high-protein diet

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high-protein· di·et

(hī-prō'tēn dī'ĕt)
A controversial regimen that provides large amounts of protein, either to resolve states of depletion or to allow intake of levels of protein greater than normal for athletic reasons. Reports suggest possible kidney disease as a result of this diet.
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[USA], Nov 6 (ANI): A recent study has debunked the myth that high-protein diets could cause kidney damage in healthy adults.
Perhaps one of the biggest problems with high-protein diets is that the excess protein typically indicates an imbalanced diet, as it comes with a deficiency in another crucial food source.
However, the concerns with high-protein diets are equally valid, and must be thoroughly considered, preferably with the advice and guidance of one's family physician.
Savva, Executive Officer, Australian Abalone Growers' Association, personal communication), and the differences in feed costs (5%) and feed input costs and yields of abalone grown using the standard-protein diet versus the high-protein diet were included.
Mothers are also interested in a high-protein diet for their children as a way of supporting growth and development, and older consumers are consuming more protein to address frailty, loss of muscle strength and aging, O'Brien states.
After the women gave birth, the researchers calculated that those scoring high on the high-protein diet were the least likely to give birth preterm.
The authors of this paper evaluated the effects of overconsumption of low-, normal-, and high-protein diets on weight gain, energy expenditure, and body composition.
Previous research has indicated that there is some evidence that during weight loss, consumption of a high-protein diet may potentiate the impact of resistance exercise, compared with a high-carbohydrate diet, Mr.
SCIENTISTS studying Alzheimer's disease in mice found a high-protein diet led them to develop smaller brains, according to new research.
Over thousands of years we have encouraged them to adapt their diet, to a eat a certain amount of grain-based food - dog biscuits and the like but that has undoubtedly led to the fact that they now produce a much greater amount of faeces than would be the case if they were fed that which their bodies demand - a high-protein diet.
One group was given a high-protein diet, the other a standard one.