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A diet in which carbohydrates are eaten at separate times from fruit and proteins, in the belief that this aids digestion.
- ‘He also maintains a healthy lifestyle, favouring the Hay diet, which avoids mixing proteins and starches in the same meal.’
- ‘I also did the Hay diet, which cured arthritis in my feet.’
- ‘Food combining has become the hallmark of the Hay diet in recent years.’
- ‘The Hay diet is a food combining diet created by Dr William Hay in the early 1900s.’
- ‘Food combining, often referred to as the Hay diet, is one of the few logical dieting methods that most health and fitness specialists would recommend.’
1930s: named after William Howard Hay (1866–1940), the American physician who devised it.
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