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I have a high lipids level in my body. Should I change my diet to mostly protein and protein shakes?
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: No!!!
Talk to your dr, ask to see a dietitian or find a clinical lipidologist (dr. Board certified in lipid disorders) to help you.
A high protein diet is hard on the kidneys and cannot be maintained for life, which is how long you want your lipids to be good. Consider omnivores dilemma or in defense of food. Also go to lipid.Org to find a lipid specialist near you. Healthy for life is the goal.

In brief: No!!!
Talk to your dr, ask to see a dietitian or find a clinical lipidologist (dr. Board certified in lipid disorders) to help you.
A high protein diet is hard on the kidneys and cannot be maintained for life, which is how long you want your lipids to be good. Consider omnivores dilemma or in defense of food. Also go to lipid.Org to find a lipid specialist near you. Healthy for life is the goal.
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