High Protein Diets: Good or Bad?
High-protein, low-carb diets are appealing to many people, especially to meat lovers who envision filling up on high-protein snacks and foods like bacon, steak, cheese, and nuts.
Popular High-Protein Diets
- Atkins Diet
- Zone Diet
- Sugar Busters
- Protein Power
- South Beach Diet
While high-protein diets can work for some people, it's important to consider the risks and benefits before embarking on any diet.
Low-Carb Diets Vs. High-Protein Diets
The most popular high-protein diets, like the Atkins diet, have encouraged dieters to eat foods that are both low-carb and high-protein. However, more recent ketone diets suggest eating very few carbohydrates while consuming normal amounts of protein.