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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Leigh

Interview with Leigh

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Leigh Roberts.I am 24 years old. I’m a stay at home mother to two young children under the age of Two! My hobbies include cooking, baking, swimming, cycling, and playing squash.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Last year, I was pregnant with my daughter who is now 10 months old. She was predicted to be a very small baby when born. This was a result of suffering from really bad hyperemesis in the first half of my pregnancy which had left me in hospital on several drips. As soon as i was able to eat again, I ate it all! It had worked, She was born a decent 8lb 1oz.

I gained a huge amount of weight from eating so much and thought that I would lose it all during breastfeeding but that didn’t happen. I was still eating everything I could get my hands on and downing calorie shakes to boost my milk supply. I stopped breastfeeding at 11 weeks. (This was not weight related in anyway)

I then decided to do keto but I found macro counting absolutely tedious. I hated constanly counting macros and trying to figure out how much of everything I should eat, I lasted a little while but around Christmas, I gave up and let myself indulge with the family

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I wondered if I was able to have zero carbs, no more eating vegetables as I’ve always been a huge meat lover. I googled it and came across Carnivore. I didn’t find much information apart from the negative reviews and sites calling it a fad diet, I wanted to see the other side and so I decided to join several groups on Facebook and check out what the real Carnivores was saying and how it benefits them! I ended up starting on new years day!

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

At the beginning, I wasn’t very strict about it, I was drinking drinks containing artificial sweeteners, I was eating tons of dairy and drinking spirits, I was getting the results that I hoped for. On my birthday (which is mid march), I accidentally drank a coke cherry that I wrongly assumed was zero sugar with rum and I had the worse stomach pains, the next three days was painful and I broke out in terrible acne, I then realised that I need to be more careful with what I’m eating. I soon moved on to drinking just water and I decided to cut out the cheese and cream which I believe was also holding me back. I now eat Beef, Seafood, Eggs, Fish and salt.

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

The major one has been weightloss! It was the original reason for starting carnivore and it actually worked! I started off as 68kg which is overweight for my height and I am now a healthy 55kgs!

Another benefit has been the change in my skin and hair. My skin is a lot clearer and after 10 years of acne, its a huge relief! I have tried all sorts of acne treatments for my skin from over the counter treatments, prescription treatments and even antibiotics for 3 years. None of these worked. If only my teenage self knew about carnivore!

My hair is so thick now! I actually recently shaved it off because I want to grow it out natural and undyed. So far it’s thicker than ever and I cannot wait to see how it looks when it is long again!

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

The negatives for me personally would be the carb cravings. The rest of my family are not carnivore, the arent even close. There is always junk food in the house and it does get hard to resist but then I think about that diet coke and cringe, there’s no way that I would put up with 3 days of pain for a custard pastry! 😉

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

I don’t exercise anymore than I usually would but I have found that the exercise that I do is A LOT easier than how it was before, I have more energy and endurance! I don’t know if that’s carnivore related, weightloss related or both but it definitely makes exercise more fun and rewarding!

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

Do it, seriously, just try it for a month and see how you feel! You will never know if it’s right for you if dont take that leap!

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

No. And that’s okay!

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

I am on instagram @Leighdoescarnivore. If you are thinking of doing carnivore or you have any questions, please just send me a message! I will always try and help you out and offer honest advice.

I also want to add that not everyone suffers from diarrhoea at the beginning of doing carnivore. I didn’t, I poop great!

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Clothing – wide range of Carnivore & Keto inspired apparel under the brand Ketogenic Endurance Carnivore Success Company.

Media

  • The majority of my personal journey is documented on Instagram.
  • Carnivore Diet Success Stories Facebook group.
  • Carnivore Diet Success Stories Newsletter.
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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Rich

Interview with Rich

1) Introduce Yourself.

