On honeymoon, after drinking a coconut, the Australian Brude was struck with the bacterial infection, and after that, she was Strictly following a plant based diet for healing her gut.
Now she had launched a meal delivery service of wholefoods.
The 33-year-old Samantha Cook had tied a knot on 7th November 2015 with her husband Stuart, and then the pair went on honeymoon.
They traveled through South America and Europe together and Celebrated a long holiday.
Samantha told FEMAIL: “It just so happened that on my way home from one of our workouts, I decided to get a fresh coconut from a street vendor to help cool me down.”
“This was the only thing I ate that day which was different from everyone else as we were all on the same plans. I remember thinking it tasted a little funky, but not enough to stop my thirst from being quenched. I didn’t think anything of it thereafter until I ended up in hospital.”
She continued: “The doctor recommended having a plant-based diet for the first month, then slowly re-introducing other food back into my diet by going vegetarian and so on from there.”
“Animal products require the stomach to work a lot harder and this was not going to be helpful for my stomach given the recent trauma it had just undergone.”