We’re now ready to discuss some detail about common strategies to transition into the diet. There are pros and cons to these methods, and no solution is going to fit everyone. Your starting diet may help dictate which method you want to pursue. Hard-Core Carnivore This method is pretty much a direct drop into the purest form of the diet.
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One of the hardest concepts to understand about the carnivore diet is how simple it is. Do you need to track macros or calories? Do you need to weigh your food and calculate micronutrient amounts? Do you need to be hooked up to daily blood monitors and check your lab results every few months? I would argue that you don’t
Planning is the biggest key here! Plan, plan, plan! If you have a holiday or a birthday approaching, you’ll want to know exactly how to handle that scenario so that you do not fall off of your plan! One idea to help you through is to eat before you go to the event. If you have some meat on board,
If you are eating out or with friends, again, make sure you don’t arrive hungry. Most hosts or restaurants will want to provide different choices, but as in grocery stores, there will usually be more carbohydrate and sugar foods than carnivore foods. I often eat some fat and protein before I arrive so I can be sure I won’t be
Try to schedule social events away from food. Avoid trigger foods. Avoid putting anything sweet in your mouth, especially if you are a sugar or carb addict. If your social situation is around food and it is appropriate: Eat before you go – eat fully to satiety. Bring something everyone can enjoy that you know you can eat. If you
If you know that you have an event coming up on your calendar, during which food will be involved, it can be a great idea to pre-eat before attending the event. Pre-eating will ensure you have the nutrients you need for your day and that you’re full and satiated, during the event. When you’re nourished and full, you will be