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To Feel Fuller, Fill Up on Protein

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Great article. Report
Thanks for the info. Always wonder if I'm eating the RIGHT types of protein Report
Great article, gave me some ideas Report
ROCKS8ROX
Good information! Report
This certainly leaves bariatric patients out in the cold - 50% carbs is through the roof. I only get 35-50 gr / day. High protein yes. Report
I'd like to know who funded this "2 Week" study. Carbs dominate our stores, refrigerators, thoughts and our over weight bodies. Good carbs, bad carbs...the bad carbs are sautrated in the supermarket. Manufacturers and these type of studies make us believe we need carbs. Truth is, our bodies need protein and fat much more than carbs. Protein reduces your appetite and keeps it low for hours. No need to get technical, just practical. Half my plate is protein the other half is veggies and salad. Report
FOXGLOVE999
I would have a hard time eating that much protein, or that little fat. Report
I've known that for sometime. that's why my doctors have me on low carb food plan.
When i first started Spark, i chose their meal plans. OMG, too many carbs. I used it for a few weeks, gained lbs. I still listed the foods, but didn't eat the carbs, added more protein. I lost weight and had way more energy.
That lead me to create my own meals. it took longer to set up, but soon i created groups and that way tracking is much easier.
Not everyone processes carbs the same, that also enters into how we lose weight. Report
TALLGRRL_AB
50% carbs is absolute hogwash, and so is the demonization of fat (saturated fats in particular, as consumption of saturated fats is the most effective lifestyle intervention for raising HDL cholesterol, which is CVD protective). I totally agree with the previous comment that carb intakes at that level are a recipe for obesity, as well as Type 2 diabetes.

The author is "toeing the party line". Do a little research into who is funding these multiple associations and researchers she lists at the bottom of the article (I can guarantee the agricultural lobbies have a significant hand in this, as well as the pharmaceutical industry).

YouTube has a great documentary called "My Big Fat Diet", shows the results the people in a very overweight and diabetic community achieved by increasing their fat intake and reducing their carbs. Many were able to reduce if not discontinue their medications in a very short period fo time. Report
This is confirmation ...thanks Report
Exactly! That's what I've been doing since 2006. More protein (which translates into less carbs) is the foundation of all low carb diets.

When I started higher protein, I went overboard on protein for a few days, then I started to eat less and less, I just didn't want more food...how easy is that? Report
50% carbs is a recipe for obesity Report
I forgot to add full fat organic diary (raw when I can get it) to what I eat to stay healthy. And lots of organic veggies of course, but very little fruit. Report
High fat, medium protein and low carb keeps me slim and healthy. By high fat I mean at least 50% from avocado, coconut & olive oils, nuts, organic lard and fat from pastured animals. No sugar, wheat or corn! Report

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