Hello, my name is Rich Northrop. I am 32 years old, born and raised in Upstate New York. I have worked in the medical field for the past 10 years. Five in emergency administration, and five now clinically in cardiology. I am formally trained and have my degree in Exercise Physiology and Biology. I have a heavy interest in evolutionary biology and nutrition, ketogenics, and lipidology. I’ve been on with Dr. Paul Saladino and his live videos, featured by Mikhaila Peterson, and am listed on Dr. Shawn Baker’s list of low carb providers on MeatRx.com which is a great platform for this way of life.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Before carnivore I ate very clean. Most of the time I did concise meal prep lunches for work with roasted vegetables, chicken, and small amounts of rice or quinoa. Eggs, and other lower carbohydrate options. Had the periodic beer with friends, but never a soda drinker or candy eater or anything like that on a regular basis. My occasional sweet was ice cream if anything. When I was younger, around middle school and high school I ate poorly. I saw Mt. Dew and gummy worms say “0 grams of fat” or “A fat free food” and think it was somewhat healthy.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I tried carnivore to begin with because when I graduated high school I was 305 lbs, I slowly started to gain weight when my parents divorced around the age of 9. My mother frequently kept sugary snacks around the house like little debbie cakes, and hostess things, and cereals. I lost weight with portion control and running after graduating high school. Got down to 225 lbs and stayed there for years, then once I was 26 years old, my weight started to creep back up slowly to 280 lbs again which I said I would never allow happen. This is even with eating clean meal preps, trying plant based for 3 months, zero alcohol, etc. Mind you, I am an exercise physiologist, I’m not your average person that has trouble with nutrition and exercise techniques. Despite all of my knowledge and studies, I couldn’t seem to get my weight under control, plus other health issues were starting to start. I had gut issues that started in high school. I was a C-section, formula fed baby, and took many antibiotics growing up for teenage acne. I eventually had what seemed to be IBS. Gassy and bloated with most foods, I figured it was my normal life. Eventually my anxiety got worse, my stomach issues got worse with reflux, bloating, and indigestion. I had lower abdominal pain that they couldn’t figure out if it was my bladder or bowels causing it since it’s all so close together, the nerves get confused. I saw others able to eat carbohydrates like rice or potatoes in their meal preps, and stay fit and lean. I thought I was doing something wrong, or calories, or exercise, or timing of eating. But how could I; not me right? Unfortunately, childhood obesity undoubtedly ruined the way my body stores/uses fat and responds to insulin, therefore making this ancestral way of eating essential for me to thrive. It took me 30 years to find it. September 1st, 2018 I began this way of life and I will never look back.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I approach the carnivore diet with the ideology being we most likely evolved on ruminant animals and didn’t always eat three meals per day. I’ve found that I feel best on beef. I add salt to my food and have water as well. Occasionally I will eat eggs, salmon and scallops as well but I consider them a side dish to supplement my main steak or beef. I think we should eat until we are satiated and that is all. There are days I crave more food than others, it depends on activity, and the same goes for water as well. I intermittent fast as well, naturally based on hunger. Most days I don’t eat until 4:30-6pm.

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

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.

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

The only real negatives are being able to find something out at a restaurant and social aspects at times. My wife, friends and family all understand that I eat this way now and there isn’t too much pressure to eat or drink things outside of meat. Some restaurants will still charge the same price for a burger without the bun and no sides, and not give me any type of discount despite not having anything else.

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

I exercise by doing full body resistance exercise at my local gym 2-3 days per week. I focus on large muscle groups, and logical compound movements that humans would naturally perform in life. I do cardio 2-3 days per week as well and cross train with this. I will run outside about 2 miles when the weather is nice, and when indoors I switch between shorter anaerobic cardio like the stair mill or Jacobs ladder, and longer bouts on a stationary bike, treadmill, and elliptical. Nothing extreme really. I find that my endurance is better during steady-state aerobic exercise and I can run longer; and my resistance capacity is the same or better as it was before carnivore. Recovery and soreness is much better. I dedicate one day to stretching, foam rolling, and myofascial release if needed.

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

My advice to someone that is thinking about trying this diet is to work with someone like me who has done it for a while and maybe came from the same boat. Join an online group where you can ask and access questions to issues that may arise. This is an extremely easy diet, but there are intricacies to it and not every person is the same. Think outside the box and get real knowledge about how the body works. Why it doesn’t cause heart disease, and constipation, etc. Why humans are made to and evolved eating meat. Commit strictly to 30-60 days and see for yourself. The worst thing for the human body is insulin resistance, and this nourishing way of eating completely reverses and avoids that while providing the best absorbable nutrition possible. Take that leap and thrive.

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

I do and don’t think it will ever be accepted as a main stream way of eating. I think all these personal stories of healing and thriving long term on this diet more than any other thing will have the biggest impact. Peoples doctors will be shocked but probably say I guess keep doing what you are doing. I think once the people my parents age pass away (sorry to be so morbid) that were brought up and brainwashed to think fat and animal foods were bad and caused heart disease, that we will make some ground. The internet and YouTube is helping this as well; the age of social media is massive to any type of information and knowledge. On the other hand, I’m afraid that medical schools will teach the same old outdated information and treat symptoms and not prevent disease. They will be funded by pharmacological companies, and big food companies. Large grain companies like Kellogg’s and General Mills make large donations to academic programs, and vegetarians/vegans love to use cherry picked epidemiological data from poor studies to prove they are right about animal food being unhealthy. It’s sad but true, but there is much more money and less work or “farm share” in making sugary cereal than there is collecting and selling eggs from chickens.

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

After my success and personal studies over the years, I wanted to give back to the community and help people just like myself. People with diseases their doctors cant seem to fix, weight they cant seem to get off, and all types of things of the sort. That’s why I created my own Facebook group called “Strict Carnivore – Zero Carb Life” where I post and interact the most, and it now has nearly 5,000 members. I hold frequent live Q&A’s to take any questions, share recipe ideas, testimonials, supplement facts, and deals on meat. I can also be reached on Instagram at Ribeye.Rich, or through Dr. Baker’s MeatRx platform.

Strict Carnivore – Zero Carb Life link : https://www.facebook.com/groups/714310302259750/

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Clothing – wide range of Carnivore & Keto inspired apparel under the brand Ketogenic Endurance Carnivore Success Company.

Media

  • The majority of my personal journey is documented on Instagram.
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Carnivore Diet success story – with Isabella

Interview with Isabella

1) Introduce Yourself.

I am a 24 year old pianist and violinist (currently pursuing a masters degree at The Juilliard School) born in Shenzhen, China and raised in LA.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I was vegan for 6 years and before that, ate a standard chinese/American diet.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I wanted to heal the damage and weight gain veganism caused.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I eat OMAD and focus on fatty beef cuts like ribeyes. I always substitute with more fat such as butter and suet because I feel best on higher fat moderate protein. Occasionally I will have eggs, fish, and pork.

