Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does A High Protein Diet Lead To Amyloidosis

Share
Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


2

2
What kind of precautionary measures should take for a high protein diet?

What kind of precautionary measures should take for a high protein diet?

Kidney problems, gou: If you have kidney problems, you shouldnot have a high protein diet. It is also advisable to eat lots of vegetables to buffer the acidity of the high protein diet. If you have a history of gout that can also be a problem. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

3

3
Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

Yes: Yes, absolutely. Lots of dietary regimens now realize the benefit of the protein diet and low carbohydrates. Gary taubes book why we get fat would be a good place to start..Also, dr. Scott rigdon. The ultimate metabolism diet.. A very informative book... Check with your doctor before you start your weight loss program. ...Read more

4

4
Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

DEPENDS: What you do with the amount and type of carbs you still need to eat, as well as fats/water/fiber intake. Balance/balance/balance/balance! ...Read more

5

5
Should a 90 year old be on a high protein diet?

Should a 90 year old be on a high protein diet?

No!: High protein diet strains the kidneys and 90-year olds have no renal reserve to spare. ...Read more

7

7
How should a high-protein diet affect the pH of urine?

How should a high-protein diet affect the pH of urine?

Ketones: High protein diets will cause ketones to be spilled in the urine. High-protein diets should not be treated nightly and need to be monitored very closely monitor by a physician. Inappropriate followup can cause significant illness and dehydration. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Is eating a high protein diet bad for your kidney health?

Is eating a high protein diet bad for your kidney health?

It can be: A high protein diet can affect kidney health. This occurs because diets rich in protein can damage the glomerular membrane (a "filter" in the kidneys) and lead to kidney disease. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I am on a high protein diet, can I eat small portions of bread?

I am on a high protein diet, can I eat small portions of bread?

Protein and bread: Hi, in general, moderation goes a long way. (i know, the term "moderation" is so overused and hard to define. Still...). A high-protein diet combined with a small portions of bread can be a useful approach to managing weight. You might consider using breads that are lower in glycemic load, such as sprouted wheat (or "flourless") breads (available at trader joe's or ezekiel brand). ...Read more

10

10
I'm on a high protein diet, is it okay to eat small portions of bread?

No and no: generally this is for weight loss. The diet works either by making people so miserable that they don't eat, or loss of some muscle glycogen, or changing the cues for eating. All of these will be messed up by even small amounts of bread. Furthermore, the whole question implies trying to get out of eating less and exercising more and how to bail out on dieting. ...Read more

12

12
I lost 38 kg in a high protein diet but now that I have stoped i can't stop eating....

I lost 38 kg in a high protein diet but now that I have stoped i can't stop eating....

Get a health coach.: This is true on all types of drastic , quick weight loss diets. The best would be to have a well rounded , healthy diet which will allow you to control your weight , maintain it and not cause a "yo-yo" effect on your body. ...Read more

13

13
What to do if I have recently began a high protein diet. I am not overly strict but was wondering if my diet could include bread at any point?

What to do if I have recently began a high protein diet. I am not overly strict but was wondering if my diet could include bread at any point?

Bread: In general, moderation goes a long way. (i know, the term "moderation" is so overused and hard to define. Still...). A high-protein diet combined with a small portions of bread can be a useful approach to managing weight. You might consider using breads that are lower in glycemic load, such as sprouted wheat (or "flourless") breads (available at trader joe's or ezekiel brand). ...Read more

14

14
What exactly is a high protein diet?

>30%: High in proteins such as beans, nuts, meats and dairy. A chicken breast has about 20 grams of protein just to give you an idea. Normally you want around 30 percent of your calories to be from protein so anything higher would be "high protein". ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Is a high protein diet the most healthy?

Is a high protein diet the most healthy?

No: Nutrition today is quite complex. Why? The food industry has made every form of artificial food whether it be protein, fat, or carbs; available to consumers. Try to eat fresh, natural-organic foods, usually a balance of 15-25 % protein, 15-25% fat, and 50-75 complex carb---fruits. And veggies not much breads, rice or starchy foods. Lots of water at least 2 liters a day. ...Read more

16

16
How much protein is in a high protein diet?

How much protein is in a high protein diet?

Size, activity, age: Our protein needs depend on our age, size, and activity level. To estimate your minimum daily protein requirement multiply the body weight in pounds by .37. This is the number of grams of protein that should be the daily minimum. According to this method, a person weighing 150 lbs. Should eat 55 grams of protein per day. If you don't have kidney problems then you can take in more than this amount. ...Read more

17

17
What can people mean by a high protein diet?

Taking chemical,: Liquid or solid high protein diets. Regular foods contain protein, carbohydrate and fat in fixed proportion for proper and full digestion. High protein diet is not advisable for long period. ...Read more

18

18
What protein foods are the best for a high protein diet?

What protein foods are the best for a high protein diet?

Meat & Vegetable: Natural foods are much healthier because it make the digestive system work the way it is supposed to. The liquid proteins and chemical proteins bypass this natural system. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
541 doctors shared insights

Amyloidosis (Definition)

An abnormal protein made by the body. Symptoms vary depending on the part ...Read more