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World Carnivore Month 2021 – Diabetes – Day 3

Carnivore vs Diabetes

What is Type 1 Diabetes

This is where blood sugar is too high, and your body produces none or very little insulin. So you are said to require daily Insulin jabs for life. It is thought to be a autoimmune issue, and it is the type children usually get.

What is Type 2 Diabetes

Again it is a blood glucose issue, but type two is easier to manage through diet, other drugs like metformin, and of course Insulin. The mainstream health system will tell you it is a progressive disease, but it isn’t… it is actually very easy to reverse.

Diabetes in numbers

415 million have diabetes in the world

4 million are from the UK

34 million are from the US

70,000 people in America have an amputation due to diabetes complications

It costs the NHS 10 billion £ a year

The economic cost to America is over $327 billion

Absolutely shocking figures considering , Type 2 Diabetes is basically an overindulgence of sugar disease.

How does carnivore diet help diabetes

The carnivore diet is a very low carb and nearly zero carb diet, and considering all carbs get converted to glucose. Then the carnivore diet is a low sugar diet, and therefore a low and insulin diet. Therefore it will prevent you from getting type 2 diabetes, and if you already have Type 2 then carnivore will help you reverse it.

Some people with vested interests (aka Vegans) will try to suggest red meat is a cause of diabetes… IT IS NOT!

Hook up a group of people up on continuous glucose meters and put them on a range of diet, and I bet the carnivore diet beats all of them apart from the therapeutic ketogenic diet.

Carnivore Diet success stories

I have 14 success stories which mention Diabetes, and they can be found here – https://ketogenicendurance.com/tag/diabetes/

Aimee and Jay have even shown they have controlled their Type 1 diabetes with the Carnivore Diet. How awesome is that.

Jay “I’ve been a type 1 diabetic since the age of 14, 16 years now. My story basically is that of someone who struggled with achieving peak athletic performance and my health slowly declined to the point where I was depressed, had more than 12 nutrient deficiencies, an intestinal bacterial overgrowth which eventually led to an intestinal infection. Straight up I’m no longer depressed, sick or injured. From a doctor’s point of view my blood tests have all dramatically improved, my infection and nutritional deficiencies have all disappeared. Personally, I can actually breathe through my nose again, my digestion has improved massively no more bloating and passing stool is easy.  Outside of my own health, I’ve been fortunate to connect with so many other carnivore people and type 1 diabetics who have reached out to me.”

Chris “I’ve lost 116 pounds so the freedom that brings is immeasurable. I cured my type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, allergies and sleep apnoea.  I was on lots of medications and now I take none.  Improved energy and mental focus. I require less sleep.”

 Hayley “Being carnivore has cured a lot of the ailments that I thought were just genetic and I would suffer with forever. Such as acid reflux, digestive issues, high blood pressure, and diabetes. I no longer have intense joint pain, my anxiety and depression are near gone, and my hair is healthier than ever.”

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World Carnivore Month 2021 – Anxiety – Day 2

Anxiety

What is anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry, stress, and tension. It is actually a very natural fear response, and has kept us alive over the millions of years we have evolved for.

The problem is more and more people are feeling anxiety chronically, so it is always with them and it starts to effect every part of their lives.

When you suffer from anxiety chronically, it makes you much more like to suffer from other mental health issues like depression, bi-polar, and OCD.

Anxiety in numbers

1 in 13 people in the world suffer from anxiety

Over 18% of the USA population suffers from anxiety

Over 25% of children are affected by anxiety between the ages of 13 and 18.

8+ million cases of anxiety a year in the UK

Women twice as likely to have it than men, although I wonder if men just don’t report it as often.

35-59 is the most at risk age group

How does the carnivore diet health with anxiety

Ask anyone and they will agree that a poor diet will cause poor health or is the reason people become fat, yet not many people will agree with you if you state that a poor diet is just as bad for your brain as it is your waist circumference.

Why should your brain get off scott free if your body doesn’t.

On top of that your brain is over 60% saturated fat and cholesterol, so it isn’t a leap to think that the modern high carb and low fat diets could cause brain issues.

The carnivore diet is also very good at improving gut health, and balancing hormones. These are both proven to help with mood disorders.

On top of this I have noticed a lot of people claim they sleep better on a carnivore diet, so this could only be a positive for many health issues.

Carnivore Diet success stories

I have 40 carnivore diet success stories where the people state their anxiety has improved, in fact nearly all of them say it has gone completely. You can read the stories here – https://ketogenicendurance.com/tag/anxiety/page/4/

When I first started doing the Carnivore Diet Success Stories way back in 2018, I had a lot of pre-conceived notions about what they would be like. I knew there would be a lot of weight loss transformations, but what took me by surprise is how many people suffered from Anxiety. Because I don’t suffer form it myself, I had no notion it was such a problem.

Kristel “Reduction in anxiety, depression, sadness. Increase of motivation, energy and happiness. My hair grows again and doesn’t get damaged so quick. My hair and skin are moisturized again. As a vegan my hair was dry and brittle, just like my skin. I always struggled with acne, but that cleared up a lot. My joint pains reduced, my nails grow stronger and are harder, I have more color in my face, I can think better and clearer. I have no more bloating, pains and cramps. My digestive system works better. There are so many benefits I experienced. I was really lacking nutrients out of the animal kingdom.”

Katja “I lived with bipolar depression and anxiety starting at 12 years old. My symptoms got classed as severe and I kept developing additional degradation of my brain and body. I started getting ADHD as a young adult, developed Aspergers, my doctors thought I gone mad and did nothing to even get me a proper diagnosis. My cognitive function improved significantly after the first six weeks and I live symptom-free and without any meds. I am learning to trust myself and enjoying life like never before. Every day is a gift. I am humbled by having a proper life now.”

Jon “I was an alcoholic, overweight, had high blood pressure, terrible anxiety and constantly agitated and angry. I was not a nice person. Keto helped me 85% of the way to the person I am today. I believe Keto works so well because its closer to carnivore than the SAD diet. You end cutting out lots of the processed foods like sugar, refined carbs and seed oils. I feel that many end up eating far more veggies than they used to when they go on Keto and those are actually not that healthy and cause many people issues. I consider them now starvation food and a complete waste of time. I feel like I have finally figured out how to make all the pieces of health and nutrition fit together. All signs point to Carnivore.”

