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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Caroline

Interview with Caroline

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Caroline Mellone and I am currently a stay at home mom and aspiring yoga teacher. 

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Before carnivore, I was living a Ketogenic lifestyle, for three years! I did great with Keto, in the beginning but towards the end…I struggled with binge eating disorder and was rapidly gaining weight again.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I started carnivore after joining some carnivore women Facebook groups and hearing about how the diet could help with a myriad of things…from chronic pain, endometriosis, PCOS, anxiety, and lots of things in between.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I decided that the best way to avoid any adverse effects of the transition would be to do a three day bone broth fast. I made some homemade bone broth and slid right into the carnivore lifestyle!

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

Within just a couple of weeks I started noticing that I was sleeping through the night, where I used to toss and turn for hours on end. My first cycle was night and day difference from the debilitating pain that I had before, my skin issues cleared up and I became less anxious and way more even keeled. I feel like a brand new person! 

I was also able to lose and maintain a loss of 15 lbs, and for me with PCOS that is a HUGE accomplishment! It’s so easy for me to gain weight but much harder to lose it! 

I have found boundless energy and finally freedom from binge eating! 

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

I haven’t experienced anything negative as a result of the carnivore diet. Aside from the looks of horror on people’s faces when someone tells them that I only eat meat and eggs! 

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

When I first started out, I wasn’t exercising at all but after a couple months I started doing yoga and since then I’ve been able to build on that, and I now have a daily yoga practice as well as participating in more vigorous Beachbody workouts, daily! 

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

Do your research and join an online community. It really helps to have people to talk to who live the same kind of lifestyle and can offer you advice and support. Start right where you are and give yourself some grace! It won’t always be easy but it’s worth it!

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

I really hope that it will and I think that eventually we will get there. The more that people share their wellness successes; I believe that it will be more widely accepted. 

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

I’ve only been at this six months but I have never felt better and I’ll never go back! You can find me on Instagram @Carolineisfine_ feel free to reach out to me, if you have any questions or would like some support on your journey! I will be your biggest cheerleader! 

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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.

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 Lindsay

Interview with Lindsay

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Introduce Yourself.

Hi, I’m Lindsay Wilson.  I am a 43 year old mum of 2 children and have been married to my husband Darren for 10 years.

About 3 years ago Darren had a health check which showed him to be pre diabetic and his cholesterol was high, the doctor wanted to put him on statins but he refused and came away with a diet sheet given to him by the nurse.

I was also struggling health wise with digestive issues.  I had been on omeprazole for 5 years due to silent reflux and chronic gastritis.

I also suffered with joint pain and had lower back problems.

When I was younger I ate mainly fruit and vegetables, there was never any full fat products in the house, everything I ate was low fat “health” foods.

Although I was always slim I had zero energy and low moods, I suffered with endometriosis and reoccurring ovarian cysts.

When Darren came home with his diet sheet I just knew this wouldn’t make him better so I decided to research it myself and I found Maria Emmerich , Dave Fieldman and a few others who convinced me Keto was something we should try.

Our diet before had not been good and I was totally of the mindset that fat was bad so it took a huge leap of faith.

We both started keto and within a few months Darren had lost over a stone in weight and his glucose numbers were all within normal range, I found my joints were easing and after the initial phase of reintroducing fat my reflux was much better.

The more we followed the diet the better we felt so we knew we were heading in the right direction.

How did you eat before Carnivore.

I had eaten keto for 3 years (with the odd blip) but before that my diet was very high in sugar.  I would eat bags and bags of jelly sweets and biscuits and loved cereals as a snack.

Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

Carnivore seemed a natural progression to be honest.  I felt 80% better with keto but felt I wanted to eat more protein as I was becoming more active.

I happened to come across a few people on social media who had adopted a total meat approach and started to read up on some of the benefits they were experiencing.

I slowly began to introduce days of just meat in the week and made less effort to cook lots of sides at meal times.

How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

The one thing I do love about this way of eating is the simplicity but I like to include a broad range of meats.

I eat beef, chicken, pork, lamb, venison, seafood, I make bone broth and eat pigs feet for collagen, I could not give up all dairy and so I include cheese and just recently I have started to drink raw milk.

What benefits have you seen since starting the Carnivore Diet.

There have been lots of benefits even down to my skin and hair looking better but I am no longer on meds for reflux and had an endoscopy which showed no inflammation.

My joint pain is pretty much non existent now and my energy is through the roof so much so I have taken up running !!

Endometriosis pain is so low now I don’t take any pain meds.

One of the biggest changes though has been in my mood, I feel like I get up everyday energised and looking forward to the day ahead.

What negatives have you found with the Carnivore Diet.

I had to really think about any negatives but to be honest I think just the social side of it and trying to convince my doctor that all these wonderful changes in my health are down to my diet!

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

Up until recently I didn’t really do much exercise, I rode my horse now and then and would go to the gym for 1 session and give up however now I swim I run and I have just bought some weights to use at home! I feel stronger than I ever have and am actually enjoying being active.

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

Just go for it ! It could be life changing.

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

I hope so; I think the more benefits people see the more people will try.

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

You sometimes don’t realise how good you can feel when your so used to feeling bad, it has given me and my husband our lives back and our children their parents back.

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Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this post.

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

Amazon

Carnivore Fit Expanded edition – eBook and Paperback

Clothing – Ketogenic Endurance Carnivore Success Company

Low Content Books – Journals, Notebooks, Diaries and Planners.

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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Etsy – Unique Carnivore