No, it is not safe. And there are no significant benefits to make up for the impact on your health.
First up, fruit is very high in the sugar fructose. The idea that this is "healthy" fructose compared to the corn-syrup derived fructose found in processed foods is a misconception. The only difference is that when you consume fruit, you are also consuming ...
According to Wikipedia there are several reasons to consider a fruitarian diet:
Some fruitarians who espouse Judeo-Christian beliefs hold that
fruitarianism was the original diet of humankind in the form of Adam
and Eve, based on an uncommon interpretation of the Book of Genesis
1:29. They believe that a return to an Eden-like paradise ...
Here's what's in 100g of banana according to Wikipedia (percentages based on recommendations for adults)
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 371 kJ (89 kcal)
Carbohydrates 22.84 g
Sugars 12.23 g
Dietary fiber 2.6 g
Fat 0.33 g
Protein 1.09 g
Thiamine (B1) (3%) 0.031 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (6%) 0.073 mg
Niacin (B3) (4%) 0.665 mg
Fruits are missing niacin, thiamine, and b12. There are also caloric challenges with sticking to a pure fruit diet. Grains and nuts provide necessary protein that the human body requires as well.
An alternative to a complete commitment to full-time fruit diet is to on occasion implement this diet. Some religions call for partial fasts in which adherents ...
According to the Centre for Science and Environment
Washing with 2% of salt water will remove most of the contact pesticide residues that normally appear on the surface of the vegetables and fruits ... fruity vegetables like tomatoes, brinjal and okra require two to three washings.
2% is not really salty enough to affect the taste but if you want you can ...
I went by lemons as an example here.
Lemons have a broad nutritional profile, most of which are in a much higher concentration in the peel.
What's particularly interesting is that the peel contains 3 times more vitamin C and dietary fiber than the remainder of the fruit (by weight).
While it does contain a wicked high amount of vitamin C by any standards, ...
The peel part of a Citrus acutally provide flavour without adding calories (well in reality it add very few calories). Infact the peel is very much used in bakery. Now, I'm not sure the peel of all Citrus is the same.
Lime and lemons are widely used, and also oranges are less common but still used. I don't know about other Citrus fruits by the way.
Banana provides the following for the body: Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C, Fibre, Potassium, Biotin and Copper. A full analysis of the nutritional benefits of bananas can be found here: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=7
But, just subsisting on a single food item will eventually lead to death due to organ failures. An adult ...
There are no reliable plant sources of B12 and it must be supplemented.
Eating a range of nuts and seeds should normally cover B1 and B3 requirements. These vitamins are not a concern in typical vegan diets as they are provided by nuts, grains and legumes
Foods relatively high in niacin (B3) include*
sunflower, sesame and chia seeds
Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional.
2 cups of lentils should be enough to cover your protein, 50% of your zinc requirements, and iron requirements for one day in addition to other food sources. Lentils contain 18 grams of protein and 8 milligrams of iron (80% of the male DRI) in each cup and are considered fruitarian since they are harvested without ...
According to this page, the protein and calcium contents in cow and buffalo milk are as below:
Comparison between 244 ml of both types of milk
Cow 8 21% of daily value
Buffalo 9 32% of daily value
Now that, you ...
I use an online tool called Cronometer to analyze diets and specific foods for balance. Cronometer helps to compare nutrient values provided by the USDA Nutrient Database with recommendations from the NIH Dietary Reference Intakes manual.
The screenshot below is what I get when I put 20 bananas (2.7 kg, or 2420 kcal worth) into Cronometer. This assumes a ...
The nutrients deficient in a Fruitarian diet will be very similar to Veganism (e.g., B12), These can generally be managed with supplements and a balanced diet.
However, grains, fruits, and nuts are very high in calories. Fruits are a particularly high source of fructose. As with any diet high fructose sugars, it would not be considered healthy unless the ...