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World Carnivore Month 2021 – Obesity – Day 1

Carnivore vs Obesity

Obesity

Obesity is something that a lot of people struggle with.

And weight loss diet plans is a billion dollar industry, and they all come will various bells and whistles… but nearly all of them can be boiled down to limiting your portions and increasing your exercise.

They rarely teach you anything about why things are good and bad for you, and if Slimming World and Weight Watchers were actually successful in people losing weight and keeping it off… then they would be out of business.

Obesity numbers

83% of American men are overweight or obese

72% of American women are overweight or obese

$140+ billion, cost to the American Health Care System

67% of men in the UK are overweight or obese

60% of women are overweight or obese

£4.2+ billion, cost to to the NHS… projected to be over 10 billion by 2020. That means people like me will have to help cover that black hole.

Every pound you are overweight, and every day you are overweight for… you increase your risk of metabolic disease. As we have seen in 2020, having poor metabolic health can be a death sentence when a new virus raises its ugly head.

So, if you want to help save yourself and save your national health care system billions, then you need to take it upon yourself to lose weight.

How can carnivore help

There are a whole host of things that result in someone being overweight: lack of knowledge, like of care, following poor advice from health professionals, sedentary life, lack of hobbies, a food supply filled with sugar and junk seed oils… and a million more reasons probably.

The world is set up to make you fat, and then the pharmaceutical industry is there to try to drug you out of the health hole you have created.

Another way is to try to get back to basics. Eat food we have always eaten throughout our evolution, and avoid foods that have only recently become available.

The Carnivore Diet helps you increase the amount of highly nutrient dense you consume, and it basically eliminates all junk food. These two things help you lose weight and more importantly keep it off.

There are almost endless debates on the reasons behind why and how people lose weight, and I am sure people purposely make it complicated to make money from you.

You can skip all that though, and you might not know this… but you can lose weight by eating your fill of ribeye’s and put all those charlatan dieticians out of a job.

Carnivore Diet success stories

I have over 40 carnivore diet weight loss transformations just on my blog, never mind all the transformations you see on the groups, forums and Instagram. Check out the stories on my blog here – https://ketogenicendurance.com/tag/obesity/

Rich “The benefits I’ve seen are numerous and unequivocally easy compared to what I’ve tried in the past. I exercise the same amount or less, and have lost 70 lbs. I am currently around 210 lbs. My IBS, gas, bloating, lower abdominal pain is completely resolved, along with my acne prone skin. My anxiety is much better, but I have health anxiety that stems from something when I was younger and most likely unrelated to diet. My hair and nails grow thicker and faster. I am sleeping much better.”

Laura ” I am 34 year old working Mom.  I lost 120 pounds in 10 months on a Carnivore diet (the first couple months were keto).  I have been maintaining that weight loss for the last 6 months.  My husband is also carnivore (look for his story too coming up) and our kids (5 and 3) eat a clean, whole foods diet.  We focus on feeding them high protein meals and keeping grains, sugars, and seed oils out of their diet.”

Landon “I restarted my Carnivore journey on January 1st. My blood pressure on January 2nd was 163/98 with a BPM of 84. Today it was 121/73 with a BPM of 68. I’ve lost 59 pounds so far this year and a total of 79. I have lost 7 inches from my stomach and 5 from my chest. My blood sugar ranges from 65 – 85. I no longer sleep with my cpap and am as quiet as a mouse. I’m off all my Bipolar and heart medication.”

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Meat Up: 2 years later with Me(at), Myself and I

I have done a Carnivore Diet success story, Meat Up year one, and this is my Meat Up year two.

How would you currently describe your current way of eating. 

I just call myself a Carnivore, but the Carnivore Police would have serious issues with that I am sure.

Probably best calling me Carnivoreish or Carnivore usually.

In the book I wrote (Carnivore Fit Extended Edition… available on Amazon 😊), I call it the Contemporary Carnivore Diet. Which lays out a framework to eat at a level that makes you feel good. Whether that is strict Beef and Water, to more KetoCarnivore, or somewhere in between.

Currently I would say around 7/10 meals are fresh cooked meat and salt… steaks, patties, eggs etc.

2/10 meals are meat with additional spices, rubs and sauces… joints in the smoker etc.

1/10 meals are non-carnivore, usually Keto desserts at the weekend, and on my long weekend run days I will go even higher carb than that.

The Keto desserts are usually dark chocolate and Greek yogurt, or some form of fruit and double cream. I only eat fruit that has a UK origin sticker. This is not because I am a fruit racist haha, it’s my way of keeping things somewhat seasonal. For example, in September I could eat Raspberries, Strawberries and Blackberries. In December I could only eat apples, so I would fry chopped apples and cinnamon in butter and pour over some cream. There will be times of the year where I will not be able to eat any fruit. 

What have you learned regarding nutrition over the last year.

Not a lot really, I started a Ketogenic Diet in January 2016 and turned to the Contemporary Carnivore Diet in October 2017.

Mainly the last year has just solidified what I already knew.

I have also become less of a fan of the Guru’s this year. And I don’t much care for the seemingly endless debates on whether you can have honey on a Carnivore Diet ☹

I am a bigger fan of seeing real results in the real world. I would much prefer to read that Sarah from work, took her health into her own hands and lost weight and cured her anxiety. Or that Joe from down the street was sick of having arthritis and colitis, so did something about it.

I also found out I am the reincarnation of Nostradamus. I predicted back when the UK first went into lockdown back in March, that basically nobody would see Covid as a tipping point and make strides in improving their metabolic health. That most people would just bury their heads in the sand and presume they couldn’t do anything about it and wait for the vaccine. And that is exactly what has happened.

On one hand I am disgusted with the government for not making it abundantly clear that only the metabolically weak are dying from Covid. But on the other hand, I also want the Government staying away from Dietary and Health advice because you know they will push the wrong message.

