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How My Extreme Fruit Diet Almost Destroyed My Life

Wednesday 7 August 2019


From Australian TV station Network Ten:


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How My Extreme Fruit Diet Almost Destroyed My Life

By Kathy Parker
Tuesday 6 August 2019
©2019 Network Ten Pty Limited

I came across the fruitarian lifestyle about eight months ago.

More specifically, the 80/10/10 diet -- a raw vegan diet consisting primarily of fruit and leafy greens, with 80 percent of calories from carbs, 10 percent from protein and 10 percent from fats. Though extreme, I was intrigued by testimonies from those who claimed to have healed various ailments through this diet.

I’ve always leaned toward a healthy lifestyle but my well-being took a downward turn in my late 20s when I became ill with glandular fever. With four young children, adequate self-care was impossible and consequently six months later I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; from there, further deterioration to autoimmune disease.


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