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With week #1 behind me, I’d like to share a few quick insights into my Carnivore Diet experiment / adventure. If you missed the first entry, take a quick look back at Meatful Monday #1.
While I believe I’m noticing several internal (mind and body) positive effects, I’m not going to share those just yet. Since it’s only been a week, I want to make sure I’m not experiencing a placebo effect when it comes to the internal pros. But, I can share these:
I felt like this little guy when I tried bacon again for the first time in many years:
Without a doubt, I’ve noticed some cons or negatives. Some were expected like lower energy during the adaptation phase, but thankfully that lasted only a day or so. Other cons, well…
A few new questons have come up since I started the Carnivore Diet, but these are just ponderings, things that I’m sure I’ll find the answers to over the next few days or weeks.
This week, I’m hoping to add three powerful, healing foods to my arsenal, items that are great for you even if you’re not on the Carnivore Diet. I could be wrong but for some reason I think these nutrient-dense foods will work even better during this experiment:
Item 1: Bone broth
I purchased some good, frozen, real bone broth and will be drinking that this week. I’m also saving bones to make my own. Its been a few years since I made bone broth so I can hardly wait to get it started. Bone broth is one of those super-foods you pretty much need to add if you’ve experienced chronic gut and / or joint issues*.
Item 2: High-Quality Grass-Fed Beef Liver Supplement
Beef liver is known to be one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. It’s full of bio-available Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, CoQ10, choline, and Zinc among other vital nutrients. But, since the thought of liver makes most of our stomachs quiver, this supplement provides an easy, convenient way to still reap the benefits without having to deal with the taste, feel, and smell of the organ meat…
Item 3: Grass-Fed Beef Liver Tallow
Contrary to what most of us have been taught, fat, healthy fat, is good for you; in fact, most of us need more healthy fats in our diets. Beef tallow is one of those healthy fats that you might want to look into if you haven’t yet. It contains a good amount of vitamins including D and E, as well as choline and useful fatty acids. And it’s great for cooking due to its high smoke point. Beef tallow also adds a nice flavor to whatever you use it in.
Well, that’s it for now. This week promises to be interesting as I continue the Carnivore path. Questions? Just let me know.
Until next time, enjoy your bacon!
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