Carnivore – Day 5
Im so fascinated by how people react when you decide to try something “different”. In 2011 I think I started a Paleo diet, which got a lot of interesting reactions too, so it’s not really a shock. I know my audience pretty well 😉 so I was prepared to offend the vegans, but I actually was surprised by how much support and interest there’s been! 😊
So, the big question – WHY? I’ve been following a Keto diet for 2 years and loving it, why am I now looking to try something different and more extreme? I think I mentioned on day 1, I’m a bit of an all or nothing person. I’m also a stress eater and will fully admit I had fallen into some habits I’m not proud of including a bit of a “Good Fat Bars” addiction 🤦🏻♀️ that I knew I needed to kick. Also, why not? Ultimately my goal for everything I take on in a nutrition standpoint is to improve my health and educate myself so I can help even more people do the same. Inflammation is my worst enemy thanks to my autoimmune challenges and thanks to my 10 years of MS meds, my digestive health is still on the road to recovery. From what I’ve read and heard, Carnivore could be very beneficial.
Stepping down from my soapbox now. So, what have I been eating? Below is lunch and dinner from yesterday. The burger stack pictured was actually my wife’s breakfast, but I had a burger for dinner and didn’t take a photo 😉 I have chosen to also continue drinking my Ketones everyday cause the impact they have made on my life is something I will never take for granted and I drink a bulletproof coffee most mornings. There is some debate on whether grass fed is the best option, and although I would love to buy grass fed everything, it’s just not in the cards right now on my student budget with the exception of BUTTER. Toxins are held in the fat cells and if I’m going to consume just the fat, I want it to be as clean as possible. The theory I’ve heard though is that when you remove all the toxins we ingest daily by eating vegetables, whatever might be found in the meat is child’s play for our body to detoxify.