The Carnivore Diet: How to Survive the First Month
The carnivore diet – also known as the all meat diet or the carnivorous diet – entails eating almost nothing but meat for every meal, every day. That means a lot of protein, a lot of fat, and almost zero carbs.
This runs contrary to conventional nutrition wisdom, such as “you need to eat a lot of vegetables, fiber, and grains,” which has contributed to the proliferation of vegan and vegetarian diets. You’d expect the carnivore diet to cause high cholesterol, digestive problems, weight gain, and other problems.
However, conventional wisdom is not always perfectly accurate.
The carnivore diet is based on the theory that our ancestors ate mostly meat because it wasn’t energy efficient to gather a lot of fruit or vegetables. As a result, our bodies have evolved to run optimally on a meat-centric diet. So the theory goes.…