What health & Fitness improvements, and/or setbacks have you experienced in the last year. 

Health wise I am happy with where I am at, I feel like I have decent balance of eating highly nutritious meat and having a few “treats” in there.

I want to be clear; I am not eating fruit and dark chocolate to fill a nutritional gap or because I think it is optimal. I actually know it is not optimal for how I feel. It is just a choice I make rightly or wrongly, the same choice I make with Alcohol. I actually feel the best when I am strict Carnivore.

I am lucky I have 2 feedback loops, which help keep me on the light side of the force.

  1. If I cheat too much, the arthritis in my ankles returns. A clear a signal as you can get, if I eat how I am currently eating I have no ankle pain in the mornings, if I cross that line in the sand and eat too much crap the ankle pain returns.
  2. I have had one mild cold that lasted 2 days since January 2016. I simply don’t get sick anymore, no colds, flus, viruses, or bugs. Prior to 2016 I certainly wasn’t a walking hospital bed, but like normal people I would get 2 or 3 colds a year that made me feel like crap for a week. The common cold doesn’t have to be so common after all. I take all this to mean I have a highly functioning immune system, which I take as a signal that I am healthy. If I started getting colds again, I would know I had crossed that line and to rein it back in.

Fitness wise I have regressed a little but mainly because my goals have changed, and due to lockdowns and restrictions.

I cancelled my gym membership, so I am less muscular than I was.

However, I am a better runner than I was because that has been what I have been focussing on.

Overall, I am content with where I am at, and I believe I am aging better than the majority of other 40-year olds.

What are your health and fitness goals in the year ahead.

The only thing I have planned fitness wise is to do my first ultramarathon race. Which is a 69-mile race along Hadrian’s Wall, called The Wall.

During 2020 I have been horrified by the amount a government can have a hold on your life. They can actually stop you trying to earn money.

They also shut down my gym, and cancelled my races I had booked in.

It reinforced the idea I already had, that it is madness to chase money, working yourself to the bone, to end up with a tiny nest egg, which then gets dwindled away on care home fees.

I work to pay the bills, but I am chasing experiences and adventures now. I will never be able to retire early, but who cares because I will have enjoyed myself on a daily and weekly basis.

But on top of this I have learned to not even “trust” gyms and races. So, I will be going even more minimalist in how I gain my experiences and adventures. Currently this means I am going to take up fast hiking and wild camping. Fast hiking will allow me the experiences and adventure of ultramarathons without actually relying on them going ahead. I can just jump in a car and run The Cumbria Way, or go up to Scotland and run The West Highland Way. I could do things like this over a few days and wild camp on the route.

Anything else to add? and where can people follow your journey?

2021 will further see the vilification of agricultural meat on the grounds of health, environment, and sustainability. All BS to varying degrees, and really is down to money. The more plant-based and lab grown meats that “food” companies have to sell, the more normal meat will be punished in the mainstream media. And a lot of people will fall for it.

You can see it throughout all niches. Sustainably made this and that. It is all virtue signally silliness really. There is nothing a person or company can do, to truly be a positive impact on the planet to a noticeably level. There are just too many humans around. Not having kids is the only truly “sustainable” thing you can do.

It makes me laugh when all these woke celebrities like Megan & Harry are banging on about the environment, but they wanted a child, so they had a child, but want me to eat less meat so they can carry on flying around on private jets. I don’t think so. And the vegan diet has clearly addled Bryan Adams brain so much so, he thinks planting some trees will offset the carbon footprint of a worldwide tour! Idiot.

Anyway, environmental rant over.

All my branded channels have done OK this year, with gradual increases in followers apart from my blog which has dropped in views per month. Which is surprising considering you would imagine that people would be searching for health transformations and stories in the middle of a global pandemic, which is only dangerous to the metabolically weak!

I have no proof, but I suspect I am getting throttled in the algorithms of search engines. I do know I have been shadow banned on Instagram, and Facebook have previously stopped me sharing my own blog to my own page, with no explanation. Then after a month they allowed it again.

At the end of the day, there is not much I can do about it. I choose to use these sites; it is their right to push what they want and hinder what they don’t. It’s not fair, but there is no point getting upset by it. I know there are sites like MeWe etc which claim impartiality, and I will keep an eye on these to see if they take off. However, who’s to say if they do challenge the big boys that they don’t start doing the exact same things.

Blog, down to around 20k views a month: https://ketogenicendurance.com/

Facebook group, 10k members: https://www.facebook.com/groups/630994027373527/

Sub Reddit, 8.5k members: https://www.reddit.com/r/carnivorediet/

Instagram, 4.1k followers: https://www.instagram.com/ketogenicendurance/?hl=en

Twitter, 1.7k followers: https://twitter.com/ketoendurance?lang=en

Facebook page, 1.1k followers: https://www.facebook.com/ketogenicendurance/

Strava Club, 269 members: https://www.strava.com/clubs/259129

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Meat Up: 1 year later – with Lynn

Interview with Lynn

Lynn has done a carnivore diet success story for me, and this is her meat up post.

1) How would you currently describe your current way of eating. 

 I started Carnivore eating over a year ago.  For the most part, I eat meat, but I have had real life challenges, taking care of an ailing father with Parkinson’s who has weird diet issues and the stress of it has left me doing a lot of cheating.  I’ve had other stressors as well; besides the virus we are all battling.  Knock on wood, none of us have come down with that.  The difference in my eating is, though, that I eat just meat in between cheating.  Where before if I went off a diet of any sort, I would eat a lot of carbs for quite a while and then try to start watching it.  In this case, most of the time, I am eating meat even if I add in something like pop or ice cream.  My main diet consists of ribeyes mostly, but all meat: chicken, shrimp, salmon, pork, some chicken liver at times, oysters on occasion, eggs, some limited cheese. Bacon, of course. I cook mostly with bacon grease and lard.  Grass fed butter. Over the summer, I also added in some keto type vegetables out of the garden like tomatoes, herbs, peppers, etc.  But not that often. So, a bit of the time, I ate keto.  The difference, though, is that I always went right back to carnivore in between lapses. And didn’t stay long eating poorly.

