A Monotrophic diet or mono diet is a type of fad diet that involves eating only one food item (such as potatoes or apples) or one type of food (such as fruits).
Nutrionists caution that a monotrophic diet may lead to malnourishment, muscle loss, deficiency or dangerous excess of certain nutrients, and difficulty in losing future weight.
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- Susan Rinkunas (19 August 2016). "Eating Only One Food to Lose Weight Is a Terrible Idea". The Cut. New York Media LLC.