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Carnivore Diet success stories – Rashel

Interview with Rashel

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1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Rashel, I’m a 36 year old mama of 3 feisty little girls ages 10, 7 and 3.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I ate “healthy”! I’ve always loved fruits and veggies so they were a huge part of my diet. I ate gluten-free for the most part, avoided all processed foods.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I honestly didn’t know that carnivore was a thing. I’ve been fighting a mystery chronic illness for the last decade, with each year getting progressively worse. Almost two years ago a really dumb doctor I had been seeing decided to put me on testosterone for fatigue. Over the course of 4 months, she took me from 1.5mg to 15mg a day. It made my estrogen’s skyrocket. It completely wrecked me and added so much burden to my already depleted body. That’s a whole story on its own! Needless to say, that happening to my body changed its entire biochemistry and with that my ability to eat any food.

I started having serious anaphylactic reactions to pretty much everything I put in my mouth. I would swell up, became suicidal. Seriously I would get so depressed within a couple hours of eating that I would cry for hours. My eyes would be so glassy I could barely see and the thing that drove me the most insane was 24/7 dizziness and rocking sensation I’d get. I literally slept sitting up in bed and barely being able to turn my head for nearly 4 months. I had also become home and pretty much bed bound at that point.

The only thing that was able to sustain me without trying to kill me was a 98% carnivore diet.

It was once I started researching this idea that I found the community of others who only ate animal products as well.

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4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

My main staple is 85/15 organic, grass-fed, grass finished ground beef and about 2 tablespoons of heavy cream. I’m about 98% carnivore and always have been from the beginning.

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

Oh god that my entire life changed. I’ve always said that this was never a weight loss journey for me, it’s been a mental health journey. My brain was so messed up with depression and anxiety, the only thing I wanted was to figure out how to continue to want to be alive. In the process of healing, I lost 50lbs and that was a super exciting side effect that I didn’t ever expect!

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

Well, I love food. I’m a huge foodie and I enjoy the flavors of food from all over the world so removing that experience was hard. Food isn’t really a pleasure for me anymore but neither was being dizzy non-stop. I don’t care at this point, being alive and feeling health return is worth it.

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

No, I haven’t exercised one time!

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

I think I’d just ask yourself why you feel like you need to eat carnivore and then if those answers are strong enough then it will move you to do so.

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

Are you kidding me?! What about population control and big pharma? We can’t have all these healthy people walking around, where’s the money in that?!

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

Follow me on Instagram @rararashel

“Before you heal someone, ask him if he’s willing to give up the things that make him sick.”

Hippocrates

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Alain

Interview with Alain

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1)Introduce Yourself.

I’m Alain, 36 years old, born and raised in the Netherlands.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

My journey began in November 2008 after a stomach bleed in Disneyland Paris. Due to a private ambulance service, and the need to pay money for that service, I was almost too late arriving at the hospital, with a blood pressure of 60/35. My quest for health and search for a better diet started after that.

I felt sluggish if I ate meat, and it took a lot of energy to digest it, so I leaned more and more towards a plant based diet and eventually became vegan.

In the first couple of years my health got better and better, and I felt amazing. I did start to notice a little more gas and indigestion after a while, but was still doing fine. I really started to believe in all the plant based madness, because I felt so great in the first couple of years.

Then in 2013 I was involved in a motorcycle accident. I had a torn knee and needed operations on my thumb. I had to take some really heavy antibiotics and have a tetanus vaccine. My health went downhill quickly afterwards, but I still believed in the plant based diet.

I started to try a more ‘living foods’ diet, and began soaking and fermenting. I tried it all but nothing really helped. l even tried ayurveda and Chinese medicine for a while, but those didn’t help either. My joints began to hurt, and my hands and fingers became stiff and brittle.

I tried pasteurized yoghurt, which is supposed to have the beneficial bacteria as probiotics. It gave me skin problems instead. So I started eating eggs, fish and sourdough bread, but I kept struggling and my symptoms worsened.

