Are you currently Keto or Carnivore?
How long have you been keto/carnivore?
Describe what a Typical Day of Eating Looks like for you.
Mostly regeneratively raised red meat.
Describe the health changes you have experienced since going keto/carnivore.
Rebalancing and re-sensitizing of my hormones and increased testosterone.
Better strength and endurance.
More overall energy and vitality.
I finally got “newbie gains” after six years of working out.
I stopped having the feeling of almost blacking out during trail racing.
Your Keto/Carnivore Story
I have struggled with idiopathic hypogonadism in the past, and I also own a commercial dairy farm in Ontario that I’m trying to transition into a regenerative farm. You can check out our farm’s website at www.moraleats.com
We raise grass-fed beef and pastured turkeys, and I have done a lot of research on regenerative farming practices. The animals are metabolically healthier on a grass-fed diet. They have less glycation end products, less oxidative stress, and less proteolysis. Not surprisingly, that translates into healthier meat. The meat is higher in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, vitamin E, antioxidants, and phytochemicals.
Regeneratively raised grass-fed meats have measurable levels of plant nutrients, but also nutrients from fungi and bacteria that originate from healthy soil. Don’t get me wrong, grain-finished meat is still a superfood, but if you’re only eating one thing, getting the healthiest meat is extra important.
As a commercial farmer for years, I realize that regenerative agriculture may be a key to feeding the world. As regenerative farming practices are proven to be better and ultimately more efficient, they will find more widespread adoption.
Before coming to carnivore, I tried a vegan diet for years and continued to get more food sensitivities as time went on. I tried fasting, cold exposure, and improving my sleep. All good, but I’ve never felt better than I do now at 34, eating mostly grass fed red meat.
What is the best (or top 3) pieces of advice you could give someone starting their keto/carnivore health journey?
Some people like myself might have to slowly ease into eating more fat. I always struggled to digest fatty foods, but I adapted over time. Fruit helped me ease into it.
Raw dairy is way easier to digest. I can’t digest pasteurized dairy
All red meat is a superfood, but regeneratively raised grass-fed beef does have some nutritional benefits over grain-finished beef. The animals are healthier, and that translates into higher quality meat.