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Often you hear about the health benefits an animal-free diet can have on your body, but a vegan YouTuber has shocked fans after revealing he has managed to 'ejaculate for the first time in months' since quitting the plant-based lifestyle.
In an emotional video to his channel, Tim Shieff admitted he had made the decision in a 'desperate' bid to boost his health, after six years of being a vegan campaigner.
The 30-year-old told his 175,000 subscribers that he had started eating raw eggs and salmon, which have had an incredible impact on his ailing body.
But in an unexpected twist to the tale, Shieff, from Derby, revealed that animal products had also helped him to climax for the first time following a prolonged barren spell.
In the video posted earlier this month, Shieff says: "The first night after I had that salmon I had a wet dream - I hadn't ejaculated in months. Ya know, just to be honest with everyone, that turned something on within my body."
He goes on: "I made the choice to go back to consuming animal products again.
"There is something natural in consuming animal products.
"I have had to come to terms with that and make peace with that."
He also told fans how he had been suffering with 'digestion issues, depression, fatigue, brain fog, lack of energy', because of his restricted diet, and 'couldn't do push-ups without getting injured'.
Shieff said the change came when he visited a farm during his '35-day water fast', and saw chickens 'running around, completely free'.
He then bought two eggs and ate them raw, which he claims sent him 'questioning everything', then just a few days later he 'bought some wild salmon and tried that'.
Since his shock revelations, Shieff has been kicked out of ethical clothing company, ETHCS, which he founded.
The firm told a vegan website: "For a long time Tim had been an inspirational example for veganism, as well as a good friend who has inspired us all, but this lifestyle change was something none of us could get on board with.
"We have all been proud vegans for many years, and promoting the vegan message and ethical lifestyle choices was very important to us all.
"Considering ETHCS was founded on these same principles, we all agreed it would be best if Tim stepped away from the company. And in time Tim agreed too."
Shieff, who lives in Littleover, is known for his physical prowess and has twice won ITV's Ninja Warrior and posts videos of him showcasing his free-running talents.
Over the course of his vegan journey, Shieff has done his utmost to promote the cruelty-free way of life and participated in a range of bizarre stunts, such as drinking urine - which he has done every day for the past two years.
Hopefully this will mean an end to the piss drinking too.
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