I went back to eating plant based, and tried juice fasting, which is supposed to be the magical cure for everything. Nothing really helped and i ended up with digestive issues, anemia, vitiligo, skin issues, insomnia, hairloss, poor sweating ability and oedema.

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3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I had come across the book ‘We want to live’ by Aajonus Vonderplanitz, but it seemed utter madness to me at first.

In May 2017 I just didn’t care anymore and went full carnivore. I had tears in my eyes and started crying of bodily happiness after my first bite. The next day I had tears of joy just on my way to the butcher. The body knows best.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

At first I just ate lots of soft medium baked steaks. I got a lot better, but not fast enough for my liking. So I turned raw pretty quickly. The body happiness made me less sceptical about raw meat. I’ve always believed that natural food shouldn’t be cooked, since all animals thrive on a raw diet and only humans are sick. l slowly started to eat more fat, and found raw butter which helped a lot. I reluctantly ate some organs every now and then. Now I eat lots of organ meats and fat, a complete turnaround.

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

I have experienced lots of benefits. Most of my symptoms are gone, my overall health is through the roof and my mental clarity is amazing. I feel like I am finally experiencing happiness again, and I feel much more connected to nature.

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

The adaptation was pretty heavy and took me a while, although I felt a lot better within a couple of days. Also, I guess the people around you may think you just went from one extreme to another. Eating raw meat is not really socially accepted, but I have to say people are getting more curious now. I’m not hiding it for anyone and they even notice a big difference.

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

I began exercising after 6 months when I felt like I had some strength again. I started rebuilding my body from nothing. I had been training for a long time before all of this, but this is next level. I never got these results before, and certainly not in this timeframe of a little over 1 year.

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

To anyone looking to begin eating this way, my advice would be to just slowly start incorporating more and more meat and animal fat into your diet. Take slow steps. Slow habits stick for longer.

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

I’m not sure if the Carnivore diet will be accepted as a mainstream diet. It seems like mainstream is more and more against meat. Everyone is starting to eat less and less meat.

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

Instagram: @dutchcarnivore

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Saara

Interview with Saara

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1) Introduce Yourself.

I am Saara, Finish-German Carnivore girl.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I was raised low fat, high carb. Not vegetarian, but with lots of vegetables and my mother cooked pretty much everything from scratch. 10 years ago she discovered the high fat – low carb, keto. I started to incorporate more eggs, cream, butter but was still eating vegetables and carbs, they are just easy and convenient especially for a student not living at home anymore.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I stumbled upon sv3riges ex-vegan videos on YouTube and watched them all. As Keto was already familiar to me it just made sense. This is how humankind evolved and this truly is the natural diet we are designed to eat. I was curious.

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4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

Pretty simple raw eggs, raw meat mostly grounded beef, raw liver. Butter, cream, cheese sometimes I make kefir. If I crave warm food, then I just cook it, if I crave something I have it, but just as little as possible, usually, I don’t have cravings. The quality of the food is important for me means pasture raised and raw if possible, as less processed food as possible.

I prefer to eat raw and small meals throughout the day as many as I like, usually 3-4. I feel more energetic and my mind is clearer.

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

I feel like I got a new life. I felt right away grounded and connected with my body. The energy I have now is AMAZING. The transition phase was a bit annoying and irritating.

I never considered myself as sick, digestion was good and I just had “normal” itches and aches, but now I can clearly see how damaged I really am.

The biggest benefit for me is definitely a reversal of depression, basically, I recovered already last year due to therapies and quitting medication, but I still felt a lot of anxiety, insecurity, fatigue, overthinking, procrastination, weirdness. Life seemed so easy for everyone else and I never reached that feeling before I went carnivore. Now I am shining in my true colors.

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

Socializing is definitely difficult if food is involved.

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Quick meal options aren’t really available, mostly I buy cold cuts and eat it with creme fraiche. Or I prepare something like grounded beef with butter.