2) What have you learned regarding nutrition over the last year.

I would say the biggest thing I’ve learned is that I don’t feel very good when I cheat.  And I’ve gained about 6-7 pounds, but I’d say I also have maintained more muscle – my protein levels are higher – so I don’t feel as flabby.  And though I don’t tend toward belly fat, I’d say I’m firmer. Of course, I’m older all the time, 65 now, but I did not get as out of shape from cheating/lack of exercise as I have in the past.  And I would have gained a lot more than 7 pounds or so as well.  What is really interesting is if I eat just carnivore, within a day or two, I’ll get feelings of euphoria and there is NO other explanation for that since my life is a stressful disaster on every front.

3) What health & Fitness improvements, and/or setbacks have you experienced in the last year. 

I haven’t had my bloodwork done in some time, due in Jan, so not sure how that has been affected by some cheating.  But the setbacks have been very stressful life situations and not so much directly diet related.  When I cheat, I do worse on all counts.

4) What are your health and fitness goals in the year ahead.

My goals are to get back to eating mostly carnivore with a few keto vegetables thrown in and no sugar like I’ve been doing off and on.  I do believe some keto type veggies in the summer are a nice break, I love to garden, and the garden fare probably gives us a few nutrients we might be missing. Though I definitely feel better strict carnivore.  I am hoping to get back to some high intensity exercise, some whole-body weight workouts and most of all yoga, which would definitely help with the stress.

5) Anything else to add? and where can people follow your journey?

I have auto-immune Hashimotos thyroid issues and it seems auto-immune people really benefit from carnivore in particular, but I also think it affects body composition a lot and all people would have good results.  As well as a good mental health response. I am 6-7 pounds heavier than when I first posted here, but not sure I can’t keep a few more pounds as I get better on my diet due to more muscle.  I wish everyone good travels on their carnivore journey.  I am a literary writer, so my blog covers fiction, politics, carnivore diet information, recipes, and much more.  I’m working on a woodfire carnivore memoir/cookbook which will be sold on my website and through Parler.  I’ve had university presses in the past, but will skip them for this project.  I’m also working a time/synchronicity/Jung/Einstein fantasy novel I hope to have done within a year.  Good luck to you all.  I’m attaching a couple pictures, such as they are — my father has had some set-backs, so didn’t have too much time to do a better job with them.  Not too much belly fat for an old woman, eh?   Cheers, folks.  Find me here:  lekimball.com

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Carnivore Diet and Constipation: 6 Causes of this Pain in the Butt

Sometimes the Carnivore Diet isn’t all rainbows and unicorns

The carnivore diet constipation is a pain in the a**. Literally. 

It’s much rarer on the carnivore diet than diarrhea, but I still see it (well, not literally) all the time. 

If your gut isn’t healthy, you are not healthy.

The gut is integral to your health. So if you’re having issues you’re definitely in the right place…because you need to solve them. 

In this article, I will describe 6 of the most common causes of carnivore diet constipation. And spoiler alert, it has nothing to do with low fiber.

Pooping on the Carnivore Diet: What types of stools are best?

First off, it’s normal on the carnivore diet to poop less frequently. When I was eating a diet high in plant food, I pooped like a deer. Frequent trips to the bathroom with small stools. 

But on the carnivore diet, this changes. Meat takes much longer to digest as you absorb more nutrients.

This is normal. And it’s a good thing. 

Stools on the carnivore diet over time will be healthy. Pooping should be pleasant and fairly infrequent. It should come out quickly and almost effortlessly. You should want to sign out with joy & praise the carnivore gods every time you poop.

If that’s not the case for you, read on. 

6 Common Causes of Carnivore Diet Constipation

#1 Gut Adaptation

There are a few adaptations you need to go through in your gut as you change diets. Similar to exercise, it hurts at first.

But with pain there is growth. And remember, comfort is the worst addiction. 

If you’re here you’re not a wimp. At least I hope not. You better not let a little constipation stop you. 

Why? Because gut issues are the first step to healing your gut. It’s a sign that your gut is adapting and changing.

If you quit now, you’d be letting your weak, addicted to comfort & carbs gut bacteria win. That’s what you’ve been doing your whole life. It’s time for a change. 

Your gut needs to go through 3 major adaptations when you switch to the carnivore diet. Let me explain.

Gut bacteria changes

Your gut is populated by trillions of bacteria — more than all the human cells in your body. Terrifying right? (What is a human even if we have more bacteria cells than human cells in the body? Thats a question for another day…when the constipation stops…).

Some bacterie, like most westerners, are carb addicts. Others love fat. I’d like to think if I were a bacterium I’d be the latter. 

When you change your diet from high carb to low carb, the makeup of your bacteria will shift dramatically. 

According to this study:

“The availability of a huge variety and combination of nutrients promotes the selective enrichment of microorganisms, but both the quality and quantity of the macronutrients have an effect on the structure and function of the microbiome”

As you cut out carbohydrates, the carbohydrate loving bacteria will rebel. It’s like solitary confinement for them. 

These changes in the gut microbiome can lead to constipation as dying bacteria cannot properly lubricate your gut wall. 

But as your gut environment changes it will be populated by a new, healthier set of bacteria that will properly function. It just takes a bit of time. 

Stomach Acidity

As you increase meat consumption, the acidity of your stomach will need to increase to digest the protein. 

Protein is made up of chains of amino acids. When you eat protein, your stomach secretes both pepsin and HCL, which together break the amino acid bonds (HCL breaks pepsinogen to pepsin).

After the stomach, the amino acids enter the small intestine. The pancreas secretes other enzymes to break them down further in the small intestine and aid absorption. All of this machinery is asleep and needs to be reawakened.

Without this machinery, you cannot properly digest protein and will often become constipated. Over time, your body will naturally adjust.

Bile production

Bile is one of the most important parts of the digestion process. When you consume fats, your gut releases a hormone called CCK. This causes your gallbladder to contract and release bile that is stored there. Bile emulsifies the fats and allows for them to be absorbed from other enzymes. 

