Fruitarian Anne Osborne Featured In UK’s Biggest Newspaper “The Sun”

Fruitarian Anne Osborne Featured In UK’s Biggest Newspaper “The Sun”

 

The article, titled:

 Mum who has only eaten FRUIT for the last 27 years claims she never gets hungry – and even brought her children up on the same raw diet

Can be read in full here: https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/food/7569677/mum-only-eaten-fruit-27-years-children-same-diet/

Recently, a journalist approached us to ask to speak to a Fruitarian.  We said “you want someone who ONLY eat’s fruit?”

They said “yes!”

The best person we could think of was Anne Osborne.

Anne has been a speaker at the UK Fruitfest for the last 5 years and works full time for the Woodstock Fruit Festival.  She authored the book “Fruitarianism: The Path to Paradise” and has spoken at many festivals and events around the world on her Fruitarian path.

She has also brought up two children on a fruit diet who showed no signs of poor health as a result.

Here is a clip of Anne Speaking at the UK Fruitfest (you can find more clips at our youtube channel):

 

 

 

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Imagine If Health Was Your Habit

Imagine If Health Was Your Habit

 

It’s your choice….

Your outcome in life comes from your daily actions over a lifetime.

These daily actions are determined by your habits.

Your habits are yours to change or break.

But it may require a lot of hard work.

If you put that hard work in now, you will reap the benefits for the rest of a lifetime.

Imagine how you will feel when taking care of yourself in the best way, all the time, is your habit.

 

When eating fruits and vegetables is always your number one choice.

  • when you are hungry….you eat fruit
  • when you are celebrating….celebrate with fruit
  • when you are fueling up for exercise….you eat eat fruit

 

…and so on

Imagine if thinking positively, developing a good relationship with your self and never thinking unnecessary negative thoughts was your habit.

Imagine if enjoyable and fun exercise helping you to get stronger, fitter and more energetic was your habit.

Imagine if waking up everyday after a deep, long restful sleep was your habit.

Imagine if eating unhealthy foods was no longer a choice, not even a thought.

Imagine what it would be like to always have perfect digestion and never remember what it was like to be otherwise.

Imagine being rid of so many headaches and aches and pains that are a result of our lifestyle choices and not bad luck or genetics.

Imagine if you never had to take medication again.

You have the control and the power to make these changes. They make take some discipline and some time but you CAN change.

But the truth is…so many people fail.

 

It is claimed that over 95% of people fail when they make an attempt of changing our diet.

Has that been you? Have you experienced the initial enthusiasm at the start followed by a crash and a feeling of guilt when you were not able to keep the momentum going?

Like so many people, did you not get any support from friends and family…in fact they expected you to fail…and maybe even tried to sabotage your efforts.

Did you know that most people that try to lose weight….actually end up putting more weight on?

These are some sad statistics.

 

This is no wonder: the world around us is constantly telling us to CONSUME. Temptation is EVERYWHERE. Food is EVERYWHERE….

 

….how can anyone stand a chance of changing their diet in this environment?

On top of this, food companies are employing scientists to design foods that are more ADDICTIVE than ever before. Foods that you can’t stop eating!

You have had this experience no doubt.

In this world, how can we possibly reach our goal of being vibrantly healthy every day and live our best possible life?

 

Firstly we need the right information.

 

You may say…”we are drowning in information”

Which is true.

But what is the RIGHT information. And do you have the years of study, research and travel that it may take to find this information?

And once you get that information…will you be able to take action on it? This is the hardest part and where most people fail.

 

If another failure for you is not an option and you are genuinely committed towards your health goals you may be interested in this:

 

On Thursday 18th of October founder of the UK Fruitfest, Ronnie Smith, will be launching a brand new coaching programme.

This is a completely new approach to health coaching that you may not have seen before.

It’s not just a Q and A session and a bit of motivation over Skype. This is programme designed to get you results.

If you are interested in finding out more information you can register by clicking the link below.

He will also be giving a FREE webinar tomorrow (16th of October 2018) at 7pm on the topic of the Fundamental Principles Of Success of A Raw Vegan Diet.

For more information click here to register:

http://bit.ly/clickronnie

Make the rest of your life, the best of your life. It’s time to make changes that will last a lifetime.

Don’t let your dreams of a better and healthier life be brought down by your habits. Learn to break of the chains of your bad habits and addictions…

Reach forward towards a positive and vibrant future with a raw vegan diet and healthful lifestyle.

