acid-alkaline imbalance occurs, cellular waste congests the tissues and toxins pollute the blood, nerves, bones, tissues and brain…Wrong combining decreases the nutritive level of the body and decreases the brain’s ability to function. The culminating effect of wrong food combination is constipation, weak immunity, mood swings, irritability, diseases, a short life span and nutritional death.”


The European/Caucasian medical standard DOES NOT EFFECTIVELY comprehend the physical and spiritual abilities of food and how it affects not only the AFRICAN BODY, but  everyone else as well.

In fact, it wasn’t meant to.It was designed that way to maintain the CURRENT PARADIGM.

Whether you realize it or not, the puppeteers who are actually pulling the strings understood/understand this science and have known about it for THOUSANDS OF YEARS. As they say in the good book, “there is nothing new under the sun.”  They have only taken (more like stolen) this information and used it against us over time.

(And for the life of me, I STILL don’t know how that is possible.)

We’re talking about warfare on a very elementary level that we take for granted every time we put something in our mouths. Elementary school is where the foundation of our learning is set. Our foundation as a people, the more we discover, is actually weaker than we realize with the more information and knowledge we obtain when it concerns just our FOOD CONSUMPTION.

But we can rebuild that foundation with the newfound information we lost (or had stolen) in the past. As the title from a previous post states,  When Consumption Changes, “The Matrix” Will Fall !!!


Let’s get to work, peoples!!!


Peace and Love to my melanated family,

The Melanated Man


References: Afrika, Llaila. African Holistic Heatlh. Copyright 2009.



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