Well your gallbladder is like a muscle. And similar to if you tried to bench press 300 lbs after never getting under a barbell in your life, it cannot handle the initial load and needs to get stronger. 

And frankly, this just takes time and patience. Some people supplement with ox bile, but I prefer to let people work up the strength on their own, just like how I tell them not to use a smith machine. 

Normally issues with bile production lead to diarrhea, but they can also potentially lead to constipation. 

As they say, if you don’t use it, you lose it. If you haven’t had to power your body off of fat for years because you’re eating a high carb diet, then your body won’t know what to do with it. 

However, this is the beauty of our metabolic machinery — it’s highly flexible (unlike my hamstrings), and can and will adjust to fat absorption. It just needs to be woken up.

One way to get your gallbladder going is to increase beef liver consumption. Beef liver is high in choline which is essential for fat metabolism (by helping the gallbladder release bile) .

#2 Too Much Protein

One of the most common reasons carnivores get constipated is because they are eating too much protein. 

After not eating meat for years, people go full Ron Swanson and start guzzling down 3 lbs a day. But your body has a physiological limit on how many amino acids you can absorb and digest — unfortunately for the bro science community who wants to drink whey protein shakes all day (and carnivores too who eat 3+ lbs of meat).

Especially if your stomach pH isn’t low enough to handle the increased protein influx, this will lead to major issues. 

Most of the time, this causes diarrhea. However, it actually made me constipated when I first adapted (yes, statues do poop). 

Increasing fat intake can help and is also a kick in the ass to your gallbladder to pump out more bile. It can also help to give your body more time to adapt to the protein intake by increasing it slowly.

#3 Dehydration

There are two major aspects to hydration that affect people. Water intake & electrolyte intake.

When you adapt to a carnivore diet, one of the first things that happens is you shed a lot of water & electrolytes as insulin falls. Your body burns off your stored glycogen, reducing how much water weight your body stores. 

This is a big reason for the so-called keto flu. This is also one of the main culprits for constipation. 

The first step is to up your water intake. But with that being said, definitely don’t just funnel water all day like a beer bong. 

Drinking too much water can also be an issue, especially if you’re not drinking water with electrolytes.

The electrolytes — Sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium — also have a huge impact on gut motility. 

One of the most common electrolyte deficiencies is known to cause constipation — magnesium. Magnesium helps to relax muscles in the intestinal wall and to pull water into the colon. 

But be careful with supplements. Sometimes they can get the poop party going too fast.

Low sodium can also cause constipation issues, largely because it depletes other electrolytes. 

#4 Inflammatory Foods

Dairy & eggs are a common cause of carnivore diet constipation — especially if you were not eating these foods pre carnivore. 

When you’re adapting, especially if you’re constipated, I suggest removing them.

Many people are allergic to eggs & dairy products. Additionally, too much calcium (from dairy) can deplete your magnesium even further. 

#5 Nutrient Deficiencies 

The two most relevant nutrients for gut health are vitamin d and vitamin a — both of which regulate bile acid synthesis and gut health. But over 90% of people are deficient in vitamin D and over 40% in Vitamin A. 

As this study shows below, Vitamin D and Vitamin A both regulate bile acid synthesis and increase production. 

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Vitamin D is also implicated in IBS and other gut issues.  A new study also suggests that vitamin D may benefit IBS . 

“Vitamin D deficiency was detected in 49 of the 60 patients (82%) in the IBS group and 31 of the 100 patients (31%) in the control group ”

Zinc is an essential component of more than 200 enzymes that play a critical role in metabolic pathways. Zinc also plays a role in gut function. Zinc supplementation in malnourished Bangladeshi children resulted in rapid reverse.

Beef liver has the most bioavailable vitamin A out of any food in the world. But until now, it tasted like something from fear factor. If you’re interested in the first beef liver product that tastes good, check out my brand new beef liver crisps

#6 Tap Water

Overtaxing your detoxification system can back up your gut and slow GI motility. 

Chemicals and poisons are ubiquitous in modern environments. One of the most pernicious sources is tap water. 

Tap water is loaded with hundreds of chemicals. Heavy metals, fluoride and pesticides like atrazine, just to name a few. Your body doesn’t recognize these chemicals and views them as a threat. This taxes the digestive system — especially your liver — and can disrupt your normal waste excretion process (i.e. sh*tting). 

Conclusion

The carnivore diet was the most important change I’ve ever made to my health in my life. Do not let this carnivore diet constipation dissuade you.

It’s time to get rid of this pain in the butt.

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Do You Need Carbs for Muscle Gain? How to Build Muscle on Keto

Eat Meat. Drink Water. Lift Weights.

Muscles are the organ of longevity. Unfortunately, most people ignore its critical role in health.

Having muscles means living longer.

Some are worried that on a carnivore diet all their gains will disappear.

“Eat carbs,” they say, “they’re essential”.

But do you really need carbohydrates for muscle gain? The short answer is no.

The long answer is, well… I’m about to give it to you.

Why Build Muscle?

You may believe that muscle is all superficial and eating healthily is sufficient.

This could not be further from the truth. To build muscle mass means to build longevity. To not build muscle mass means to increase your likelihood of mortality by twice.

Specifically, people with low muscle mass have twice the rate of mortality as those with high muscle mass, as indicated by the study below.

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The reason for this is simple: muscle helps prevent chronic disease.

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How so?

1. Building muscle and exercising increases bone density: Bone strength is essential for long term health. The largest loads on your bones come from muscle contractions. Skeletal muscle mass tends to correlate with bone strength.

2. Muscle increases mitochondria volume: Aging is linked to mitochondria dysfunction, potentially as a result of volume reductions. The study below showed that exercise increased mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation and mitochondrial volume.

3. Muscle increases insulin sensitivity: Disruption of the normal uptake of glucose by muscles is central to the progression of diabetes. Muscle sucks up excess glucose for storage as glycogen.

4. Muscle improves cancer survival rates: Patients receiving therapy for lung cancer had worse survival rates with lower muscle mass.

