It is a known fact that the body stops growing at around the age of 25 years. Yet, the phenomenon of metabolism (cell destruction called catabolism and cell reconstruction called anabolism) continues from birth till death. Thus the requirement of the quantity of food must be substantially reduced after the age of 25. To achieve the perfect health you must completely change your way of thinking, eating and exercise habits. In brief, the ideal dietary systems are as follows for different age groups: Children between 6 to 18 years of age:
1. No intake of food until 9:00 a.m. (No milk at all)
2. 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Breakfast.
3. 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch consisting of fruit, leafy and raw vegetable
salad and sprouted grains.
4. 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. – Snacks with one glass of milk (optional)/juice.
5. 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. – Full normal balanced dinner (more vegetables).
Young adults between 18 and 25 years of age:
1. No food intake until 11 a.m.
2. 12:00 noon – Green leaves juice / Fruit juice and fruits & Salad.
3. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Light lunch consisting of grains.
4. 5:00 p.m. – Snack to taste without any intake of milk.
5. 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. – Full normal balanced dinner (80% vegetables and 20% grains).
25 years of age and older:
1. No morning breakfast or food intake until around 12 noon. (No tea/water/milk)
2. At around 12 noon, take a glass of green leaves juice/fruit/vegetable juice.
3. Between 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. take lunch consisting of fruits along
with a salad of leafy and raw vegetables with green chutney..
4. At around 5:00 pm have a little snack to taste.
5. Dinner between 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. consisting of more vegetables with less grains, pulses, rice or bread.(80% vegetables and 20 % grains)
6. Fast one day a week with only juice / fruits and cooked vegetables in night. (See Fasting)7. As your age advances a three-day fast may be observed once every
fifteen days. (See Fasting)
8. Fast twice a year for 8-9 days – At the beginning of summer and at the beginning of winter. (See Fasting)