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While true carnivores don’t need a dedicated world carnivore month in order to stay motivated, I do find it’s a helpful tool for promoting the carnivore diet.
And let’s be honest, if vegans can have “Veganuary,” why can’t we run alongside them with our meat-only diet, right?
Anyway, I was first made aware of this in January 2019 but really didn’t make much of it. But I quickly noticed an increase of visitors to my site and social media. And friends and family heard of it and started asking me more questions as well.
So, I decided to provide a quick background and why you should embrace it.
What Is World Carnivore Month All About?
Just like other types of dedicated months and days during the year, it’s a way to promote a cause or idea and bring more attention to the health benefits.
But it’s also about trying to improve the perception that people have. I bet you’ve had your fair share of critics that just deny that there could be any scientific research and reasons for eating only animal products.
I mentioned that since January 2019, I see quite an increase in visitors to my website for the first 4 to 6 weeks of the year. While I doubt that this results in a significant increase in overall meat consumption, I do think that it’s helping people to become more educated.
And based on social media comments, I have found that more people jump on board during this time.
Is January A Good Month To Promote The Carnivore Diet?
In most cases, people are also more open to an elimination diet, whether that’s calorie restriction, plant-based, or anything else that may improve health and weight.
In most cases, though, I’ve seen family and friends aim to reduce their meat intake because there is this “common” perception that meat is bad and makes you fat.
While this may make it the most challenging time of the year to convince people, it’s also a time where they may be most open to thinking differently about the foods they eat.
Taking The Right Approach To The Carnivore Diet
My previous experiences with the paleo and keto diet in 2017 and 2018 had me somewhat prepared for making a significant shift towards animal fats in general and then switching to nothing but red meat.
By giving you a single month to focus on a new relationship with food, you have a very clear target in mind.
Also, the best advice you can follow is to combine a carnivore life with a new fitness regime. This may help your metabolism to reprogram to getting energy from animal protein and fat with practically zero carbohydrates.
Again, this is something you’re probably more open to with New Year’s resolutions.
Well Known People That Have Taken On The Carnivore Challenge
I can’t say for sure if these people started their journey to only eating products derived from animals in a January, but they certainly have fully adapted to the lifestyle. They are also outspoken proponents.
Joe Rogan: Comedian and outspoken podcast host .
Mikhaila Peterson: CEO of The Lion Diet and daughter of Jordan Peterson .
- Shawn Baker, author
How Do You Celebrate World Carnivore Month?
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