5. Muscle protects against injury: 50% of women older than 65 years old who break a hip in a fall never walk again. Muscles can help prevent and protect you against damage from falls.

6. Muscle loss reduces quality of life: Sarcopenia, muscle loss with aging, significantly reduces quality of life and can lead to institutionalization.

7. Muscle prevents obesity: Muscle increases metabolic energy expenditure. Every 10-kg difference in lean mass increases energy expenditure by 100kcal / day.

Abstaining from building muscle can be significantly debilitating in the long run. If you’re in your 30s and not building muscle, you’re losing it. If you’re losing muscle, you’re shortening your life.

Move forward, not backward. Get your ass to the gym.

How to Build Muscle

Muscle growth requires three things, none of which are carbohydrates.

1. Resistance Training and Exercise

Muscle growth starts with resistance training.

Muscle size gain results from a delicate balance between protein synthesis and protein breakdown. When you stimulate your muscles you cause changes in its myofibers, which ultimately leads to increases in the size and quantity of protein fibers in the muscle.

Scientists believe cells called “satellite cells”, precursors to muscle cells that are turned on by exercise, mediate this process:

“Once aroused, satellite cells proliferate and ultimately fuse to existing cells or among themselves to create new myofibers, providing the precursors needed for repair and subsequent growth of new muscle tissue”

Muscle size gain is controlled by three mechanisms:

Mechanical Tension: The force and stretch that creates mechanical tension are essential to muscle growth.

Damage: Exercise results in localized damage to muscle tissue. In response, your body creates inflammation around the site. Macrophages remove debris and growth hormones are released, rebuilding the muscle even stronger.

Damage tells your body that it must grow stronger for the next time it conducts the same activity. Scientists believe this is the biggest reason for hypertrophic gains.

Metabolic stress: Metabolic stress has been shown to increase hypertrophic response. Anaerobic glycolysis builds up metabolites like lactate and creatine. This changes the hormonal environment, induces cellular swelling, and increases sympathetic nerve activity and growth oriented transcription factors.

How you decide to build muscle may vary. So as long as your muscle is stressed to failure, muscle gain can occur with or without weights.

If you are not ready to toss around heavy barbells, you can still get all the benefits from bodyweight training.

For instance, this study showed that training at lighter weights for more sets & reps may actually produce greater muscle growth than 1 set to failure.

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No excuses.

Even in the on-demand world we live in, there’s no button you can press to gain muscle.

There’s a reason most people are not strong. You need to put in the work. Start resistance training.

2. MTOR Activation

Muscle mass is regulated by the balance between protein synthesis and breakdown. mTOR is a kinase that plays a vital role in anabolism and catabolism. You can think of it like an on / off switch for cellular growth:

“mTOR is a serine/threonine kinase which senses various environmental and intracellular changes including nutrient availability and energy status, and coordinates diverse cellular processes including cell growth, differentiation, autophagy, survival, and metabolism”

To build muscle, you need to activate mTOR. It controls all signaling that ultimately leads to the growth or destruction of muscle mass.

Two ways to activate mTOR are:

Resistance Training: As this study shows, single bouts of resistance exercise may activate mTOR for greater than 24 hours.

Nutrients: Ingesting certain foods and amino acids activates mTOR. Leucine is the primary driver of mTOR activation. It is found in copious quantities in beef liver (which is why I think beef liver is better than any protein shake). Growth factors, energy status and oxygen can also activate mTOR1, but leucine remains the most potent activator.

3. Amino Acid Intake

Amino acids are the building blocks for protein. Ingesting protein and amino acids is necessary for the hypertrophic muscle response.

The two main determinants of muscle mass gain are hypertrophic activity and nutrient availability. Amino acids are oxidized and lost from muscle cells and are necessary for repair and growth.

Your body cannot endogenously create all of the amino acid building blocks you need. Thus, amino acids are an “essential” part of your diet.

There are 9 essential amino acids: histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine.

Most nutritional and workout supplements treat protein as 1 single macro nutrient. But this crude metric distracts away from the value each individual amino acid provides.

Instead of treating protein as a single nutrient, it is better to treat each amino acid as a single nutrient. In this way, amino acids are much more akin to micronutrients than they are to carbohydrates or fat.

Amino acids vary in their digestibility. They are also very important for muscle stimulation.

The DIAAS score is the best measure of the amino acid content and digestibility of proteins.

Sources of Amino Acids

Muscle meats and animal products are a great and complete source of amino acids for muscle mass. Leucine, which is prevalent in animal products such as beef liver, is one of the most potent stimulators of mTOR. According to Dr. Stuart Phillips:

“Leucine is the king AA, it turns on the anabolic signalling pathways and initiates muscle protein synthesis (MPS) by activating mTORC1 Once leucine has ‘switched on’ muscle protein synthesis (MPS) then this process proceeds for a relatively short period of time (1-2h) until it is switched off”

Animal foods are the most complete and bioavailable source of protein.

Reading a protein powder label obviously won’t tell you this.

Not all foods have equally digestible amino acids. Many foods, especially vegetables, contain antinutrients (i.e. tannins, phytates, trypsin inhibitors), which block protein absorption.

Just because a vegetable is quoted as having substantial amounts of proteins doesn’t mean you can absorb all of it.

Building Muscle on Keto: Carbohydrates Are Not Necessary

Do you need carbs for muscle gain?

Insulin and Insulin-Growth-Factor can also activate mTOR. Carbs stimulate insulin, so people have long assumed they are required for muscle growth.

This is a common misconception. Carbs are anything but necessary for mTOR activation.

Resistance training coupled with sufficient protein and leucine intake will activate mTOR independent of carbohydrate intake.

As this study showed, Leucine can activate mTOR independent of insulin.It also found that insulin was not accretive to muscle growth, independent of protein.

