People on a high-protein diet often feel less bloated, but lack of fiber rich foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans causes constipation.
Protein helps you lose weight by keeping you satiated. Your hunger hormone, gherlin, is reduced as you eat less carbs and fat and more protein.
Overeating is one of the main causes of abdominal fat gain. Protein is not an exception and too much of it can cause weight gain.
Your body may enter ketosis if you completely avoid or only consume carbs in small amounts.
To function properly, you need a balance of carbohydrates in your diet. Insufficient carbohydrate intake leads to a lack of brain fuel, inability to focus.
A high-protein diet typically includes a daily serving (or more) of protein powder.
Your kidneys will work overtime to process nitrogen from protein amino acids, potentially causing kidney stones and damage.
Foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains contain powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that help protect your immune system and fight disease.
Many people on the keto diet have a high fat and protein diet. A high protein diet may reduce carbs and help you lose water weight quickly.