Nutritionists Arab AL

If bananas are 30 times sweeter than they used to be (I have seen no evidence of this) our ancestors would have had to eat 900 of them per day to supply the same calories, a daunting challenge when we consider that our ancestors were undoubtedly much more active than we, hence they had much greater caloric needs.

New Hope Nutrition Site
(256) 723-2208
300 Church Ave
New Hope, AL
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(334) 269-4462
1782 Carter Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL
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(205) 919-9561
4358 Wind Song CT
Trussville, AL
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(334) 671-0479
557 W Main St
Dothan, AL
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Quad County Child Nutrition Program
(256) 353-7279
2000 Flint Rd SE
Decatur, AL
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New Hope Nutrition Site
(256) 723-2208
123 Church Ave
New Hope, AL
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Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Cullman Executive Suites
(256) 775-7705
1724 2nd Ave NW
Cullman, AL
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(205) 592-1488
800 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL
 
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(205) 662-3819
294 Old Kennedy Rd
Millport, AL
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Alabama ENT Associates
(205) 985-7393
4515 South Lake Parkway, Suite 300
Birmingham, AL
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Wellness Training, Otolaryngology, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Auriculotherapy, Allergy
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Ask the Nutritionists

Living Nutrition vol. 7

Question: Are modern fruits too sweet? It has been said that modern fruit has 30 times the sugar level of its wild ancestors. Supposedly, this is because fruit is hybridized for sugar content.

Dr. Douglas Graham's reply: We eat according to our caloric needs; if the food has more calories we simply need to eat less of it. Thirty bananas a day supplies about 2400 calories, enough for the average American. If bananas are 30 times sweeter than they used to be (I have seen no evidence of this) our ancestors would have had to eat 900 of them per day to supply the same calories, a daunting challenge when we consider that our ancestors were undoubtedly much more active than we, hence they had much greater caloric needs. They also didn't farm; foraging for this much food would have been, in my opinion, an impossibility. Granted certain fruits have been hybridized to become sweeter, making them more palatable, but many others remain essentially unchanged.

Question: I am new to raw food eating and fruit gives me gas and sometimes diarrhea, and makes me feel tired and spacey. Why is this?

David Klein’s reply: Fruit can only digest under favorable conditions: 1. the alimentary canal must be clean (it helps to clean out with several glasses of water before breakfast; 2. fruit must be eaten alone or only with neutral green vegetables (such as lettuce and celery).

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