The carnivore diet is a nutrient-rich diet consisting solely of animal products that helps heal your body from within.
Not only is there lots of carnivore diet research about how a low-carb high-fat diet of mostly meat can treat various health issues, but there are also numerous real-life success stories of people who have gotten rid of chronic illnesses by being on the carnivore diet.
In this article, we showcase some carnivore diet testimonials — real stories, reviews, and recommendations from people who have experienced both the pros and cons of the carnivore diet, seen the benefits, and radically improved their health.
There are also lots of carnivore diet before and after skin photos from people who have healed their skin using this way of eating.
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Mikhaila Peterson Cures Autoimmune Disease
Mikhaila Peterson — the daughter of Jordan Peterson, the Canadian bestselling author — was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Lyme disease, and idiopathic hypersomnia. She suffered from many other health issues.
In her blog, she shares her story and how she overcame all her health issues by following the carnivore diet. She was chronically ill and decided to follow the carnivore diet in order to heal herself. She ate only beef, salt, and water — and termed this the lion diet.
Within a short while, she got rid of all her issues, and is now living a healthy, symptom-free life, off meds.
Josephine Gets Rid of Ulcerative Colitis
Josephine aka @theexplanteater was a vegan — she went vegan at the age of 13 and continued with this lifestyle for the next 14 years of her life. She had digestive issues, premature aging, mental health problems, and hormonal imbalances.
She was suffering from ulcerative colitis and decided to add meat products to her diet and see if that helped. She was shocked by the result and decided to go completely carnivore. She is now an active and vocal advocate of the carnivore lifestyle.
James Gets off Mental Health Medication
James Watson is one of many people who got rid of years of health issues and problems by following the carnivore diet. He is 27 years old and has been battling mental health issues since the age of 6. He suffered from ADHD and had been on medication since kindergarten.
By the time he was 17, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder along with schizoaffective disorder. He was hospitalized several times due to his manic episodes and he never thought he would be able to live a normal, off-medication life.
James came across the work of Dr Chris Palmer and Dr Shawn Baker. He started eating a carnivore diet and he says that within weeks, he started to feel the changes in his mind as well as his physical health.
Not only this, but he suffered from metabolic syndrome and since being on the carnivore diet, his labs have normalized as well.
Nanci Heals from Osteopenia
Nanci is 66 years old, a mother of four, and a grandmother of nine. She was a registered nurse and she retired in 2016. Throughout her life, she tried over 20 different diets but she didn’t find any of them effective and could not adopt any as a lifestyle.
She has been on carnivore for the past 2.5 years, and says it has been a blessing for her. She had immense pain in her knees and needed a knee replacement. She also had cerebral palsy which further complicated her condition.
She went out on disability and retired in 2016. She took up the keto diet which helped her with her health issues a lot. Then she came across Dr Shawn Baker on Joe Rogan, and in Jan 2020, joined the carnivore challenge for a month.
She was diagnosed with osteopenia and could barely move, but after being on the carnivore diet for two years, she finally got rid of the disease. What’s more, she got a CAC test (which shows the build-up of plaque around and inside your arteries) and her score was zero!