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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Mieken

Interview with Mieken

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1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Mieken and I’m 29 years old. I was born in San Francisco and then moved to the mid-west where I grew up in Kansas City. I then moved to Los Angeles for college and have been here since.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I went through a lot of different phases, starting when I was about 18 years old. During my teenage years I had developed a binge eating disorder connected to chronic anxiety and carb addiction, and started to gain weight. When I was 18 I started to get into health and nutrition and decided to go macrobiotic vegan. I lost ten pounds and felt great the first month, then I started to slip into a more SAD vegan diet. The weight came back on and after some time I developed chronic fatigue. I felt like a zombie all day every day, and was sleeping 12 hours a night. I finally trusted my instincts and added eggs and dairy back in, then eventually meat. I got some energy back. I had been plant-based for two years at this point. A few years later I started to get into weight lifting and found out about paleo and low carb. I did some research and then started eating a more paleo, higher fat diet. I still went back and forth with eating grains and sugar though, and my disordered eating habits were still present. I went through periods where I was only eating 1200 cals per day, training two hours a day five days a week, then I would cave and binge on junk. Eventually, I developed IBS. I tried clean paleo many times with no success. I would eat a lot of vegetables and plant matter because I believed the popular narrative that was telling me fiber was necessary, especially for digestive health. My IBS only got worse and then I developed skin issues like body acne and rosacea. I was constantly bloated and heavily inflamed. Finally, I found the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride. I had tried other versions of gut-healing diets like the anti-candida diet and low fodmap with little improvement, so I decided to give the GAPS diet a try. It was through reading about GAPS that I first heard that fiber can actually cause problems for people with digestive disorders. After three weeks I realized the veggies I was eating, even after being boiled in bone broth for 30+ minutes, were still causing me issues. That’s when I discovered Mikhaila Peterson and Shawn Baker and learned about carnivore. I was shocked that it was possible to thrive on a diet completely devoid of plants, but what I was reading about how fiber can be harmful to some people made sense for me, so I went for it.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I had developed issues with carbohydrate intolerance and mal-absorption after years of disordered eating and depriving my body of animal foods, not to mention put on weight and developed devastating and embarrassing skin conditions. I also had constant brain fog, mild depression, anxiety and felt irritable on a daily basis. I realized through a lot of trial and error and years of research that the only way to heal my gut would be to cut out all sources of fiber, despite what doctors and mainstream nutrition advice had told me.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

When I started carnivore I was committed to healing my body (and still am) so I did not limit portions or calories or do any fasting. I allowed myself to just listen to my body and go with my instincts. If I’m craving fat I eat fattier cuts, if I want more protein I eat more muscle. I eat about 95% beef because it makes me feel the best and gives me the most energy, the other 5% is eggs, butter, ghee, organ meats, pork, fish and chicken. I also make my own bone broth and use it to make gravy and stews. I don’t tolerate conventional dairy other than butter. In the beginning, I was eating large meals three times a day because I was starving and would get tired. I could tell my body was crying out for nutrients from animal foods. After about 2.5 months my appetite has stabilized and I’m only eating twice a day most days and smaller meals. I still drink coffee with ghee and collagen powder blended in but want to experiment with cutting it out soon.

5) What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

Vastly improved energy and cognitive function. I used to have daily hypoglycemic episodes and now I have sustained energy all day. I no longer get irritated by small things like I used to, I feel calm and content most of the time. I dropped all of my water weight and my bloat and inflammation disappeared in the first week. My digestive symptoms have almost completely disappeared and my skin has started to clear up. All food cravings have disappeared, and hunger feels different. It’s no longer urgent. I can put eating off if I need to, and am perfectly content eating the same thing over and over. I know I’m still healing and have a ways to go but I feel like I’ve done a complete 180 from how I used to feel. I also weigh about 20 pounds less than my heaviest, when I was heavily inflamed and eating a lot of plants.

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6) What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

Adaptation was really hard on me. I had the “low carb flu” for a couple weeks while I was doing the GAPS diet, before starting carnivore, so by the time I went carnivore I was pretty much fat adapted, but that didn’t stop me from coming down with other adaptation symptoms. I got a few bad migraines, one in particular left me with peripheral neuropathy in my face, hands and feet. I went to the hospital because I was very dizzy and I thought the numbness in my face meant I was having a stroke. It was about 3 weeks into carnivore and I got scared and started eating a few plants again. But the doctors could not find anything wrong with me, all of my bloodwork and tests came back normal. Then my digestive issues started to come back from the plants I had added back in, so I re-committed to carnivore. I realized I hadn’t been eating enough so I upped my food intake. The numbness cleared up after a couple of weeks and I haven’t had any more headaches. A few weeks later I started to get random dizzy spells throughout the day, but I just made sure to eat a lot and those went away as well. Now I’m feeling great and my appetite has regulated itself.