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

I got my period back, healed cystic acne, lost 25 lb, and cured my depression and chronic fatigue.

I no longer bloat, suffer from mental fog, and mood swings.

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

In the first 2-3 months I could not digest fat because of the six years of high carb low fat lifestyle. There was a lot of running to the bathroom, and stomach rumbling, but my body adapted and now thrives off fat.

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

I like taking long walks for my own enjoyment and do not do any strenuous exercises.

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

If you are thinking of trying carnivore, you are already well on your way to good health!

Consistency and persistence is everything. At first it may be difficult to stick to the diet, but pe patient. Overtime you will feel and see the benefits.

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

I am not sure. But I see my friends, classmates, and family start eating more meat. If I can influence people around me, that is a start!

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

You can follow me on IG @steakandbuttergal

and @opusbella to see me as a musician.

YouTube: Steak And Butter Gal

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Carnivore Fit Expanded edition – my eBook and Paperback looking at why meat is good for you, why plants are bad, and how to exercise on zero carbs.

Low Content Books – Carnivore & Keto inspired Journals, Notebooks, Diaries, and Planners.

Clothing – wide range of Carnivore & Keto inspired apparel under the brand Ketogenic Endurance Carnivore Success Company.

Media

  • The majority of my personal journey is documented on Instagram.
  • Carnivore Diet Success Stories Facebook group.
  • Carnivore Diet Success Stories Newsletter.
  • I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Kimberly

Interview with Kimberly

1) Introduce Yourself.

Hello! My name is Kimberly Brooke. I am a Primal Health Coach, Yoga teacher, ELDOA practitioner, and CrossFit Coach, who specializes in optimal health and wellness for women.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I came from a high-carb diet! For the first 25 years of my life, I ate the Standard American Diet. Being from the South, it consisted of a lot of potatoes, corn, bread, meat, along with homemade sugary dessert treats (like pies, cobblers, cookies), and Blue Bell ice cream!

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

That’s a bit of a story… I went to college to play volleyball in 2004 and really hurt my knee, as so many young women in collegiate sports do. I became almost sedentary, but didn’t have the knowledge or anyone to help me change the way I ate. I was depressed, lonely, and homesick in college, and I began self-medicating with food. Very quickly, I ballooned and gained about 85 pounds. I weighed 260 pounds on my 20th birthday and absolutely hated myself.

After several years of yo-yo dieting, starving myself, running countless miles on the treadmill, and trying everything from Atkins to South Beach to Jenny Craig, I finally decided that my body just “wanted to be heavy,” since nothing would keep the weight off. I was in denial about my binge eating and carb addiction.

In 2010, a friend introduced me to Primal eating through Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint program, and I was able to drop about 65 pounds by removing sugar, grains, alcohol, and refined seed oils from my diet. I began noticing that I would have insane bloat almost immediately after eating any meal and would never feel satisfied. I always reached for seconds and sometimes thirds… It was like there was a hole inside me that I was trying (unsuccessfully) to fill with food. My weight would yo-yo back and forth between 180 and 200 pounds, but I believed so fully in the success I’d had at that time that I became certified in the Primal method in order to help other people break free of their sugar addiction.

It was Nov. 2018 when I stumbled across Dr. Shawn Baker, Dr. Kevin Stock, and the Carnivore Diet. I started looking into the anti-nutrients in fruits and vegetables, specifically regarding issues I was having. I literally could NOT believe that fruits and vegetables, the absolute bastions of healthy super foods, were causing me to gain weight, throwing my hormones off, continuing to keep me addicted to carbs, and causing my sugar cravings.

I presented this newfound information to my husband, who was immediately skeptical. After he read several articles and saw the anecdotal evidence of people like Kelly Hogan and Dr. Baker who had been doing Carnivore long-term, he decided we could give it a try, and we both jumped in cold turkey.

Within days, my bloating resolved, I lost 12 pounds in 10 days, and I felt incredible. While the Adaptation was a little rough on my husband and me, we got through it and HAVEN’T LOOKED BACK!!!

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

In our house, my husband and I eat similarly, but he is much more tolerant of things like seasonings (“flavor plants”) and can go off the diet without too much trouble. If I deviate, I experience near-instant bloating, headaches, and a general sense of malaise. It’s enough that it’s become self-perpetuating for me. My diet consists mostly of red meat (steak or ground beef), eggs, bacon, and butter.

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

Level energy, I can go hours and hours without eating and be totally fine (I have developed a natural 16:8 fasting pattern), I am as lean as I have ever been, and my strength gains are out of control. My cystic acne is gone, my hair and nails are thicker, and my skins feels softer and smoother. I’ve found that my unreasonable sugar cravings completely abated after a week, and I am totally satisfied by what I eat. My husband reports very similar improvements!

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

Honestly, nothing with the diet or nutrition… Interestingly, we’ve found that social gatherings can become quite difficult, especially when it comes to going out to restaurants. I have to be insanely careful when I order and insist on no seasoning on meat, no bread, no veggies, no sides… People look at me like I’ve grown another head. On the other hand, it’s showed me who my REAL friends are. They say they find my odd ordering style rather endearing now!

