Ex-vegan says plant-based diet was the worst decision she’s ever made
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A former vegan says eating plant-based was the 'worst decision' of her life.
Victoria Ferrez, from Atlanta, has been on on a ‘carnivore diet’ for seven months and attributes it to curing her ongoing health problems.
The law student claims that eating a whole range of animal products has alleviated her joint pain, acne, sinus issues, headaches and bloating.
She added that she no longer needs to take medication for hypothyroidism.
Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland is underactive and fails to secrete enough hormones into the bloodstream.
It can cause one to feel fatigued and gain weight.
The law student said she gave into ‘vegan propaganda’ and started drinking drinking oat or almond milk daily and mainly eating veggies.
But she has since traded in the plant-based diet for meats, eggs and raw milk.
“I completely eliminated sugar of all types: fruits, carbs, and processed sugar. I eat no plants, no veggies,” she said.
“There's no days off. I would never go back to those foods because I felt so bad and now I feel so good.”
Ferrez now eats eggs for breakfast with bacon or grass-fed beef patties, drinks butter in her coffee and indulges in rib-eye steaks for dinner every night.
“I'd never put my body through that again. I admit the worst decision in my life was agreeing that [veganism] was correct,” she added.
“I had hypothyroidism. I was told I'd have to deal with it for the rest of my life. Now I see that isn't true.”
“My goal has been to get off medication. My doctor looked at my labs yesterday and said no one that has labs like yours has hypothyroidism.”
The 23-year-old said that her two animal-based meals have now helped her with headaches and joint issues, something she thought she would've deal with for the rest of her life.
She claims that the sugar and 'oxalates' - compounds found in fruits, nuts, and seeds - were causes for her health problems.
Aside from snacking on blueberries occasionally, Ferrez has completely cut out all fruit and veg.
Now, she’s never felt better and urges many to conduct extensive research before committing to a vegan or vegetarian diet.
“I think anyone interested in the diet should do their research and maybe do it by slowly cutting things out and increasing meat and fat,” she continued.