Okay, so I've found this: http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=419742
And I get most of it. My question is though about the fructose. Fruit seems to always aggravate my reflux if I eat it for more than a couple of days. Also, I have no idea what in the hell Peat considers safe meats! Which meats have gelatin with them?!?
When I ate fruit after doing a fast, I felt great for the first day or two, then the reflux came back, and now I'm getting it under control again.
I'm getting much of my glucose from sweet potatoes and plantains (beets, too). Does Peat recommend this? I'm being advised by a nutritionist to avoid dairy and fruit for right now, but I'm curious about the Peat diet (I thought at one time of contacting Josh Rubin).
Any info people could give me on Ray Peat the mystery man of evolutionary medicine would be much appreciated.
PS. I should also ask whether or not Peat's diet works for reflux and IBS.
he's not a mystery man. he's just not yelling from the rooftops or disparaging others. he writes lots of articles and newsletters, etc. does his own thing. he's eccentric in that he doesn't act like other people.
on to your questions: fruits are often unripe and contain fodmaps like pectin, that hurt people. peat rec's things like strained OJ with no flavor paks, additives etc., cooked and strained apples/applesauce. very ripe tropical fruits. it's hard to find good fruit in america honestly.
just to clarify, i do not think that it is the fructose or sucrose that is the problem, but the other substances found in plants & fruits.
safe meats would be grass fed, low pufa meats. in balance with gelatin. so muscle meat is fine, just not ONLY muscle meats. basically eat nose to tail, organs, bone stocks, etc.
the parts with gelatin are skin, feet, hooves, ears, tails, oxtails, bones, joints, tendons, etc
peat does not rec starches in general. he does not believe that glucose is the god of sugars. he prefers fructose & sucrose. as for fibrous veggies he does rec carrots and bamboo shoots for their antiseptic qualities. as for other greens, etc, he recs cooking/boiling for long periods to break down the plants. think old school southern collard greens.
dairy is individual. i for instance can do non-lactose dairy: butter, cream, hard cheeses made in the old ways.
it works for iBS in some instances, but all ibs/ibd sufferers are different. i found that many of peat's ideas help me, but are not enough for me. but his ideas are way better than even the best paleo advice such as kresser and jaminet's.
peat's not the end-all-be-all, but neither is any version of paleo.
I guess the "not only muscle meat" part is where I get confused. So are you supposed to eat muscle meat at the SAME TIME you eat the gelatin? Or can you eat some ground lean beef for breakfast then a cup of bone broth an hour or two later? Also, so ripe tropical fruits are less likely to have FODMAPs?
I would suggest you try taking a course of orange peel oil called D-limonene , 1 gram every other day for 20 days and this will CURE your Reflux. My husband had it real bad and it came to the point he could barely eat...I did research and discovered a product called "heartburn free" , it was cheaper than buying the D-limonene on its own. I got it online at iherb.com this will also cure or help IBS and kills H.Pylori infection. there is also a probiotic made by Ganeden which really helps IBS and is much better than all others we've tried it is called GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086)s along with enzymes to help digest starches/carbs. pls try it its under ten bucks and will change your life