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

To release excess energy I dance aka jump around the house, which happens randomly throughout the day. Sometimes I do bodyweight and resistance band workouts. Recently I started to hit the gym again, I try to go there 2-3 times a week for one hour max and just do whatever feels good, I like to do one song exercises and warry weights. Sore muscle recovery is definitely much faster and less painful nowadays.

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

Be open to new insights.

Research on eating raw meat, if you want to eat raw meat or anything raw, it’s your own responsibility, but definitely, nothing to be scared of, if you know how to do it. Eating plants is definitely not necessary, just try what feels good for you!

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

Probably not, there is too much money involved in industries which profits from mediocre healthy people and sick of course, too. Just imagine if everyone would eat carnivore, how different our lives would be, imagine all the labour involved in farming, packing, shipping, processing. We would certainly all be healthier and mentally stable, means fewer doctors and less pharma industry. And the list goes on and on… what about restaurants?

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

You can connect with me on Instagram @carni_whore and @lolo_rii.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Martina

Interview with Martina

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1) Introduce Yourself.

I’m a Swedish science savvy book author and Ph.D. to be that enjoys training and learning new stuff. I just turned 34 and I love to inspire people to be healthier, stronger and better looking for each year of their life.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Strictly keto, like medicinal keto with my fats really really high and my proteins super low. I’ve done that since 2009.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

Curiosity. First time I heard about it, it was the craziest thing I had ever heard of, but then I wanted to try it out for myself to see if there was any truth to it.

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4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I’m not religious about it, I use it mainly as my ‘background diet’ and then I add in things as I see fit. Over the course of one week, I’m 90% carnivore and allow for some vegetables, avocados or coffee if I feel like it.  

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

Mostly that I have learned more about my own body. Eating raw meat was a new experience for me, I was surprised about how natural it felt. I’ve also made some strength gains in the gym because of increased protein intake.

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

People find you disgusting if you eat raw meat haha! Otherwise not much, it’s pretty badass.

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

Mostly strength training, and it’s going really well. High protein is like a slow carb load without all the insulin, so no problem to get pumped and stuff like usual. I train 12 hours a week.

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

Try it for 4 weeks and just see what happens. You don’t have to turn fully carnivore, it’s just an interesting experiment but chances are you stick with it 😉

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

It will never happen, I’m sure of that.

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

Follow me on instagram – @highfatfitness 🙂

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Carla

Interview with Carla.

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1) Introduce Yourself

My name is Carla; I’m a Brazilian lawyer living the American dream. I work for a Cosmetics Company but my passion is nutrition. What keeps me motivated and inspired in life is my love for traveling, meeting new people, discovering new cultures and enjoying delicious local foods. Being open-minded to experience new things is very empowering and exciting.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore?

I grow up pretty much as a vegetarian and kept a healthy weight in my teenage years. It was in my early twenties when I started developing signs of compulsive eating. For many years, I was obsessed with diets, counting calories and starving myself to keep skinny. It was only about 6 years ago when I realized that I was damaging my health and I needed to change.  I started researching about nutrition and tried to figure out what would be the best approach to get healthier.

I started with the gluten-free, plant-based kind of vegetarian diet for a few years. It was a huge improvement in my relationship with food, but I still struggled to keep the weight stable and control my food addictions. I learned later about the low-carb and keto diets. I got really interested since my most difficult struggles were with carbs and sugar. The Keto diet was extremely positive to improve my health in general. I experienced great results like weight loss, and it was easier to keep my cravings under control.

Even doing keto for almost a year, I still didn’t have any red meat on my diet. Probably, it was what was missing, and after more than 30 years, I reintroduced red meat in my life, around the same time I decided to give the Carnivore Diet a try, and it was a life changing experience.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with?

