Respectfully… No thanks on that one. I advise everyone *against* that, actually, as I believe it to be harmful in the long run. This is, essentially, the Atkins diet, which I consider to be a fad that exchanges some quick weight loss (agreed there) with longer-term risks associated with high fat and red meat intake. I don’t want this thread to turn into an argument about this, though, so I’ll leave it there. People can Google for themselves any questions about low-carb/high-fat diets, and they can decide for themselves away from this article. One thing I will say, though, which I’ve always found really interesting, is from a book called the 80/10/10 diet. People can look that up, too — it’s a book by Dr. Doug Graham that talks about the percentage of carbs, fats, and protein ingested by our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. It’s actually 80% carbs. The trick, in my view, is to get those carbs from fruits mostly, and to NOT get them from breads and other cooked sources. Also, I never said that the diet or lifestyle I’m recommending here is NOT long-term. In fact, it IS the BEST long-term weight-loss regimen I’ve ever personally experienced. When I was 100% raw vegan, I could eat ALL I ever wanted and never would gain a pound. I always existed at my normal, best, healthy weight. And, again, there was little to no controversy about the health benefits, as this diet is essentially the same as any other larger vegan primate on the planet. (Some might be concerned about B12, etc., and I get that, but such is easily monitored, and I never had issues there.) Whereas start gorging high fat meats, etc. (I assume you mean that) and … maybe you lose some weight, but you’re treading dangerous waters.

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