Hyperprotein Diet: What it consists of and its Benefits

The hyperprotein diet, as the name implies, is based on a diet rich in protein and in turn that is low in carbohydrates and fats.

The main ingredients of this diet are red and white meats and vegetables , it should also be accompanied by 2 liters of drink a day which can be water, tea or infusions; likewise, foods such as sugar, drinks with sugar, yogurt, desserts, bread, cookies, fruits, pasta, rice, potatoes, flour, yucca, grains such as beans, chickpeas, peas or corn cannot be consumed.

Always remember that before any diet you should always have the guidance of a doctor.

How does the hyperprotein diet work?

By increasing the consumption of proteins , a satiating effect is generated in the body, which causes us to reduce the consumption of carbohydrates and fats, by consuming less carbohydrates, the body converts the consumed protein into amino acids that replace the lack of energy and repair muscle tissues, especially after sports.

Benefits of the Hyperprotein Diet

  1. Easy diet to do.
  2. It helps to lose weight quickly.
  3. Eliminate body fat.
  4. It helps increase muscle mass.

Disadvantages of the Hyperprotein Diet

  1. It can alter the metabolism.
  2. It is not recommended to do it for a long time since it can affect liver and kidney functions. It is advisable to perform this diet for a maximum of 15 days and may repeat 15 days later.
  3. It can affect bone health.
  4. Breath similar to ammonia.
  5. It can cause reflux or burning in the stomach walls.

Foods That Must Be in the Protein Diet

  1. White meat such as chickenand turkey
    2. Pork
    3. Fish, especially tuna
    4. Eggs
    5. Milk and cheese
    6. Nuts
    7. Soybeans
    8. Tofu
    9. Olive oil
    10. Chia seeds , sunflower, linseed, pumpkin, sesame.
    11. Vegetables such as chard, spinach, lettuce, carrot, cabbage, tomato, cucumber, radish, arugula.
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