7) Do you exercise on the Carnivore Diet, if so how do you find it and what do you do.

No. I would like to start incorporating some gentle exercise like yoga, walking and maybe some functional movement weights soon, but I was intentionally avoiding over-exerting my body in order to give it enough rest to start healing. Since adaptation was so hard on me, I had to focus on getting adequate sleep and rest whenever I could.

8) What piece of advice would you give someone who is interested in trying this diet, but hasn’t taken the leap yet.

Do your research, and transition slowly. Listen to your body. Ask yourself why you want to do carnivore and what you want out of it. If you’re just looking for quick weight loss, this might not be the diet for you. Carnivore is a healing way of eating, not a weight loss diet, though weight loss is common. Some people gain weight at first because their bodies are desperate to cling to the nutrition they are getting from the animal foods, and it can take some time for their bodies to relax and realize they don’t need to store all of it in case it gets deprived again. Make sure you are committed to healing. Also, healing can be uncomfortable at first, it was for me, but the more uncomfortable it is, the more your body probably needs it.

9) Do you think Carnivore will ever be accepted as a mainstream diet.

I hope so. There has been a lot of attention drawn to the myths about cholesterol and saturated fat and heart disease recently, and diets like paleo and keto are gaining popularity. However I feel like vegan and vegetarian diets have also made a huge comeback in response. We just need to keep educating people and encouraging everyone to look into the science for themselves, not just trust what is mainstream or who we think are “authorities” when it comes to nutrition.

10) Anything you would like to add, and where can people follow your journey.

I just want to stress the importance of doing your own research and experimenting. What works for one person isn’t necessarily going to work for another. HOWEVER, we are all humans and have the same digestive systems and nutrient needs. Experiment, and find what feels best for you. Some people prefer to eat mostly beef, while others do well on pork or chicken. Some people like more fat while others thrive on more protein. Some people need to eat three times a day while others can do just one meal a day or less. Some people can eat small amounts of plants here and there, others, like me, can’t tolerate any. Whatever your individual preferences are, it won’t change your basic systems or nutrient requirements. Carbohydrates are non-essential. For everyone. Saturated fat and protein are essential. For everyone. Do your own research. I found websites like zerocarbzen.com very helpful, and have been reading some of the books on their resources page. I’ve also joined a few carnivore Facebook groups and have found them helpful for sharing knowledge and experiences.

You can find me on Instagram @carnivore_babe.

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Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this interview post.

I feel great on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet, that is N=1.

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me, that is N=2.

This series of Carnivore Diet Success Stories, shows it could be N=Many.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me or join the Facebook group Carnivore Diet Success Stories for inspiration, support and a meat loving community.

I have recently had issues with being #shadowbanned on Instagram for promoting Carnivore Diet Success Stories. I do not know if similar things will happen with Twitter, Facebook, and google in the future. So if you like these stories, please consider following this blog through WordPress, or sign up for my newsletter. This means you will be notified when each story is published. I do not use the newsletter for marketing or anything like that, it will simply send out Carnivore Diet Success Stories.

Now for the marketing bit haha.

You can read my newest book Carnivore Fit which is available on Amazon.

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I have a range of apparel on Amazon US/UK/DE, with Amazon Prime delivery. Includes T-Shirts & hoodies. There is a greater range than pictured here.

I have an even wider range of Apparel and Accessories on Etsy. As a thank you for reading this article, you can use the Discount Code KETOGENICENDURANCE10 for 10% off on my Etsy Store.

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I also sell a range of Journals, Diaries, Notebooks and Planners, again with Amazon Prime Delivery.

I am also a fan of Softstar Shoes for minimalist footwear, Quad Lock for sporting mobile phone accessories, Skulpt to measure body fat, and Cheesies for a Carnivore appropriate snack. I use these companies myself and recommend them.

