Today very popular protein diet. Their supporters argue that for a few weeks can get rid of three or more pounds. On the rosy forecasts, for such period, you can lose 8-10 pounds. What underlies this method of weight loss, as long and often it can be used? Let's find out.
The name of this diet speaks for itself. Protein diet implies that protein foods can be consumed in unlimited quantities. The main thing is that the food was moderate fat. Protein is found in eggs, cheese, cheese, milk, milk and dairy products, lean meat, fish. During the protein diet, you can also eat small amounts of vegetables and fruits that contain a minimal amount of carbohydrates.
Prohibited from use in food: sweet berries, bread, butter, pasta, pastries and sweets. This is because it is specially selected products may have on the digestive system such loading, which will radically change the metabolism.
Major taboo of all protein diets are carbohydrates and fats. This is due to peculiarities in the human organism that gets energy to ensure normal functioning by the breakdown of fats and carbohydrates. These substances, the body takes from the food or from the available backup sources. Weight decreases due to the consumption of these "strategic" stocks.
As you know, the first weight loss is due to water losses, after - decreases the amount of protein. Only then starts to decrease the amount of body fat. Reducing the amount of water in the body will quickly return to their former shape. The loss of muscle mass easily compensated by the intake of protein foods. That is, the body is forced to draw the missing energy available in the "store" fat. This is exactly what we need!
During the protein diet is recommended to drink up to 2 liters of plain or mineral water a day. If it is difficult to transfer the diet, you should drink warm water. Not worth it for a long time to use this diet. This can lead to quite unpleasant for a human consequences, including exacerbation of chronic diseases. The duration of the diet should not be more than 2 weeks.