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Mucusless-Diet Healing System: A Scientific Method of Eating Your Way to Health

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  586 ratings  ·  61 reviews
This scientific method of eating, developed by Ehret in 1922, presents a complete, workable program for cleansing, repairing, rebuilding, and maintaining a healthy body. this book lays out Professor Ehret's simple and logical plan in plain, understandable language so that anyone can apply the Ehret method. ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published December 1st 2011 by Ehret Literature Publications (first published June 1976)
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Professor Spira
May 05, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
V=P-O; Vitality equals Power minus Obstruction
Nate
Sep 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The mind instinctively governs all organic action of the physical body. Mucus-forming and puss-forming foods are unnatural and harmful for humans to consume. The author experimented with fasting, where he found strength and vitality, rather than starvation. Disease is a response from the body to discard infectious wastes. All disease is sourced in the colon, constantly attempting to clean itself out. Food consumption is for the purpose of cleansing, rather than energizing one’s body. Naturopathy ...more
Avatarian Political
The Most Important Read in the "World".....Excellent, with an intent to "sense and sensibility" that is more common than not. ...more
Duia Lafia Kwame
Jan 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who would likes natural food
I thought this was an excellent book. The author was a dietician and is also known for his books "Rational Fasting" and "Thus speaketh the Stomach". Even though he gives a lot of information about how fasting and mucusless diet are best, he continually emphasizes that there is no one way to fast, and cites examples of people who have fasted incorrectly and paid for it with their lives.

But what is the most useful about this book is that Ahret can tell you the reason why his method of fasting wo
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Dila
Feb 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
People who gave his books a low rating, have really no idea what they are talking about! Most people are not ready for his teachings, they are scared of changing their food habits and their life. This is more than just a diet, this is a lifestyle change, this might include your friends and families even becoming more spiritual.
Yes his books are written almost a hundred years ago but they are still accurate. I surged and read many books over 10 years and found his books to be the best in healing
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Jasmin Martin
May 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I agree with Ehret's ideas about nutrition and health. The only point that made me raise an eyebrow was his opinion of women. I realise he wrote this in a time when women were not as emancipated as they are today. But still. Ehret's philosophy on health is bulletproof. His personal beliefs on other matters, well, nobody's perfect and you can't agree 100% all of the time with everything someone says. That's when you take what you agree with and find of value, and ignore that which doesn't hold wa ...more
Kimmy
Aug 27, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Thanks, Beatty. There's always someone crazier out there, isn't there? ...more
Eric
Feb 28, 2021 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
In one of Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, the great detective observed that one could best understand and solve crimes through knowledge of similar skulduggery in the past. The same can be said for medical quackery.

Arnold Ehret was a late nineteenth and early 20th century naturopath whose bizarre and unfounded ideas about nutrition had a brief vogue in his time, were later revived by counterculture enthusiasts in the U.S. in the 1960s, and appear to have gained a limited following in the
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David Huber
May 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: health-books
Originally published in 1922, The Mucusless Diet Healing System by Arnold Ehret is a “scientific” inquisition into the cause of disease, although this question seems to already be convincingly answered by Ehret himself. Arnold Ehret, a Naturopath, dietetic researcher, and health educator, theorizes that all diseases, which require no use for names because they all have a common origin, essentially are caused by the food we eat.

Throughout the book, Ehret claims and emphasizes among many other th
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Sheik Maaz
May 04, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“True healing is not a "quick fix" but a regeneration that comes from removing all waste from the body.”

When it comes to healthy living, it comes down to your diet, how you eat, when you eat, what you eat. As they rightly say, you become what you eat, Prof. Ehret, through his lifetime of experiments and experiences shows that this is a fact nonetheless, we truly are what we eat indeed.

