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The weekly diet of a ‘fruitarian’ mother-of-two who has only eaten fruit for the past 27 years

Many people say they could never go vegan, the lifestyle choice which cuts out all products derived from animals.

But a Queensland woman has taken things one step further and has eaten nothing but fruit for the past 27 years.

Fruitarian Anne Osborne nourishes herself only on raw fruit, and at 52 she claims she is fighting fit.  

Fruitarian Anne Osborne nourishes herself only on raw fruit, and at 52, she claims she is fighting fit

Ms Osborne gradually transitioned from a vegan diet to eating only fruit

Ms Osborne gradually transitioned from a vegan diet to eating only fruit

The mother-of-two turned to veganism in her 20s after finding she could no longer eat meat, eggs or dairy products for ethical reasons, the Courier Mail reported. 

She never looked back and ended up transitioning from a vegan diet to a raw diet consisting only of fruit. 

Banana, papaya, mango and avocado are just some of her meal time favourites.

Ms Osborne, who is originally from the UK, eats around 10 pieces of fruit per day and gets through a total of 20 bananas a week. 

She also enjoys 14 avocados and 4 pineapples per week, among others. 

Despite not eating from any other food groups, Ms Osborne claims that her extreme choices have not had any negative impact on her health.

Ms Osborne, who is originally from the UK, eats around 10 pieces of fruit per day and gets through a total of 20 bananas a week

Ms Osborne, who is originally from the UK, eats around 10 pieces of fruit per day and gets through a total of 20 bananas a week

Despite not eating from any other food groups, Ms Osborne claims that her extreme choices have not had any negative impact on her health

Despite not eating from any other food groups, Ms Osborne claims that her extreme choices have not had any negative impact on her health

In fact, she is full of energy, maintains a healthy weight and has great cholesterol levels. 

In addition, she believes that her diet is better for the environment.  

However she does admit that the diet of a fruitarian is not for everyone. She also warns against a sudden switch from a normal diet to a fruit-only diet.

The Queensland local has successfully raised two sons on the same diet, feeding them only breast milk, nuts and seeds in addition to the fruit as they were growing up.

While both her sons remain vegan, at age 27 and 14 they now eat other foods. 

Raw veganism is a subset of a vegan diet whereby food must be eaten in its natural state and cooked below 48 °C. 

Although such diets have gained traction in recent times, they remain controversial with medical studies showing both positive and negative health outcomes.  

The Queensland local has successfully raised two sons on the same diet

The Queensland local has successfully raised two sons on the same diet

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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