Carnivore Diet for me was a natural transition from keto. Even on keto diet, I was still overeating some kinds of foods and not eating enough meat. I thought that by doing an Elimination diet, I would re-educate my body since I am not the typical carnivore that loves meat. I’m learning to enjoy a steak after so many years as a vegetarian.  The Carnivore Diet keeps me on track both mentally and physically.

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4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet?

I’m learning and experiencing new things every day, but at the same time, I’m trying to keep it simple and practical. I eliminated, almost completely, dairy for now. I still have some cream in my coffee. I eat a lot of pastured eggs, and progressively, I am replacing chicken for more fatty cuts of red meats. I incorporated Intermittent Fasting, and I basically eat two or three meals per day. I don’t want to gain weight on the Carnivore Diet, so I am trying to have moderate portions and not snack during the day. It is very important for the success of this diet to not get too hungry.  I believe that we don’t need to over-eat, and finding our own balance is the key.

5) What benefits have you seen since starting the carnivore Diet?

I’ve been on the Carnivore Diet for just 4 months. However, I can feel many benefits. I enjoy the feeling of not being hungry and thinking about food all the time. I’m feeling stronger, more energetic, less bloated. My mood, digestion, and skin are much better, too.

Every winter, for many years, I suffered from Raynaud’s Syndrome, poor circulation causing painful inflammation in the fingertips.  This year, for the first time, I have hardly experienced any symptoms. I’m extremely pleased about that. I believe I have less inflammation in my body, and for sure, my hormones have improved.

For me, all those physical improvements are amazing, but what is more exciting and rewarding is the emotional peace I’m feeling. The Carnivore lifestyle has made me calm and helped me have a more restful sleep. Definitively, eating this way have reduced my anxiety and is giving me the straight to have more control over what I eat. I’m not craving carbs and sweets all the time. The meat fulfills me and makes me happy.

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

There aren’t too many downsides, besides not being able to eat some of the foods that I still love, but I know they are not good for me. I could say that it is still challenging to keep the Carnivore Diet when I travel or go to social events. I’m getting better, but it is a little tricky to pack lunch for work. For me, the Carnivore Diet is not a diet but a lifestyle.  I’m touching just the tip of the iceberg, and I know I still have a long way to go.

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

I do exercise. I try to do some kind of physical activity every day. I work out two or three times a week at the Gym (basic strength training/cardio), and when I’m not doing that, I do yoga, walk or run. I feel stronger, and definitively, my New Year’s resolution is to improve my muscle mass.

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

I believe that there isn’t a single diet that works perfectly for everybody. Our bodies, minds, and cultures are so unique and different. Each person has to listen to his or her own body and figure out which one is better. We have to take ownership of our health and not wait for others to solve our problems. Keep motivated, read books, research, watch videos and listen to podcasts. They definitively helped me and were a great way to build knowledge. Eat real foods, cook at home, plan and prepare yourself for the challenge. Keep track of your results and progress. Try to get a friend to join the journey with you: exchange of experiences, successes, and failures makes all the difference. I would advise people to try the Carnivore Diet for a month then go from there.

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

I totally believe the Carnivore Diet will be accepted as a mainstream diet. A few years ago Keto Diet was considered extremely dangerous, restrictive and unhealthy. Today, it is very popular, and there are many scientific studies to prove its efficacy. The same thing is already happening to the Carnivore Diet. People that can’t find solutions to their health problems are desperately looking for new approaches. The Carnivore Diet clearly works, and with the help of social media, word is spreading fast.

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

Regardless of your current situation in life, prioritize your health and let your goals and resolutions motivate, encourage, and inspire you, no matter what you do.

I share my Carnivore Lifestyle adventures on Instagram @hungrycarnivoregirl

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Kris

Interview with Kris

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Introduce Yourself.

My name is Kris, and I am 27 years old. I work in healthcare, and I absolutely love helping people.

How did you eat before Carnivore.

I was Vegan for 2 years, then I was Keto for 1.5 years before going completely Carnivore.

Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

My fiancé has always had bloating and intestinal issues.  We have been trying different ways of eating for years to relieve his symptoms.  Eating vegan made it worse, so we went Keto. He was still having issues, so we decided to cut out vegetables after listening to a podcast on the Carnivore lifestyle and its positive effects on digestive issues.  I’m so glad we did!

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How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I personally eat meats, eggs, cheese, and butter.  I eat mostly beef, consisting of mostly Ribeye steak and ground beef.  I also eat a lot of pork and eggs.  I occasionally eat chicken and rarely eat fish or seafood.  I do not eat organ meats. I personally haven’t felt a need to, since I feel amazing.  The only supplements I add into my diet are powdered collagen in my morning coffee as well as salt added to my food and sometimes my water (to replenish my electrolytes).  I start every day with a “Fat Coffee.”  This consists of hot coffee, 1-2 tbsp butter, ½ tsp salt, and 1 scoop of powdered collagen, all blended together.

What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore diet.

I have had Eczema for years and have never been able to calm it.  I have tried creams, lotions, scrubs, oils, diets, etc., and nothing worked.  While I was Vegan and Keto, it was still the same, no change.  It wasn’t until I cut the vegetables out of my diet that it went away completely.  To this day, I have no Eczema!  Also, I have so much more energy, and I’ve been able to build muscle!  After my workouts, I’m not as sore for as long!  I genuinely just feel better all around, with a huge improvement in my anxiety too!

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What negatives have you found with the Carnivore diet.

I honestly can’t think of any negatives. At first, I thought I would get bored of only being able to eat meats and cheese for every meal, but it’s honestly not a problem!  Pleasantly surprised!!

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

Yes, I do exercise on the Carnivore diet.  I find it motivational and rewarding.  Since on this diet, I have noticed huge changes in my body physically.  I am growing muscle, and I feel stronger.  Not only am I motivated at the gym, but going there actually motivates me for my day.  I personally lift weights and love it.  I go to the gym 5 days a week, sometimes in the morning and sometimes in the afternoon depending on my work schedule.  I love how I feel!

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

Listen to your body.  It is the easiest diet I have ever encountered.  I have never counted calories.  I just eat when I’m hungry and don’t eat when I’m not.  I stay full for much longer on this diet.  I think my biggest struggle when I first started was sweets.  I’m a huge sweets person! Once I got past the first couple weeks, I no longer had cravings!  Just keep with it, and stick it out!

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

I think in general, a low carb lifestyle will be accepted as a mainstream diet.  As far as full Carnivore, I’m not sure, but I hope so!  I have personally met doctors that agree with a low carb lifestyle, and swear by it for losing weight.  I personally know a doctor who is board certified in Obesity Medicine, who has countless success stories with these diets.  I think the more studies that are conducted, the more it will be accepted.  It’s having so many positive effects, and these studies can ease people’s minds about the unknown.

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

I am all about helping people improve their lives!  I love sharing my experiences and love hearing others’ experiences as well!  You can follow my journey on Instagram @lady.carnivore where I strive to achieve my vision of helping people optimize their lives!  Thank you so much for inviting me to share my story!

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Kait

Interview with Kait

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1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Kait and I am an online health coach. I always struggled with my weight while growing up. I was never seriously overweight, but I definitely had a few extra pounds I just couldn’t shake. I initially lost the weight just by restricting calories, but this was not maintainable and the scale started to creep back up.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I was eating keto prior to eating carnivore.

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3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I originally tried the carnivore diet to see what the hype was about! I was intrigued by everyone saying they felt amazing eating carnivore. It seemed totally crazy to me that you could get all the nutrition you needed only eating meat… but the more I looked into it, the more sense it made.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I have a lenient approach to the carnivore diet. I am lucky in the sense that I do not have any autoimmune disorders that are triggered by plants, so I can stand to include some non-animal foods. Most days, my diet is 90% animal products and 10% plant products. The latter includes things such as avocados, olives, mct oil, mushrooms and green vegetables, still all foods that are very much keto.

