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Carnivore Diet success stories with Huw

Interview with Huw

1) Introduce Yourself.

I’m Huw Davies, live in London, have 2 kids and a dog. I’ve been a near-full-time parent for the last  12 years or so, while maintaining a low level of coaching work. I’m a Level 3 triathlon coach and ex-coach educator for Triathlon England; did a level 1 run coaching cert years ago with UK Athletics, that’s probably expired now; qualified as a reflexologist and practised for a while in the 90s, but don’t do that any more; certified kettlebell instructor; certified carnivore coach. Ex-rugby player, men’s lacrosse player, cricketer, squash player, triathlete, cyclist, runner, ultrarunner…So now it’s kids, kettlebell, strength and conditioning, some endurance clients too.


2) How did you eat before Carnivore. 

As an idealistic student I became a vegetarian. Later I shared a house with vegans, and was in practice a vegan for a short while. Living in France and Spain cured me of my vegetarianism, thank god, and when I took up triathlon, in my 30s, I ate a high-volume, high-calorie, high carb, high toilet visiting diet. As I later got into coaching I started learning about the dangers of grains, and gradually moved towards low-carb, then paleo, then keto, then relaxed carnivore, and now fairly strict carnivore. This took place over the course of my 40s. I am a slow mover when it comes to changing habits!


3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

On the one hand it was an evolutionary step, as I was looking to improve, improve, improve. So it went LCHF, paleo, keto, carnivore, each step a step closer to an optimal WOE. On the other hand, I’d had an MCL injury (medial collateral ligament at the knee), that I’d re-injured and which caused my knee to swell up to the size of a grapefruit at the slightest provocation. So one day, during my keto phase, I just said F**k it, I’m binning all carbs, I want to see my knee again. Early 2017, that was, and it’s been really good ever since.


4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

Very simply. I’m not perfect, but from day to day I eat from a fairly narrow range of regular items: steak mince from my butcher, bacon, and eggs. At the moment I eat a lot of butter and salt and Lo-salt. When I can afford it I buy rib-eyes in bulk and eat one or two a day. Rib-eye has the best flavour for me. I managed to give up coffee and tea, which I’m convinced helps a ton, and I rarely drink, maybe a glass of wine every 4-6 weeks, which is also a very good thing in my opinion. I eat twice a day, at around 11 and 7, and that usually is fine. Today I was hungry at about 10 am, so I ate my meal then – I’ve learned not to clock-watch like I did when I was doing intermittent fasting – Oh, I can’t eat until the minute hand hits the 12.


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

Despite being a lifelong athlete/sportsman, and on paper in decent shape almost all the time, I think I was suffering from chronic global inflammation, and probably other carb-related issues. I’ve had constant back pain since a bad injury aged 18 – that has gone – and constant neck pain from about the age of 30, at times so bad I contemplated contemplating suicide (!) – that is gone. No carby mood swings and grumpiness (my kids might not agree about the grumpiness!). Better body composition, more muscle than when I was a (pretty decent) triathlete. The brain fog thing I lost when I started keto, so I can’t really ascribe my mental clarity to carnivore per se, but it certainly is a part of being carnivore, the sense of peace, the clarity etc.


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

I find myself drinking loads of water – apparently high protein and high salt lead to this – which means I get up to go to the loo twice a night. And obviously what people think when they find out that I only eat meat. Everyone suddenly becomes a f**king nutrition expert and warns you about er, arteries, er, cholesterol, er, gout, er, constipation and all the rest. It can get wearisome. (But it’s worth it a million times over).


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

I have played sport and/or raced all my life, up to birth of second child, so I have always trained fairly hard. Nowadays I train twice a day: a fairly intense kettlebell session in the morning, and a strength session in the afternoon. I love to train, I love kettlebells, and I no longer have any desire to swim, bike or run. I walk about 6 miles a day with the dog. I’d love to take her for a multi-day hike somewhere one day. 


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

First, just go for it, try it out – what have you got to lose other than a load of fat and a load of bad moods, and a load of bad skin and a load of brain fog? It has to be worth a good (60-day) try. Second, be patient and persistent and work with the process, not your imagined goals.


