High protein diet
A high protein diet is suitable not only for athletes who want to burn fat and work on building muscles. It is also a good way to shape your silhouette throughout losing extra pounds allowing a healthy and effective weight loss.
Although protein is a building material a high protein diet does not cause weight gain because it is poor in energy substances which are carbohydrates and fats. The excess of protein is used as an energy source while burning fat.
A high protein diet is recommended in the following situations or symptoms:
- dropping extra pounds;
- heart failure;
- destruction of an organism;
- overactive thyroid;
- diseases associated with prolonged fever.