The Risks of High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets

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The Risks of High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets

Post by Dreamweaver » 08 Sep 2018, 21:12

Some experts have raised concern about high-protein, low-carb diets.


High cholesterol.Some protein sources -- like fatty cuts of meat, whole dairy products, and other high-fat foods -- can raise cholesterol, increasing your chance of heart disease. However, studies showed that people on the Atkins diet for up to 2 years actually had decreased “bad” cholesterol levels.

Kidney problems. If you have any kidney problems, eating too much protein puts added strain on your kidneys. This could worsen kidney function.

Osteoporosis and kidney stones. When you're on a high-protein diet, you may urinate more calcium than normal. There are conflicting reports, but some experts think this could make osteoporosis and kidney stones more likely.

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Re: The Risks of High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets

Post by lynny » 09 Sep 2018, 07:18

Yup......there's a lot to be said for a sensible and varied diet taken in moderation with a little light excercise every day isn't there.

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Re: The Risks of High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets

Post by lynny » 09 Sep 2018, 17:42

...........and eating tofu!

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