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

Unlikely. There is a strong anti-meat narrative pushed by very powerful and influential and evil people, and while they are funding veganism and manipulating the narratives, pushing it in the media, and making films like The Game-Changers, then carnivore is unlikely to hit the mainstream. I predict that it will grow, though, and be less marginalised.


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

Thank you for the interview! I really appreciate it.

I’m crap on Instagram, but anyway, I’m at huwcarnivorecoach.

I have a website, huwcoach.com, which is live but I’m still developing bit by bit. 

I’m on MeatRx.com’s coaching page now for carnivore coaching. Huw D. 

I do Zoom sessions a lot now, mini-sessions for mobility and strength, so your readers are welcome to contact me to join a group.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Kristy

Interview with Kristy

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Kristy Sheppard, I live in Ottawa, Canada. I’m a mother of 2 amazing teenagers.  I have always been passionate about health and fitness and I always strive to be the best version of myself.

2) How did you eat before carnivore?

I always ate consciously and was careful of what I ate, I have tried so many different “diets”.  Keto, fasting 72 hours a week to alternate day fasting, whole foods, carb cycling,  you name it I have tried it to optimize my health and I never quite felt like I was on the right path and never felt really good.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

As a past competitor in the fitness industry I have tried every diet out there and seem to have also incorporated every type of supplement and short cut possible to get lean, build muscle etc. What I realized was I was really my most unhealthiest version on myself with ulcers in my 20’s, diagnosed with IBS, Diagnosed autoimmune disorder, back surgery,  showing up in emerge with a large intestinal blockage to find out that there is no cure! How’s this possible when I’m eating so “healthy”? It was when the only option was surgery I was told to try a strict elimination diet. This is when I did some research and decided to go on a Strict Carnivore way of eating.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I’m strict carnivore 7 days a week which means for me I consume only lean steak and eggs, water and coffee. I start my day with coffee and eggs, steak post workout (midday), steak and eggs complete my day. I’m completely full and satisfied and I never feel the need for eating other foods. I track my macros and aim for 60% fats and 40% proteins for me this works keeping my energy up and losing consistently. I use MCT oil to balance out my ratios if needed.

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

Within a few days on this way of eating I felt way more energetic, workouts became easier, very quick recovery, my joint pain from my autoimmune issues have literally vanished, no more headaches, no cravings, and I feel mentally more clear and focused. I find this way of eating is so easy, easy to plan and travel with. Keeping it this simple has been the key to my success. I don’t need to read labels, or count calories.

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

I honestly cannot think of any negatives I experienced , I was already eating a lower carb diet so I didn’t get the headaches or the detox type symptoms others mentioned when starting the program. It was a really easy transition for me to eat this way and is super easy to follow.

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

I do exercise daily, I have always done circuit style training , high reps lower weight and have recently added in cardio on a daily basis. I find my recovery is amazing when you refuel your body post workout with a steak!

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 say just start! It’s so easy to prepare for, steak and eggs is a great start. I actually have had many ask how to get started and what to eat that I have created a easy start guide that is downloadable from my Instagram page @thecarnivorechronicles. It is a great document that gets you on this way of eating without all the guesswork.

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

As being part of a current Harvard Carnivore Study I believe we are finally getting the science needed behind it to be accepted as a mainstream way of eating.

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

I am always excited to share this way of eating with others and watch how their health improves in such a short time! I do offer coaching and a downloadable easy start guide to help people transform their health and bodies! You can find me on Instagram @thecarnivorechronicles

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Selina

Interview with Selina

1) Introduce Yourself.

Hi, I’m Selina and I’m from New Zealand, I house sit professionally so I don”t actually have a home.

I’m 40 years old and have a 19 year old daughter and a very supportive fiance Scott who also does carnivore with me.

I am only a newbie to Carnivore just been doing it consistently for about 6 months now.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Before Carnivore I tried the keto diet and before that I even tried the vegan diet without great success as New Zealand is a little behind in fad diets so it was very hard to get anything vegan and before that I just ate the traditional SAD diet added with binge eating of macdonald’s, KFC, wendy’s and chips and sweets.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I started the carnivore diet because while being on the keto woe I was doing well,  I stalled in my weight loss and even was starting to pile the weight back on.

