What about the pros and cons of food combinations?
How true is it that certain foods eaten together could either inhibit weight loss OR make you feel less, er, healthy. perhaps with a stomach ache, headache because you food don't agree with you?
Lately I've been eating a lot of a cereal mixture I love.
It is oatmeal with 1TBP of peanut butter and 3oz. of light vanilla yogurt.
Really I could eat this instead of lunch, for breakfast and for my last snack of the day. Of course I take all calories and nutrients into consideration.
Maybe it is not a good-for the digestion-combo?
When would eating the wrong foods together or eating foods at the wrong time of day inhibit weight and/or fat loss?
As far as stomaches or headaches, I see individual foods not combos as potential cause.
The oatmeal , PB and yogurt sounds like a great choice!
Just to add a blurb pertaining to certain food combos creating stomach upset/headache etc...One thing my doctor told me to help stave off my almost-daily headaches is to always make sure I pair some protein with the carbs I eat, especially if on an empty stomach. Eating pure carbs will mess with your blood sugar, often giving you a headache.
Your oatmeal concoction sounds like a very healthy meal though, so I wouldn't worry at all about that! You have good carbs, healthy fats, solid protein, and some calcium from the yogurt in there...good combo to me!