I think that the main focus should be individual health and that there is no need to be dogmatic about the carnivore diet. Animal products should be the bulk of your calories, but if you can tolerate certain plant foods I do not see why you shouldn’t include them.

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

The biggest benefit I have experienced was my hunger regulating. I have always been someone who likes to snack throughout the day. Not because I am hungry, but more so out of boredom/habit.

When I went carnivore, these urges disappeared. I would finish a meal feeling completely satisfied and not feel tempted to reach for something else. I think this has a lot to do with the lack of variety, so our bodies can really tap into when we are full.

The other major benefit I experienced was never feeling bloated. Ever. I can eat a huge steak, feel full and not like I have a weight in my stomach. When I eat a meal with more plants now, I can really feel the difference all that fiber makes.

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

The biggest negative (which is also a pro depending on how you look at it) with the carnivore diet is the lack of variety. If you are used to cooking and eating food with several ingredients, switching to carnivore can be a bit of a shock.

This can also be a positive though because it makes cooking simple and easy!
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7) Do you exercise on the Carnivore Diet, if so how do you find it and what do you do.

I play ice hockey for South Australia, do weight training 2-3 times a week and cycle as well. I find I perform just as well as I did on a ketogenic diet, which is miles better than I did on the Standard American Diet.

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

There are two pieces of advice I would give to someone who is interested in this diet. Number one: be fat adapted first. Eating a keto diet for at least 2-3 weeks beforehand will make the transition easier.

Number two: commit. Choose a time period and commit to it 100%. This isn’t something you can do during the week and cheat on weekends. You need to really be all in, especially at the beginning, to experience the benefits.

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

I do think a more animal based diet will become more mainstream as more and more research comes out. Probably not full carnivore, but I think we are starting to see more and more people realize that whole grains and soy should not be the bulk of our diet.

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

People can follow my journey on Instagram and YouTube, or join my Facebook Group to become a part of the conversation! Just search Health Coach Kait and you will find me.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Alex

Interview With Alex

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1) Introduce Yourself.

Hello my name is Alexander Lundmark, I am 29 soon to be 30. In fact, writing this it’s just 21 days left until I am 30. I’m happily married and have two amazing kids. I am a former elite athlete in a small sport called “Bandy”, the kind you play on ice. My career came to an end because of a nasty knee injury but that’s life.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Before I switched to a carnivore diet I tried the ketogenic diet, before that I ate a carbohydrate heavy diet often called standard western diet.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I have nerve pain from hernias and I was desperate for any relief, and Swedish medicare is ignoring my pain and are trying to prescribe anti-depressants instead of proper pain meds. So I have had to look for other methods of pain relief.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I keep it simple most of the time, just muscle meat. I am actually not a fan of organ meat but I eat them when I crave them. So basically I eat meat, salt, eggs, and drink water. Sometimes I cheat and add some jalapeno to the plate or drink a sugar free Redbull.

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

The benefits are so many its hard to know where to start. I think the biggest benefit for me is the pain relief and I believe that’s because inflammation is down quite a lot, also my joints stopped hurting even though I didn’t notice the pain from them before. I have TONS of energy, need less sleep and the mind is in a calm focused state all the time.

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

Eating out is expensive as hell when you eat at least a pound of meat per meal. Otherwise I haven’t found any negative effects for me. I think I have the proper genes to eat a all meat diet since I am from northern Europe.

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

I do some basic exercises but I cant lift ATM because I am awaiting for neck and a back surgery this year. However, about 14 days into the diet I noticed stamina increase and strength increase a lot, but then again I was already a fat burner entering this diet due to Keto.

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

Just go for it, keep it strict during the adaptation phase, salt, water and some high-fat beef is what I usually recommend. If you have really bad digestion issues I would start off with 3-4 day bone broth fast where you only drink bone broth.

