How much Water should you drink while on the CARNIVORE DIET?
Drinking water is important on any diet, including the carnivore diet. The carnivore diet is a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet that consists mainly of animal-based foods such as meat, fish, and eggs. While these foods do contain some water naturally, they are not enough to meet your daily hydration needs.
Here are some reasons why it is important to drink water on the carnivore diet:
- Prevent Dehydration
When following the carnivore diet, it is important to drink enough water to prevent dehydration. Dehydration can occur when your body loses more water than it takes in, and can lead to symptoms such as dry mouth, thirst, headache, dizziness, and fatigue.
- Aid Digestion
Water is important for maintaining proper digestion. It helps to break down food and move it through the digestive system, preventing constipation and other digestive problems.
- Prevent Kidney Stones
Water is essential for flushing out toxins and waste products from the body, including the kidneys. When you don’t drink enough water, it can lead to the formation of kidney stones, which are hard mineral deposits that can cause severe pain and discomfort.
- Maintain Electrolyte Balance
On the carnivore diet, you may not be consuming enough sources of electrolytes such as potassium, magnesium, and calcium, which are important for maintaining proper fluid balance in the body. Drinking water can help to maintain electrolyte balance, preventing symptoms such as muscle cramps and fatigue.
- Promote Weight Loss
Drinking water can help to promote weight loss on the carnivore diet. It can help to increase feelings of fullness, reducing the amount of food you consume, and may also help to boost your metabolism.
- Promote Healthy Skin
Drinking water is important for maintaining healthy skin. It helps to keep the skin hydrated, preventing dryness and other skin problems.
- Maintain Proper Body Temperature
Water is important for maintaining proper body temperature. It helps to regulate body temperature by carrying heat away from the body through sweating.
In conclusion, drinking enough water is important on the carnivore diet. It can help to prevent dehydration, aid digestion, prevent kidney stones, maintain electrolyte balance, promote weight loss, promote healthy skin, and maintain proper body temperature. To ensure that you are getting enough water each day, aim to drink at least half your body weight in ounces of water per day, and adjust your intake based on your individual needs.
And if you have any pre-existing health conditions please consult your medical doctor before making any major changes.
Now that we have finished with our healthy tip of the day let’s get cooking!
YOU WILL NEED YOUR INTANT-POT
COOK TIME: 20 minutes
- 2 Chicken Breasts
- 2 cloves garlic
- half a bag of baby carrots
- 2 cups of Brussel sprouts (cut in half)
- 4 tbsp Butter
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp adobo powder
- 1 tsp Himalayan salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- Fresh rosemary
Placed your chicken at the bottom of your instant pot. Then add all of your ingredients but save your spices for last. This is so all of your vegetables get some of the flavor as it cooks and goes all the way to the bottom for the chicken.
When you have all the ingredients in the pot you’re gonna turn the knob to “Sealing”
Press “Manual” and cook for 20 minutes
Hope you all enjoy this recipe!
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