My problem was I was trying to replicate the bad foods I ate into keto friendly ones. Well that didn’t help my binge eating and I slowly slid back into eating junk food.

I heard carnivore was a great way to reset the body, a sort of elimination diet so I tried it.

Another reason I started was that I suffer from scoliosis and had a spinal fusion so I hoped it would help my pain. My partner Scott has crps (Complex regional pain syndrome) so he’s trying carnivore to see if it may give him some relief as well.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

My approach to carnivore is to keep it as simple as possible, otherwise I could slip back into binge eating, which I am trying to win against. The food I eat regularly are: rump, sirloin steak, beef mince, bacon, pork and my all time favorite lamb.

I don’t eat eggs as they don’t agree with me (I get gassy and nauseous).

I try to limit cheese, very rarely do I eat it and I drink a small amount of full cream in some hot water.

The only veggie/fruit I eat is avocado.

I drink lots of water.

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

The benefits I’ve noticed are I’m not hungry all the time, which helps my bingeing a lot. I actually only eat 1 meal a day.

Carnivore has helped my back pain tremendously, I would struggle to go on walks or stand up for too long, now I can go hiking even run! I’m quite amazed by it.

I suffer from depression and this has helped my dark moods so much, I’m much more positive.

Also my libido is through the roof! Before carnivore my partner and I would only be intimate on special occasions, now we can’t get our hands off each other lol.

I used to have horrible night terrors every night, since starting carnivore they have completely stopped, if I do fall off the wagon and have junk food, the night terrors come back that night.

I also used to have pain in my teeth daily, again carnivore has stopped all that.

Another benefit is I find is I’m doing the planet a favor, our rubbish waste is so minimal compared to a SAD diet. Only some plastic trays our steaks are wrapped in. The cost of our shopping has cut down too.

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

The negatives for me are family and friends forever worried about the way I eat. Other than that I have no actual negative from eating a carnivore diet.

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

As for exercise I just walk a minimum of 45 minutes a day, sometime twice. I will be incorporating weights to my exercise regimen soon.

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 tell someone who is interested in trying the carnivore diet to… try it for a minimum of 4 weeks (just meat and water), you’ll definitely know by then if its something that works for you.

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

I don’t think it’ll ever be accepted as a main steam diet, we have too many big government organizations against the way we choose to live unfortunately. There is some hope though as many more people and doctors are realizing what a carnivore WOE can do for people and the planet.

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

I highly recommend trying this was of eating and to do your own research.

If you’d like to see my journey you can follow me on instagram at @selinadoescarnivore

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Michelle

Interview with Michelle

Introduce Yourself.

I’m a long-distance runner, registered and licensed dietitian, and a huge Football fan. I currently work in 2 hospitals in Portland Oregon. I work with mental health patients as well as patients with a variety of chronic conditions (diabetes, heart failure, kidney disease). I have a dog, 5 chickens, and my wife just got a baby tortoise. I have a long-term goal of breaking records in Ultra distance races.

How did you eat before Carnivore

Before Carnivore, I was training with the hope of qualifying for the Olympic Trials in the Marathon. You need to run under 2.45 to qualify. I had run a 2.55.34. I was eating 300-400+ grams of carbohydrates a day. My day consisted of a huge bowl of oatmeal with brown sugar and lots of fruit from breakfast, a turkey sandwich with 2 pieces of fruit and a granola bar for lunch, more granola bars or cookies for snacks, and a large plate of pasta with a little chicken and olive oil for dinner. I would often still be hungry after dinner and eat a high sugar dessert.

Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

In the summer of 2019, my health seemed to be falling apart. I was constantly sore, and my muscles hurt so badly that I couldn’t sleep through the night (unless taking massive doses of Advil). While I’ve struggled on and off with depression and anxiety my whole life, it was getting worse during this time. It was a struggle to make it through the work day. I used to be able to run 18 miles at a time- Now I had to stop after a mile or two. Everything hurt, and I was having cold sweats. I tried eating MORE carbohydrates, as I believed my muscles must be lacking fuel. This just made things worse, as my muscle aches became debilitating.

I became so anxious and overwhelmed with my fatigue and muscle pain, I gave up my dream of making Olympic Trials and decided to quit running altogether. I had been slowly cutting minutes off my marathon over the last 5 years, and now I couldn’t even run a few miles.

