Keep it simple and focus on the basics



You've probably heard someone say or read someone post that the carnivore diet, "is not about losing weight, it's about healing your body."

Umm...

I have to disagree with the idea that this diet should or shouldn't be about any one thing. Many people choose to follow this way of eating for many different reasons. Every one of them is what the diet "is about" for them.

When it comes to the idea of using the diet to lose weight, sure we need to focus on fat loss not overall weight, but why not make that the first thing you aim for when you start? 

In most cases, regardless of what issues or conditions you're dealing with, reducing your body fat percentage will be the easiest, fastest, and the most effective result you can achieve.

Having a healthy body composition is the number one thing you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and any number of other health conditions.

Don't just take my word for it...

- The Brazilian Journal of Medicine has a study showing that PBF is a better predictor of CVD than BMI (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3854278/)

- The Journal of Clinical Densitometry has a study showing the 10-year risk of CVD as it relates to muscle mass and PBF (https://www.clinicaldensitometry.com/article/S1094-6950(16)30252-9/pdf)

- Mayo Clinic produced a study that examines different healthy lifestyle characteristics (i.e., appropriate percent body fat) and their association with CVD biomarkers (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26906650)

- UCLE did a study and found that patients with existing CVD and with higher muscle mass and lower body fat had lower mortality risk (http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/higher-muscle-mass-associated-with-lower-mortality-risk-in-people-with-heart-disease)

- PLoS published a study about the association between body fat and long-term risk for CVD and diabetes (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5378370/)

- InBody also has a page that shows the importance of muscle mass and lower percent body fat on the risk of developing diabetes (https://inbodyusa.com/blogs/inbodyblog/how-to-fight-diabetes-with-improved-body-composition/)


Whether it's girth measurement, BMI, or body fat %, the idea is the same. Lower your excess body fat and reduce your risk of disease.

It really is the most basic thing you can do to improve your health. Why do you think it's what every doctor tells you to do when you go in for a check-up?

Losing body fat is a trigger for a bunch of other physiological conditions... Losing body fat goes right along with
- lowering your blood pressure
- improving insulin resistance
- reducing the risk of a serious coronary event
- improved energy, and reducing fatigue
- getting more and better quality sleep

Your diet is the key to fat loss. The carnivore diet is the ultimate way to lose body fat and quickly reduce your overall risk factors.

Just eat right.
Just eat right, isn't as simple as it seems. Most people don't know what it means to eat right so they have no basis to work with.

You don't even need to starve yourself. In many cases, people don't eat enough of the right things so they never feel full. IF you're eating the right stuff, you won't feel hungry.

If you're reading this then you already have access to good info on how the carnivore diet is dramatically helping people improve their health.

If you want more specific info, I can help you one on one through my 6 week Carnivore Mentoring program. http://blog.themeatlife.com/p/services.html




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