Can I use MCT oil on carnivore diet?
The Carnivore diet provides the fat missing in the SAD, no need for MCT for brain health. Rendered liquid fat/oil (like MCT oil) can overwhelm the colon, causing leaky gut syndrome, as the gut must secrete fluid to transport and excrete the fat. This will trigger diarrhea, a known side effect of MCT.
Does bulletproof coffee increase ketosis?
Drinking a high fat beverage like butter coffee may help people on a keto diet reach and maintain ketosis. In fact, research shows that taking MCT oil may help induce nutritional ketosis and reduce symptoms related to transitioning to the ketogenic diet, also known as the “keto flu” ( 14 ).
What can I drink while on carnivore diet?
When it comes to beverages, generally a carnivore diet encourages plenty of water and bone broth but discourages any fruit juice, veggie juice, tea, or coffee. Alcohol is also discouraged on this diet.