This article is part of the IBD Index. Last updated on April 15, 2022.
The carnivore diet is like the sexier, more exciting cousin of the ketogenic diet (which I covered in the linked post). Rather than hewing to a certain macronutrient ratio, a carnivore diet simply eliminates any food that comes from a plant, only including foods that come from animals. This makes it far simpler to follow, and also more fun (if you’re the type of person who enjoys all the connotations of being a “carnivore” and feeling superior for eschewing lame plant foods).
Many people with IBD have reported miraculous results from adopting a carnivore diet, but many also claim that a stint of carnivore dieting ruined their health. So what are the considerations surrounding a carnivore diet in the context of IBD?[Read more…] about Carnivore Diet for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease