The Wai Diet
The Wai Diet basically consists of:
The basic principle of the Wai Diet is to give the body what it needs, and to avoid that which is harmful to it. The diet will provide us with all the necessary macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats, protein) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals and trace elements) we need. [Nutrients]
Fruits include so-called "culinary fruits", like cucumber and tomato. Also avocado is actually a fruit. Most berries, especially the non-sweet tasting ones, should not be eaten, as they are meant for birds.
Olive oil should be extra virgin cold pressed.
Only the yolk itself is needed from the eggs, so not the egg white, nor the sack around the egg yolk. How to check for freshness, and how to gradually increase tolerance is discussed here: [Fish and Eggs].
Fish can be any fish, but the fatty fish is the most beneficial. Some examples are salmon, tuna, and mackerel. Some fish contain high amounts of toxins, like mercury (tilefish, shark, swordfish, king mackerel) and copper/zinc (oysters). Fish can also contain parasites, but they are not too difficult to spot, and some even think the healthy body should be able to deal with them without a problem. Make sure to check [Fish and Eggs].
Different kind of nuts can be eaten, but brazil nuts have a very high protein quality. Macadamia nuts, walnuts, and hazelnuts are a good alternative. However, all nuts should be bought in their shell, and be shelled by hand.
Other acceptable oils are coconut or avocado oil, as long as they aren’t heated.
Raw meat usually isn't raw, but is irradiated, so heated. Also, cattle is often fed processed food, which means its meat can contain harmful substances. Other possible problems are parasites (pork), and E.coli contamination due to factory processing. This is why it isn't advocated.
Sugar can be used as an easy source of energy, if needed. [more]
Other food items which are not essential (and not harmful) but can be used in small amounts for taste are: chives or vinegar. The vinegar to use should be a pure one, without added salt, herbs or spices.
Chives are the bright green, long, thin leaves of Allium Schoenoprasum, a member of the onion family.
They are referred to only in the plural, because they grow in grass-like clumps, rather than alone. Chives have a mild onion flavor with a hint of garlic, although they are much milder than actual onions.
Why only these food items?
The human body is one big biochemical system. The biochemical processes that take place are the same for everyone, except in case of specific diseases and disorders. This means that on a basic level we are all the same.
This diet is for everyone.
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