The only other negative is the unreal debates I’ve gotten in with friends and family. They seem concerned I’m going to kill myself, despite animal foods being the most bioavailable source of nutrients for a human. So far, it’s been well over a year and I show no signs of deterioration.

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

I do CrossFit three to four times a week and Yoga and meditation every day. Form weeks two to four, weeks when I was adapting to Carnivore, I was hardcore on the struggle bus during my workouts. Every day life was fine when it came to energy levels, but the moment I tried to lift or do anything involving endurance, I would crash. Just to get through the work outs, I would take every weight off the bar and still almost pass out before the end. It wasn’t until the end of the fourth week that I noticed my energy coming back, and now I absolutely coast through workouts and go even heavier than the workout calls for.

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

JUST DO IT. You’ll never be “ready.” There will never be a “right time.” We started the day before Thanksgiving and absolutely made it through eating turkey and prime rib. YOU CAN DO THIS!! I believe in you. ️ This is one of those things that, if you wait, you’ll wish you’d started six months ago!

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

As long as the FDA and Big Pharma have a say, absolutely not. It’s really unfortunate, but the way the system works now focuses on “sick care” rather than getting people well and healthy.

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

This way of eating is the best things I’ve ever done for myself. Truly, give it 60-90 days of honest, strict effort before saying it’s not for you. You can always add fruit and veggies back in!

You can find me on IG @carnivorekimberly.

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If you like what I am about, check out the below.

Amazon

Carnivore Fit Expanded edition – my eBook and Paperback looking at why meat is good for you, why plants are bad, and how to exercise on zero carbs.

Low Content Books – Carnivore & Keto inspired Journals, Notebooks, Diaries, and Planners.

Clothing – wide range of Carnivore & Keto inspired apparel under the brand Ketogenic Endurance Carnivore Success Company.

Media

  • The majority of my personal journey is documented on Instagram.
  • Carnivore Diet Success Stories Facebook group.
  • Carnivore Diet Success Stories Newsletter.
  • I am an ambassador for the lifestyle brand Descended From Odin, have a look at their apparel and accessories: Click here and get 10% off with the code “ketogenicendurance”

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Jacquie

Interview with Jacquie

1. Introduce Yourself 

Hello! My name is Jacquie Lawson- I’m from Toronto, Ontario Canada. I am super excited to share my journey to health with you and how I got there through the Carnivore way of life. I love living an active lifestyle (running, the gym, hot yoga) and also just keeping busy day to day. I love and create music, value time with family and friends and appreciate the little things in life like walking my lazy little pug or a sizzling Ribeye! 

2. How did you eat before Carnivore 

My mom is a nurse and has always tried to have ‘healthy’ meals and options around as I grew up but it was still pretty much what you could call the SAD style of eating all through my growing up. I ate what was served to me, whatever was out at parties, what I craved, and LOTS of candy and sour skittles LOL! I started getting interested in “healthier” food options mid high school and tried pretty much every approach: (Smoothies, protein powders, healthy high-carb and low fat, vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free, wheat free , skipping meals/days of food etc.) with no real improvements- SHOCKER. That style of diet continued all the way up until I was in college. In college, all that went to the wayside and I ate the most processed and garbage foods I ever have and much too often. I hated the way I felt and looked: (weight gain, depressed, unmotivated, horrible acne, knee pain, fatigue) and my inability to control what I ate. I would get fed up and try to run every day for a week and then the cycle would all start again. It was not until 2 years ago when I went Keto and focused more on nutrition. After Keto I came across Carnivore/Zero carb. 

3. Why did you try the Carnivore Diet to begin with

 I had been doing Keto and Low-carb for a while and found many benefits compared to all the other crash ‘diets’ I had struggled with in the past. However, I found tracking macros and calories very exhausting and toxic as it became obsessive for me. I had gained weight towards the end of Keto even after losing weight with it, as I was overeating Keto treats and nut butters and never felt satisfied. I would tell myself to get back on the ‘clean’ keto-train and then by the end of the week I would go crazy eating whatever I didn’t let myself have earlier. I was also really skipping out on protein without realizing, and was struggling with an eating disorder (bulimia). I came across one of Dr. Ken Berry’s videos about his journey into Carnivore as well as Laura Spath and Shawn Baker – I was intrigued. It sounded nuts but I decided to go for it straight from Keto and haven’t gone back ever since. 

4. How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet

 The biggest thing for me is listening to my body and looking at Carnivore as a lifestyle not another ‘diet’. I mainly eat beef (lots of ground beef, NY strip) and just cheaper cuts of red meat. Most times I don’t tolerate dairy or eggs too well (which is so sad because cheese is SO good lol) but if it is at a party or if I am out etc. I may have some. I typically eat a higher protein to fat ratio and then will have higher fat days when I need them (where I’dd add bacon or crispy beef trimmings or ghee etc). I eat either once or twice a day and fast daily. Some days I can eat 3 or more lbs of meat other days I’m good with 1lb or may fast all day. I take beef liver capsules a couple times a week and salt my food. I am always so satisfied and satiated and what I crave is meat! My palette has completely changed. 