Learn more here:

http://bit.ly/clickronnie

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The Beginners Guide To A Raw Vegan Diet

If you are just at the start of your journey to a raw vegan diet it is very likely you will make many of the common mistakes that beginners make.

You almost can’t avoid making these mistakes. A raw vegan diet will be such a big change for you that it will take some time to adapt.

But you can get there eventually and you will enjoy the huge benefits.

In this article you can expect to learn the 4 biggest mistakes people make on a raw vegan diet. You will also learn of the 7 steps to success on a raw vegan diet.

Let’s look at the most common mistakes:

1) Trying to live on Fat Or Vegetables

Many people coming from cooked to raw want to replicate many of the same flavours. We have been trained to believe that our main big meals of the day will be savoury meals. We have been told:

“don’t eat sweets before dinner they will ruin your appetite”

To try to replicate this you may end up trying to make big savoury meals of raw food in the hope of replacing your previous diet. There are a couple of problems here:

a) We can’t live on vegetables

Vegetables, though having lots of nutrients, can not provide us with enough calories to sustain ourselves. We would struggle to get enough on a daily basis.

If a person tries this, they will inevitably crash and burn in a few days as they will run out of fuel driving them back to cooked food immediately. Then they will tell people “i tried that raw food thing, I didn’t have enough energy”. Of course they didn’t!

But also:

b) We can ‘t live healthfully on fat

The other mistake is to eat way too much fat. To replace that “full” feeling from cooked food a person will start to eat a lot of fats such as oil and nut butters.

The raw vegan movement is famous for “raw gourmet” food which are recipes designed to try to emulate the texture and flavour of cooked food classics. These recipes then to be loaded in fat.

Nut butters, tahini, seed spreads, flax crackers and other raw vegan recipes are very high fat and low in carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates are the preferred fuel source of the human body. Regardless of what the low-carb diet movement says, this is what all serious medical textbooks affirm.

Humans have always thrived on carbohydrates. So where do we get them on a raw food diet?

This brings us to the 2rd mistake:

2) Not eating enough fruit

It is natural when you begin on a raw food diet that you probably won’t feel the desire to eat a lot of fruit. Of course, we have all been trained not to eat too much fruit. It might give you a stomach ache right?

In reality, human beings are biological frugivores. What does this mean?

It means that over millions of years on this planet, we have evolved and are adapted to seek out, eat and digest fruit as efficiently and as quickly as possible.

We digest fruit quicker and with more ease than any other food. We delight in the sight and smell of beautiful fruits and they symbolise health and abundance to us.

Carolus Linnaes, the father of modern taxonomy (the branch of science concerned with classification, especially of organisms) stated:

Man’s structure, internal and external compared with that of the other animals, shows that fruit and succulent vegetables are his natural food.”

In the film “What The Health”, the case for humans being frugivores was made very strongly. You can see this clip here:

Also, Dr Michael Greger, from NutritionFacts.org has made a few videos on this. He is not a promoter of a fruitarian diet but he has made some videos in which he points out that humans are frugivores:

What is the natural human diet?

The dietary status of the human being is that of a fruit eater

Do you get the picture?

To thrive on a raw vegan diet we must choose to eat enough fruit. At first, this can be a hard habit to begin but in time it becomes a perfectly normal and enjoyable part of your diet.

3) Getting too concerned about supplements, herbs, cleanses, flushes and other gimmicks and fads

Too many people coming to a raw food diet get sidetracked. They become focused on gimmicks rather than focusing on the incredible nutrition that is abundant in fruits and vegetables.

Many veer off track wishing to believe that herbs, tonics, elixirs, supplements and other concoctions hold the key to health.

They believe that a 30 day juice fast is what they need to do.

  • Or the master cleanse or liver flush
  • Or they need to do colonics, enemas or sit in baths of cold water
  • Or they need to do a long-term water fast or dry fast
  • Or they need to take herbs, turpentine or some other toxic substance to clean out “parasites”
  • Or they need to drink their own urine

And so on and so forth.

None of these things lead to long-term success on a raw vegan diet. I have seen many people do long water fasts and long term juice fasts, cleanses, and all sorts of protocols and gone right back to cooked food after wards.

