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Doctor insights on: High Protein Low Carb Pretzels

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If I eat high protein low carb meals for months, can there be any permanent damage?

If I eat high protein low carb meals for months, can there be any permanent damage?

Depends : It depends where the protein is coming from. If from meats, then yes - heart disease, high cholesterol, kidney disease, liver disease, high blood pressure, etc. If from beans, legumes, veggies, soy, then far far less likely. And absolutely no increased cholesterol since that's only in animal products - meat, dairy, fish, eggs, animal fats/oils. ...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


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How to eat on a high protein & low carb diet?

How to eat on a high protein & low carb diet?

Vegetables: Eat 4 oz meat with each meal and 4-8 oz of organic vegetables. Also 1 tablespoon of coconut or olive oil with each meal. ...Read more

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Can high protein low carb diets have an ill effect on neurofibromatosis ?

Can high protein low carb diets have an ill effect on neurofibromatosis ?

Probably okay: I don't know of any contraindications to high protein, low carb diet in nf type 1 or 2. However, still trust the advice of your neurologist, and of course be sure you don't have any other health conditions that could contraindicate this diet (liver disease, e.g.). Enjoy your healthy lifestyle, and good luck! ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many grams of protein and carbs on a high protein low carb diet?

Can you let me know how many grams of protein and carbs on a high protein low carb diet?

Depends: It depends upon how many calories you're supposed to be consuming, which depends upon height/weight/activity/etc. See a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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If I have to find, in the stores, high protein / low carb snacks, are there other things besides the usual turkey jerky or buffalo jerky?

If I have to find, in the stores, high protein / low carb snacks, are there other things besides the usual turkey jerky or buffalo jerky?

Others include...: Low-carb snacks include celery with peanut butter, hard boiled eggs, nuts, cheese, lettuce wraps with lunch meat, etc... More ideas are at: http://lowcarbdiets.About.Com/od/whattoeat/a/snacks.Htm. ...Read more

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I am wondering what healthy food can I eat while drinking beer on a high protein low carb diet?

I am wondering what healthy food can I eat while drinking beer on a high protein low carb diet?

Avoid simple sugars: Avoid soft drinks, table sugar, bread, pasta, starches, ice cream, anything with high fructose corn syrup. Eat vegetables, salads, beans, whole fruits with low sugar contents, chicken, fish and lean meat. Keep in mind that a can of beer has about 13 grams of sugar and drinking a few can take the low out of your low carb diet. ...Read more

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I lift weights 5/week cardio 3/week. high fat high protein low carb diet, will soy supplement significantly affect my muscle growth (testosterone)?

I lift weights 5/week cardio 3/week. high fat high protein low carb diet,  will soy supplement significantly affect my muscle growth (testosterone)?

Soy supplementation: Soy has high phytoestrogens which mimic estrogen qualities. However there is contradictory evidence whether eating lots of soy will decrease testosterone levels. If you are trying to build mass then maybe use another protein source. ...Read more

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Questions about high protein low carbohydrate diet--is there a basic one online?

Questions about high protein low carbohydrate diet--is there a basic one online?

Don't do it: Please see: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/370822-high-protein-dangers/ you're much better off with a balanced diet but moderate portions. ...Read more

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Consider a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, such as the Atkins diet. What effects does this diet have on the liver?

Consider a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, such as the Atkins diet. What effects does this diet have on the liver?

Work.: The liver is a truly amazing organ.That we can abuse it with all the bad things we do and it keeps chugging along is remarkable.A healthy liver can handle the high fat&protein atkins diet is proof.But what happens after you quit the diet? Most of my patients have gained all plus some after the diet.Best "diet" for weight loss is weight watchers, followed by continued calorie restriction& exercise! ...Read more

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What has protein. Low carb and low or no sugar. Need protein diet?

What has protein. Low carb and low or no sugar. Need protein diet?

I think you are: Asking about a low carb diet. Please check w/professional to make sure this is a good food plan for you. Meat and diary are high protein food sources. Complex carbs such as whole grains and vegetables break down more slowly in the body and are better for you than simple carbs from refined grains in bread, muffins, cookies, etc. Please look up glycemic index and eat low on that. Peace. ...Read more

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I have been doing a paleo lifestyle for the past 2 months with good success. What are the risks of a diet like this? (low carb, high protein, organic)

I have been doing a paleo lifestyle for the past 2 months with good success. What are the risks of a diet like this? (low carb, high protein, organic)

HIgh protein Diet: None as long as there is some balance. You do need fats and some carbs and lots of good fluids. This is a very sound and scientifically sound way to eat. ...Read more

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1.5 hrs after low carb/high protein dinner my gluc level was 57 (checked 3 times). Few minutes later consistently 81. I felt fine. Error in machine?

Test: Error possible but most lab testing devices are going to have a range of values even with a standardized sample. If you felt fine since all the values were fine, be happy. If you have a standard to test against you could try that to check the machine. ...Read more

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Advice? Would low carb high fat/protein diet clog my arteries?

Advice? Would low carb high fat/protein diet clog my arteries?

Controversial: Conventional wisdom is "yes" but short term studies of patients on the adkin's diet (low carb, high fat) surprisingly had lower cholesterols. And it's unknown if the long term incidence of disease and death is affected. ...Read more

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What to do if I am on the low carb high protein diet..Can i eat veggie patties from moring star?

What to do if I am on the low carb high protein diet..Can i eat veggie patties from moring star?

At odds: Your low carb diet is, by definition, a high fat diet. Morning star is vegetarian, by definition low fat. You must make a choice: low fat or low carb. You can't do both at the same time. (i favor vegetarian, but you didn't ask!). ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more