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The difference is that a raw vegan diet includes creative dishes made up of dehydrated foods which can be made into an endless number of dishes.
The fruitarian community in Israel, says a vegan friend over lunch recently, has not been given fair representation in the media.
But with a prime spot on the latest Big Brother reality television show last month, Israel could be showing new signs of acceptance.
The fruitarian diet is an extreme form of a raw vegan diet.
Those who follow a fruitarian way of life eat only ripe fruits, and what they eat is limited to the parts of the plant that does not require killing the plant.