All about fruitarianism with a long-term fruitarian, Lena

Official Supporters

Contact

Position:
Founder
Address:
Orange County
California
Download information as: vCard

Contact Form

Send an Email
(optional)
Additional Information
(optional)

Links

Articles

About You

Diets
fruitarian, vegan
Areas of Expertise
Art, Media, Business
Regions
North America, Europe

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Hi, thank you for visiting this fruitarian site. I put a lot of work into it in order to keep the dialogue about fruitarianism alive and public, and I appreciate your interest and time. 

Please contact me with your collaboration ideas.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

They are called into existence by human artifice that they may drag out a short and miserable existence of slavery and disease, that their bodies may be mutilated, their social feelings outraged. It were much better that a sentient being should never have existed, than that it should have existed only to endure unmitigated misery.

Body Weight, Obesity, and BMI

Body weight - person's mass or weight. Body weight is measured in kilograms, pounds, or stones and pounds. Body weight is the measurement of weight without items located on the person

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health.

People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI) is over 30 kg/m2, with the range 25–30 kg/m2 - overweight. 

BMI, body mass index - a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight by the square of the person's height. 

Obesity increases the likelihood of diseases, particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis.

Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food intake, low levels of physical activity, and genetic susceptibility. A few cases are caused primarily by genes, endocrine disorders, medications, or mental illness. Evidence to support the view that obese people eat little yet gain weight due to a slow metabolism is not generally supported.

On average, obese people have a greater energy expenditure than their thin counterparts due to the energy required to maintain an increased body mass.

Fruitarians.net Apple