In a monofast only one
kind of fruit or vegetable is eaten. This both cleanses the body and allows the
stomach to rest (because no proteins and fats are eaten, there is no
requirement for hydrochloric acid and bile, which digest and emulsify these
foods in the stomach). The body utilizes all that we eat in the form of
glucose, and all fructose is changed to glucose by a relatively easy digestive
The best fasts are with
plums, grapes, kiwa fruit, papaya, custard apples or watermelons. The best
juices are from root vegetables like carrots, beetroot, celery and celery tops.
Follow this diet for 7-21 days and drink plenty of hot water.
- For the colon
eat soft pears, plums, papaya (with seeds), onion soup, apples (with
- For the kidneys and
heart eat watermelons or grapes.
- For the liver
eat grilled oranges or ripe pineapple.
- For the stomach
eat apples (without seeds).
- For all organs
eat peaches, apricots (including the kernel) and nectarines (but only ripe
- To strengthen the body
eat mangoes, papaya and grapes.
Apricot kernels in large
amounts can be poisonous.