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Student, 22, died under a passenger train after his health deteriorated due to an 'oddball' diet he had been following off the internet, inquest hears
A food technology student threw himself under the wheels of a passenger train after an extreme diet he found on the internet caused his health to deteriorate.
Will Mathews, 22, ate only vegetables and fruit after becoming 'fixated' with recipes free from carbohydrates and protein he downloaded from a US website.
The Manchester Metropolitan University student, a former pescatarian, began taking health supplements to compensate but he became convinced he had issues with his bones and he started to lose his hair. His mental state deteriorated amid fears he was struggling with his degree.