There are two types of foods in terms of ease of digestion.
|Heavy Foods||Heavy to Digest|
|Light Foods||Easy to Digest|
Heavy foods are foods that take long time to get digested in the body. These include:
- Animal foods.
- Cooked foods mixed with oil e.g. veggies.
Light foods are foods that take less time to get digested in the body. These includes:
- Vegetables (uncooked and fresh).
- Fruit juice.
- Vegetable juice.
- Green leaves.
- Steamed vegetables.
- Fresh vegetable soup (without any oil).
Ideal Ratio of Heavy and Light foods
What is the ideal ratio of Heavy and Light foods?
|Easy to Digest||More than 60%|
|Heavy to Digest||Less than 40%|
You should eat fresh fruits and fresh uncooked vegetables in form of salad.