Sinking our teeth into the carnivore diet: what’s known, what’s not

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T-bones for breakfast, ground round for lunch, rib eyes for dinner. Does this sound like your dream menu — or your worst nightmare? Is a diet consisting of only animal products a simple, healing way to eat or an overly-restrictive regimen that borders on an eating disorder?

A carnivore diet contains animal products only. It is plant free. In its most extreme form it includes only meat and water.

Read on to learn more about the zero-carb, carnivore way of eating. And find out the results — positive and negative — I experienced when I tried the diet for 30 days.

Disclaimer: Good research evidence is currently lacking about this way of eating. This guide summarizes what is known to date.

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