Do not have problems 1-5. I am going to cut down to 2 pieces of fruit a day and try for more veggies. i just got home from being at the hospital most of the day today as lately, ive had bad pain inbetween my breasts, my stomache area , or heart area. A chimp eats 60% fruit in their diet and they are perfectly healthy in the wild and we share 97% of their DNA. And you touched on why – I’ve recently started eating pretty clean and fruit feels like a “treat” that I can have. I have eaten (now I think) too much fruit for the last few years. And no, I’m not mad at you for saying the truth.. and my stomach thanks you. Yes, for the purpose of this article, I’m referring to the types of fruit that are rich in natural sugars (rather than the botanical definition). However, this depends on the dosage and context and does not apply to fruit. Yes I do….in fact more like 2/3 but much of that is fruit…..all types. I got on the scale this morning hoping to see the numbers change. Good health to all and hope that people put it to the test in their own diets to see the changes that happen!! I really need to shed about ten pounds to be at a comfortable weight. I’ll try to keep it in check and eat more vegetables. And if you need help making your new best friends (aka vegetables) taste good, be sure to grab your copy of my FREE ebook: “VEGGIES: Eat Them Because You Want To, Not Because You Have To” via the box below. As I have type 2 diabetes I searched for benefits of eating apricots. I wonder as I get older my body cannot handle all the fruit, as I do seem to be a bit more bloated, but I am so hooked. It worked well for me. Many people mistake that eating the fruit with the skin will add to the beneficial effects. Certainly the spike in blood sugar from an ice cream cone is not the same that of a banana – but the banana will cause a spike nonetheless. I’m vegan previously. Just a stone and a half from target ….I am maintaining week after week. Any ideas? Only protein I get is in greens and nuts and seeds. Thank you for this post. Please tell me it is alright to eliminate fruit and instead eat vegetables. I later had some cheese and crackers, no problem. Hi lily, I totally agree with everything you have said. Hi Lilly. Most fruits are 0 points, so I have been eating lots of fruit, so I can eat dinner with my hubby. Eating passion fruits has no known severe side effects. And now i cant seem to shake natural sugar or meat. So great to hear you’ve embraced more veggies, Madeleine! I want to continue with my smoothies but I can’t see how I can operate with these vile cramps. I just can’t stop, the more I eat the more I want. HI, I actually just started a whole foods diet and have been using fruit as a crutch the past 2 days to help me with my hunger and cravings between meals. I am not taking the iron anymore but do crave necturines cold hard one after another. I would have NEVER guessed that a healthy food can be “bad.” Hopefully decreasing to two portions daily will help me to lose weight. These include greens like kale, spinach, chard, almonds, teas including green teas, too much coconut oil, blueberries. The amount of sugar I must be getting is crazy. I’ve been very happy with my new lifestyle & at 68 it’s nice to be able to eat the foods I enjoy & still keep my ‘girlish’ figure. So I actually switched out a high-sugar fruit (which I was eating with the thought of getting vitamins and fiber), with a low-sugar, low-glycemic granola bar as my mid-morning snack. I have IBS D and have had for many many years. (I know your answer will be the latter!). Botanically speaking, a lot of foods we don’t think of as fruit are actually fruit (like the ones you mention, but also zucchini, peppers, cucumbers, etc.). It also sure rings a bell about the impossibility to lose weight… will try it out! It is really described as a heavenly fruit with up to 21 fantastic benefits. Thank you so much for this fantastic article! Thank you so much for this article! Definitely noted. ten dollars got me milk and fruit. What’s next. Awesome website and blog. No adverse side effects from the study were found and people lost weight during the study. seriously I’m NOT over weight reasonably healthy though could lose ten pounds i thought my fruit intake was one of the better aspects of my diet evidently not I’ll try to transpose at least a vegetable portion for a fruit one. I spoke to pharmacist and asked what he could give me as didn’t want to visit doctors. I too have been eating way too much fruit. BUT I find myself eating 5-7 fruits a day, because they are ‘free’ ‘unlimited’ my weight loss is improved if I avoid bananas – and I knew about the carbohydrates. Dragon Fruit Side Effects. I will immediately make this change and look forward to feeling better. I can not drink milk or have yogurt. I am a member of FA. Its healthy and Im allergic to nuts so something like muesli and yogurt wont work for me. I have diarrhea wgen I eat avocado. Oh yes, fruit can easily become a staple on a raw foods diet unless you’re really careful and many people suffer the digestive consequences of too much fructose. I identify with several of the issues you called out – by the standards you outline I typically eat 3 servings of fruit a day, so I am cutting my allotment by 1/3 to see how it effects me. I have no other problems that you mentioned. As a vegan I can easily eat 4 bananas in one sitting, but that will never happen again. I guess every body Is different. Eating too much sugar can make you gain weight and can also cause tooth decay. Good look to everyone and their goals.O & my potassium is always low. They are delicious, I know, but just THREE of them cover the daily recommended dose of selenium. I am one of the many readers who binged on fruit and never thought it to be an issue as I am quite lean, very active and have no problems with my sugar levels. I realised I wasn’t eating much fruit. After about a week, my stomach had a bloating sensation. I eat vegetables as well, but do love fruit – especially the summer ones. Researchers believe up to 40% of people suffer from a condition called fructose malabsorption in which fructose is inefficiently absorbed across the small intestine. Also what about the fiber content? ???? im scared, depressed, upset, sad, down, hungry, truly fed up, dont want to go out. And I’ll continue but I also would like to add more dairy back into my diet (I haven’t drank any milk for about a week) but I think it conflicts with the fruit or something because I know that makes me feel full more quickly. This is some really great information. Ohhhh! Overeating snuts may cause adverse effects