Hay diet


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Hay diet

An eclectic diet described by William Howard Hay, an American doctor, in which major food groups are eaten in separate sessions. For example: carbohydrates are not consumed within four hours of ingesting proteins and acidic fruits; refined and processed foods are forbidden; alcoholic beverages are allowed, but differ according to whether one is ingesting a “carbohydrate” or a protein meal. Anecdotal reports suggest that the diet may promote health and a sense of well-being, and may be useful for treating arthritis, constipation, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, indigestion, obesity and (peptic) ulcers.

It is not based on any established scientific principles.
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Effect of yeast culture supplementation to alfalfa-grass hay diet on microbial fermentation in continuous culture of rumen contents.
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Another workmate lives in praise of the Hay Diet - which would give you a choice on the big day of the turkey and the vegetables or the potatoes and the vegetables (as long as for the next meal the choice was reversed but after no less than a four hour gap).
1990) reported a higher amylolytic activity when a high protein alfalfa hay diet was fed vs.