No one really understands a proper diet, and the generation now keeps mindlessly stuff food that feels and tas
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Jaroslav Vašák
Very logical and good book even it's old, you have to agree with Prof. Ehret and with his idea.
Back to the root, what is the food we were born to eat, but we forgot on our way to the new age? And what is the reason more and more people are getting sick?
This book is timeless I want to read other books on the same topic from the current era, but after reading this book you can get enough motivation to change something in your eating habits.
If you are looking at how to cure your disease or simply
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John Zobolas
Mar 26, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: zen
Though somewhat lacking the advanced scientific and medical perspective of our times, this book has some advices/reasonings/views that are very important to consider and think about. His opinions about fasting, the mucusless diet, exercises, sex, the "superior (mental and physical) state", etc. are all too interesting to ignore I think (the most interesting material is at the end of the book in my opinion). Someone interested in this stuff should give it a go. ...more
Arshi
Dec 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Incredibly simple, intuitive explanation of the nature of disease. Includes the basis for transformation from a modern, overfed, and latently diseased "healthy individual" to the highest potential possibility of qualitative health.

Very easy to judge the book on parts that include less than ideal scientific and more than currently accepted anecdotal explanations. Personally, I'll be judging the results, not the unbelievable parts of the text which are most likely so due to cultural, intellectual
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Justin Greenwood
Oct 01, 2020 rated it liked it
Some interesting takeaways about diet and his assertion that food alone is chiefly to blame for all diseases. Ehret’s ideas about fasting (natures method of cleansing/healing) has given me food for thought. He also states that, “the lungs are the pump and the heart is the valve.” He kind of lost me when he started saying that humans skin color/race reflects our health and purity.
Oleksii
Found a few interesting thoughts and ideas in the book which made me think rationally about personal diet and nutrition. However, the book seems very outdated from the medical point of view, all-in-all, a hundred years have passed from the time it was written.
Adrian Kass
An eating regime based on fruit and fasting. Written in the early 1900’s before fasting became trendy like it is today. Well worth a read, particularly if you have health issues or are overweight and open to a radically different take on the human body and what foods it may run best on.
Golmona Al Qasimi
This book has radically (I don't use this word lightly) changed my perspective of food and what we as a species are meant to be eating for true health at a cellular level. ...more
Patrick Rooney
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Most important book ever.

Yet again we see why the world is so messed up. We need change and we need it now. Lived this book.
Mike Ncube
May 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: health
An amazing book
Gigi
Dec 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enlightening .
Sundar
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Food is the easiest way to touch the soul
Chris
Jan 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you really care about your body, which I believe is the temple of the Holy Spirit, you should really care about what you are putting in it.
Galia Boujeva
Jun 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the books that can totally change your mindset
Ilona Malygin
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A mind blowing book that changed ( and proved) my opinion about the nutrition food. Bravo!
Peter
Oct 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: health, to-reread
Must read for anyone serious about health. A MUST READ. Paradigm shift.
Kiril
Mar 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: worth-rereading
You cannot increase vitality if you don't clean your body from mucus, toxicity and increase oxygen. ...more
Matt Harbeson
Mar 29, 2021 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Better stuff out there on plant based

Some good nuggets overall about plant based diet and fasting but there are too many contradictions and very whacky claims.
Byronn Jimere Wilson
A Great Foundation...

Provides a great foundational text for plant based eating. A good source of knowledge to draw additional conclusions from current sources and research.
Flux
Apr 13, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good book with plenty of insights. Although I'm not sure if the complete omission of fats is a healthy idea; perhaps for the short-term. The reader will need proper discretion while reading this volume. ...more
Brandon
Aug 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is amazing. So powerful and way ahead of his time. I really loved his no non sense method of writing. He clearly knew what he was doing and found the power of nature to be so profound. This book has really impacted my view on food and diet. I have been vegan for over a month and this book only affirms what I have discovered. I really believe this book has the power to transform our world.

You can tell he is very passionate about what he is saying, which I love, but he was really beatin
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Arnold Ehret was a German health educator and author of several books on diet, detoxification, fruitarianism, fasting, food combining, health, longevity, naturopathy, physical culture and vitalism.

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