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Fruit cramps?

I'm used to eating a lot of fresh fruit and veg. But sometimes after eating fresh fruit (specifically apple & banana) I get slight stomach cramps. I would eat the fruit for a snack in between meals, thus about 3 hours after eating breakfast/lunch, not really an empty stomach. Does anyone know of a reason for this?

Tue. Jan 24, 9:43am

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Me too!

I sometimes get the same thing. I think it might be due to my body trying to digest the fruit?? Not sure though...maybe someone else will have good advice/suggestions..

Tuesday, January 24, 2006, 10:05 AM

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I've heard that sometimes fruit will give you gas (I think in a different post), but if you're really careful to chew each bite really well, it shouldn't happen as much.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006, 10:06 AM

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are you sure it's both apple and banana, not just one of them?

(warning: dissidents can rant all they like- but how bout somewhere else...) Do you know what blood type you have? According to my diet, type A's don't do great with bananas. I don't have type A blood, but my best friend does and she gets an upset stomach from eating bananas.

Ultimately, some foods don't agree with some people, so if apples and bananas don't agree with you- choose other fruit. Pinapples, mangos, strawberries, guavas, papaya, watermelon- so many options....

Tuesday, January 24, 2006, 9:49 PM

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I second the comment about chewing your food thoroughly-- for fibrous foods such as fruit (or Kashi Cereals), if you don't chew it long enough, you'll get a lot of painful gas!!

Try chewing each piece more thoroughly and see if that helps.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006, 10:25 PM

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I have trouble first thing in the morning with some foods and I think it may be for me that apples are too acidic, or trouble digesting the peel. I also have trouble with coffee, which is acidic, but find tea very good, which is alkaline. Do you have trouble when the fruits are combined with other foods? Bananas also have a lot of enzymes in them, which I think is why you can get banana breath. Perhaps someone can explain more.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006, 4:21 AM

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Has anyone noticed that the ads on the side change with the content of the post. Right now they are about gas!

Anyway, I am B+ and also find that bannanas first thing in the morning do not agree with me. I wasa told by a nutritionist to avoid bannanas becuase I am a little OCD and they can cause anxiety. I have found this to be true.

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 6:58 PM

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Yeah, sneaky isn't it? They are monitoring what we are saying to each other. Hmmmm.

Friday, February 03, 2006, 5:20 AM

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I would like to take my gas and go on a fabulous trip to the virgin islands!

Friday, February 03, 2006, 7:56 PM

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i would like to go to a fabulous spa!

Friday, February 03, 2006, 7:57 PM

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cramps and gas from fruit

I have been making fresh fruit smoothies for breakfast and lunch. I have bloating, cramps and gas not too long after. I figured maybe it was the milk or yogurt, so I switched to juice and ice, and no change. And lets not even talk about running to the bathroom.

Monday, January 10, 2011, 4:58 PM

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Crazy gas pains

First when I got my Dr. Fuhrman books, I went 'to town' the first day, eating lots of raw veg & fruit, as well as beans... by the end of the day I was doubled over in pain... to much too soon. Important to make gradual changes when it comes to eating:)

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 7:56 PM

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Some people have problems digesting fructose, which is the type of sugar in fruits.

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 8:05 AM

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