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3 Antidotes to Overeating

By Amy Paturel, "3 Antidotes to Overeating," May/June 2008

These 3 foods will help fix the damage of a rich meal.


READER'S COMMENT:
"If you just "over" ate...should you really be hungry? So you really need to eat fruit after a big meal? Adding vinegar to your meal, because you know that you are going to "overeat"? ...Maybe plan on not overeating...instead of planning...
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Any vinegar works. Balsamic vinegar reductions are also very tasty on fruit and even ice cream! Take 1c of balsamic vinegar and simmer it down until it's 1/4c and set aside to cool in an airtight container. (DO NOT put it in the fridge--it'll harden and be useless, and make sure you wash the pan right away or the sugar will stick to the pan and it's really hard to clean.) A little goes a really long way and it makes food taste sooo good.

Anonymous

06/09/2010 - 2:25pm

wow..fruit juice does not take the place of wine. After the fermentation process that turns the fruit sugar in to alcohol and a person consumes the alcohol (any alcohol), Blood in the body of that person metabolizes differently. Remember wine and Vinegar are closely related. This will not happen with juice. Juice will not work like fruit either due to the fact it doesn't contain the valuable fiber that the body does not absorb and works to speed up metabolism.

Anonymous

06/09/2010 - 9:15am

It doesn't make other food rot, the fruit rots. Fruit is digested very quickly so if not eaten on an empty stomach, it will get thrown to the top and will digest after the other food is digested

Anonymous

05/26/2010 - 7:43am

Fruit does not make other food rot in the stomach. Where on earth did such an idea come from?

Anonymous

05/24/2010 - 6:51pm

i am a nutritionist and i suggest that people eat fruits but after 3 hours from the main dish

Anonymous

05/24/2010 - 3:19am

What about Balsamic Vinegar could you substitute that for the Apple Cider Vinegar???
Bev

Anonymous

05/22/2010 - 6:15pm

I thought you were supposed to eat fruit on an empty stomach because it gets in the way of digestion of other types of foods and makes the other foods rott in your stomach when eaten together??

Anonymous

05/20/2010 - 10:26pm

What these studies fail to take into account is that regular old grape juice can do the same for you as wine. You don't need to drink alcohol to get the benefits they describe.

Anonymous

03/15/2010 - 6:29pm

Welch's just came out with a Grape/Black Cherry mix fruit juice - I have found this works in place of red wine

Anonymous

01/06/2010 - 2:55pm

Is there a substitute for the red wine? I am a recovering alcoholic (clean & sober 9 years) and this would be a very bad idea for me.

Anonymous

01/05/2010 - 11:16am



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