Essene - one whose
diet is based on the Essene Gospels of Peace, which claims that Jesus was
a member of the Essene sect, and a raw food vegetarian. Diet consists of
raw sprouts, wheatgrass, vegetables, and fruit. Use of raw dairy is explicitly
authorized by the Essene gospels, so the diet is often lacto-vegetarian
rather than vegan. Many Essenes use fermented dairy products, specifically
To summarize Jesus'
Diet, here below are the eight most fundamental concepts concerning
diet, from the Essene Gospel of Peace:
is a diet "for your sins," and thus there is an element of "penance."
An enigma concerning the Essene Gospel of Peace diet is that it
is both the simplest diet - - yet also the hardest to follow.
It is a very strict diet, although very simple, and the strictness makes
it hard to follow.
Most all diseases and pains can be removed by prayer & fasting.
Don't kill, or eat flesh of dead animals.
Don't cook. (Eat raw food).
Never eat unto fullness. Eat less always by a third.
Eat only 1 to 2 pounds of food a day.
Eat only 1 or 2 times a day.
Always be satisfied with 2 or 3 sorts of food 8) Fast at least
day a week.
Essene Gospel of Peace
Thyself: for Christ's sake!
Diet of Jesus
Church of Christ