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Grape & fruit diet

Another version of the grape diet involves eating between 500g and 1kg of grapes for breakfast and raw foods of any kind during the rest of the day. This is an excellent diet for constipation, auto-intoxication, and other chronic disorders.

A good way to conduct the fruit diet is to eat 2 oranges and an apple 3 times a day - or 2 oranges and a pear or a peach. Drink 6-8 glasses of water during the day. This diet may be continued for several days, up to a maximum of 3 weeks.

Acid and sub-acid fruits, when eaten ripe and uncooked, provide organic digestive chemicals similar to pepsin, which is needed to break down proteins. They also supply the active phosphorus compounds needed for the brain, nerve cells, the spinal cord, bone marrow and muscles. Acid fruits include lemons, pineapples, tangerines, oranges, grapefruit, limes, gooseberries, red currants, tomatoes, cranberries and some varieties of apples and strawberries. Lemons are highly acidic, and when baked, become sub-acid. A very sweet apple is sub-acid.

Through elimination we often lose minerals. Stomach cramps are a sign that this is happening. Acute cramps indicate a lack of sodium; if they are more consistent and dull, magnesium deficiency is usually the cause. Tissue salts such as magnesium phosphoricum D6 or magnesium sulfuricum will stop the cramps almost immediately. I can recommend Dr Schuessler's tissue salts.

For further cleansing make a drink from equal quantities of the following freshly made juices:

watercress

mustard cress

spinach

celery

cucumber

Add sorrel or chives to taste. I suggest 1 cup, 3 times a day.


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