Fruitarian pros and cons

Fruitarianism is a mystery to most. Here to de-mystify is trail runner Lourens van der Colf, a fruitarian for the last 17 years.


I didn’t wake up one morning and decide to go fruity! It was a process of elimination that took several years.

I struggled with my health since my early teens, leading to major spells of depression during puberty. No conventional therapies worked, so I tried something different; eliminating foods that made me feel bad. I ended up with fruit. Nothing makes me feel better than a diet of juicy, sweet fruit - and tons of it!


My fellow fruitarians David Krug and

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da TRAIL

TRAIL1 min lettiScience & Mathematics
Tifosi Aethon Crystal Blue
R1 500 | We admire Tifosi for providing exceptional value for money and great quality (they back it with a lifetime warranty). The browband on the Aethon is removable, but will prevent sweat running down into your eyes if you leave
TRAIL1 min letti
One Of You
It’s finally happened: I’m a junkie! After years of exercise being a chore, I feel robbed if I don’t get my daily sweat. All along, I thought you were exaggerating. I thought the idea of being addicted to exercise and needing it to feel normal was hy
TRAIL2 min letti
Advice For Pro Hopefuls
1 Find your Why. Figure out your reason for running, and then your reason for wanting to make it a career. I think that’s important, because often in training and races you're going to be asking yourself questions. Especially during ultra runs, you g