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Eating only meat with the carnivore diet


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The carnivore diet is a diet that consists entirely of meat. The diet has been gaining popularity in recent years, as people search for more sustainable ways to eat. The theory behind the carnivore diet is that humans are omnivores who have evolved to eat both plants and animals, but on the whole, eating more meat than plants is healthier for us.

The idea behind the carnivore diet is that if you eat only meat, then your body will be able to get all of its nutrients from that meat and not need any other foods.

Some people who follow this diet feel better than they did before they started it. However, there are also people who say that they feel worse on the diet than they did before starting it.


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  • diet (noun)
  • carnivore (noun)
  • weightloss (noun)
  • healthy (adjective)
  • unhealthy (adjective)
  • beneifical (adjective)

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Is the carnivore diet healthy?

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  • What are the good things about the carnivore diet?
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  • Would you ever do the carnivore diet?
  • How long do you think you could last on a carnivore diet?
  • What would you find most difficult about eating a carnivore diet?

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