5. What benefits have you noticed

 The benefits are truly countless. Weight loss and body composition was a significant one. I initially gained a bit of weight at the beginning as my body was very much deprived of nutrients. But after adapting to this way of eating there was almost a ‘woosh’ effect with my weight and I look the leanest I have ever looked with the least amount of effort (seriously none). Carnivore also fixed my relationship with food and healed my struggles with Bulimia and disordered eating and over-exercising to compensate for overeating on ‘bad’ foods. Weight loss, Clear skin, deep/better sleep, knee pain gone, Strong hair, skin and nails, lean muscle definition and abs, improved workouts, reversed my depression and the list really goes on and on. 

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6. What negatives have you noticed

 Basically no negatives. Seriously! The only thing would be sometimes eating in social setting can be tricky but there are always ways around it and I’ll take that as the only negative any day with all the benefits Carnivore brings! 

7. Do you exercise and if so how do you find it and what do you do

 I do workout every week and love the gym/keeping active BUT I keep it very simple and efficient. Per week- I’ll do 2-3 days where I lift weights and resistance train and then 3 days where I’ll walk or run for about half an hour. I do also walk most mornings just to clear my head and start the day. (could be anywhere from 10mins to 30mins.) There were times back in the day where I would spend two hours or so 6x a week in the gym with little results- YIKES! 

8. What advice would you give someone who wants to start the Carnivore Diet

 Yes, it may sound crazy- but JUST try it because feeling frustrated, stuck and bummed about all the things that haven’t worked it even crazier! Eat meat and drink water. Eat what you crave, move your body every day (I love walks) and don’t overthink/complicate things. Trust me- it’s simple and you don’t need to struggle. I found it very helpful to join a Carnivore Facebook group (i.e. World carnivore Tribe) and just watching all kinds of YouTube videos from amazing Carnivores that I found I can relate to. 

9. Do you think the Carnivore Diet will ever be accepted mainstream

 I think that small steps in the right direction (sharing results, showing real science, simply informing people, sharing, sharing, sharing) can really impact people and could change the way that society looks at the consumption of meat. There will always be people and big food companies that want to continue demonizing the association with eating meat but we can simply share how it has benefited us and the rest will follow. 

10. Anything to add- and where can people find you

Yes! You can find me best through my Instagram! @jacquie__fit I am always just a message away if you have any questions or comments or things to chat about! I’m also newly on Youtube as Jacquie Lawson and You can also reach me via email at: fitjacquie@gmail.com 

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Starting weight: 160 lbs. Current weight: 134 Lbs.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Nathan

Interview with Nathan

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Nathan Marks. I work as a registered nurse in the ED and have been a fitness/health enthusiast for many years now!

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Up until three years ago, I ate the standard American diet. This included no limitation to carbs, no macro tracking, and zero self control. I was truly struggling with my health at this time. To put this simply—I was dealing with severe neurological problems that no doctor could understand. It was debilitating to the point that I had to put school on pause. After having been to the Mayo Clinic and receiving zero answers to all of my problems, I decided to visit The Center for Functional Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. After discovering that mold illness was the cause of all of my neurological problems, my doctor placed me on the ketogenic diet. With time, this diet nearly completely eradicated my mold illness. I transitioned to the carnivore diet in March of 2019 in order to reap further benefits of the ketogenic lifestyle.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

My health greatly improved after transitioning from the standard American diet to keto; however, I still craved more improvement. I was still dealing with bloating, excess weight, energy fluctuations, and acne. In addition, I was caught in the dogma of protein restriction in order to preserve ketone production… this affected my weight lifting performance at the time, little did I realize. After hearing Dr. Saladino speak on Ben Greenfield’s podcast about the benefits of removing plants from the diet, I decided to give this all a try! 

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I try to make this way of eating as simple as possible. I primarily eat red meat, and I do not have a set time frame for eating as of now. I also do not eat organ meat. In general, I am eating two meals per day. On average, I fast for 24 hours two times per week. I simply listen to my body in knowing how much to eat and when to eat!

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

The benefits of this way of eating have been incredible, to say the least. To keep this simple, I will list the benefits of transitioning from traditional keto to the carnivore diet:

  1. Consistent energy throughout day
  2. Much leaner body mass
  3. Perfect digestion (zero bloating)
  4. Better sleep
  5. Huge improvement to weight lifting performance
  6. Clear skin
  7. Mental clarity

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

None. Just know the first few weeks of starting this WOE you may have diarrhoea. 

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

I exercise five days per week. I primarily focus on weight lifting. My strength has only increased with this WOE.

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

Make this diet as simple as it should be! Learn to listen to your body! If you are coming from a non-ketogenic diet, just be prepared for the first week or so being slightly difficult. The initial adaptation from carbohydrates to fat can be difficult. Know that all of this is worth it, though!

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

I think the carnivore diet will be what the traditional keto diet is now in a few more years. Benefits of ketogenic living only continue to increase when the switch is made to carnivore! 

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

I’m @thecarnivorenurse on Instagram, and this is the primary platform I use. I hope my testimony can help someone else out there!

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Carnivore Diet success story – with Kels

Interview with Kels

Introduce Yourself.

Hi there! My name is Kels, I’m a 25-year-old corporate millennial living in Denver, CO. I’ve been partaking in the Carnivore WOE since May of 2019 and I’m never going back! (minus one or two cheat meals every couple weeks…that remind me why I eat this way in the first place. Hehe.)

How did you eat before Carnivore.

