Mixing vegetables that require less time for digestion and vegetables that require more time for digestion isn’t good because the lighter ingredient will end up passing in the intestine just as the first one is completely digested. This will cause food fermentation in the stomach which may further poison the entire body. It will also slow down the digestion and the fermentation of sugars and starches and you won’t be able to enjoy your meal completely. To make matters worse, the fermentation process may cause gases, swelling, and stomach pain.
There are other food combinations, besides tomatoes and cucumbers, which you should definitely avoid. Let’s take a look:
- Fruits after a meal– fruits take a lot of time to be digested and should never remain in the stomach for a long period of time. When you eat them after a meal, you increase the chances of acid reflux and other digestive issues.