Sep 7, 2018
Have you ever tried going
carnivore, or wondered what it would be like? Satisfy your
curiosity as my friend, biohacker Vanessa Spina, talks about her
zero-carb carnivore diet experiment and what the experience has
been like for her. She also talks about fasting and time-restricted
eating and the benefits that we can get from doing them.
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Topics Discussed in this Episode:
inspires Vanessa to do experiments and challenge the
Vanessa’s zero-carb carnivore experiment looked like
- Getting into a place of intuitiveness and
learning what it means to be satisfied
- Getting your micronutrients from meat versus
getting them from plant foods
the zero-carb carnivore diet as an elimination diet and getting rid
benefits of time-restricted eating and fasting between
the carnivore diet is basically just eating anything from the
animal kingdom including dairy and eggs.
you eat just meat, you get full and satiated really quickly but
without the stomach stretch.
- There’s a theory by Dr. Ted Naiman that
cravings in the evening time can come from inadequate protein
during the day.
can get most if not all of your micronutrients from meat, but
there’s no real valid reason for anyone to exclude plant foods in
don’t want to eat too much meat, but eating too little protein is
not going to be helpful for your body either. Out of all the
macronutrients that you need, protein is the most important in
terms of essential amino acids.
only food that no one seems to be allergic to or have an
intolerance to is meat.
you feel like having a snack at any point during the day, it means
that you probably didn’t eat enough food at one of your
- Fasting shouldn’t be something that’s forced
but something that naturally occurs. And it’s easy to do when
intuitively. This means eat when you’re hungry, eat until you’re
full, and then stop.
- Consider using the zero-carb carnivore diet as
an elimination diet.
- Practice time-restricted eating and fasting
between meals. When you’re eating, make your meals count by making
them full of nutrients so that you’re getting what your body needs
and you can go for longer periods of time in-between meals without
Be on the lookout for next
week’s episode where I share my own experience of going carnivore.
I’m going to be talking about what I felt, what I ate, what I
suggest doing, any tips and tricks that I have, who it would be
good for, who it wouldn’t be good for, et cetera. So make sure you
don’t miss that episode when it drops!
You can also check out my
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“The best thing that has
come out of this zero-carb carnivore trend has been getting people
to question more their protein levels and maybe eat more protein
and play around with it. And I think that that’s the same thing for
“The grazing and what I call
nursing, like drinking beverages, and snacking throughout the day,
it really comes because there is a lack of those essential fatty
acids and amino acids being met at meal times. And so the body is
just constantly craving [food] all throughout the
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Resources mentioned in the show:
More from Vanessa Spina:
Vanessa’s Website (Ketogenic
Vanessa’s Facebook (The Ketogenic Girl)
Vanessa’s Podcast (Fast Keto with
More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
The Fat Burning Female
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