Before carnivore, I was a vegetarian from the age of 13-15, and then I was vegan from the age of 21-23. I decided to stop being vegan due to massive hormonal breakouts, one day I was thinking to myself “I’m craving fried chicken. I’m going to eat some god damned fried chicken.” and the next day after I ate some chicken, all of my breakouts were GONE. It was magical. Anyways. Needless to say, throughout my life, I typically wasn’t very big on meat and I was your typical junk foodie. I was always “skinny fat” as well, always bloated and never happy with the way my body looked under my clothes. But I loved me some wine, pizza, pasta…all of the sugar and carbs. Always wondered “Why do I feel so gross!?” LOL. 

Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I tried Carnivore to begin with initially because I wanted to lose weight and look good. My bloated self always wanted some freakin’ abs. I started following a lot of Keto Instagram accounts and took the Keto approach, to begin with, and while the weight really did start falling off, the Keto WOE always made me feel a little off-balanced. Almost like my insides weren’t very happy with me. Then I started seeing and following carnivore Instagram accounts and began reading up on how this more simplistic WOE could greatly benefit mental health as well as most all psychical ailments. Since I have suffered from heavy anxiety my whole life, I was intrigued! That and I have an extreme personality. So Carnivore was right up my alley. 

How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I personally approach the Carnivore diet with tons of ground beef! I’m not rolling in money (yet) so I love the affordability of it. Trader Joes meat is my favorite. They have great organic and grass-fed options without breaking the bank. I’m a very routined type of person as well so every day is pretty much black coffee, lots of butter, ground beef, salt, and eggs. I’ll splurge on a grass-fed ribeye once a week. I do try to make sure all of my meat is grass-fed and my eggs free range, I think it just tastes better. I do LOVE fasting as well with sparkling water, salt, and electrolytes. I fast daily and go for OMAD. Recently though I’ve been diving down the “Primal Carnivore” WOE, meaning not cooking my meat. I’m a super newbie to it, so I’m still getting used to raw meat but so far it’s absolutely delicious and even more simplistic. Still trying to get my hands on some raw dairy out here in Denver!

What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

Oh man, the benefits. So many. My mental health has increased so much, I find that my brain is simply working more optimally with this WOE. I have no mental fog on the daily anymore, which has lead to a significant decrease in anxiety. I’m able to logically think through my thoughts, identify them as needed, and move on. Can’t do that when I ingest sugar/gluten, that’s for dang sure. I have lost about 35 pounds since May (when I started Carnivore) and I have kept that weight off. My skin has never been so unproblematic acne wise, and the tone of it has definitely changed. I’m way less pink and pasty now! I love how much money and mental energy I save around meal prepping. I just feel that I’m finally mentally and psychically how I’m meant to be as a human. That feeling is euphoric, slightly indescribable and priceless. If you know you know. 

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What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

The only negatives I’ve found are trying to balance a social life with this WOE. I still struggle to eat Carnivore when I’m out with non-carnivore friends. But that’s my problem, I know it can be done! 

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

I do not exercise, simply because I haven’t yet found the need. Personally, I love the look of being toned and lean, and I have achieved that through my diet alone. My abs are extremely toned without doing sit-ups every day, and abs are my main goal! My arms look extremely defined as well, it’s weird. But I ain’t complaining! 

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

I would suggest to start off with a steak. A delicious fatty grass-fed ribeye. Eat that alone, and identify how you feel the next morning. Boom. And if that hasn’t convinced you, follow carnivore Instagram pages. You can’t look at everyone’s transformations and NOT be motivated to try it out for yourself. It’s literally a cheat code on how to live an amazing life. This diet will positively affect ALL areas of your life my friend. It’s crazy!

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

Nope! Not in today’s social climate. And that is fine. You can’t save the world, but you can save yourself. Start with yourself. ….most people don’t even start there….ever…… 

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

Thanks for reading all about my Carnivore experience and thoughts! Happy to have the chance to share. You can find me on Instagram @saltn.butta where I document even more of my quirky personality, the foods I’m eating, and my funny lil life as a whole.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Talia

Interview with Talia

Introduce Yourself.

My name’s Talia, I’m 19, Chinese, and I’m from Toronto.

How did you eat before Carnivore.

I tried all kinds of diets before carnivore to try to manage weight before going carnivore. The worst by far was doing the vegetarian diet. I’d never felt worse.

Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I suffer from PCOS which is related to insulin resistance issues. I began with keto after realising carbs were the issue and naturally progressed to carnivore from there.

How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I do Mikhaila Peterson’s lion diet. I eat beef, salt, and water exclusively.

What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

My life has completely turned around. I lost over 80 pounds, my acne cleared up, my depression is gone, I don’t get mood swings anymore, and I’m more energetic than ever.

What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

Social life. It’s hard to socialise when you’re 19, don’t drink and don’t eat literally everything.

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

Nope, but I plan to.

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

Just do it. If you want to upgrade your health, just do it.

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

Maybe. It’ll take a while for sure. 5000 years of agriculture has blinded us from seeing what our species-appropriate diet is but I think all the carb-related diseases will catch up to us eventually and force more and more people to realise the truth.

