It has been 2 years since Kristel’s initial carnivore diet success story, so it was time for another Meat Up.
Interview with Kristel
1) How would you currently describe your current way of eating.
I would describe my current way of eating as Animal-Based. Basically, the same as I described last time 🙂 But I will go a little more into detail on what it means. 9 meals out of 10 will consist of meat, dairy and/or eggs. Which will often be completely raw. My diet also includes raw honey and seafood. I eat (A LOT) of butter, almost with every meal. I absolutely adore raw cream. Several times a year I will have some starch in the form of potato or sweet plantain and some fruit which is usually some berries, pineapple, lime, grapefruit, cucumbers, or dates. Occasionally I will have some vegetable juice. Sometimes I go months and months without having anything other than that which comes from an animal. I avoid vegetables, grains, plant/seed oils, sugar, processed/junk food, caffeine, nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, and any type of supplements. One thing that changed is that I have started to eat more than just two meals a day in general.
2) What have you learned regarding nutrition over the last year.
I learned that in my case, especially over the last 3 months, that eating more frequently has been a big improvement for me.
Also, the more I noticed what state the world is in, the more I realized how important it is to stay away from any processed garbage that supermarkets and junk food places are offering. Now, probably more than ever, humans need to take the control and responsibility over what they are consuming. I fear that humans are forgetting what it feels like to feel truly healthy, happy, and energetic. Eating the right way, and I believe that to be foods that God provided us with on earth and not the man-made processed foods, will overcome many of the health complications human beings are suffering from. Health complications which they deem as normal, and which they think they are resigned to living with.
3) What health & Fitness improvements, and/or setbacks have you experienced in the last year.
In overall I have only experienced improvements. I still stand strong with what I mentioned last time as well. I have seemed to recover my gut issues almost 100%, which has made it able to consume a lot more dairy than I would before. This has improved my body composition even more, in a way that females try to achieve through heavy dieting and exercising. At this point I am even happier with my body than a year ago.
I haven’t been to a gym in over 1.5 years now. I do move my body daily, but not through extraneous exercise. I keep it low impact. I love doing sports like soccer, tennis, and stepping on the driving range. Throwing a frisbee or tossing a football. I feel no need to “exercise” every single day. As long as I eat well and move my body daily, either through going for a walk or cleaning the house, I do not feel like I have to worry about getting out of shape 🙂
I also am very sure that eating this way provides me with everything my body needs. I only have seen my health, appearance and mental state improve over the years. I have not been sick, not even once. I only notice a setback when I eat something I should not have, and most of the time it isn’t even a very noticeable set back anymore. I feel the way I did before veganism, but even BETTER!
4) What are your health and fitness goals in the year ahead
I still don’t have any big goals. Right now, I am even more content with where I am compared to last year. I managed to implement everything I mentioned last year, like prioritizing my sleep, eating more frequently and spending more time outside. My skin has improved even more, and my hair has been growing faster. It is crazy, but people keep telling me I look younger now than I did several years ago. Also last year I managed to go without any single bite of processed food for 8 months in a row. So, I would like to continue that this year again, and go for longer.
5) Anything else to add? and where can people follow your journey?
I learned that diet is really one of the most important pillars for health. Animal products seem to be at the center of our diets, historically. Judging from many civilizations, our ancestors and all the accounts of people who tell us they feel better when they have it in their diet. It is so important to open a discussion about this because the world is getting fed a narrative of how plant based is the future. Unfortunately, plant based/ vegan diets will only worsen and shorten a human’s future.
I share my journey via my YouTube channel @kasumikriss : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp4_eaWIdkiW37Fg4Moi9Ag
I am also to be found on Instagram @kasumikriss : https://www.instagram.com/kasumikriss/?hl=en
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