I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Nevada

Interview with Nevada

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1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Nevada and I am 41 years old. I am a Pharmacist and Registered Nurse, currently living between my 2 favorite places Chicago and Rhode Island. My health transformation began after I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in my early 20’s. To correct this diagnosis, I followed the standard American diet and slaved away on a treadmill at the YMCA, only to ride the roller coaster of weight gain/loss and feeling overall lousy for close to a decade. In my 30’s after being told recent blood work was pointing towards a diagnosis of diabetes, I took drastic measures and started a low carb paleo diet and hired a personal trainer. I lost 50 pounds going from a little over 200 lbs to 150 lbs. Even though I was successful, I was constantly starving and low on energy.  Around this time at 36 years old, I unfortunately caught a bad case of mononucleosis, that was not properly diagnosed, nor was I notified I had it until I discovered it in my own medical record. Long story short, I felt so ill I visited an Emergency Department, where a spinal tap was performed in my lumbar spine. I developed a cerebrospinal (CSF) fluid leak and received a blood patch. This precipitated 2 years of back pain and unrelenting headaches. To say I was in a medical nightmare is an understatement. A month prior to waking up essentially paralyzed from the waist down, I started to develop sensory issues in my legs and saddle area and sensations of weakness. While at work on a Monday in January 2016, I developed severe sciatica and was in the worst pain I have ever experienced in my life. Not realizing something was drastically wrong I went home and went to bed. Upon waking the next morning, I fell getting out of bed and realized my legs were not working properly and I was paralyzed. In addition to this, I had saddle anesthesia and loss of bladder control. Instead of calling 911, I called a friend to take me to an Emergency Department in another hospital network, where I received a prompt MRI and diagnosis of acute Cauda Equina Syndrome due to a massive central disc herniation at L5-S1 that was crushing the horsetail of my spinal cord. Within about 2 hours of my MRI and around 36 hours after severe symptoms started, I was transported to a state of art hospital that had a Spine Center where I had emergency neurosurgery. This is where my health journey and transformation started. My life was changed forever.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

After my surgery 4 critical things happened that gave me hope and started me on the road to recovery and empowering myself outside of the medical system. The first was hearing Shawn Stevenson on a podcast talking about how he cured himself from degenerative disc and spine disease with nutrition, sleep and fitness. Immediately I learned everything I could, starting with resources Shawn used. This brought me to the work of Dr Stuart McGill, where I had a blueprint to fix my back. The second thing that happened was I discovered Vanessa Spina, whose Ketogenic Girl program and coaching taught me how to properly do a ketogenic diet. In my research, I discovered some studies that damaged nerves have altered glucose metabolism, thus why I started keto. The third thing that happened was I found a Physical Therapist who agreed to work with me after I was discharged from home services. At our first meeting she said to me “you can move” These 3 words infused so much hope inside of me and motivated me throughout the 2 years we were together, correcting muscle imbalances, my gait, and complications that arose during this process. The fourth thing was discovering Bruce Lipton and Joe Dispenza and realizing I could use the power of my mind during my recovery, such as visualization and mirroring techniques with my foot.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

After being on a ketogenic diet for a better part of 2 years, I noticed I was naturally eating meat and going long periods without eating a vegetable. I noticed I felt better and being the avid podcast listener I am, I heard Dr Shawn Baker on Joe Rogan talking about how all he eats is steak. At first I thought this dude is nuts. As I listened, and began to think about how I was eating anyway I thought there might be something to this, so I began researching and reading N=1 stories about the carnivore diet on meatheals.com and on Shawn’s Instagram and podcast. He accepted me in his facebook group World Carnivore tribe and I was able to learn more about it and find some really good resources to start, such as Dr Georgia Ede. At this point in my recovery I had regained a lot of motor and sensory function, but still had some deficits, such as sensory and motor issues in my right foot after having foot drop. I was hoping this would improve on a carnivorous diet. So after educating myself I made the leap.

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4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

When I first started, I failed and went back to keto. The mistake I made was I was not eating enough. After learning what I was doing wrong and through trial and error, I started again, this time with success. My personal approach to the carnivore diet is to keep it simple. I don’t track macros or my ketones anymore. My meals mostly consist of steak and eggs, although I also eat ground beef, bison, lamb, bacon and salmon. I try to eat good quality meat such as grass fed, wild and pasture raised. To prepare and get the fats I need, I cook my meat in butter, ghee, and animal fats such as lard, tallow, duck fat, and bacon grease. I stopped using oils. In addition to this I drink bone broth, a gallon of water/day, and indulge in a butter coffee (still a vice) if I need the energy boost. Imported cheese is an occasional treat as well. I have been a carnivore for a majority of 2018.

