What is a Fruitarian Diet?
A fruitarian diet is a diet composed of more than 50 percent fruit. The type of fruitarian diet varies among fruitarians.
- 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 percent 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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