People want results NOW. The desire for FAST improvement in health can lead people to try these gimmicks rather than giving the diet and their body the time it needs to heal.

4) Not giving the diet enough time

Most people give up on a raw food diet very quickly. They want to see huge results almost over night otherwise it is not worth doing.

But think about this:

If it took you 30+ years to damage your health on the wrong diet, why should you expect it to take a short period of time to heal on the right diet?

Healing takes time. The longer you are on the raw vegan diet the more benefits and healing you will get.

Steps To Eating A Raw Food Diet

1) For success on your raw vegan diet make your diet “fruit-based”

Following on from the last mistake, the first thing is that our diet must be based on fruit. It is so easy to undereat on fruit that you should get familiar with how much you need to eat to sustain a raw food diet. You might be surprised by how much fruit you must eat, but you will enjoy the results and how you feel if you commit to it.

The average person needs somewhere in the region of 2000 calories per day. This can be less or more depending on physical activity and body size but let’s pretend this is where you are at.

If you were to just eat one fruit in a day, to cover 2000 calories you must eat:

  • 5 pineapples
  • 10 to 15 large mangos (depending on size)
  • 20 bananas
  • 21 large apples
  • 22 to 25 large oranges
  • 25 to 30 peaches or nectarines
  • 32 cups of grapes
  • 7 cups of figs

Most people are not used to eating this quantity of fruit. Many people tell me “I feel full after one piece of fruit”. You must persevere through this as you are not actually full. The temporary rise in blood sugar gives the sensation of satisfaction but to fuel yourself for a busy and active day you must eat more. To do this regularly and successfully I would suggest the next step:

2) Pick a staple fruit

For me, hands down the best staple fruit has to be bananas. They are calories dense, consistently delicious, available all year and relatively cheap.

I never used to be a big fan of bananas, and if I am honest, they are not even in my top ten best tasting fruits. But they are by far the best staple food to eat on a raw vegan diet in my opinion.

They also make you feel fantastic. Most people are missing out on the best natural high of their life by limiting the number of bananas they eat.

3) Avoid raw gourmet dishes

At first, I believe it is best to try to keep your diet as simple as possible. I think that eating raw gourmet food and raw vegan restaurant food is an easy and quick path back to eating cooked food.

I would avoid these during your transition.

4) Always have fruit around and plenty of raw food

You must create an environment of success. This may be hard to do if you share space with others. But you must in your own personal space fill it with fruit and vegetables. Always have fruit around and you will find it easier to stick to raw

5) Eat enough early on in the day

Many people want to attempt the “no breakfast” plan or intermittent fasting. For a beginning raw fooder this can be a dangerous strategy. The less you eat early on the more your body will be demanding calories later on. You are far more likely to eat something you don’t want to eat later on in the day if you have not eaten enough early on in the day.

6) Eat as much vegetables as you care for

You literally can not eat too much fruit or raw vegetables. Focus on tender leafy greens rather than on crucifrous vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower. You will find them much easier to eat and digest in their raw form. You can get some great salad dressings and recipes from our recipe book.

7) Don’t overeat on nuts seeds avocados or oils

You may crave more fats on your diet. It is likely that this is a result of you eating too little carbohydrates from fruit.

Oils are a processed, refined food and are the most dense form of calories in the human diet. They are not healthy and should be avoided completely.

Nuts are often not technically raw and are generally dried to be transported and stored for long periods of time. In this state they are very easy to over eat. If overeaten, they can digest very poorly and lead to you putting on weight quickly.

Seeds are more likely to be raw but should not be used in high quantities. Once again they are very high in fat. Processed seed butter like “tahini” should be used very moderately and once again not seen as a staple part of the diet.

It is very easy to overeat on seed spreads, nut butters and oils and these will not lead to the health that you seek.

Avocados are a wonderful food but should not be your staple. If you can’t stop eating avocados you may need to consider increasing your sweet fruit consumption.

If you take these steps seriously you can learn to thrive on a raw vegan diet. To summarise:

 

1) Focus on FRUIT for the bulk of your calories and pick a staple you can eat every day

2) Eat as much vegetables in the form of tender leafy greens as you care for

3) Avoid oils, nut butters and seed spreads or use them sparingly

To get a real kick start you can get our FREE recipe book by clicking the link below.

 

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Kristina Carillo-Bucaram (@fullyrawkristina) To Appear At Fruitfest 2018

Yes, that’s correct! We are excited to announce…..

