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Can too much of protein intake cause weight gain?

can too much protein cause weight gain? I have noticed or at least I think I have that protein and calcium seem to add weight on me. It seems I do better with lower protein, no calcium supplement!! also cla seems to bulk me up??? I am 5foot 4 inch tall (female) and the past few months it has been extremely hard to lose weight....UGH! IT REALLY SEEMS LIKE I DO BETTER WHEN I EAT A NORMAL AMOUNT OF CARBS??/
Asked On : Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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Dear friend ..
Welcome to Health care magic ..

There is nothing to be worried about your protien diet .. Protein will cause you gain weight but it is not the cause for your weight gain .
I would suggest you some information to lose weight .
Avoid carbohydrates as it contains much calories that get stored in liver and causes weight gain .
Avoid fatty foods / oil food stuffs as fats are not digested properly and it will make cholestrol to go up and will lead to fat deposition in body .
Eat good food in morning and minimal at night .
Exercise regularly to burn extra calories that are stored in our body .
Drink plenty of fluids than solids .

This will help you to reduce weight without any side effects to body .
Calcium is good for bone strength .

Hope this information is useful to you .
Thanks & Take care .
Answered: Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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