August 23, 2019

023 – The Carnivore Diet

The Carnivore Diet has garnered attention in recent years as it is a very restrictive diet that consists essentially of meat, fish and other animal foods like eggs and some dairy products.  It excludes essentially all other food - fruits, vegetables, starches, grains, nuts, seeds, etc. This diet generally contradicts “conventional” wisdom and years of dietary research that supports a much more encompassing diet for overall health, disease prevention and longevity.  The Carnivore Diet has a growing amount of anecdotal evidence coupled with a range of opinions and theories, but no scientific research yet exists that substantiates the Carnivore Diet. Does it help with weight loss? Is the Carnivore diet sustainable? Does it give you energy throughout the day?  Do you get cravings? We’ll explore these and other questions relating to the Carnivore diet in today’s Fitterest show....




In The News


The Carnivore Diet - what is it?


Benefits of a carnivore diet


Risks/Cons of a carnivore diet



References and Links from Episode 23:

Longitudinal Danish flavonoid study with 56,000 participants over a span of 23 years

US News and World Report ranking of Top 41 diets

"The Carnivore Diet" by Shawn Baker


Dr. Shawn Baker

“For the most part, I'd say 99% of my diet is just some sort of steak  or red meat.”


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