“What of a role for insulin in regulating anabolic responses to nutrition (via nutrient-induced secretion)? While it is noteworthy that provision of protein alone (i.e. without carbohydrate) causes a rise in insulin similar to that seen following a mixed meal (Atherton et al. 2010), insulin apparently does not contribute to the anabolic effects of EAAs on MPS. To exemplify this, EAA infusates robustly stimulate MPS even when insulin is ‘clamped’ at postabsorptive concentration”

Another study found that resistance training can activate mTOR even without IGF activation.

And if these two observations were not enough to convince you, this study tested whether 50 g of carbohydrates post exercise would increase muscle synthesis.

When you have adequate protein intake, adding 50 g of carbs does not increase muscle protein synthesis whatsoever.

The myth that carbohydrates are necessary for muscle gain has been dispelled. You can stop eating carbs now. 

Exercise Without Carbs Improves Performance

If anything, exercising without carbohydrates has been shown to be beneficial. In a randomized group of cross fit athletes, those on keto:

  • Lost 7.6 lbs more
  • Lost 2.6% more body fat
  • Lost 6lbs of fat mass
  • Improved their overall cross fit performance

What About Muscle Glycogen?

The theory around muscle glycogen is also commonly misunderstood. Muscle glycogen — stored glucose — provides size and energy for performance training. As such, many have assumed their bodies need exogenous glucose to replenish these stores.

What they have failed to understand is their bodies can create glucose endogenously by breaking down protein and fat molecules.

This study by Jeff Volek et al pictured below found that endurance athletes on the ketogenic diet had the same glycogen stores as those eating carbohydrates.

Do not fall for the propaganda. Hunter-gatherers were active.

More active than most people today. They weren’t refueling with Gatorade powders and pasta dinners. They were refueling with animal fat and protein-heavy diets.

Carnivore Diet Is The Best Muscle Building Diet

To recap, there are three pieces to the muscle building puzzle:

  • Resistance training
  • mTOR activation
  • Amino Acids

On a dietary level, the carnivore diet is perfect for all three and if done correctly, will give you olympic-level strength (check out Dr. Shawn Baker or Jerry Texeira).

The Carnivore Diet is High in Bioavailable Protein and Amino Acids

As we discussed, adequate protein intake is necessary for muscle gain.

The RDA is woefully deficient in protein. Dr Stuart Phillips has shown that at a daily intake of at least 1.6g of protein / kg of body weight up to 2.2g of protein / kg of body weight is optimal for muscle synthesis. 

As the graph below illustrates, at least 1.6g / kg level is critical for lean mass gain. Data from 49 studies showed that protein supplementation significantly increased strength and muscle size when coupled with resistance training.

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Additionally, other studies have suggested the importance of having protein with every meal throughout the day.

This study found that frequently consuming meals with 30g+ of protein increased muscle mass.

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The carnivore diet centers each and every meal around protein and will ensure that muscle protein synthesis is maximized.

Not All Protein Is Created Equal

Not all protein is created equal. Veggie based protein is not a substitute for animal protein. Proteins in animal products are more bioavailable than plant based proteins.

– Out of 21 g of protein from beef, 14 g are complete

– Out of 22 g of protein from beans, 0 g are complete

16 oz of ribeye has 108 g of protein. If you weigh 160 lbs, a 16 oz ribeye would get you to almost 90% of the recommended daily protein intake..

Plants will detract from your performance. Steak and liver will augment it.

Steak is Better Than Protein Shakes

Instead of using nutritionally devoid, toxic waste like Muscle Milk, eat steak.

Muscle milk and many protein shakes are loaded with sugars, carbs, seed oils and four syllable toxins that have no place in our vocabulary, let alone our diet.

And it’s all for just 20g of protein.

Eating steak and liver post-workout will get you more bioavailable protein, without all the negative side effects.

The Carnivore Diet is High in BCAAs & Leucine

Leucine is a key trigger for muscle protein synthesis. Getting at least 2 g post workout is optimal.

“We estimate that a protein/AA source containing ∼1.8–2.0 g leucine would be sufficient to activate a postexercise “leucine trigger” due to the exercise-induced AA flux and/or improved muscle sensitivity to AAs. Leucine plays a key role in the postexercise MPS response, at least when total protein intake is lower.”

The carnivore diet provides a complete amino acid profile, high in leucine. Beef liver is one of the best sources of leucine. The foods highest in leucine are all animal products

Ketones Improve Performance

One last study conducted by Jeff Volek showed that ketones improved performance.

In this study, twenty six college men were divided into two groups: one group was on a keto diet and the other on a traditional western diet. Each group worked out three times a week.

What happened? The ketogenic diet group gained 4.3 kg of lean muscle mass while the traditional western diet gained 2.2 kg of lean muscle mass. The ketogenic group also lost 2.2 kg of fat while the western diet group lost 1.5 kg of fat.

On the carnivore diet, your ketones will be elevated. And so will your performance.

Conclusion

The evidence is clear. Building muscle is the result of resistance training and adequate nutrient intake. Low carb is the best diet for performance and carbohydrates are hindering your muscle gain.

The best way to build muscle while maintaining a low and healthy body fat % is a combination of the carnivore diet and exercise.

Most people are doing the exact opposite. They’re loading themselves with toxins just to get bigger.

Wake up. Take back control. Unlearn everything you’ve been taught about nutrition. Eat steak and liver. Workout hard. You will feel stronger than ever.

This article was originally published at www.carnivoreaurelius.com.

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Meat Up: 1 year later – with Emanuel

Meat Up with Emanuel

It has been a year since Emanuel’s Carnivore Diet Success Story, let’s see how he is getting on.

1) How would you currently describe your current way of eating. 

Little to zero carb carnivore. Meat, eggs, kefir, Greek yogurt and a little fish.

I use the dairy only post workout!

2) What have you learned regarding nutrition over the last year.

Mainly that I am addicted to carbs and that I really must abstain from them! Otherwise it leads to binge eating, negative self talk and eventually depressive thoughts.

On the positive side, I  have learned that a zero carb approach can deliver everything I need! Fat loss, muscle gain, mental clarity and focus!

Makes it really easy to do intermittent fasting!

3) What health & Fitness improvements, and/or setbacks have you experienced in the last year. 

