If you’re not familiar with Freelee the Banana Girl, she is a self-proclaimed “health guru” who swears by a high carb, raw vegan lifestyle.
She’s written a book, has half-a-million followers on YouTube and at least another 350,000 on social media.
Despite her popularity she also has some serious detractors, many of whom question the wisdom of her extreme diet (not to mention her lack of qualifications).
Freelee, whose real name is Leanne Ratcliffe, hit out at her critics in an eight minute, expletive-ridden rant on her YouTube account this week.
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Essentially, the 35-year-old (), is tired of people accusing her of orthorexia — an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating.
“I’m just facepalming all over the place because it couldn’t be further from the truth, and it always comes from these people who don’t give a f*ck about what they put in their body,” she said.
“It is not about being obsessed with what you eat, it’s about actually giving a sh*t about what you put in your body.
“Actually caring about yourself, feeling good about how you feel and making that connection between the carbohydrates and the brain and body fuel.”