Kristina Carillo-Bucaram, “FullyRawKristina”, has just announced that she will be attending the 2018 UK Fruitfest.

In her own words, she says this:

“Hey you guys, happy Wednesday.  I wanted to make the announcement that I’m gonna be going to the UK Fruitfest this summer.  For those of you who are interested in seeing me in the UK I will be keynote speaking, leading women’s circle, talking and doing so much more.

It’s gonna be a close and intimate space with me.  It’s gonna be in the UK so for those of you who are in that area use the code “FULLYRAW” to get 10% off your ticket.

Because this is a fruit festival there is gonna be A LOT of raw vegan food there, it’s gonna be amazing, I’m gonna have more updates and announcements throughout the week on this, there will be contests and giveaways”

Follow Kristina on instagram @fullyrawkristina to find out more!

Who Is Kristina Carillo-Bucaram?

Most likely, you know her already! But here is her background:

The founder of the largest raw, organic produce co-operative in the U.S., she has been 100% raw for over nine years. An exemplification of all that she wishes to create, she is a leading visionary in the raw movement, especially in Houston, TX.

She attended both Vanderbilt University and Rice University, and she graduated from Rice University on the top 5% of her class in 2009 with a triple major. One of her degrees is in Kinesiology, specializing in Health Science. She wrote her thesis paper on Raw Foods and Fasting. Since then, she has been involved highly in the movement of Organic Horticulture, Permaculture, and Co-operative Communities.

Kristina’s inspiration for being FullyRaw came after she was able to rid herself of Hyperglycemia at the age of 18 eating nothing but a low fat raw vegan diet consisting solely of fresh fruits and vegetables with few nuts and seeds. After being a direct understudy of 20+ year raw fooder John Rose, she interned and worked under Dr. Graham at his health events in Seattle and in Costa Rica. She has lived in the Dominican Republic and in Costa Rica, and she has become an avidly enthusiastic runner who runs at least 6-8 miles a day!

At the age of 20 before she graduated college, she started the non-profit organization called Rawfully Organic. This organic produce co-operative in Houston, Texas grew from 12 people in her living room to thousands of families in the greater Houston city limits. Rawfully Organic feeds hundreds of families each week and focuses on the benefits of eating diets high in raw fruits and vegetables while making organic affordable for all. The co-operative stays true to its mission to support families in the Texas community to supply an abundance of organic produce to help them achieve their raw, vegetarian, or vegan lifestyle.

Besides being the chief goddess co-operator of Rawfully Organic, Kristina has made a living coaching and inspiring thousands of others to be FullyRaw for the past few years. She is the author of The FullyRaw Diet and also the creator of her latest company called FullyRaw Juice, LLC.

She also enjoys frequently speaking and lecturing to the Texas community. She even offers raw classes where she prepares food for her audiences! Kristina’s mission is to simply REACH PEOPLE with the message of RAW. She wants to inspire people to find their rawness within so that they can find their own health freedom and zest! You CAN be FullyRaw, and Kristina wants to help you get there!

One Of The Biggest Names In The Raw Vegan World!

Kristina’s message has touched the lives of millions of people.

She has over 1 million followers on Instagram and Youtube who watch her recipe videos and follow her life story.

She has done more for the raw vegan movement than anyone over the last 10 years!  She has a unique ability to connect with and inspire many people.

We have no doubt she will do an incredible job speaking, teaching and leading women’s circles at this years Fruitfest.

A Brand New Prize Draw: WIN 2 Free Tickets Plus A Contribution Towards Travel Expenses

It turns out, in our previous contest, the winner is unable to attend the festival.

Therefore, we have made the decision to create a brand new prize draw.  The first prize will be a pair of tickets to this year’s UK Fruitfest plus up to £500 towards travel expenses.

To enter the contest you can CLICK HERE NOW

If you have already registered for the festival you will be automatically added to this prize draw.  But to DOUBLE your chance of winning why not get your friend, partner or spouse to enter too.

Can’t Wait To Get Your Ticket?

It is likely that Kristina’s attendance will lead to unprecedented demand for attendance at the festival.  Tickets are limited and are given on a first come first served basis.  If you would like to attend Fruitfest and meet Kristina, please register today by clicking the first image below.  Use the discount code “FULLYRAW” to take 10% off of your ticket price.

 

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