Interestingly, moderate protein restriction
appears more effective than severe restriction in reducing total and free IGF-1 levels.
In growing pigs, dietary energy and protein restriction
retarded growth performance (da Costa et al.
5) Macronutrient ratios: Beyond overall caloric restriction, ultra-low fat diets and/or protein restriction
can impair sex hormone production.
A little over half of respondents (56%) negated the importance of animal protein restriction
If your body can sustain protein restriction
, adults should try it," he says.
Secondly, protein restriction
activates the immune system, which is an important goal of the Therapy, especially during the first 6-8 weeks when the metabolism and detoxification mechanisms are being stimulated.
Recently, a study found that protein restriction
doubles the plasma testosterone levels in pregnant rats.
In rats, maternal protein restriction
in pregnancy leads to higher blood pressure (16), impaired glucose tolerance (17), insulin resistance (18,19), and altered hepatic architecture and function (20) in the adult offspring.
When the protein restriction
is less than 50 grams per day, the diet tends to be low in folic acid, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine and vitamin B6.
That trial, conducted in 1989-1993, examined the effects of dietary protein restriction
and blood pressure control on disease progression in patients with stage 3-4 CKD.
Langley-Evans has published many papers on changes in foetal rats exposed to maternal protein restriction
and other stresses.
The book concludes with recipes and meal plans for several different levels of protein restriction