The Carnivore Diet

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 19, 2019 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
Shawn Baker’s Carnivore Diet is a revolutionary, paradigm-breaking nutritional strategy that takes contemporary dietary theory and dumps it on its head. It breaks just about all the “rules” and delivers outstanding results. At its heart is a focus on simplicity rather than complexity, subtraction rather than addition, making this an incredibly effective diet that is also easy to follow.

The Carnivore Diet reviews some of the supporting evolutionary, historical, and nutritional science that gives us clues as to why so many people are having great success with this meat-focused way of eating. It highlights dramatic real-world transformations experienced by people of all types. Common disease conditions that are often thought to be lifelong and progressive are often reversed on this diet, and in this book, Baker discusses some of the theory behind that phenomenon as well. It outlines a comprehensive strategy for incorporating the Carnivore Diet as a tool or a lifelong eating style, and Baker offers a thorough discussion of the most common misconceptions about this diet and the problems people have when transitioning to it.
 

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Contents

Introduction
6
My Story
8
Where Did We Go Wrong?
26
Evolutionary Guessing Game
36
Addressing the Questions
49
Meat the Superfood
67
The Myth of Planty Goodness
74
Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Other Heresy
82
Character Studies and Anecdata
134
Veganism The False Hope
164
Loose Ends and Odd Bits
181
Epilogue
188
Carnivore Cheat Sheet
191
References
206
Index
217
Copyright

Lets Do This Getting Started
94

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About the author (2019)

Shawn Baker is a lifelong multisport elite-level athlete and a medical doctor who served as a combat trauma surgeon and chief of orthopedics while deployed to Afghanistan with the United States Air Force. His focus in recent years has been on using nutrition as a tool for health, performance, and overall well-being. Through his Carnivore Training System and private consulting work, he has inspired countless thousands of others to challenge a highly flawed nutritional paradigm and to opt for a carnivorous lifestyle instead.

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