5) What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

The benefits I have seen have been nothing short of miraculous! My PCOS disappeared, with my last ultrasound not showing any cysts, no diabetes, my eczema disappeared which I didn’t even think about because I have had it for so long. The best improvement has been in the nerve damage from cauda equina syndrome. I was able to regain more motor and sensory from the waist down and minus not being to feel 2 toes in my right foot, I am considered fully recovered. Besides the health benefits, I had fat loss and a complete change in body composition, losing 16 pounds additional this year. My focus now is achieving my bodybuilding goals.

6) What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

The health benefits for me outweigh the only negative I have which is the mad brussel sprout cravings I get. I also miss my occasional glass of red wine which I have discovered I have almost zero tolerance for alcohol now. Brussels and cabbage are the only vegetables I loved. Being pain free and feeling great is motivation to not cheat.

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7) Do you exercise on the Carnivore Diet, if so how do you find it and what do you do.

Absolutely! I walk everyday which keeps my back flexible/pain free and treat myself to a 5k run once a week. I also like to lift weights and train functionally, building upon McGill’s work and Arnold’s bodybuilding book. My role model is Erin Stern. I mostly train at home because it is easy and I never miss a workout, however have a gym membership as well. I find eating steak and eggs has given me more strength and improved endurance.

8) What piece of advice would you give someone who is interested in trying this diet, but hasn’t taken the leap yet.

Do your research with quality resources, empower yourself, keep it simple and just start! You have to believe in yourself.

9) Do you think Carnivore will ever be accepted as a mainstream diet.

That would be amazing, but probably not in my lifetime. Healthcare is big business and it will take a long time to change the standard of care and provide the patient education needed to create a new standard. I am grateful for all of trailblazers in the keto and carnivore space working toward this because without them I don’t believe I would have personally recovered as well as I did. Just to educate myself over the past 3 years I have read over 500 books and papers. That is a lot of catching up for someone like me who works in the healthcare system, trained in the standard of care. I am grateful for the N=1 because at least this way people see they have options and can take control of their health. Unfortunately in most cases that has been done outside of the system. Seeing more prescribers helping patients with a ketogenic and carnivore diet is encouraging, but I think we still have a long way to go. I hope sharing my story and knowledge contributes to the growing movement for a new standard.

10) Anything you would like to add, and where can people follow your journey.

I can be found on Instagram @thepaleopharmacist. I hope to start a health blog and write a book in the near future. Currently I work independently with people coaching them and providing resources in fitness and nutrition. I earned a Personal Trainer Certificate during my recovery and believe fitness/nutrition can work for everyone despite your circumstances. I like the challenge of coming up with solutions and plans that people can easily implement and customize to their lifestyle to be successful.

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Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this interview post.

I feel great on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet, that is N=1.

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me, that is N=2.

This series of Carnivore Diet Success Stories, shows it could be N=Many.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me or join the Facebook group Carnivore Diet Success Stories for inspiration, support and a meat loving community.

I have recently had issues with being #shadowbanned on Instagram for promoting Carnivore Diet Success Stories. I do not know if similar things will happen with Twitter, Facebook, and google in the future. So if you like these stories, please consider following this blog through WordPress, or sign up for my newsletter. This means you will be notified when each story is published. I do not use the newsletter for marketing or anything like that, it will simply send out Carnivore Diet Success Stories.

Now for the marketing bit haha.

You can read my newest book Carnivore Fit which is available on Amazon.

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I have a range of apparel on Amazon US/UK/DE, with Amazon Prime delivery. Includes T-Shirts & hoodies. There is a greater range than pictured here.

I have an even wider range of Apparel and Accessories on Etsy. As a thank you for reading this article, you can use the Discount Code KETOGENICENDURANCE10 for 10% off on my Etsy Store.

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I also sell a range of Journals, Diaries, Notebooks and Planners, again with Amazon Prime Delivery.

I am also a fan of Softstar Shoes for minimalist footwear, Quad Lock for sporting mobile phone accessories, Skulpt to measure body fat, and Cheesies for a Carnivore appropriate snack. I use these companies myself and recommend them.

