Dr. Fuhrman coined the word Nutritarian, but; at One Essence Healing it best describes the philosophy of a lifestyle we practice which concentrates on eating the most micronutrient rich foods.
Simply put, a Nutritarian is a way of eating which bases food choices on maximizing the micronutrients per calorie. A Nutritarian lifestyle is designed with food that has powerful disease-protecting and therapeutic effects and delivers a broad array of micronutrients via a wide spectrum of food choices. It is not sufficient to merely avoid fats, consume foods with a low glycemic index, lower the intake of animal products, or eat a diet of mostly raw foods. A truly healthful Nutritarian lifestyle must be micronutrient rich and the micronutrient richness must be adjusted to meet individual needs. The foods with the highest micronutrient per calorie scores are green vegetables, colorful vegetables, and fresh fruits. For optimal health and to combat disease, it is necessary to consume enough of these foods that deliver the highest concentration of nutrients.