Joe Rogan Experience #1050 - Dr. Shawn ​Baker
Our Summary of this Episode

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You might be hearing a lot of talk about the carnivore diet in the weight loss cliques as of late and one of the main reasons for that could very well be because of Dr. Shawn Baker. For those that haven't heard of this yet, it's basically what it sounds like, a diet that consists of just meat.

No fruits. No vegetables. No carbs. Just meat.

But before anything else, let's talk about Dr. Shawn Baker for a little bit. For those that do not know him, he's an advocate of "Zero Carb Eating" which is what the carnivore diet is. And outside of that, he's also an orthopedic surgeon and an athlete that holds INSANE indoor-rowing world records. Impressed yet?

In this episode, you’ll hear the story behind how Dr. Shawn Baker got started on his journey of health problems to fixing it with major dietary changes. It involved going on a low carb diet to the ketogenic diet to finally finding his ideal diet of just meat. He then shares some of his thoughts on the studies and misconceptions about the carnivore diet that will shed some light into this relatively new lifestyle.

He also talks about how giving his patients more choices on their treatment caused him to lose his license as well as the many different western healthcare problems, World Carnivore Month in January, and more!

You'll definitely not want to miss this episode if you are keen to learn something new about losing weight and ways to improve your health through the carnivore diet. Now, let's get into the podcast!

Main Takeaways from the podcast:

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    His journey on how he got started with carnivore diet
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    Joint pains and simple carbohydrates
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    Defining what is "healthy"
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    Vitamin and mineral deficiency which we also talk about on this article. 
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    Cholesterol and heart disease
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    Dr. Baker’s typical meal
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    The Nequalsmany Zero Carb Carnivore Experiment
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    Does meat cause diabetes?
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    Ketogenic vs Carnivore diet
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    Life expectancy and different types of diet
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    Consistency and proper training
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    World Carnivore Month in January

About the Author

Ryan is a personal trainer, athlete, health enthusiast, and entrepreneur. He is researching and expanding his knowledge about the ketogenic diet. He spends most of his time writing content about his new learnings of the ketogenic diet.