I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”

 

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Cara

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Interview with Cara

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Cara, and I live in the woodlands of northeast Ohio.  I enjoy hiking, grilling, and photographing mushrooms.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I have eaten nearly every way there is—I’ve dabbled in paleo, keto, vegetarian, vegan, raw vegan, whole30, various “bro-science” diets, IIFM, calorie counting, elimination diets, and a low-FODMAP diet. With the exception of veganism, all of them were short-term attempts to figure out how to lose weight and manage my difficult-to-pin-down food intolerance’s.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

It started with an online book called The Fiber Menace, which describes the history of dietary fiber and how it may do more harm than good for human gut health. This book completely changed my views of healthy eating. After searching for years, it provided me with the first sensible explanation of the digestive issues I struggled with over the past decade. During that time I noticed a pattern: the “healthier” I ate (ie. more whole grains, legumes, leafy greens, and fresh fruit) the more I hurt, so I would switch to eating highly processed foods, which improved my IBS symptoms, but left me susceptible to other health issues. Consequently, I would switch back to the high fiber “health foods” and the cycle began again. I now realize that processed foods improved my gut issues because they have very little fiber!

This led me to finding the carnivore diet, which eliminates all plant fiber. I was immediately drawn to it and overhauled my way of eating completely.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

My carnivore diet approach in one word is local. I acquire all of my meat, dairy, and most of my supplementary foods from here in Ohio. I love getting to know the farmers in my area through farmers markets and visits to their farms and orchards. At this time, I choose not to experiment with ketosis, so I incorporate a little bit of maple syrup and apple cider into my diet. I also use non-carnivore condiments such as barbecue sauce and dried herbs.

My favorite foods are barbecue ribs and burgers on the grill and full-fat cream top yogurt with a drizzle of maple syrup.

5) What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

I do not exaggerate when I say the carnivore diet has saved my life. Veganism left my body and mind damaged: I lost two jobs consecutively because I missed so many days from reoccurring illness. I have always been an energetic, optimistic person, but after three years of veganism, I had debilitating depression and anxiety. I quit veganism one year ago, and my health improved on a more balanced diet, but the depression and IBS lingered. After only one week on a carnivore diet, both disappeared completely. My pain and discomfort vanished. I felt calm and happy—I smiled a lot. People noticed a difference. But most of all, I had energy again! Energy to do the dishes without exhaustion; energy to tackle neglected projects; energy to start my longtime dream of photographing and sharing my food and hikes through Instagram.

An additional benefit is that I do not have to chop vegetables or eat vegetables, both of which were more burdensome than I realized.

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6) What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

There was one incident recently where I discovered the hard way that the carnivore diet drastically changes one’s alcohol tolerance. I will not be drinking again, which does not bother me as I rarely drank before, but it was a rather negative experience.

Otherwise, it’s wonderful so far!

7) Do you exercise on the Carnivore Diet, if so how do you find it and what do you do.

My exercise primarily comes from gardening and yard work, which I do freelance and as a volunteer at a local garden, plus my own yard. I go on long walks in the woods nearly every day. More recently, I wrote myself an exercise calendar to get back into sprinting and lifting. My newfound happiness and energy makes it much easier for me to motivate myself to workout.

8) What piece of advice would you give someone who is interested in trying this diet, but hasn’t taken the leap yet.

Do not worry about things you already have in your cupboard or refrigerator—give them away or throw them away—your health is more important than the money you spent on those things. Do not mourn for money or food wasted. Do not tell yourself “tomorrow” or “Monday” or “when I finish this fifty pound bag of rice”—start right now!

9) Do you think Carnivore will ever be accepted as a mainstream diet.

In the end, the proof will be in the long-term health and sustained results of individuals. If my experience as a vegan taught me one lesson, it is humility. I thought that way of eating was the healthiest for everyone, and it destroyed me. I had to swallow my pride and admit I was wrong to myself and everyone else to whom I had espoused its benefits. Many others have the same story, which is why veganism will soon fade away. Similarly, if some time from now the carnivore diet no longer benefits the majority of its adherents, it will be discarded. All I know is this way of eating works for me right now.

10) Anything you would like to add, and where can people follow your journey.

@theoutdoorcarnivore on Instagram where you can find photographs of the interesting things I find in the woods and the food I eat. My favorite thing about sharing on social media is interacting with others—so don’t be afraid to reach out to me if you have questions, comments, or think there is some way I could be of help to you.

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Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this interview post.

I feel great on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet, that is N=1.

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me, that is N=2.

This series of Carnivore Diet Success Stories, shows it could be N=Many.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me or join the Facebook group Carnivore Diet Success Stories for inspiration, support and a meat loving community.

