Friday, May 30, 2008

What we ate in April, and how much it cost.

I do this every month.. - Provide a chart of what Kveta and I ate the previous month,just o give a rough idea of what we might get through on average, so this is more or less what we ate in April 2008....








































































































Fruit Quantity Cost
Apples 15kg $11.92
Avocados 100 $80
Bananas 13kg $13.45
Cherimoya 14kg $11.28
Cucumbers 5.5 kgs $16.24
Durian 50 kgs (including shells) $151.50
Grapefruits 6 $2.5
Grapes 30 kgs $52.00
Longans 2.5 kg $13.44
Mandarins 1.5 kg $3.35
Honeydew Melons 1 $2
Rock Melon 6 $10.49
Nectarines .5 Kg $1.75
Oranges 38kg $34.34
Pawpaw 2 $3.04
Pears 17 kg $16.36
Pineapple 3 $6
Tomatoes 9 kgs $16.96
WaterMelon 10kg $5.55






Totalling $376.22 Which means that we averaged $12.54 for 2 of us each day on food.. That's less than $7 each! (Australian dollars per day).

Proving once more that an all fruit fruitarian diet can be both economical as well healthy, practical, and environmentally agreeable.

Bare in mind that we generally eat an average of 5 or 6 different things each day, and that I fast on Fridays, it should give a very rough idea of what we might eat on a daily basis..

So we don't follow the traditional 3 meals a day plan.. rather we sort of graze throughout the day.
We don't really have a pattern. Just eat when we feel to.. and as a rule of thumb we are generally ready for food at about the same time.

To see more of what we eat on a more or less daily basis, then head over to Kveta's blog, where she tends to give rough summaries of what we both eat daily..

regards and hugs,
Mango.



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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Useful Website - 11 - Make Cheap International Phone Calls from the UK.

Are you after an inexpensive way to make international phone calls from the UK?

Of course, you can always go and buy a cheap phone card, or use a VoIP thing, like Skype, but one easy quick fix solution is to use the following website :

http://telediscount.co.uk/

They provide a list of lots and lots of different numbers you can ring before dialing your international number, thus in many cases, reducing the cost down to just 1 pence a minute.. (The list is also frequently updated with the cheapest numbers available at the time!)

regards,
Mango.

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Sunday, May 25, 2008

Crazy World News - 2 - Aliens in NSW?

Alien Presence in NSW?

There's been some spookey goings on in the Hunter Valley in NSW here in Australia..

Several Olive growers have gone out in the morning only to find that all their trees have been somehow miraculously entirely stripped of their fruit..

"There have been theories about bats and birds but we've ruled that out because there's no damage or no faeces … it's quite eerie.

"Whoever or whatever it was … depending on this year's yield, they could have gotten away with up to $40,000 worth."


One guy had 400 trees completely de-olived in the course of one night.. a job which would have normally taken them 3 hard days work to complete..

The weirdest thing is, it seems that all the olives were taken, every single one of them removed from all the trees, and the ground, with not a single one left hanging or lying around..

Wierd huh? Aliens?

Read more here:

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Friday, May 23, 2008

Happy Birthday Kveta!!

Happy Birthday Kveta!!

It's Kvetas birthday today, and I'd just like to say a global public hi to her!!

She's only in the next room, sleeping still, and'll get a real hug once she's up and about, but until then, here's an ehug or 2..

She's 51 today.

Thanks Kveta, for being there, and for inviting me to these shores and into your life!

regards, love,
Mango.
PS .. Sorry, no recent photos to share, so I'll just be showing another of these painted hands..

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Fruitarian Interview - 15 - Fred - deleted

I've deleted this particular interview as do not find this character to be trustworthy.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Mystery Fruit - 3

It's being a while since my last mystery fruit, the first 2 were probably too easy..

So, I'm hoping this one might be more of a challenge for you..



I won't give you any clues..

Just pictures..



And finally:




What do you think?

regards,
Mango.

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Friday, May 16, 2008

Topsy-Turvy World - 9 - Do suncreams really prevent skin cancer?

I blogged recently about my thoughts on soaps and other cleaning detergents. Today I would like to focus on sun creams, and raise the question of whether or not sun creams really prevent skin cancer..

My personal view point is one of extreme skeptisisim.. Actually, perversely enough, I really believe that the reverse may even be true..

Think about this.. sun creams contain a whole host of chemicals that are far from natural.. In fact, some of the ingredients in sun creams have been demonstrated to be carcinogenic (actually promoting the development of cancer cells!!).

Actually, just reading the labels makes me feel queasy.. Isotridecyl salicylate, Octyl salicylate, Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane.. Need I go on?

Sun on the other hand, is totally natural, and without it all creatures on this planet would die... It gives us a steady supply of Vitamin D, which is said to be crucial for the absorption of Calcium in the body, and well, providing we don't over do it, it just feels plain good!!

Think about this.. The skin is a major organ of elimination.. Meaning, that much of what we detox, comes out through the skin.. I believe the sun will help cleanse the skin of surface toxins, but by applying these oil and chemical based sun creams to our skin, we are in affect preventing the skin from detoxing, and in addition, actually absorbing new chemicals into the skin pores from the sun lotions..

Neither Kveta nor I use sun creams, and neither of us can stand the toxic smells of the beach going masses that spread it thickly onto their poor toxin overloaded bodies..

Supporting these thoughts:

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Herbert Sheltons - Benefit of Sunlight

During the heat of the summer, after gradually letting more and more sunshine onto my body, I find I can be outside most of the day, and rarely do I get burnt.. Sometimes I find my nose is a bit of a weak point, and will keep that covered to prevent too much skin flaking off.. And should it happen that we get burnt, we just apply a little aloe vera fresh from it's leaf..

We also enjoy massaging fruit skins into the skin (especially papaya or mango!), and find that really helps the skin to not get burned too..

Sunshine is not your enemy!!

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Peace to all,
Mango.


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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Interview with a Fruitarian - 14 - Life Samadhi

14th in a list of interviews with fruitarians.


Hi Life Samadhi,
Life SamadhiThanks for taking the time to answer some questions!

Could you please start off by telling us all a little about yourself, how old you are, where you are living/grew up?


I'm eternal as we are all, but my 36th anniversary of walking the Earth will be June 13, 2008. My Spirit is every where permeating throughout the Universe, although my body is located in Spring, Texas and grew up in Tupelo, Mississippi "The All American City where we let our hospitality show"...birth place of Elvis Presley!

Just to give us an idea of how it all used to be for you, could you tell us What kind of diet you grow up with? What did you use to eat on an average day?

Oh man! All types of stuff...I would eat anything and everything. From veggies to meat. Like my grandparents used to say about eating pork, I ate everything from "the rooter to the tooter." haa ha haaa.... I can't even tell you how much I ate on an average day, because I was pretty much constantly eating. I was a savage swine living to eat instead of eating to live...Thank God I don't have that mentality now!

Compare that to now, what does a typical days food intake look like for you now?

Well no day is typical for me. I live intuitive so I eat only when I have an absolutely earned hunger, so some days could be nothing at all. So it varies depending on how active I AM and what and if my body needs to rebuild cells, tissue, and bone.

For instant today I ate quite a bit. I had 4 medium sized fresh organic mangoes, drank about 4 ounces of coconut water, and later 2 date rolls (dates have a sweet taste so smashed and rolled into little "candy bars" make a great "snack"), but that's about all the processing of food I do besides some occasional fresh juicing.

So when did things start to change for you? Did you progress slowly to vegetarianism, veganism, raw food and fruitarianism, or was it more of a sudden change for you?? What sparked those changes?

When I was in naval boot camp I met some guys who were from an Islamic background. So learning about their culture and beliefs expanded my consciousness and the desire for pork dropped. Between traveling the globe while in the navy, living in different cities, and chatting with people all around the world on the internet, I've met people from many diverse backgrounds and experienced many cultures and spiritual practices.

The more I study and adopt spiritual practices from all the different cultures of the world, applying Bruce Lee's philosophy "Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it" my consciousness expands exponentially.

And the more Life consciousness I become the more cre8ive I become, and my diet NATURALLY evolves as a result. I went from omnivore to vegetarian to vegan to raw fruits and veggies to fruitarian. Basically I'm experiencing the process of cre8ive evolution.



So you have complete faith in the 100% fruit diet right? - What's your take on supplements - Stuff like vitamin pills, spirulina or similar? Are you at all concerned about not getting enough calcium/protein/B12/whatevers??

I don't have 100% faith in any diet, I don't believe in putting limits on the mind and spiritual growth. I only have 100% complete faith in Divine Law...The Way of The Universe...Cre8ive Evolution.

I do not need any supplements. I know that I AM Health because I AM One with The Heavenly Mother Father, God, Allah, Jah, The Dao, The Tao, The Mother of 10,000 Things, The Cre8or, Formless Substance, The Gr8 Spirit, The Universal Spirit, The One Mind, or what ever you feel comfortable calling The Source and collective whole of All Living Things.

This Gr8 Spirit, The One Mind, etc...is what you are made from...it is PURE LIFE!!! Feel me? Life must be Health and Life needs no supplements because nature is perfect and cannot be improved upon by man. What...you think the Heavenly Mother Father said, "Opps! I screwed up with Nature so I have to cre8 man so he can break down, process, and extract from nature what "he" thinks is good?" Nah...this type of thinking, that we need supplements, vitamins, etc...is backwards.

Humans thinks they need supplements and are lacking in nutrients because what they're eating they've processed it to death and poisoned it with chemicals like pesticides and growth hormones... killing all the NATURAL nutrients in it. I like my fruits whole (unless I'm juicing them), organic, and natural...just as Nature intended. Nature is my Pharmacy and The Heavenly Mother Father is my Health Consultant, and tells me exactly what I need to eat from Nature's Fridge that has all the nutrients I need intact in whole fruits. And I must also admit I still eat and occasional nut of two when my body asks for it, although this is becoming less and less the case.

So tell us how you feel eating this way?

Well, it's not the fruit that makes me feel the way I do, the fruit is just a more sustainable material to build your body with. It's the way I feel about Life and All Living Things that inspires me to eat fruit.

Eating fruit doesn't necessary make you feel better. Your attitude toward All Living Things, how you see yourself, and your relationship with The Heavenly Mother Father is what makes you feel INDESCRIBABLY MIRACULOUS!!! An open heart and expanded mind cre8s a expanded consciousness of Life...that's what inspires you to eat fresh, organic, whole fruits and better.

You can eat poor quality fruit that's contaminated with chemicals and pesticides and you will be poisoning yourself. You can be a glutton and eat fruit with a greedy animalistic mentality and you will still become obese. That's like building a house of "eco friendly" sustainable material on a hillside foundation of mud or unstable ground. When the rain comes down so will the house because the foundation will become weaker and not be able to support it...feel me?

Your body is the house for your spirit. Fresh organic whole fruits is a gr8 sustainable building material for your spirit's house. But if your foundation or quality of thinking is not rooted in Oneness with All Living Things and Selfless Love you will soon PERISH!!! And die a painful death of slow suffering.

ONENESS!!! SELFLESS LOVE!!! These are things you can have complete 100% faith in. This foundation will make you feel SUPERFUNTASTIC!!! As well as guide you on what you need to eat, when, and how much...guiding you through the process of Cre8ive Evolution NATURALLY and SAFELY. Do this and you are well on your way to being a HEALTH CONSCIOUS fruitarian and better.

Can you tell us a little about your health before and after your diet changes.. What about your weight, any major changes?

I used to weigh 230 plus pounds. I was over weight and at risk of dying from heart attack.

So I became Health Conscious...changing my attitude toward health, how I eat, and how much I eat. I learned the difference between appetite and hunger...a true earned hunger. Because like I said earlier and is worth repeating again...You can eat only fruit but with a gluttonous mentality you can over eat and still become obese...digging yourself and early grave with a spoon and fork.

Now I only eat when I have an EARNED HUNGER and I weigh around 150 pounds which is ideal for my height and frame size.

Do you know of many other fruitarians, online or offline?

None personally. I've read some blogs and websites by fruitarians and initiated communication but you're the only one who has responded and kept the lines of communication flowing. I appreciate that Mango. And honestly if I did know any, who's to say they really are? I mean who knows what goes on behind close doors. Someone could be throwing up fruitarian sites and blogs while scarfing down a bag of spicey pork rinds....ha haaaa...feel me?

But for real for real though, I do feel a shift in the collective consciousness of the world...this conversation and your blog is living proof of that. I feel what you're doing is encouraging more "fruitarians" to step forward with inspiring testaments and educate humanity on a more health conscious and prosperous way of life.

Thanks for that! - What do your parents think of you being fruitarian? What about the rest of your family, do you have brothers/sisters? A partner? Children?

My mom and sister are not fruitarians but they are inspired by and support me and my lifestyle. I see them gradually evolving and becoming more health conscious. I don't have any children...perhaps one day. I just met a beautiful young lady a few days ago on the Sunfood Nutrition Raw Personals website. She's on a spiritual path so we've connected on that level. I'm visiting her in Arizona and discover if there's a physical attraction and see what the Universe has in store for us....I'll document it on my blog as part of my global exploration.

So you have a blog? What's the address of it

Yeah. I have a blog I started using as a personal gratitude journal one night when I ran out of paper. To my surprise people are feeling it and have asked questions about my deep sense of gratitude and view of life. So this has inspired me to expand the blog into a blog that demonstrates how I expanded my consciousness to what some call...Universal Consciousness, Christ Consciousness, Buddha Consciousness, etc...

I'm inviting all subscribers to journey with me as I guide them on an adventure from their conception to Heaven on Earth, as well as documenting the continuation of my cre8ive evolution. I'm in the process of creating a new design, layout, and flagship content to accommodate the new direction. Subscribe for updates and to receive new blog post. Go to http://lifesamadhi.blogspot.com

Do you or have you suffered at all from cravings, or have you ever binge eaten? how do/did you deal with such times?

At my grandma's house I had to make a "happy plate" to get up from the table. This resulted in me relating eating ALL my food to being happy and pleasing my elders...I was an emotional eater. Then I was molested at age 6, began to shut people out, and started eating even more to comfort myself.

Kids would tease me about my weight and even some family members so I would eat even more to comfort myself but then I would stick my finger or a toothbrush down my throat and force myself to vomit, until I was able to just visualize it and make myself vomit. I did this so I wouldn't keep getting fatter.

I finally found serenity rapping and writing...it was my Love for rapping and writing that helped me find a place of comfort within myself. But I was also insecure about my clothes and acne so I held back my talents and ate even more. Later in life as an adult I discovered Yoga, Kum Nye (Tibetan Healing System) and meditation and integrated them with other various spiritual practices I learned in my travels and social life and tied it all into my writing and rapping to cre8 my own personal spiritual practice. This is how I over came the emotional eating and binge eating...developing my spirit and realizing my oneness with The Heavenly Mother Father.

What's the fruit quality and choice like where you live now?

The quality from my perspective is good, although I would love to grow my own or develop a personal relationship with someone who does. Because when it all comes down to it you don't know what type of energy a person is channeling and directing into the growth and harvesting process. The ideal situation is to be completely self sustainable and grow your own food with Love and an understanding of the Laws of Nature. Because we absorb the energy of the foods we eat and direct our energy into the foods we grow.

Have you done much travelling. - Do you have a favourite place,or somewhere that the fruit supply really impressed you?

I traveled around the world when I was in the navy, but my consciousness was not as expanded as it is now. So i don't know from experience about the fruits of those place. As far as a favorite place, I'm not into favor one place, thing, or person over another. I appreciate the beauty and respect the Life within All, just the same.

Do you normally tell people how you eat? If so, what do you think is the most common question(s) people ask you about your diet, and how do you answer it/them?

Not unless they ask, it comes up naturally in a conversation, is a related comment to a blog post, forum, or website, or someone is pressuring me to taste something they have cooked and it's not in accordance to the life style I live. I'll simply tell them, no thanx. If they insist then I explain why so they don't feel it's anything personal toward them or their food.

Do you perhaps have a favourite fruit?

Nah...I eat what my body ask for, although I do find pleasure in the taste of mangoes, tomatoes, and avocados. But nourishment is my motivation for eating not the pleasure of favorites. That leads to a gluttonous mind set.

Can you recall the first time you tried any particular fruit?

Nah...I don't recall. As far as I can remember I've always had fruits as part of my diet.

Where and how do you see yourself living 10 years from now?

More spiritually and physically evolved, more attuned to the Universe, and better than I do now!

What about your diet, do you envisage any further enhancements to that or do you feel happy with how it is now?

I feel happy now because my happiness comes from within me...Oneness with The Heavenly Mother Father is my source of happiness. So it's not about me being happy with the diet it just what I eat because this is where I AM in the process of cre8ive evolution. I actually see myself eventually evolving to breatharian to ether and on to Pure White Light and whatever comes after that.

How do you feel if people tell you that you must be crazy, and that you can't possibly survive eating the way you do?

It inspires me to be even more of a Living Inspiration for Everyone because I would like for everyone's consciousness to expand so they can advance in life. No one really wins until we ALL win because we are ALL ONE.

Finally, is there anything you'ld like to add as words of encouragement to those that are aspiring toward fruitarianism?

Life is Love and so are You because we are All One connected by the very breath we breathe...The Breath of Life!!!

Breath Easy...

Thanks Life,
hug,
Mango.


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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Useful Programs - 3 - Free alternative to MS Office

MS Office is very pricey these days.. Costing easily several 100 dollars for an above board, off the shelf copy, and far out of the price range that most of us are willing to pay..

But there is a legitimate alternative to the MS Office suite.. It's Called the Open Office Org, and has everything you're likely to need as far as office software is concerned.. It's got a Word equivalent, called Writer, and an excel equivalent spreadsheet thing, called Calc.. as well as data base stuff and image stuff and more.. And can create and edit PDF files..

Open Office is one of the many Internet available free applications created by a dedicated team of software engineers who believe that software should be free.. thus if you are geeky enough, you can even download the source code..

The latest reliable version is 2.4, and is available for download and use here:

http://download.openoffice.org/index.html

If you are feeling a little more adventurous, you could even download the version 3 beta version, which has no guarantee of being flawless, but nevertheless likely to be mostly stable for simple needs. Version 3 beta can be downloaded here:

http://download.openoffice.org/3.0beta

Peace to all,
Mango.


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Thursday, May 08, 2008

Topsy-Turvy World - 8 - Soap is clean.. Not!

I don't really care what any one says, soap is really just not clean.. It's highly processed and full of chemicals.

Water polluted with soaps and so called cleaning products, dirties and pollutes the earth..

Natural earth on the other hand is fun and cleansing.. A good mud bath can cool you down in the heat of the day, and really cleanse those pores.

I stopped using soap about 22 years ago, and began instead to use just water.. Shortly after that, I quit using shampoo too, and stopped also using detergents and other household cleaning products.. including washing powders..

The most difficult thing was the shampoo, I guess the hair becomes addicted to it, and when one first stops using it, it's like the head craves it or something.. But after just a few weeks, the head somehow adjusts to the lack of the presence of shampoo, and things normalise again..

I really believe that soap is detremental to the skin, aging it prematurely by robbing it of natual oils, and subjecting it to whatever chemicals are contained within the soap..

I know that most of you would probably argue and say that there are environmentally friendly soaps, or that at times, you might believe that the only way to get rid of something is with a soap or a heavy detergent of some kind..

But the reality is probably that so called environmentally friendly soaps are just not as polluting as the other more comercially available ones.. Sure the original raw ingredients may theoretically be relatively harmless, but is the harvesting of them? Or the process they undergo? And the proof of the pudding as they say, is to witness the effect of the soaped up water left overs on the garden.. Will the plants love it, or will they recoil in sufferance?

And as for those times when you're having difficulties with stains.. I say, think twice before bleaching it.. Leave the stain be.. Don't be ruled by fashion or by false senses of smartliness.. Every stain gives the clothing history..

Don't offend others with 2nd Hand chemicals

Hugs,
Mango

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Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Fruitarian Interview - 13 - Rudolf Sappel

Lucky interviewee number 13! My friend Rudolf in Spain.
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Hi Rudolf,

Thanks for taking the time to answer some questions!

Rudolf the FruitarianDear Mango,
thank you for caring so much about your fruitarian friends in Europe and all over the world.
We have places in our hearts for each other.

Special regards to all our worldwide spread-out fruitarian friends.

Could you please start off by telling us a little about yourself, how old you are, where you are living/grew up?

This year 2008 i will turn 46, - I was born in Munich in the year 1962.

When I was a little, we moved from Munich to Nether-Bavaria onto an old farm in the countryside, were i loved living and wanted to grow up, because it was such a beautiful place.

When our father died early, my sister and I were sent to grow up in monastery-boarding-schools.

Growing up in school was a hard game, because it was forbidden to live a fruitarian-life.


lemon tree


So what took you from Germany to Spain? Was it a good move for you? - How long have you been living there?

I guess it was destiny, otherwise we never would have met.

When i moved from Berlin to Spain in 1999 i did not know where else to go..

Let's talk about how we met. That was a pretty good example of something more than coincidence.. I wrote about it here: How we met, I believe the story was somewhat similar from your side too?

How could i forget your friendly life-interpretations.

I know, that sometimes I sound a little rough and i want to apologize.. Meanwhile my opinion about you is very positive and familiar.

One day, when i was alone in my house I began to pray, to meet other like-minded fruitarians and it took not long, until we bumped in to each other at the market in Campello.

That was a real coincidence and i am grateful that we met.

I found such a friendly brother in you and it was even difficult for me to believe the fact, that you were also a real fruitarian.

That was a deep spiritual experience, to see, how synchronism is working.

When i read your journal it sounds so familiar to me, because it is a simple matter of fact, that we must be some sort of directly related.

OoomThe Divine Provides ay?

Om Namah Shivay

Now, on to diet.. What kind of diet did you grow up with? Could you give us a rough idea of what you used to eat on an average day?

When I was a little boy, I decided that I wanted to be frugivorous, but when i came to school i was prevented from being fruitarian until i forgot about it for some years.

At the boarding school we were forced to eat rotten food.

We are living in the Kali Yuga era, with humans who have forgotten our origin.

Humans torture our earth including all plants and life-forms, such as pigs, cows, sheep, fish and wild animals..
Mostly they end up as dead-cooked "Kantinenfrass" [cantine junk] -

In school we were fed quite unhealthy, to make it short.

The common brainwash- school- & industrial food was without doubt harmful.

Compare that to now, what does a typical days food intake look like for you now?

Thank God the worst food time is over, and I am now eating the local seasonal ripe fruits of the region, as you may know. Meanwhile i've even found organic fruit in the BIO-shop in the Villa [villajoyosa]..

The biggest fruitarian problems are the fungi and pesticides - especially in Spain.

Sometimes I get a sore mouth, swollen throat and an allergic face, burning tongue etc. after eating fruits from the market.

It is better now, but not completely over, because some fruit-producers are still selling biological weapons, gen-fruits, hybrids instead of healthy ripe none-contaminated fruits.

table of fruit

So when did you start to change back to a more natural diet? Did you progress slowly to vegetarianism, veganism, raw food and fruitarianism, or was it more of a sudden change for you?? What sparked those changes?

I had a good fruitarian time from 1962 until 1967

Some school teachers, politicians and TV-advertisers doctors and even scientists became victims of their pre-conditioned minds. As always, those fanatic missionaries still do what they know best.

The manipulation of mankind is as old as religion and we may wonder what makes us forget about our natural functions and how we manage our predatory competition.

Our frugivorous origin have been corrupted and overrun during a massive political edging out process during the worldwide student crisis of 1968.

It was a shame, that it happened a short while after the second world war in the liberating hippie-time combined with huge amounts of all that wasted flower-power.

1984 i got an impulse to change my life for the better, trying to live healthy, what ever that meant to me at the time.


After reading fit for life 1987, I bought a new health-cooking set.

1989 I decided to get rid of a bad mouth smell from drinking hot chocolate and eating big sweet cakes.. by starting to eat Cardamom instead of chewing-gum.

From that time i began to move forward as a vegetarian. In 1991, after quitting my Job at BMW I was a free man for the first time in my life.

Also, from that time on, my fruitarian journey went on with up's and downs, making still some food mistakes and vegetarian experiences.

It took not long time to pass over my ideals as vegan because i was too honest to make final bad food-compromises, when it was clear that i wanted to become a real fruitarian.

The vegans had been a marvelous inspiration for me.

So today, at this point in time, you have fully embraced fruitarianism and have complete faith in a 100% fruit diet right?

That is completely right, because i am already a convinced better and nothing could stop my fruitarian sattvic destiny.

Apart from myself, and Pelagus (see: Interview with Pelagus) who I know you have met, do you know any other fruitarians at all? Online or Offline..

Loquat tree in Rudolfs garden.Meanwhile I know some more fruitarians, and I am happy, that you met also my deep friend Pelagus.

When I opened our first global fruitarian dating-sites www.frugilove.com and www.fruitarian-love.com I wanted to make a big present to our fruitarian family, specially to Cristina Samson in Maastricht.

I met Springlight at the dating site veggieromance, which is also adapted for fruitarians.

The first fruitarian i knew was Ralf von Muehldorfer who changed later to vegan.. I lost contact to Genevieve, Fruitaa and some raw vegan people who call themselves fruitarians...

Also i met Balta from Spain, who was mainly raw foodist, with a strong fruitarian tendency. Suvine is still fine.

A very gifted fruitarian personality and energy-machine-builder is Wolfgang Hann who is living and planting a fruitarian reserve in Paraguay.

Peggy is appearing as very nice fruitarian and the most beauty-and powerful FruitbatAnne with Cappi are doing best for us all.

During my fruitarian odyssé i found about 50-60 registered fruitarians on my pages and some of them i know quite well, others i will never know.

Our fruitarian archives are getting bigger while others break down and if i put all fruitarian contacts together i may count over hundred. The reasons, to have less fruitarian communication are big distances and mainly no direct contact in daily live with a lot of work to do.

Can you tell us a little about your health before and after?  your diet changes.. What about your weight, any major changes?

Before i turned fruitarian i had grains in and on my skin, teeth-problems with a sour stomach, bad digestion with rotten smell, fat tendency with safety-belts and break-marks as we know from the majority of humans with common food-habits.

My weight is perfectly balanced right now. My skin is looking much younger and meanwhile the most beautiful girls and mostly jealous boys have still an eye on me, what ever that means. For most of the people it is quite impressive to know fruitarians, because they are different and special.

Rudolf Mountain climbing

What does your mother think of you being fruitarian? What about the rest of your family, do you have brothers/sisters?

My mother started me on the fruit-trip, when i was 3 or 4 years old.

It began with my question to her:

What do humans eat in paradise?

She answered in short: "fruits"

Meanwhile my, in early days wise grown mother, changed her opinion.

Nowadays she believes, that my fruitarian life-form must be unhealthier then hers, after she got health-problems with her common cooked food suffering after a heart-attack and stents in her veins.

It is a pity, that she went ill with unhuman food and the worst of all is: I cannot help her.

What else can I do, other than being patient?

We are five brothers and two sisters who are already working or still studying.

All are free to do, what they have to.. and that is a great gift.

Are you at all into supplements - Stuff like vitamin pills, spirulina or similar? Are you at all concerned about not getting enough calcium/protein/B12/whatevers??

Oh my dear..

When i hear spirulina i get nearly sick, because i tried it once and i could not stand it.

Maybe it is a real medicine, but honestly i avoid those supplements, as the fruits have everything in it in the finest absorbable form completely compatible, attach-able for our body.

I still cannot participate with hysteric collective supplement-fashions because it is far beyond our pure fruitarian lifestyle.

One year we shall drink milk and eat cheese to get calcium, than we shall eat spirulina, to get balanced.

Osteoporosis patients have been killed with milk and cheese, why should i collect such bad Karma?

Of course i know about the benefits of spirulina and it has great natural value, but i am not living in the ocean like a fish. Spirulina may not be a typical fruitarian meal, more an emergency medicine to heal.

I tried supplements once during a hysterical panic-attack and i left it twice, because it was one of my worst food-experiences.

Instead i am learning about fruit-properties and i found out, that i have more then enough iron, calcium then ever before, since i am a fruitarian.

Every day we are learning more and i have been collecting lots of fruit-lists on our web.

It was such a big surprise to see, how much iron, calcium and Vitamins are in our daily fruits.

That is not only enough.. It's perfect.

By the way all that B12 theater was just some research provocation to make us find out when others have doubts.

Meanwhile every fruitarian knows, how to get B12

Lentinula edodes called Shiitake are the fruits of the forest, called mushrooms which have a quite high dose of B12 or even D2.

Sea-buckthorn berries carry loads of B12.

Mein B12 Zitat:... Durch die Symbiose des Sanddorns mit dem Mikroorganismus Aktinomyces entsteht in den Samenschalen des Sanddorns eine Vitamin B 12-Konzentration, wie sie vorher dem Lebertran zugeschrieben wurde. akt. 2005 [My B12 Quote: Through symbiosis of seabuckthorns with the microorganism Actinomyces, A B12 concentrate is formed within the seed shell of the seabuckthorn, which was previously ascribed to cod-liver oil. act. 2005.]

Shiitake Pilze weisen eine grosse Menge Vitamin B12 und D2 auf, derweil von manch uebereifrigen wie schlecht informierten hinterherhinkenden Ernaehrungsberatern das blanke Gegenteil gepredigt wird. [Shiitake mushrooms contain a large amount of vitamin B12 and D2, meanwhile some over keen and ill informed nutritionists, with outdated ideas from the middle ages, still preach the opposite.]

[Forgive my translations that may not be 100% correct - Mango]

When all our fruitarian pages have moved to Switzerland until May 2008 we will find a lot of fruitarian informations being concentrated:

www.FruchtessEr.de
www.FruchtBurg.de
www.fruitarian.de
www.fruitarian.eu
www.fructarier.net
and others




Do you or have you suffered at all from cravings, or have you ever binge eaten? how do/did you deal with such times?

I call those withdrawal-effects, we are all going through during tough changes.

First of all, i gave myself permission to do it, without trying to feel bad about it, but after the second or latest third time it got too boring to lie to myself.

The negative effects by not being consequent are simply to grave, and the positive effects after doing it better speak for themselves.

I know Campello has a good choice of fruit, but what about when you are back in Berlin? Do you have a good variety of fruit for you to choose from there too?

In Campello not everything is gold that shines, not even in Berlin.

Nowadays it is more a question of a thick wallet, whether you are able to live healthy or not.

In Berlin you can get everything, if you have enough money.

Spring in Berlin

The fruits come mainly from all over the world also from Holland or Turkey, but El Campello is still a bit closer to the source, of course..

Neither am I planning to stay in Berlin.

Berlin was a great town once, before all those busy politicians moved in.

It is still ok, but if you look at Berlin today, then you may be likely to run away, maybe directly into the Australian Jungle..

Do you normally tell people how you eat? If so, what do you think is the most common question(s) people ask you about your diet, and how do you answer it/them?

No way, that would be too bold and annoying.

Thank God we are not missionaries.

To talk about my privacy with mainly curious superficial people doesn't worse the effort.

Instead i aim to destilate my gift - provoking by asking people to find their own responsibility.

Sometimes i even have to ignore non-fruitarian people, because most of them do not really want to listen to themselves.

Sometimes i ask them: Do you want to know my homepage?

or: read in our forums and you will find everything in the internet

my worst answer is something like:

Sorry but i am busy..

Replying turn off answers are often my salvation from a low level discussion, e.g. when i can see, that somebody is trying to steal my time.

Do you perhaps have a favourite fruit?

Honestly i love them all, when i begin to get tired about a fruit after eating it a long period, the fruit-season goes further and fruitarian live and fun goes on.

Can you recall the first time you tried any articular fruit?

Yes, i do, when i had fresh strawberries from the forest, Johannisbeeren[Raspberries], cornapples, and cherries..

Where and how do you see yourself living and eating in 10 years from now?

Who knows?

Maybe in Paradise..


If i am still alive, i will eat fruits as always i guess, but where life carries me i cannot say, may be to India, or New Zealand, or to Australia, i never know.

Even in Bavaria i could live, or stay here in Spain, it depends, what the political situation forces me to react or what life-company i will find.

You can take one thing for sure. If i get into a relationship again, it will be with a fruitarian girl.

How do you feel if people tell you that you must be crazy, and that you can't possibly survive eating the way you do??

Mostly i avoid those situations but if i am not able to escape in time, I feel bored and sad about such dummy questions..

Sometimes i offer them to run barefoot with me, may be up the hill to be able to to give a realistic opinion about fruitarians.

Inside his houseMy usual answers:

You mean, that i am already dead?
How comes that you are talking with a person that cannot survive?
Thank you, that you had been coming to my "funeral"

Lately i concentrate more on my fruitarian-art-projects restoring and painting my house.

Finally, is there anything you'ld like to add as words of encouragement to those that are aspiring toward fruitarianism?

Thank you for the great opportunity to open my heart.

The good thing about fruitarianism is:

The most beautiful people of the planet are fruitarians.

If you are already a fruitarian share your relations with other fruitarians and stick together.

Never make love with cruel mankind, and don't let yourself being wraped by agressive people.

Thanks Rudolf,

Thanks Mango, for that deep interview and let's find some time to correct my ridiculous English-mistakes.
Thank you,

OK..not to worry about the English, I corrected the worst of it..
hug, Mango.


Love and peace, hugs and best wishes to you,
ons@

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Sunday, May 04, 2008

Happy Birthday Amelia!!

Today is the 3rd birthday of my niece and God-daughter, Amelia.

I haven't seen her since I left England in November 2006, and to be sure I miss her heaps.

It was a very tearful day, the day we parted, still is when I think of it, and I've no idea when I'll see her again.

I also miss my sister, and parents back there too..

But do I regret moving? No.. I still believe I made the right choice.. This is where I am mean to be.. following my destiny, and heading to the tropical fruit paradise fate I've dreamt of for so long.

May the future be bright for us all, and I'm sending blessings across the oceans to my darling niece.. - May the Fourth be with her!!



peace, Mango.


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Friday, May 02, 2008

Fruitarian Forum

I blogged recently about some of the few fruitarian message boards and forums that exist on the internet:

Fruitarian Forums

This is just a newsflash update, to that post..

Rudolf has informed me that his european fruitarian forum is back up and running after several months of major server issues.

You can access the forum via this link:

http://www.fruchtesser.de/frugiforum/

Rudolf has also been interviewed, and his interview will likely be published shortly, hopefully within the next few days..

Peace to all,
Mango.


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Thursday, May 01, 2008

Useful Website - 10 - Find the answer to a question.

The internet is great for doing just that.. Most things you can find an answer to, by just typing in your question into the google search engine, or by searching within wikipedia, but if what your after is more like advice, or something too technical, or something you just can't quite find with google or another search engine, then you could try asking your question on one of the many question and answer websites..

I know of 3 that you could try, there are probably more too, feel free to comment if you know of others..

These are the ones that I know of:

1. Answer Bag
2. Yahoo Answers
3. Fun Advice

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