All about fruitarianism with a long-term fruitarian, Lena

In man, physiological amounts of vitamin are absorbed by the intrinsic factor mediated mechanism exclusively in the ileum, the third portion of the small intestine. Human faeces contain appreciable quantities of vitamin B12 or vitamin B12-like material presumably produced by bacteria in the colon, but this is unavailable to the non-coprophagic individual. However, the human small intestine also often harbours a considerable microflora and this is even more extensive in apparently healthy southern Indian subjects. We now show that at least two groups of organisms in the small bowel, Pseudomonas and Klebsiella sp., may synthesise significant amounts of the vitamin.

New Comments

  • Let me match your behavior, Lena, as the ethical fruitarianism author that you are, to that of a fruit ...

    Read more...

     
  • Guessing the article is “Seeds in Fruitarian Diet? ...

    Read more...

     
  • So, which one is the article you mention, Lena?

    Read more...

     
  • I don't feel like having implied a “mechanical element” concept. I guess you mention it to your liking ...

    Read more...

     
  • This is beautiful: “From philosophical perspective, veganism is a subset of fruitarianism, because ...

    Read more...

     
  • Feedback, besides the name of this page, is a nice encoding of what I am about to say here. Pumpkin seeds ...

    Read more...

Charles Darwin

There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery. 

Fruitarians.net Apple