A protein diet is a type of diet that forbids the consumption of carbohydrates and fats to achieve weight loss by burning fat reserves in your body.
The protein diet reduces the consumption of fats and carbohydrates to increase the protein, for that way to force the body to consume its own fat stores. Then there is the loss of weight due to the disappearance of body fat.
Foods containing sugars and fats should be eliminated from the diet and protein should be eaten only at breakfast, lunch and dinner:
- beef, pork, chicken and turkey
Thus, the energy needed by the body is derived from fat stores. According to some nutritionists the protein diet is more effective, avoiding getting the rebound and lose weight quickly. A protein diet achieved a weight reduction of between 7 and 10 kg in just 4 weeks.
Disadvantages of the diet with protein
A protein diet is a poorly balanced diet that limits consumption of certain foods and therefore cause different side effects, highlighting constipation, hair loss, and halitosis. Weight loss can not be maintained over time and this type of diet should be done under medical supervision.