I have recently had issues with being #shadowbanned on Instagram for promoting Carnivore Diet Success Stories. I do not know if similar things will happen with Twitter, Facebook, and google in the future. So if you like these stories, please consider following this blog through WordPress, or sign up for my newsletter. This means you will be notified when each story is published. I do not use the newsletter for marketing or anything like that, it will simply send out Carnivore Diet Success Stories.

Now for the marketing bit haha.

You can read my newest book Carnivore Fit which is available on Amazon.

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I have a range of apparel on Amazon US/UK/DE, with Amazon Prime delivery. Includes T-Shirts & hoodies. There is a greater range than pictured here.

I have an even wider range of Apparel and Accessories on Etsy. As a thank you for reading this article, you can use the Discount Code KETOGENICENDURANCE10 for 10% off on my Etsy Store.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

I also sell a range of Journals, Diaries, Notebooks and Planners, again with Amazon Prime Delivery.

I am also a fan of Softstar Shoes for minimalist footwear, Quad Lock for sporting mobile phone accessories, Skulpt to measure body fat, and Cheesies for a Carnivore appropriate snack. I use these companies myself and recommend them.

I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”

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Guest Post – Ketogenic Diet To Help With Dog Cancer

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Miserably, the occurrences of cancer have been booming in humans as well as dogs equally.

The disease, which was quite rare a few decades ago, is now one of the most rapidly
growing ones. When the dog’s immune system can’t control the cells from cloning at an
aberrant fast rate it forms a mass termed as tumor. This tumor leads to cancer. Although,
if the symptoms come to notice early then half of all the cancers are treatable.

Approximately, fifty percent of canines older than the age of 10 will be stricken with Dog
Cancer at some stage in their life cycle. In comparison with different companion animals,
canines are influenced by more forms of cancer. As per the Veterinary Cancer Society, the dominant reason behind the death of 47% canines and 32% cats is cancer. While cancer is genetic in some breeds of dogs, however this disease is generally found in old dogs.

Here are some of the most prevailing forms of cancer in dogs-

1. Bone Cancer This cancer is particularly observed in giant dog breeds, generally more
than seven years in age. Leg bones and joints are the common sites of these tumors.
Persistent pain, lameness and swelling in the troubled area are the symptoms of
bone cancer.

2. Mammary Gland Cancer: It is recommended to get your female dog sterilized before
she attains the age of 12 months. This helps to diminish the chance of mammary
gland cancer.

3. Skin Cancer: In older dogs, the skin tumor is generally seen in older dogs. Get your
dog inspected by vet frequently to ensure that the skin tumor isn’t cancerous.

4. Abdominal Tumors: These tumors are within the abdomen and it is really
challenging to detect in early stages. Some of the common symptoms are weight loss
and abdominal tumors.

5. Mouth Cancer: Cancer of the mouth is common in canines and some of the
symptoms that you should pay attention are difficulty in eating, tumor on the gums,
bleeding or odor from the mouth. Neoplasia can form inside the nose of your dog
which can be identified by the symptoms that include facial swelling, bleeding from
the nose and difficulty in breathing.

6. Testicular Cancer: Testicular tumors are common in the dogs that have restrained
testicles, which might be situated between scrotum and abdomen or in the
abdomen.

The diagnosis of cancer is a lot better if it’s caught early. It is correct that cancer in canines is genetic, despite that lifestyle also plays a major function on your dog’s physical wellbeing.

As a particular disease is spreading out, you should take a closer look at the nutrition and lifestyle of your pet. If your dog fails to get the exercise, remains inactive all day, consuming the similar brand of food daily, you have your offender right there. Majority of commercial dog foods that are available are generally 4D protein-laden, carbohydrate-based, high-heat processed dog foods that aren’t beneficial for you canine as they claim to be.

The Ketogenic Diet For Your Dogs- Ketogenic Dog Food helps the dogs to fight against
cancer. This diet aids to halt or slowdown the growth of tumor. Cancer nourishes on sugar, therefore cut out the sugar and carbohydrates from your canine’s diet to stop or slow the cancer. Your dog is going to shed some weight. There will be a decline in inflammation in the body, making the immune system stronger.

Ketogenic diet has helped numerous of canines to fight off cancer so that they can enjoy
their belly rubs and go on long walks with their owners. Although, a ketogenic diet solely
isn’t adequate to assure your dog’s well-being.

The three major things that you should remember while buying dog food are:

1. Food with low sugars- Carbohydrates are considered as sugars because the
processing method by your dog’s body is similar. They don’t require carbs, instead
they do much well on adequate protein, low carb diets and high-fat diets.

