Can you help me organize my meals so they can be best for me? I haven’t had alcohol or drugs for over 20 years, but I do have an “addictive personality”. Thank you for the information. Is this a situation of how everybody is different and/or how our make up is different. And yesterday, I thought I’d eat a bowl chicken chili. Unfortunately I found it a little bit too late and I have ingested way over my fair share of fruits. You can buy a blood sugar meter and test strips over the counter to find out. I would describe myself as a fruit junkie (6 servings easily in a day). Thank-you!! Whoops, I have been eating about 3 portions a day. Knowing how’s BADLY I sometimes would feel. I find that I can’t even eat spinach. Strange, he didn’t come back with a link! I lost 23 pounds in 2 months, exercise every day with at least a two mile walk and am starting with a trainer this week at the gym. When should I start eating fruit again? This delicious fruit should always be inhaled in a limited quantity as it has effects and side effects as well. I do recognize that the hunger pangs or a desire for a cookie is there an hour after the fruit. 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 get the sugar crash thing happening to me. Do I have your approval to continue this high fruit intake, or should I get sensible one more time? I might have to snack on things that contain points but I’m not losing weight as it is so it can’t hurt to try. Share. I eat plenty of vegetables nuts whole grains eggs chicken fish small amounts of dairy beef and drink plenty of water. Is my diet problematic? I want to continue to have the fresh fruit and now I know what to eat and what not to eat. its going to take a while to re-educate but I am looking after my 3 grandsons at the moment, and they are getting the message! I remember that one year, I decided to fast for Ramadan. Hi, I’ve had a problem with rating wayyyy too much fruit because I crave fruit all the time. In other words, their bodies are trying to get the nutrients by binging on the foods that contain them. I have been praying to figure out the culprit and I believe I have found it. It’s horrible to have that at night, so I looked this up here – and you explained, very well, thank you, what I’ve been doing wrong! I’m a 49 year old male in pretty good health – I’m not currently on any meds, eat a pretty balanced die, have a normal BMI, and exercise most days. Very little physical activity and NO working out. Do not have problems 1-5. Now the classic rebuttal is to just make a smoothie, and while I do believe this is a better option, I still don’t think it’s ideal. Thank you for this article as it was really eye opening! I highly suggest folks consider their adjusting their breakfast when attempting to lose weight or stabilize their energy. I think now I have a plan! It was easy to understand. I use to have bad constipation problems but as soon as I started eating fiber one cereal (the one that looks like bran and has 14g of fiber per serving), I noticed a huge improvement in my bowel movements and once I started adding raspberries or strawberries with the cereal my body was 100% normal again. I reduced my portions and carb intake dramatically but carried on eating the same amount of fruit as before. It’s number 3 for me. 3. I graze all day in fruit. Especially in summer. (flatulence. You’re doing amazing! Thanks for the article. I think I’ll cut down on the fruit and see if things resolve. Saying what they don’t eat. Recently I tested the acidity of my saliva—it was 6.4. Here’s to trying to get more greens instead. Thank you. Fruit, however, is generally not that high in calories when compared to other foods. So glad I came upon this. And if yes, is that because they are not particularity sweet? Orange, apple and clementines are my main, i just don’t understand how much is too much and if i shouldnt be eating that much then to what do i switch it too ? Haha it’s funny to think that people actually believe this crap. But do well on higher fruit than most this ok? The usual dose ranges from 1–6 grams per day, but taking as much as 13–14 grams per day may have blood-thinning effects … I disagree with this article in many ways. I have been getting pains in my stomach. In general – and unless you’re following a very low carbohydrate diet – I suggest 2 portions of fruit daily, preferably in its fresh and whole form. Is that true? I always felt at my best when I have 2 servings of fruits a day. So, do your body a favor and eat that apple with some peanut butter, those blueberries with some full-fat Greek yogurt (or homemade, unsweetened whipped cream! I was doing great and felt great until the last few weeks. I absolutely relate to the factor of bloating! At most, I have 2 weeks of written record. Also, you suggest only 2 small portions of fruit a day while nearly all respected health organization, WHO included, suggest more. ….I’ve been addicted to fruit all my life, and have grown up in a family with super healthy eating habits, where my fruit craze was frowned upon. I drank one every night as a meal replacement for the past year. May interact with certain medications. If I cut back on fruits, I fear I might lose weight. Thank you! And now I am absolutely bloated and always in pain…..maybe its the 5-6 pieces of fruit I eat a day. im scared. <– Tweet that! To start, eating fruit to the exclusion of other foods can lead to potential nutritional deficiencies. I always have dry and sore throat so need to drink liquid constantly and like to eat watery fruits (e.g. After 24hours I was I was no longer breathless. Fruit makes me nervous but happy. This exotic fruit is light sweet in taste and when it comes to texture it is between that of kiwi and of apple. Though, that being said, the northwest cherries are amazing. Yes, particularly if you're over 40 and have a history of heart disease or high blood pressure , or both. I finally got it. Having not touched fruit for years, except maybe pineapple on a pizza, I have just had fruit for breakfast and a huge smoothie for lunch. 2 weeks ago I was really ill for a day and reading your blog about not being able to digest fructose it all made sense. With this amount, you can benefit from the nutrients found in fruit — particularly the important antioxidants and phytonutrients that are exclusively found in fruits — without over eating. I have piled on the pounds. This is not ideal, disruption to meditation and requiring more sleep is undesirable. They only stick around about a week) with good results – I still have the trots when I eat fruits now days, and some fruits far more that others. As I said I am going to cut down to 2 portions a day but should I cut down on lemon in water? I was still having issues with my energy levels and that’s when I went raw. A week or so ago I was lying down for a while, and when I got up I started feeling faint and almost collapsed to the floor, getting a blackout. I too have been eating way too much fruit. thats when the pains hit . Thank you so much, I don’t know why I didn’t google these specifics before. This is all thanks to my mother’s nutritionist’s advice to her, and it’s working for me too! ). Okay so I’m underweight & now been struggling in putting on weight. This is also why berries are recommended. So long cookies. So glad I came across this page! Add some legumes or beans to a salad for a healthy dinner. 