As the world now well knows, celebrity chef Pete Evans doesn’t have much time for conventional sunscreen.
Or baby formula.
Or the addition of fluoride to drinking water.
And while ordinarily I’d be like, “okay kooky affluent man, you do you,” I can’t when it comes to Pete Evans.
And that’s because I grew up in a household that would have set his paleo-loving heart racing. And it’s cost me thousands of dollars in medical bills.
Pete Evans with his daughters. Source: Facebook.
For the most part, my early childhood was the kind of experience many of us, Pete Evans included, dream about.
My family and I lived on a small farm where we grew our own fruit and vegetables, collected eggs laid by our pet hens, drank rain water fresh from the tank, and spent our mornings feeding poddy lambs.
My parents made almost all of our food from scratch, with preservatives and food colourings being big no no's.