Well last Christmas I fell off the wagon and I’ve put on 30lb, lost motivation and didn’t really take my workout seriously! In February when the lockdown was announced I went all in again into nutrition, exercise, fasting, cold therapy etc. 

I went from 213lb to 183lb and I am maintaining that result! I credit this in part to the 75 hard challenge!

4) What are your health and fitness goals in the year ahead.

My goal right now is to complete my second round of 75 days with no carbs. I chose to do a second round now to cover the Christmas period and avoid falling in the same dark spot I did last year! If I can get through without putting weight on then I’ll start the new year fresh! As long as I am healthy I really don’t care how I look or how much I weight!

5) Anything else to add? and where can people follow your journey?

Strongly advise anyone that like me is addicted to sugar to try the zero carb approach as it will eliminate craving within 30 days!

I’ve partnered with a meat company in Northern Ireland and they ship across the UK and Ireland ethically raised meat, grass fed grass finished, kind of a “Butcher Box” service that we see from our friends in America!

Www.wearehellbent.co.uk and use the code CARNIVORE10 for 10% off

You can find me on Instagram @fastingcarnivore

My podcast is called “The fasting Carnivore Experience” and can be found on Spotify and other podcast providers.

YouTube channel: Fasting Carnivore

I also provide coaching from weight training to nutrition and mindset and people can reach on fastingcarnivore@gmail.com 

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The Wall Ultra 2021 – Training Week 20

Training Week 20

29 miles running

16 miles walking the dogs

This was my usual schedule of 3 short runs during the week, and 1 long run at the weekend.

In January I will up the short runs to 4, then start increasing the mileage of my long run gradually.

The race is in June and that will soon come around. I feel like I have given myself plenty of time to train for my first ultra, but at the same time I don’t have time to mess about. I still need to keep on top of things and keep progressing.

I felt pretty good this week in general with my running and I felt really strong on my long run.

Currently my goal is to run the ultra with an average of 4 miles an hour, which will take about 18 hours. This average includes taking photos, videos, and pit stops. So it isn’t as slow as it sounds.

With this in mind, this is how I treat my long runs at the weekend… there is a lot of messing about doing photos and videos. I am not worried about how my runs look on Strava, I just go out and enjoy my time spend on my feet. For me ultratraining is learning how to spend 3/4 of a day on my feet without crying haha.

Strava craic

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Crystal

Interview with Cystal

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Crystal Sales. I am a wife and a mother to 3 beautiful children. Buy trade I am a Master Hairstylist. I run my own Hair salon. I’ve been doing hair for 21 years and running my salon for 6 years and love it. I’ve struggled with weight for most of my life, it started to be predominant during puberty and only spiralled from there. In my early 20s I was able to control it and had maintained A healthy weight by eating a balanced diet and frequently working out. I was able to maintain that for 4 years until I had kids.  I was 28 years old when my first child was born and 33 years old when my youngest was born. It wasn’t until I had my third child that I was at my all-time high with my weight 260 pounds and not able to control it. I had learned and was informed about the keto diet through a dear friend, who I will forever be grateful for. That is now almost 3 years ago and I am 110lbs lighter, and over the last year have just been working on maintaining. 

I’ve always been passionate about food and cooking. Fun fact I only ever wanted to be a hairstylist or a chef.  Now that I am keto carnivore enthusiast/recipe developer, I feel blessed that I get to do two things that I love the most!

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I had been eating strict/clean keto for a year before I had transitioned over to carnivore.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

The more I learned about my health and feeling better with keto, the more reading and information I came across. That being mostlyhow toxic and how many anti-nutrients there are in a lot of the plant foods I was still eating on keto. Whether it be oxalates, lectin, Phytates etc. It was then that I decided to go carnivore. I feel a bit of an outsider here because I had already lost almost all of my weight prior to starting carnivore and had no prolonged illness or medical condition I was trying to cure. I was just on a mission to feel my optimum!

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I’ve personally just try to do my best and not be dogmatic about it. I followed strict carnivore for close to a year and then slowly started to work things back one at a time to see how my body reacted. I’ve tried to incorporate the least offensive and toxic vegetables back into my diet, mostly for a little bit of texture and variety. Although I add things to my meals here and there for variety, I feel optimum following 100% carnivore and now aim for about 95%.

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

The biggest benefits I’ve experience going carnivore would be the increased/consistent energy.  There has been other positives as well, I have experienced better stable moods, better sleep, better body composition, skin, hair and nail growth. Aside from one hiccough with an allergic reaction last year I have had no eczema flare ups either.

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

For me the biggest negative about the carnivore diet would definitely have to be defending my choices or explaining them to friends and family that just don’t understand. Or at least in the beginning anyways. People don’t tend to bring it up now, because they see that I am healthy, thriving and scurvy free and it’s been well over a year and a half. And really for most of them, they’re actually in no position to talk to me about diet, if you know what I mean.

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

A couple months into my keto journey I would do crunches to help with some of the loose skin and push-ups to help with the loose skin in my arms but that was it. I did not start really working out in my journey until I was on carnivore for close to a month. Since starting I’ve switched up the types of workouts I do. When I started I was running and doing weight training in the gym. I have now switched to Long walks and heavier resistance training at home. Although I’m not as consistent as I would like to be I still do this a couple times a week, but aim for more.

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

My suggestion would be to do your research as far as what you’ll need for electrolytes and supplements. At the same time, try not to get too stressed out or dogmatic about it and just start! You can always tweak things along the way, to find out what works best for you.

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

I truly do hope so! I believe we are truly meant to eat an animal-based diet. I feel most peoples Health issues would improve greatly by doing so. At this point though I’d just be happy to see keto as main stream…although I feel carnivore is optimal.

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

I would encourage people just to try. Originally I had tried, thinking I was only going to do 30 days and haven’t looked back. So at the very least give it the 30 day trial and see how you feel! It doesn’t have to be all ribeyes either! Eat the meat you crave and can afford. I have a ton of recipes and ideas on Instagram and have recently started my YouTube channel as well, so there are some recipes there too. 

You can find me on Instagram @keto.carnivoreish.crys 

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