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.
- Beyond Vegetarianism - (http://www.beyondveg.com)
- Fruitarian Foundation - (http://www.fruitarian.com)
- The New Earth - (http://www.thenewearth.org)
- David Wolfe "Natures First Law: The Raw Food Diet"
Latest Publications and Research on Fruitarian DietHealthy expectations of high hydrostatic pressure treatment in food processing industry. - Published by PubMed
Incorporating healthy dietary changes in addition to an increase in fruit and vegetable intake further improves the status of cardiovascular disease risk factors: a systematic review, meta-regression, and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. - Published by PubMed
Negative Mood Is Associated with Diet and Dietary Antioxidants in University Students During the Menstrual Cycle: A Cross-Sectional Study from Guangzhou, China. - Published by PubMed
Substitution of sugar-sweetened beverages for other beverages and the risk of developing coronary heart disease: Results from the Harvard Pooling Project of Diet and Coronary Disease. - Published by PubMed
Dietary inflammatory index and prevalence of overweight and obesity in Brazilian graduates from the Cohort of Universities of Minas Gerais (CUME project). - Published by PubMed