Fruitarian Diet

Average
4
Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

About

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.

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

Health Topics A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Medindia Health Topics Search

Diet & Nutrition

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Doctor Search

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook