Timeline: A History of Single-Food Diets

See also: Can man live on fruit alone? Read more about fruitarianism.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

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The Diet:Forty-six days of nothing but "liquid bread," as practiced during Lent by Paulaner monks in Munich.

The Die-hards: An Iowa man emulates the monks with a beer-and-water-only Lenten diet in April 2011 and publishes his story.

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