Frequently Asked Questions

When will I start seeing results?


Within the first few days of beginning a low carb diet, the body drops a substantial amount of water weight and begins burning fat. So there is a large initial weight loss, followed by slower, more consistent fat loss. Weight loss is not linear however, there are rapid weight loss drops followed by plateaus many times. The results will vary by individual.




If I go off this diet, will I gain the weight back?


If you return to your old eating habits, of course you'll return to your former body. Those eating habits are what got you there in the first place! There is NO healthy way to eat whatever you want and keep the weight off. The knowledge in this program is a tool that allows you to be in control of your health. If you catch yourself gaining weight, having too many cheat days, being inconsistent...simply pick yourself back up and try again. Create a plan and follow through with it.




Can I build muscle and lose fat at the same time?


Absolutely. Not only are there studies where people have been able to build muscle while losing fat, it's actually a commonly reported result of following a low carb, high protein diet. Combined with resistance training, increases in lean mass and decreases in fat mass are often noted. If you're following a conventional diet with less protein, more carbs--then yes, conventional broscience applies. You will probably lose muscle and fat on a deficit and gain muscle and fat on a surplus.




Do I need to eat carbs for energy or to be healthy?


No. The body does use glucose for certain essential functions, but if you eat enough protein your body is perfectly capable of producing its own glucose through a process known as gluconeogenesis. Therefore, there is no need to consume carbohydrates. Using ketones (fat) for fuel is a cleaner fuel source for the brain and body compared to glucose. Many people report enhanced mental clarity and focus on low carb diets because of this.




Is this a healthy diet? Aren't meat and saturated fat bad for you?


Eating a variety of wild caught fish, pasture raised eggs, properly raised meat, and grassfed dairy is absolutely healthy. Supplementing magnesium is also a good idea on this diet. Pay close attention to your omega-3s, micronutrients, Vitamins A&D, and electrolytes.




Does this program require a gym membership?


No. While my preferred method of exercise is weight training and I cover a weight training program in the Carnivore Shredding Program--it is not necessary to lift weights. Any form of exercise will yield results, whether it's yoga, swimming, playing a sport, etc.




Can I have a cheat day?


If you want to lose fat, it's better not to. If you are at your goal weight, a weekly cheat day is fine. It's better to stay away from cheat days though as these often begin to derail your progress and can bring back bad eating habits.




Is this a ketogenic diet?


We are not following traditional ketogenic macros used for therapeutic ketosis in the treatment of medical conditions. However, by simply restricting carbs, the body will be in a state of ketosis. The emphasis on high protein will also promote leanness. When you are at your goal weight however, there is nothing wrong with bringing back some healthy carbs if you’re into that. I personally never touch carbs, but they’re not intrinsically bad. Refined carbs, sugars, vegetable oils, and junk food are the enemy.




Does this come with free consultations?


No.




What happens once I have made a purchase?


You will be able to automatically download your e-book as a PDF file or you will be sent an email with a download link.




Refund policy


If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you may request a refund within 7 days of purchase.




How long will it take to adapt to this diet?


Two to three weeks. When the body stops running predominantly on glucose (carbs) and begins burning fat for fuel, there is new metabolic machinery that must be developed in the mitochondria, liver, and other parts of the body. It takes a few weeks to become an efficient fat burner--meaning that for the first week or two of a low carb diet, you may feel weak and sluggish but then the body begins ramping up its fat burning.





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