Fillers One hundred years ago

A converted “Fruitarian”

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 25 November 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1331

Mr. Hector Waylen, who not long ago was a militant “fruitarian,” and taught that fruits and nuts were the “natural and ultimate food” of mankind, has had his eyes opened to the error of his dietetic ways, and frankly confesses the fact in the Bradford Truth Seeker. Since 1894, when he preached vegetarianism in Bradford, he has travelled round the world, has lost his health and …

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