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

I certainly hope so but I don’t think so, no. I firmly believe it will be used in healthcare as a elimination diet in the future though.

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

I am glad I was chosen to answer the questions, you can find me on instagram under the name: @alex_the_carnivore …. but be aware, my page is mostly for poking fun at vegans and some science to back up all the talk.

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Glen’s Journey – KetoCarnivore Month 1: January 2019 World Carnivore Month

I have known Glen for a couple of years as an online friend I guess you would call it. Not in a pervy way, but you know the type of friends you get following crazy fad diets like Keto and Carnivore. Where you follow each other and like their photos etc.

When I first started Keto, I also started training for a marathon. So I set up a group on Strava surprisingly called Ketogenic Endurance. It is still there if you want to join it, for those interested in Fat Adapted running. Anyway Glen did a Ketogenic Diet success story for me, way back in June 2017.

He has now joined the Carnist Revolution haha. Well for a month anyway. Glen has let things slip recently, but he is getting back on track. So I asked him if he would let me document his journey on my blog. He will send me updates for as long as he does it. This is one man’s journey, he is not sponsored by Big Meat, he does not sell factory farm retail, and he does not bathe in the blood of chickens. There are many ways to get your health back on track, I am Carnivore. Glen will go down a more KetoCarnivore route I am guessing, which my Wife calls Carniketo. My definition of KetoCarnivore is a Ketogenic Diet where you are not concerned about limiting Protein. Meat is the basis of the meal, and you add low sugar fruits and vegetables because you want too: not because you think you have too.

What is the same is with Glen and I, is that we both have specific plans outlined which we can evolve as we progress. There is no magic to CONSISTENCY.

This is just one man’s journey into eating well and exercising. It could be a beautiful life long journey, or a 6 week disaster. This could be the one and only post. I have given him no advice, I have not gave him pointers on what to include, I will not chase him for updates. When he sends me an email, I will copy and paste it on my blog. Done.

Good luck Glen.

Month 1

So world carnivore month has ended and man was it a challenge! A year of travelling around the world, sampling each countries own unique cuisines and boozing was a wonderful experience but did my body no favours at all. To kick-start my journey back into fitness I wanted to send a very clear and direct message to my body: PLAYTIME IS OVER!!

Goal:
Get fit again. Get body fat percentage below 10% as quickly as possible

Plan:
Level 1 carnivore diet. No coffee. No alcohol. Get used to training ever day again.

Training:
Kept it simple. Train at about 80% to ensure you can workout the next day. A run every other day and a little 5x5x5* workout on the days I didn’t go for a run.
*5 exercises, 5 reps for 5 sets (pull ups, jumping squats, push ups, lunges and dips)

Food:
Meat. Cheese. Eggs. Himalayan Rock Salt. Water.

Extras:
Intermittent fasting (18/6) I only ate lunch and dinner from the 5th onwards. Cold showers (Wim Hof method). Performance-wise I discovered Amino Water and its been fantastic! The first three weeks were tough, which is what I expected, but once I started drinking Amino Water I noticed a clear boost in performance – its like my muscles finally started firing on all cylinders and I’m able to maintain my intensity during my morning runs or workouts.

Notes:
I developed a real love/hate relationship for the carnivore diet. I love the simplicity of it and the ease of preparation (very useful for a busy lifestyle) and minimal cleaning up afterwards. I missed having a coffee in the morning, some fruit or nuts to snack on, a beer in the evening or a bit of chocolate after dinner. It was probably too much at once for me to cut all those things out. Next year I’ll be better prepared.

For now I’m looking forward to my normal Keto diet. I look at food differently now though, I no longer look at vegetables as the source of all my vitamins and minerals and will certainly not be forcing down any more greens. I see fruit and veg for what they are (what they started out being) which is a compliment to a meal. The meal being meat and the veg being a little something to enhance the flavour.

Pictures attached and already there’s been progress for just one month, down 1% body fat and lost 2kgs.

Regards,
Glen

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