By chance, I came across an article about Zach Bitter and how he ran long distances on a low carb “meat heavy” diet. I knew that lowering carbs could reduce inflammation, and at this point my muscles were hurting so badly I decided to give it a try. My only expectation was I might-just MIGHT hurt a little less. I thought I would probably be constipated, have terrible energy, and struggle with sleep, but the idea of hurting less was my only real goal for this type of eating plan. I’m originally from Texas so I also really like beef. My wife thought this was a terrible idea and was originally NOT on board.

How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I am an intense person. I work incredibly hard on aspects of my life that I value. That being said, I am not 100% Carnivore. I would say I’m 90-95% carnivore, in that I take at least 90% of my calories from Animal sources. I eat 1.5-2 pounds of fatty red meat a day. I raise chickens, so I incorporate eggs once or twice a week (they are lazy layers  ) I eat butter, tallow and occasionally some pork. I do run a fair bit (see below) so I eat 1 cup of blueberries most days, I drink coffee with butter daily, and I eat a piece of sour dough bread that my wife makes on days I run 2 hours or more. Before I run 2 hours or more, I use a product called Generation UCAN. It’s a slow burning carbohydrate, that was originally developed for children with glycogen storage disease. It doesn’t elicit an insulin response (so you can still burn fat and utilize the carbohydrates in the product). I also drink red wine once a week. To me, it’s what you do MOST of the time that creates your life, not what you do the 5% of your time.

What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

As I stated above, I was hoping, praying, and crossing my fingers that I would hurt less. I wanted the searing pain in my back, quads, hamstrings, and calves and to just get a little better. After 1 week, it was GONE. No more pain. Also, I noticed, I wasn’t anxious. I wasn’t worried or obsessing about calories or food. I just ate and was satiated and happy. I have struggled with an eating disorder for much of my life, so finally feeling the weight of worrying about what I should eat disappear literally brought me to tears! I felt joy, and I looked forward to work and time with my friends. I had so much energy that I started annoying my wife lol. I decided to go for short runs for the hell of it. I always loved running. Running felt so great, and I felt so strong that I reached out to Zach Bitter and asked him to coach me. I’m now training for a 50-mile race! I couldn’t even run 5 miles before and yesterday I did 21 miles BEFORE going to work. In summary, I sleep like a rock, I’m full of joy, I’m not anxious, I have great focus and energy, and I don’t hurt anymore (note I have normal muscle soreness from running, but not debilitating, I can’t move soreness). My wife stated that she hasn’t seen my anxiety this low “in the 10 years I’ve known you.” She’s on board now 😉

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What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

If I could re-do my first week of the carnivore diet, I would supplement with electrolytes. I had a massive, ridiculous headache for about 48 hours (while my body crashed from switching from a shit ton of glucose to using ketones) later, I read lots of salt, potassium, and magnesium can really help this. That was annoying, but the biggest annoyance is co-workers and other medical professionals who “make fun” or scoff at my “diet that is going to kill me.” I literally have people eating bagels, cookies, and salad, declare my diet to be unhealthy. The biggest negative is overcoming the current view that a meat-based diet will cause me to trop dead of heart disease.

Oh and Vegans- they are a special kind of science denying, backwards group. I think it’s the B12 and protein deficiencies, but Vegans are like Kellyanne Conway- lots of “alternative facts”.

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

I’m a long distance runner. I run 8-10 hours a week right now with the goal to run 50 miles all at once in May. I run before work. If I’m running for two hours or less, I just blend coffee with butter and head out the door. I drink water and electrolytes. No fuel needed. If I’m doing a very hard work out or running over two hours, I will have a scoop of UCAN, and coffee with butter. I stretch and do core work as well, but most of my exercise is long distance running.

