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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 Alex

Interview with Alex

Lisa Alex Gray carnivore diet before and after age 54

1) Introduce Yourself.

My name is Lisa Alex Gray. I’m 54 years old and have been on the carnivore diet for a little over a year. 

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

I’ve eaten a paleo-based diet for almost a decade prior to starting the carnivore diet. This consisted of meats, seafood, vegetables, and salads. The only sugar consumed was in the form of a couple of squares of dark chocolate.

3) Why did you try Carnivore to begin with.

I had some health issues that I couldn’t seem to resolve no matter what I tried including a life long battle with stomach ulcers (since my late teens), digestive issues, horrible allergies, two rounds of frozen shoulder in three years, and off and on fatigue. 

My son heard the Joe Rogan show with Dr Shawn Baker and turned me on to it and I decided to try the diet, along with my husband.

4) How do you personally approach the Carnivore Diet.

I eat primarily beef (steak and fatty ground beef), some salmon, seafood, liver sausage, and hard cheese. I drink primarily water, every once and awhile I will add lemon to the water, and I will have a Zevia periodically. No coffee, no sugar (unless desperate, then a small square of Lindt White Chocolate). I don’t eat any form of oxalates including dark chocolate. Overall, I very rarely even crave sugar and if I do usually eating some more fat will make the craving go away.

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

I no longer have any allergies (100% gone!), my stomach ulcers have healed (finally), my digestive track is super happy, I had started getting frozen shoulder for the third time when I removed oxalates from my diet (dark chocolate and almonds) and the frozen shoulder reversed, and my energy level is through the roof. I also sleep like a baby.

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

I really can’t think of any. Removing oxalates from my diet caused some oxalate dumping which included digestive issues, some body aches, and intense itching, but well worth it considering the positives I’ve experienced.

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

I exercised before the carnivore diet and still do now. I work out about 4 to 5 times a week with free weights in my garage. It takes me all of twenty minutes max. I also do some stretching and goofing around on my yoga hammock.

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

Try changing one part of your diet, maybe breakfast, reduce other foods and eat only from the animal kingdom (which is vast). Then slowly keep reducing down the other foods and increasing the animal choices. Take baby steps and notice how you feel as you go. Everyone is different and as far as what they can eat. Test something see how you feel. 

The carnivore diet is a great elimination diet. It helps you truly see what food bother you. My husband can eat plain yogurt, cream and soft cheese and I can’t. I don’t feel good when I do. We all have our differences.

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

I think diets come and go like any shiny object. I believe this one will be around for a long time like many other truly successful diet choices. I also believe for those who have issues with plant anti-nutrients this way of eating is a game-changer. I can’t imagine my life eating any differently and I don’t want to.

It is clear to me and anyone else who has tried this way of eating, food truly is medicine, when you choose the right food.

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

You can find me on Instagram at @Lisaalexgray on Youtube at Lisa Alex Gray. I have a few different channels for my carnivore diet (newer) and my artwork, and I have a humorous blog site LisaAlexGray.com. Let’s just say I have a lot of interests lol.

Lisa Alex Gray carnivore diet age 54

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”

Stores

Etsy – Unique Carnivore