Fruitarian Diet

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A fruitarian diet is a diet composed of more than 50% fruit. The type of fruitarian diet varies among fruitarians.

Fruitarian Diet

► Some strictly consume only fruits

► Some include nuts and seeds

► Some include what is commonly thought of as vegetables including peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocados.

► Some also include grains in the diet.

One definition of a fruitarian is someone who has a diet composed of more than 50% fruit.

Fruitarians can choose fruits from seven basic fruit groups:

► Acid fruits: Citrus, pineapples, strawberries, pomegranates, kiwi, cranberries, apples

► Subacid fruits: Sweet apples, sweet cherries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, pears, papayas, figs, apricots, and mangoes

► Sweet fruits: Bananas, grapes, melons, sapota

► Nuts, seeds: Pecans, almonds, cashews, walnuts, pistachios, pine nuts, hazelnuts

► Seeds: Sunflower, sesame, pumpkin, flax

► Dried fruits: Dates, figs, apricots, raisins, cherries, prunes

► Oily fruits: Avocados, coconut, and olives.

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