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

I would say this will literally change your life. This was one of the best decisions I ever made! I got my life back. Change is hard- so for someone who is contemplating this, I would say give it two weeks. Do this during a low stress time in your life because this is a stress on your body (going from burning glucose to fats/ketones) I would also say- DO NOT under eat. As a woman, I have been told more than once that I “eat too much” Most Americans are overfed and undernourished. We are fat and malnourished. Your body desperately needs protein and fat- FEED IT. I would lean towards eating a little more than you think you need initially. Enjoy every delicious meaty/fatty bite (oh and look at using some electrolytes those first few weeks). Also, make the choice that you are not going let anyone make you feel bad for taking care of your health. Be ready for people to give you a hard time. This happened to me initially, now I have people asking for my advice. Be patient! Do this for you!

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

No, I do not. I work in health care. The sad truth is it’s not about healing people. (That’s a naïve thing to think) it’s about power and money. If we can continue to feed you “Healthy whole grains” and “lots of fruit and vegetables” you are guaranteed to become sick and overweight-Which makes money for everyone invested in prescription drugs and health care facilities.

I’ll fight like hell to promote this diet, but we have an uphill battle.

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

The last thing I want to say is that I’m deeply and profoundly grateful for this diet. Anyone who has struggled with severe depression, anxiety or has struggled with an eating disorder knows how lonely and hopeless it can seem. I would be honored to answer any questions (Please DM me on Instagram) and I hope I can continue to spread the message through my Instagram handle @runeatmeatrepeat

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Michael

Interview with Michael

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1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Michael McCain.  I am from Kearney, NE USA.  I am 47 years old and happily married to my wife Kasey who is also a carnivore. We have three children, two grand-daughters and another on the way.  I have been a fatty since I can remember.  My weight has been a constant struggle my whole life.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Since I have struggled with weight I have gone through many types of diets or “ways of eating”.  Low fat, low fat-high carb, Atkins, 6 meals a day, Herbal Life, Slim-Fast, Body for Life challenge, 1800 calorie a day diets, even did 7000 calories a day for a short time just to experiment. I even tried going vegan.  In January of 2018 I learned about intermittent fasting.  While researching fasting I came across Keto.  It worked for me a short time.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I tried keto and it lasted maybe two months.  I found myself binging on the weekends,  which was basically like every other diet I have ever done.  It was frustrating.  I would lose weight during the week, then I would binge on the weekends.  It was out of control and I couldn’t figure it out.  My keto and fasting research brought me to a lot more knowledge about insulin sensitivity.  Somewhere during that time I came across a podcast with Dr. Baker on Joe Rogan.  I seriously thought Dr. Baker had lost it, but the more I researched, the more it made sense to me.  I was metabolically broken and super insulin sensitive.  Logically, I had to have an insulin issue. This explained why I would binge after being strict keto.  I was eating just enough carbs that would trigger binge eating.  So, I tried carnivore.  Honestly, I was hooked the very first day.  I felt in control from day one.  I didn’t have the desire to binge.  It was an unbelievable feeling.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I eat a lot of beef and eggs and usually one meal a day.  Lately though, I have been eating two meals. It seems the more weight I have lost the harder it is to fast longer.  I am definitely a person that has to abstain.  I can’t moderate, I am not good at it.  That is why I stick with one meal a day.  I usually eat 2 to 3 pounds of meat a day.  I don’t hardly eat any dairy, it upsets my stomach.  I don’t do well with pork, (besides bacon), or chicken.  I get cramps and just generally don’t feel well.  I cannot believe how much freedom I feel eating this way and being in control.

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

The weight loss is big, however, there have been other issues that have completely turned my life around.  Some of the benefits have come from the weight loss like the sleep apnea and body aches, but I can’t believe the emotional benefits.

I didn’t realize how stressed I was, or even the depression I was experiencing.  About three weeks into carnivore I was on a road trip for business.  I remember this feeling of contentment or euphoria that came over me.  That’s when I realized that I had been depressed and it was leaving.  I know it seems weird, but it was a crazy experience that I was not expecting.

My joint pain went away and so did my inflammation in my back.  I have struggled with back pain since 2006.  I power lifted for 20 years while having degenerative disc disease.  Being carnivore has completely turned that around.  It has been unbelievable.  I still can’t believe the difference carnivore has made in my life.

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

If there are negatives to carnivore, I haven’t experienced them yet.

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

At this point I don’t exercise.  It seems stupid, but if I workout I have a crazy appetite, so, I just fast and eat meat right now.  I plan on getting back into weight lifting when I hit my goal weight and know that I can control myself.