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

Value your health and don’t fall for propaganda. Look into the evolutionary, historical, and physiological facts about humankind and decide what diet is most appropriate yourself. I’m sure that the more demand there is for meat, the more we’ll see innovative and more humane methods of meat production. I’m totally down for cultured meat. If I can afford it. Follow me on Instagram at @notadropoutyet.carnivore for daily meals and insights from r/zerocarb.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Freda

Interview with Freda

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Freda Mooncotch

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Growing up we were probably on the traditional standard american diet in the 70’s but my mom did cook everything from scratch and was very “health” conscious. It wasn’t until high school that I started becoming more aware of what I was eating because I started breaking out with cystic acne and it was really bad. That is when I started connecting food with health issues and digestive issues. I was always tired but in my junior year of high school I got Mono and that made me really exhausted. Little by little I started eliminating things from my diet like pop, chips, and garbage foods in general and tried to eat more “healthy”. I know I wasn’t getting enough protein that is for sure. By the time I was 19 my acne had cleared up and I had a baby. Everything was great until after I stopped breast feeding when he was 15 months old. Then within a month my body went wackadoodle. I started breaking out with cystic acne again and gaining weight, was exhausted and just really felt off. I was looking for answers, anything. My parents had joined the Seventh Day Adventist Church and shortly after I joined them. We didn’t adopt the vegetarian diet right away. It took some convincing for that to happen but eventually it worked and along with being more “spiritual” because you eliminate meat, I thought it would help with my skin issues and help me manage my weight. The exact opposite happened and I thought, “maybe I’m doing it wrong. Maybe I need to go VEGAN.” And so I did. At first I went vegan then even tried raw vegan. We made everything from scratch and spent a horrible amount of time in the kitchen trying to make all this vegan food. I put on even more weight, was getting more depressed by the day. It was not a fun time in my life. I did that for about 3 years and then remember the day my Dad brought home a warm roasted chicken from Whole Foods and it smelled so good I just couldn’t resist and I once I took a bite of the thigh, I couldn’t stop and ate over half of the chicken. It was DELICIOUS! So, I started eating more chicken (with a side of huge guilt) and salads.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

From all the years of being weak, sick, struggling with acne and starving myself to stay thin, I became very very sick. I ended up on Spiranolactone for my adult acne that started again in my 30’s. I was on a very high dose for far too long and each year I was getting sicker and more dis-regulated. I never connected my mounting health issues to Spironolactone. I came off of it after 3 years and by the time I was 38 I was struggling really bad with my health and finally at 39 I completely crashed. At 38 I had started learning about Weston A. Price and had started incorporating more red meat, COD liver oil, organ meats and raw dairy into my diet but at that point, I think it was too late. Once I went down, I slept for almost a year. I had severe neurological problems, digestive problems, I was drooling, slurring, stumbling when I walked, tripping up the stairs and was losing my coordination and balance. My head was very dark. I was in the darkest place I’d ever been in my life. Paleo was very popular at the time so I thought I would try Paleo and I did that religiously for about 10 months, and while I felt a little better I had to take a lot of supplements and was exhausted. I then transitioned over to the Ketogenic Diet and I did experience some relief for about 2 to 3 months and then I started having some more health issues like losing gobs of hair and becoming super dizzy and other weird and random things. I was doing the HIGH FAT (consume copious amounts of fat), low protein and no carbs version. This was very popular at the time. I DO NOT recommend this. What ended up happening is that due to the low amount of protein I was consuming I ended up getting sepsis, leaky gut, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, a blood bacteria infection and a bunch of heart problems like fainting when walking up a flight of stairs. Waking up in the middle of the night feeling like I was having a heart attack and vomiting all over the floor. Vertigo and many other issues. I was kinda forced into Carnivore at that point because I couldn’t eat anything else but red meat. I would have to slow cook it in a crock-pot and that is all I could eat. Everything else, I mean everything including salt, bone broth, sauerkraut, kefir, diary, vegetables, fruit, anything made me blow up like a puffer fish. So I ate nothing but red meat for almost a year but something happened miraculously. I started eating red meat only in March 2014 and by June of 2014 I had dropped my body fat down to like 12% from like 25%. I lost weight, my energy started coming back and I became strong AF. The problem was there wasn’t enough research and I was afraid I wasn’t getting enough nutrition. The only person I knew of that was eating only meat was Steve Cooksey and he was able to reverse his diabetes. I followed and read Dr. Michael Eades book Protein Power and knew how important protein was but was still fuzzy about eating only red meat. Which is silly because I was looking amazing and feeling really good. Everything was starting to turn around.

I made the mistake of starting to introduce other foods back into my diet and started replacing some of the red meat with Paleo Protein Powder and Collagen Protein. You know, because everyone and their mother said that Collagen protein was equal to regular protein which is totally NOT the case. Chris Masterjohn explains that really well. You cannot and shouldn’t try to replace meat protein with collagen protein.  Little by little it didn’t take long before my body started weakening and going back to the disease like state I had been in previously. By January 2016 I was having severe neurological issues again where I felt as if I were being zapped by a tenz unit all the time, especially at night while asleep. My arms would completely fall asleep down to the tips of my fingers. I felt like I had concrete in my legs it was so hard to walk. I slept a lot and I was turning purple/blue. I could get into a steaming hot bath and turn it cold within 15 minutes because I was so cold.