2. Food with organic ingredients- Ordinary ingredients are crammed with carcinogens
and toxins which piles up in the dog’s body and cause health issues. Organic foods
are healthier options as they are nutritious and safe.

3. Food cooked at low temperatures- Nutrients remain intact if the food is processed
and stored at a lower temperature. A nutritious food will help to keep your dog
healthier and happier than ever.

A ketogenic diet slows down and halts the development of malignant tissue which leads
to cancer. Help your dog to prevent Dog Cancer or fight severe health problems with the
help of organic and healthy foods.

I hope you gained some valuable information from the above guest post. There are hyperlinks in the post leading to a dog food website. Which I have no issue with, however I have never used them. I personally feed my dogs raw meat, offal and bones. I personally do not feed them any vegetables.

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Carnivore Diet Success Stories

Carnivore Diet success stories – with Tom

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1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Tom, I’m from the central coast California and I have been doing the carnivore diet for about four months after two months of a strict ketogenic type diet. I lost 80 lbs in five months and getting closer to my maintenance phase.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Before my keto phase, I ate a lot of meat with even more carbs and general junk food. Probably in the ballpark of 400 carbs a day. I was the guy that would get a double cheeseburger, fries and a diet soda lol.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I tried carnivore for several reasons. Once, the keto type diets are very time consuming and generally require a lot of work to maintain certain macros, weight everything, and plan everything out. I was first attracted to the carnivore diet because of how simple it seemed on the surface. Furthermore, I’ve done low carb atkin diets before and I knew that protein in general controls hunger and appetite very well. Then I saw the Shawn Baker interview on the Joe Rogan podcast and became even more interested after doing some more research online. I decided to give it a 30 day try, and haven’t looked back since.

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4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I keep it as simple as possible. Since I am still trying to cut body fat,  I track macros but its much easier since I have a lot of the same meals. I aim for 1 gram of protein per pound of lean mass, and I only eat the fat that comes with my protein (maybe some butter here and there). So usually that looks like about 2-3lbs of red meat and some eggs. In general, I keep carbs zero or as close too it as possible. 90% of the time I’m eating red meat (beef) and eggs, but I do have some others foods on occasion; such as whey protein/MCT oil before workouts along with a pre-workout supplement, and maybe some mushrooms, tomatoes, and spinach here and there. I stay away from most diary because it seems to slow weight loss for me. I try to have a balanced approach and keep what works for me. I have noticed that I do the best eating red meat, eggs, salt, and water so I stick that that as much as I can.


5) What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

At my best I was losing close to 0.5 lbs a day. Now I’m losing about 1-2 pound a week. I went from 288 lbs and 33% body fat to 206 lbs and 17 body fat. I had a DEXA scan recently and will track the progress much better that way. In addition to the amazing weight loss, my sleep improved, my heartburn vanished, sciatica pain decreased, blood pressure improved, fasting glucose decreased 105 to 85, my skin cleared up, bloating disappeared, and as I mentioned before my cravings and appetite are under complete control.


6) What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

Its a little hard socially. Its hard to go out with friends and order strictly meat. But then again, you can always just go to a steak house.

7) Do you exercise on the Carnivore Diet, if so how do you find it and what do you do.

I have been lifting weights on and off for ten years. On the carnivore diet, I’ve been having much better workouts and I’m excited to see what the DEXA will say in a few months. In the first few months my endurance was a little lower, but I feel like I have come back and and surpassed my abilities in every way possible. Furthermore, I increased ALL OF MY LIFT’s after losing 80 lbs which is incredible. My cardio endurance has also increased, but that could also be associated with my weight loss.

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8) What piece of advice would you give someone who is interested in trying this diet, but hasn’t taken the leap yet.

Just try it for 2 weeks. Keep it simple, but cut everything but red meat, water, and salt for two weeks. Once you see the results, you can decide if its worth it for you.


9) Do you think Carnivore will ever be accepted as a mainstream diet.

I think so, logically its just a counter argument for a vegetarian diet. It could be decades, but I think the more  “keto” is accepted the more carnivore will be accepted since they share a lot of the same metabolic principles.


10) Anything you would like to add, and where can people follow your journey.

Follow me on Instagram @nobody.cares.work.harder  !!!!!!

Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this interview post.

I feel great on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet, that is N=1.

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me, that is N=2.