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

Just freaking do it.  You have nothing to lose.  If you are fat right now, obviously everything else you’ve done hasn’t worked.  Trust me, I have done it all.  I have lost weight and gained it back.  I hear people say things all the time like “carnivore isn’t sustainable”.  I think that is a bunch of crap.  It is very sustainable.  It might not work for everyone, but it will work for most people. Don’t get discouraged at first, keep eating when you are hungry.  You will get used to it.  Your cravings will go away, it gets easier.

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

Nope.  Too many forces are against it, but we can keep sharing.

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

I would love to have people follow me @carnivore.roofer on instagram, michaeldmccain on Facebook..  I am a frequent lurker on World Carnivore Tribe and Carnivore Diet Success Stories.

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Jessica

Interview with Jessica

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1) Introduce Yourself.

Hey! It’s Jessica. I’m a proud Marylander living in Georgia. I am a licensed Master Cosmetologist, but I mostly enjoy cooking and being with my dogs! I’ve lived in 5 states, and I believe my travels have opened my mind.

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Well, I had been doing keto for about 6 months before I switched to carnivore. However, before keto, I was AWFUL. I drank at least 2 20oz bottles of Coca Cola daily. Pasta, bread, and sugar were my favorites. Working at the salon makes it slightly difficult, because we keep the fridge stocked with cokes and sweets – my two main vices.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I had already seen amazing weight loss results with keto, but the sweets addiction didn’t really go away. All of the keto treats and fat bombs, I felt, were hindering progress. I also still had back pain, after I’d sprained my back about 2 years ago, that never went away. And the last main reason, I have plantar fasciitis and I really wanted to see if I could heal myself. Diabetes runs in my family so I am trying to prevent that as well.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

With low stress. I’m not obsessed with tracking or anything, although I did track in the beginning. I try not to think, “damn, all I can eat is this…?” Because that’s where the limiting feeling comes in. I replace with, “yes, I’m excited I get to fuel my body with this.” I am not a purist, I use spices and seasonings, and I definitely still use keto ingredients sometimes. Social life sometimes revolves around food, so I make sure I’m prepared and do what I can to avoid caving in.

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

I can work out barefoot without worrying about hurting my feet. My back pain is virtually gone, which I never thought would happen. My hair is growing about an inch a month, which is double the average rate of hair growth! My skin is clear and supple, I don’t even need to moisturise at all. My favourite benefit, and this may sound awful, is knowing that I can go to work all day long, eat my meat, and not have any bloating or discomfort. My mindset is a lot more relaxed and the brain fog has seemed to lift as well!

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

Not giving into cravings is hard. I don’t know if this is an issue with carnivore, or just me. I can be fine for days but then I “relapse” and I still haven’t found a great way to truly heal this sugar addiction. My other negative is all the waiters/waitresses trying so hard to give me sides and salads when I repeatedly tell them no. Seems silly, but super annoying. Also, having to pay for said side items even when you asked to not have them. 🤯

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

At first, I did not. Fitness is another feat I’m slowly working on. I started working out regularly in April. I find my endurance to be much higher, and I don’t really get sore the next day either. I currently do weight lifting 4-5 times a week, with 3 days specifically focused on glute training.

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

You can still eat cheese! 🤣 If you have an ailment, hop onto meatheals.com and read the testimonials regarding that ailment. Do your research! Find non-biased resources. Follow people on Instagram who provide info regarding this lifestyle. And last but not least, please don’t try it for 3 days and then give up saying it’s not working. A lot of people don’t see true healing until about 1-3 months in, if not even later than that.

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

I’d like to think so. It was “mainstream” for millions of years, before being mainstream was cool. I think there are so many people, now, finding true healing, that it’s going to start becoming hard to deny the facts. I just hope it doesn’t become a situation where eating meat is a constitutional debate… because that seems to be the direction that mainstream media is heading. 🤦🏼‍♀️

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

Keep moving forward!! Remember that every day is a chance to right your life. To live your life the way you want! Carnivore is an amazing lifestyle, that allows the mobility, mental, and physical freedom to live life as we were meant to. Happily!

You can follow me on Instagram at @jesseniowski

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