on the body. The symptoms of ABS disappeared. This is a very unfair way to characterise the article. I am definitely guilty of everything written and was confused why I stopped seeing results. Right with you Lily. An hour later, I am full on vomitting with runny bloody diarrhea. I was wondering why weren’t I losing weight and this article answered my question. We were away on a cruise and I realised I wasn’t haven’t the usual problems. And because it’s much easier to drink a glass of juice, which might contain several fruits, than to eat the equivalent in whole fruits, you consume a greater amount of sugar too. May cause kidney stones. and most kids get a small carton of fruit juice in their lunch boxes. Am I ok? OH! Thank you so much ! But chopped or sliced in a bowl over a few days and I’m doing really well. "Fruit should not be totally avoided for this reason, it just needs to be kept in reasonable portions and eaten alongside other foods," Bruning said. Thanks heaps for your comments and here’s hoping for some positive,results on the scales! Peaches are perfectly ripe, apricots are plump, and berries are bursting with flavor. 9 Side Effects of Eating Durian 1. Excessive fruit intake can also cause stomach upset in some individuals. Thank you! Thank you for this article it defiantly makes me realise why I may not be losing the weight. No sensitivities. Thank you so much for this enlightening article. In fact, these psychological benefits occurred after only two weeks of increased fruit and vegetable consumption. On a side note I don’t have Ibs but have ibd (crohns and colitis) and strictures in my small intestine and no large intestine at all. Man, this kinda bums me out. Dragon fruit skin is poisonous. I do this thinking I would lose more weight and it is healthier. I feel soooo much better. luckily salads and veggies are my favourite, so to cut out fruit was not an issue. I started my diet with the shakes lost three stone then I started adding fruit to my diet and stopped loosen anymore weight and I was eating vast amounts over the now I know why I’m really angry about this ad all we got told was eating plenty of fruit but don’t get told what happens when you do. So glad I came upon this. Scott Webb/Pexels. Turns out it alters the pH and enzyme environment of the stomach, making digesting a large amount of protein quite difficult. I’ve been smashing an apple, a banana, a peach, a couple of carrots and usually a handful of grapes at work, plus adding blueberries to my weetabix in the morning, and I’ve been feeling quite smug about it. Her article is 100% accurate.. Now please stop being a bully..why are you even here..you clearly haven’t read ALL the comments regarding certain digestive systems that simply cannot tolerate a lot of fruit in a day. And I experienced it 2 times. You can imagine how this changed my diet to more fruit. I’ve been having a smoothie every morning with banana, peach, guava, blueberries, Greek yogurt, chia seeds and coconut water but the cramps are just wasting me. What a great bit of reading, I don’t have a sweet tooth so craving sugar is not an issue BUT. Only eating brown rice fish and vegetables. But I can’t lose any!! First, it's only fair to consider the many health benefits from eating a variety of fruit. Avocadoes and tomatoes are technically fruit but you listed them as alternatives. I want to eat more fruit when I’m eating fruit. You just hear “fruit and veggies are good” for much of your childhood and no one tells you that even good things should be moderated! Eating too much dragon fruit is unhealthy. & All the stores I go to spouts.whole foods. I have lost all my fat. No dairy. And some yogurt too. I ate fruit in the morning, afternoon, evening and in between. Now I know. So how can you tell if you've overdone it on the peaches? People enjoy the damn fruits, it grows from the earth. I originally thought it was the beans, lentils and brown rice I was consuming. It’s only too much if it negatively affects your health. And oh ya! Having suffered from gallstones from a diet high in cheese years ago I find that on the rare occasions I have had an attack after being tempted with a cheese dish (the only food my body will willingly accept and feel good on is the above mix of nutrients. It was tho you wrote the article just for me. I always wanted that no prescription and no medical problem at the age of 86. Health Warnings. Love all fruits and from reading this, I’m eating way more then I should. My older sister said my body can’t sustain me biking 30 miles (which I also do) on 1500 calories because my thyroid will go haywire. Account active And if yes, is that because they are not particularity sweet? Will reply back in a month if weight finally dropps. ;I hardly eat any fruit, but I decided to start eating right and bought a bunch of fruit and veggies. That may explain why most of my clients do best having fruit as a snack instead. Thank you, Hi Holly, Have you checked out my free ebook: “Veggies: Eat Them Because You Want To, Not Because You Have To”? ), Fruit is a rich source of vitamins and nutrients. I’m saying I think fruit/vegetables are gd for you. But do well on higher fruit than most this ok? But, if too much fiber then cause cramps, diarrhea, and others. I am trying to introduce a bit of ‘safe’ fruit back what do you suggest grapes? kale, spinach the package says it has 9gr of sugar and I top it off with broccoli. Everything you said proved true for me. That’s because fruit doesn’t come packaged with much protein or fat to keep us sated. I do have a question tho. Okay so I’m underweight & now been struggling in putting on weight. Your only redeeming point was about whole fruit being superior to juice due to the fibre. I have frozen mixed berries & banana with low fat yogurt for breakfast coffee break I have orange, I mostly have salad for lunch with an apple cut up to go with it, after I have melon & pineapple ? I wonder when I have been eating so much fruit and not eating much else if it’s ???? I’ve been taking supplements since then. Sarika Rana | Updated: April 26, 2018 17:27 IST. Right on for me. Is that true? Gassy and bloated (constantly). Consume durian can cause a rise in cholesterol. Now try to undo it, smh. Dragon fruit skin is poisonous. If left to my own devices, my diet would be 80% fruit and the rest raw or steamed veggies, nuts, grains, the occasional soft-boiled egg and dairy (mostly yoghurt and kefir). Will reduce intake and see what happens. along with a bit of fruit in my (mainly) green veg juice. Please DO NOT listen to this person. 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