This series of Carnivore Diet Success Stories, shows it could be N=Many.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me or join the Facebook group Carnivore Diet Success Stories for inspiration, support and a meat loving community.

I have recently had issues with being #shadowbanned on Instagram for promoting Carnivore Diet Success Stories. I do not know if similar things will happen with Twitter, Facebook, and google in the future. So if you like these stories, please consider following this blog through WordPress, or sign up for my newsletter. This means you will be notified when each story is published. I do not use the newsletter for marketing or anything like that, it will simply send out Carnivore Diet Success Stories.

Now for the marketing bit haha.

You can read my newest book Carnivore Fit which is available on Amazon.

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I have a range of apparel on Amazon US/UK/DE, with Amazon Prime delivery. Includes T-Shirts & hoodies. There is a greater range than pictured here.

I have an even wider range of Apparel and Accessories on Etsy. As a thank you for reading this article, you can use the Discount Code KETOGENICENDURANCE10 for 10% off on my Etsy Store.

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I also sell a range of Journals, Diaries, Notebooks and Planners, again with Amazon Prime Delivery.

I am also a fan of Softstar Shoes for minimalist footwear, Quad Lock for sporting mobile phone accessories, Skulpt to measure body fat, and Cheesies for a Carnivore appropriate snack. I use these companies myself and recommend them.

I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”

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Carnivore Diet Success Stories

Carnivore Diet success stories – with Nicole

Interview with Nicole

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1) Introduce Yourself.

I’m a consultant to a large health care company in California and have been a health coach for 15 years. BA psych MEd Health Promotion. Mom of 2, live in Laguna Beach.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Keto 1 year, plant based prior, former vegan of 15 years.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

To heal colitis and get leaner.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I try to be flexible but also listen to my body when it comes to food choices. I eat almost exclusively beef with an occasional eggs and bacon day. No dairy. Coffee but trying to quit! IF daily, periodic extended fasts for healing.

5) What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

Better sleep, mood, leaner, much better digestion, reduced inflammation and colitis symptoms are nearly gone.

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6) What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

Going out is a bit more limited, socially unaccepted as of yet. People think it’s bad for the environment and don’t understand its health or environmental impact at all.

7) Do you exercise on the Carnivore Diet, if so how do you find it and what do you do.

Pilates, barre, kettlebells, walking and surfing. Something every day.

8) What piece of advice would you give someone who is interested in trying this diet, but hasn’t taken the leap yet.

Transition slowly, don’t rush this or you will have a ton of fatigue and diarrhoea. Let go of old ideals with regard to hunger. We tend to get used to a very full feeling eating plants, so a lot of people over eat and gain weight in the beginning until they get used to a less bloated belly still feeling full and satiated.

9) Do you think Carnivore will ever be accepted as a mainstream diet.

Yes! Too many good benefits to ignore.

10) Anything you would like to add, and where can people follow your journey.

I think the inclusion of various forms of fasting along with a carnivore diet can cure almost anything.

Follow my journey on instagram @Healthy_with_nicole and my website has some online coaching options at www.healthywithnicole.com

Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this interview post.

I feel great on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet, that is N=1.

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me, that is N=2.

This series of Carnivore Diet Success Stories, shows it could be N=Many.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me or join the Facebook group Carnivore Diet Success Stories for inspiration, support and a meat loving community.

I have recently had issues with being #shadowbanned on Instagram for promoting Carnivore Diet Success Stories. I do not know if similar things will happen with Twitter, Facebook, and google in the future. So if you like these stories, please consider following this blog through WordPress, or sign up for my newsletter. This means you will be notified when each story is published. I do not use the newsletter for marketing or anything like that, it will simply send out Carnivore Diet Success Stories.

Now for the marketing bit haha.

You can read my newest book Carnivore Fit which is available on Amazon.

IMG_5358

I have a range of apparel on Amazon US/UK/DE, with Amazon Prime delivery. Includes T-Shirts & hoodies. There is a greater range than pictured here.

I have an even wider range of Apparel and Accessories on Etsy. As a thank you for reading this article, you can use the Discount Code KETOGENICENDURANCE10 for 10% off on my Etsy Store.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

I also sell a range of Journals, Diaries, Notebooks and Planners, again with Amazon Prime Delivery.

I am also a fan of Softstar Shoes for minimalist footwear, Quad Lock for sporting mobile phone accessories, Skulpt to measure body fat, and Cheesies for a Carnivore appropriate snack. I use these companies myself and recommend them.

I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”