I never made the connection between these protein powders and my health. By June of 2016 I went to see Dr. Brownstein and started my monthly supplement and alternative treatment regimens which included thyroid meds, bio-identical hormones, ozone blood transfusions and a lot more. It was expensive to say the least. I was still low carb and still religiously drinking my Paleo Protein protein powder and Collagen powders. I did this until December 2018 when the light finally went on and I started to eliminate things. I was tired of spending the amount of money I was spending on my monthly regime and I was tired of swallowing all the damn stuff. I started asking a lot of questions. I started eating more red meat, donating blood and eating raw liver. Magically I started having to quit or cut in half the things I was taking because I was starting to have adverse reactions and my energy was through the roof. I felt like I was on to something and then by chance, came across Dr. Shawn Baker’s instagram page and I couldn’t stop reading and looking. I was very reluctant at first but after reading so many testimonies and remembering my own, I started eating steaks and red meat every day. Then I realized I wasn’t eating enough and started eating more. By July, I was able to quit all my bio-identical hormones and by August 2019 I was able to quit all remaining supplements, including my thyroid medication.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I started out with 6 oz tenderloin steak a day with stew meat and burgers and I was still mixing in veggies. I wasn’t convinced that the few veggies I was eating were bad for me. But, I was still having a few issues so I was like lets quit them for 30 days and see what happens. It was amazing. I will never go back. Now I am trying to eat more every day. I drink raw goat milk, 6 oz of raw goat kefir, eat 9 oz steak and have either 1 lb of burgers or other red meat. I’m trying to eat 1.5 lbs a day. I have a tendency to under eat and end up malnourished. I also add in a little bit of raw beef liver/heart once a week.

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

My energy has increased and I’ve been able to come off of all my supplements, bio-identical hormones and thyroid medication (3 grams of naturethroid). It’s been about 4 months since I quit my thyroid medication so we will see as time goes on how I do. So far so good. Fingers crossed. I don’t struggle with my weight, and I’m strong AF! Almost zero gas too which is amazing! Even on my low carb diet I had some gas. My recovery time after training is insane and I don’t get injuries.

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

None really but be prepared for some digestive upset/changes in the first few months of making the change.

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

I train contortion and calisthenics’s, but mostly contortion right now. I used to be a pole fitness instructor and into pole fitness. I will get back to that as soon as I get as bendy as I can. The great thing about the Carnivore diet is that I don’t have to exercise like I once did to keep my body or abs. I mean I could and look even better but why? I love the exercise I do now. The thought of going to a gym and doing squats and weights… I left that life a long time ago. Stretching is where you will find me.

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

DO IT! Read Shawn Baker’s book The Carnivore Diet first so you know what you are doing.

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

I wish it would but I think people are so highly addicted to their food and the way it makes them feel that unless they REALLY put more value on their health and feeling awesome, they will continue to come up with every excuse in the book as to why they can’t eat only meat. They will refuse to see the connection between their food and their health.

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

My instagram handle is @fredammoon you can do anything you put your mind to as long as you are willing to put in the time, commitment and work. Carnivore requires the least amount of work/effort to accomplish the most powerful goals!

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Olga

Interview with Olga

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1) Introduce Yourself.

Hello, My name is Olga and I’m from Riga, Latvia

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Well, during my childhood I had quite good diet, we always had raw dairy, fish, good quality eggs, caviar  and so on at home.

I almost did not eat processed food.

Then around 12 years old I started to get interested in the Asian philosophy, karma and vegetarian diets. After that I almost stopped eating meat and began thinking it’s bad for me, then I slowly degraded into a vegan diet and then I got into the worst diet on the planet a fruitarian. It completely destroyed my skin, and almost my teeth. Still healing some post acne scars from the fruitarian diet. Also I began getting overweight and my hair was falling out.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

Not so long ago I had an ex vegan friend visiting me from California, and he suggested that I was down and having a hard time to focus due to not eating enough animal based products. I was already eating meat and fish back then but obviously not enough.  Then I found sv3rige videos on youtube and more information. It encouraged me start on the carnivore diet which was actually quite similar to the one I had when I was kid.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I stick to a carnivore diet mainly but deviate when I travel, I go low carb. It’s hard to be 100% raw grass fed carnivore with a modern lifestyle. Although when I have access to good quality raw grass fed dairy and meats I do not miss a chance.

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

Since I’ve started incorporating more meat, fat and dairy into my diet my mood has drastically improved  and a mind clarity as well. Also I became more calm. Even friends had noticed that and always are asking me why I’m so calm these days :). My skin, weight and  a hair started to improve too.

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

I don’t see anything negative in the carnivore diet . It’s a normal diet for me and it makes my parents happy when they see me eating fermented fish my father prepared and raw fatty meat.

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

Yes I exercise a lot on the carnivore diet. I’m a surfer girl and during one surf session an average surfer needs to paddle around 7km, It’s quite a tough sport with a lot of cardio and some dangers, so, you have to be in a good shape in case of a big wipe out. Carnivore diet certainly improved my paddling and a surf performance in general. It made my recovery improve also.

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

I would suggest to try the carnivore diet but switch slowly. I would not recommend to go immediately into strict carnivore lifestyle.  It take a while for a body to adjust especially if you were eating a lot of carbs before.

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

The Carnivore diet is going to become a big trend although it might take up to 10-20 or maybe 30 years. We are at the beginning of it.

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

@olga_cann on Instagram

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