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.). Instead I ate 5 X 4 pun nets if necturines a day. I’m going to cut back on my fruit and see if this makes all the difference. I exercise three days a week and walk two. But now, I know better and will try to cut back on the fruit. Now, I think it’s because I’ve been consuming fruit like candy the past 2 days to fill myself up between meals so I don’t reach for something completely off track. In the morning I have egg whites, a sweet potato , a kiwi, handful of blueberries and two strawberries. And I’m not even overweight so that is not one of my issues. Only protein I get is in greens and nuts and seeds. Thank you! In severe cases, an allergic reaction could cause anaphylaxis, a potentially life‑threatening reaction that requires immediate medical attention. So glad I found this!! If you believe you should join Smoothie-aholics Anonymous and can’t go without your fix, you might try making your smoothie with a reasonable portion of low-sugar fruits, like berries, and combine it with nuts, coconut milk, and chia seeds to lessen the impact on your blood sugar. And, I’ve developed horrible bloating and ‘bathroom issues’ —– I’m going to take a look at my fruit intake, I think I may be having to much. Fruit contains glucose in addition to fructose. I got very sick, and vomited many times, and I got so weak I could barely walk. Ear only fruit veggies nuts seeds. So how can you tell if you've overdone it on the peaches? In my family we love fruits but we also combine it with greens. .I decided to go SMOOTHIE. I’m 44 years old, 5’9, and 141 lbs. As a vegan I can easily eat 4 bananas in one sitting, but that will never happen again. I am eating well over what I should at every meal and slowly have put in weight. I digest it really well. (I usually switch between soy and almond.) Oh, Lily. I’m always on one diet another trying to lose weight and get through a lot of fruit (as diets direct) – I suffer from frequent diarrhoea and wind with energy plummeting an hour or so after I eat. I suggest you follow Dr Robert Morse and Jon Stearns. I had dried fruit too thinking I’m having something a little different but it’s still fruit. I can’t do smoothies however, they can bloat as well whether its fruit or greens. We have an abundance of raspberries, blueberries, rhubarb and bing cherries. Ever since then I’ve had a ton of diarrhea. egg one a day. All the best TEAM FRUIT. Eating more than 57g (2 ounces) of black liquorice a day for at least 2 weeks could lead to potentially serious health problems, such as an increase in blood pressure and an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia). 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. I will keep this in mind from now on, especially when trying to eat at least 50% raw! hard stools, gas, diarrhea, stomache pains, headaches, etc. I don’t pretend to create set-in-stone “rules” here. I have reintroduced milk (to add to tea only) as of yesterday and this seem ok so I am hoping I could so introduce eggs etc into my diet. I am having diarrhea especially after eating bing cherries. Right now ive made a year long committment to the Daniel diet and so I need help with that. why not just give them a small coke? One only needs to cut the portions down a little, and keep your total calories at a level to sustain your own lifestyle. Why do junk food companies make the packets of sweets with bright reds and oranges? Feel very bloated and agitated afterwards so now i know why, thank you for this insight and please know that i try to be very healthy with my food choices, i used to weigh 243 pounds and now i am 123 pounds and have kept it off with diet and exercise for 10 years but in the last year have become addicted to fruit but have severe bloating so any advice would be appreciated, i am 41 years old and female if this means anything. In fact, these psychological benefits occurred after only two weeks of increased fruit and vegetable consumption. Among the things you mentioned, wheat, avocado, and apples are problematic. Sometimes I eat so much blueberries that my excrement smells like blueberries am I eating too many blueberries? However, I noticed the last couple of days that my joints feel sore after eating a handful. On an average day I will eat one pound of blueberries (yes I said one pound) or one pint of blueberries, one pint of rasberries, some grapes, some watermelon and not sure what else. and i mean pain. Only eating brown rice fish and vegetables. Here's why you shouldn't eat an unlimited amount of fruit, or even overdo it: While it may be packed with nutrients, fruit is also a major source of carbs. Not nice! There age. I enjoy eating oranges after meals and now I know that’s the cause of anxiety and belly bloating. Side effects of eating too much. Many of us have come to believe that eating healthier means eating lots of fruits and vegetables. Very interesting read. Yes, it has fiber, which helps a bit, but it’s not enough to prevent a crash in blood sugar after eating fruit. I finally threw caution to the wind and got a plain hot dog from 7-11 as I was starving. If you are gaining weight on fruit then you might be ingesting too much of it!! Oh wow this is me! The riper the fruit, the more sugar it contains, so try not to leave it lying around for too long. Those, who have a low blood pressure, should not eat this fruit as it can further lower the blood pressure, leading to more serious health problems associated with low blood pressure. Now you have the perfect excuse to invite friends over to share it with you! It’s unfair to single out fruit, but if you’ve already overhauled your diet, this could be the stone left unturned. The sugar content in fruit is not a huge concern for most healthy adults. Thanks for this article. Most people don’t know that produce accounts for 42% of all food poisoning cases. I cannot!! But here is my worry, I used to eat a couple of apples and a banana a day, but I am now eating as much as a whole punnet of strawberries, a whole cantaloupe melon, 3 or 4 bananas, and an apple or 2 EACH day. 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