high-protein diet

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a diet high in plant and animal proteins

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"There is simply no evidence linking a high-protein diet to kidney disease in healthy individuals or those who are at risk of kidney disease due to conditions such as obesity, hypertension or even type 2 diabetes," says Devries-Aboud.
Microbiome research has further suggested that high-protein diets can alter the pH and therefore the natural bacterial flora of the gut, with potential carcinogenic consequences.
It is clear from our investigations and others that the consumption of a high-protein diet, particularly in healthy exercise trained individuals has no harmful effect on renal function (1-3,7,15,16).
During the last scientific sessions of the American Heart Association two weeks ago, researchers presented the results of their study, suggesting that postmenopausal women (age 50 years or older) who follow a high-protein diet could be at greater risk of heart failure, especially if most of their protein comes from meat.
It later became apparent that during stocking, one slab tank from the abalone fed with the high-protein diet treatment received too many animals.
A high-protein diet is often recommended by bodybuilders and nutritionists to build muscle, tone the body and lose fat.
Consumers who are interested in a high-protein diet include dieters and athletes, states Allison Stowell, RD, CDN, a dietitian with Hannaford Brothers Co., Scarborough, Maine.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure, concludes a study that found participants consuming the highest amount of protein -- an average of 100 g protein/day -- had a 40 percent lower risk of having high blood pressure compared to the lowest intake level.
The researchers scored each woman's diet on three categories: a high-protein diet including fish, whole grains, chicken and fruits; a diet with plenty of vegetables, legumes and whole grains; and one with lots of take-out foods, refined grains, sugars and junk food such as potato chips.
Overeating produced significantly less weight gain in the low-protein diet group (3.16 kg; 95% CI, 1.88 - 4.44 kg) compared with the normal-protein diet group (6.05 kg; 95% CI, 4.84 - 7.26 kg) or the high-protein diet group (6.51 kg; 95% CI, 5.23 - 7.79 kg) (p=0.002).
"I think there is a reasonable body of evidence that a high-protein diet may have some benefits [over a high-carbohydrate diet] for some people with the metabolic syndrome because these people tend towards a lot of high-glycemic carbohydrates, which is not good," Dr.
In addition, previous research has indicated that there is some evidence that during weight loss, consumption of a high-protein diet might potentiate the impact of resistance exercise, compared with a high-carbohydrate diet, Mr.
Compared to the recommended 58 grams of protein per day for a 160-pound adult (about the average weight of volunteers in the potassium group), the low-protein diet consisted of 36 grams of protein a day, and the high-protein diet consisted of 109 grams of protein a day.