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Protein rich diets help lose weight.

The popular low-carbohydrate diets appear to work because they force people to eat more protein, which consequently suppresses the appetite and not because of the lower carbohydrate intake. Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle found that it's not necessary for people to cut back carbohydrates to lose weight. Protein appears to encourage people to eat fewer calories overall, so if people simply increase their intake of protein, it should help them lose weight. One can eat a little more lean meat and low-fat dairy products. It was noted that low-calorie diets rarely work. This has encouraged researchers to consider that changing the ingredients of the diet, but not its calories, makes a difference in people's waistlines. Previous research shows that low-carbohydrate diets, typically high in fat and protein - are effective, but so are low-fat diets. Researchers speculated that low-carb diets might work because they encourage people to eat more protein, which decreases people's appetites and causes them to consume fewer calories. To investigate, the researchers followed 19 people placed on different diets. As part of the first diet, which was designed to maintain body weight and lasted 2 weeks, people received 15 percent of calories from protein, 35 percent from fat, and 50 percent from carbohydrates. In the next diet, people followed a calorie-controlled diet for 2 weeks, in which they got 30 percent of calories from protein, 20 percent from fat and 50 percent from carbohydrates. People then spent another 12 weeks consuming the same percentage of calories from each type of food, but were told they could eat as many calories as they wanted. People reported feeling less hungry on the calorie-controlled, high-protein diet. When they continued the diet but could consume as many calories as they wanted, they took in nearly 450 fewer calories per day and lost almost 5 kilograms (11 pounds). Protein helps people lose weight because, calorie for calorie, protein ma
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Salads: Make salads with tomato, car rot, beetroot, cabbage, capsicum, lettuce, or cucumber all low in calories-your diet staple, to liven them up, you can use curd or lemon as a salad dressing. Sandwiches too, are a goods way to have these raw vegetables. The bread helps fill you up, but don't use butter-spread a coriander-and-mint chutney instead would do good. Grapes: Instead of munching your way through a packet of biscuits after a hard day, try grapes instead. They're high in sugar, but as long as you don't overdo it, they offer the same soothing hand-to-mouth action with none of the fat. They're especially good chilled besides, a hundred grams of grapes contain only 70 calories. Oranges: The more slowly you eat; the easier it is to recognize your body's satiety signals. And what snack takes longer than peeling and sectioning an orange? Oranges have only 48 calories. (200 ml of orange juice, with all the fiber gone, has about 115). Potatoes: Surprised? The problem is
Answered: Sat, 27 Dec 2008
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During the first seven days you must abstain from all alcohol You must drink 10 glasses of water each day Day One All fruits except bananas. Your first day will consist of all the fruits you want. It is strongly suggested that you consume lots of melons the first day. Especially watermelon and a loupe. If you limit your fruit consumption to melons, your chances of losing three lbs. on first day are very good. Day Two All vegetables. You are encouraged to eat until you are stuffed with all the raw or cooked vegetables of your choice. There is no limit on the amount or type. For your complex carbohydrate, you will start day two with a large baked potato for breakfast. You may top the potato with one pat of butter. Day Three A mixture of fruits and vegetables of your choice. Any amount, any quantity. No bananas yet. No potatoes today. Day Four Bananas and milk. Today you will eat as many as eight bananas and drink three glasses of milk. This will be combined with the special soup which may be eaten
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im 18 year old girl my haemoglobin is 9.1 and i want to improve it without increasing fats plz suggest me

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