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Sports, high protein NO/low carb diet?

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April 23, 2019 / By Evan
Question: I have a friend that's in to hard core Roller Derby. She has a few extra pounds she wants to lose and wants to do this diet. ( no or low carbs and high protein) Is it a good idea to go without carbs or low carbs if she's skating hard core at least 3-4 times a week?
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Cori Cori | 1 day ago
It's perfectly fine. However, the diet shouldn't be "high protein" as too much protein will get converted into sugar by the body. You need to eat 2g of protein for every kilogram of body weight per day, broken up into three meals. Instead the diet should be "low carb/moderate protein/high fat". Don't be afraid of fats. Apart from transfats they are essential for the human body and they've been shown to not cause heart disease or obesity. That's what carbs are doing. The idea behind eating fats is that if you restrict your carbs you can't get your calories from them and since protein should be moderated the only other source is fat. You must get your calories. So you friend is fine. If she properly restricts her carbs then the fat cannot make her fat. She should fry her food in fat. Eat loads of butter on her vegetables. Eat cheeses, etc. She'll then have all the energy she needs to Roller Derby and she'll still lose weight.
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Cori Originally Answered: Sports, high protein NO/low carb diet?
It's perfectly fine. However, the diet shouldn't be "high protein" as too much protein will get converted into sugar by the body. You need to eat 2g of protein for every kilogram of body weight per day, broken up into three meals. Instead the diet should be "low carb/moderate protein/high fat". Don't be afraid of fats. Apart from transfats they are essential for the human body and they've been shown to not cause heart disease or obesity. That's what carbs are doing. The idea behind eating fats is that if you restrict your carbs you can't get your calories from them and since protein should be moderated the only other source is fat. You must get your calories. So you friend is fine. If she properly restricts her carbs then the fat cannot make her fat. She should fry her food in fat. Eat loads of butter on her vegetables. Eat cheeses, etc. She'll then have all the energy she needs to Roller Derby and she'll still lose weight.
Cori Originally Answered: Sports, high protein NO/low carb diet?
I absolutely agree with every word James C-S wrote. A high-PROTEIN diet does not ever work for anyone. A low-carb diet must be a high-fat diet, or no one will stick to it. You can't live on mostly lean protein diet, the body rebels.

Artie Artie
I absolutely agree with every word James C-S wrote. A high-PROTEIN diet does not ever work for anyone. A low-carb diet must be a high-fat diet, or no one will stick to it. You can't live on mostly lean protein diet, the body rebels.
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Ursella Ursella
"Your friend," will depress your central nervous system. Eat some damn carbs. Healthy greens, nuts, grains, remember to eat whole foods, less processed, less preservatives. Only lower carbohydrates if you are a very advanced athlete who has been on a diet for many years, other than that eat healthy. That is the best way for you to both lose weight and gain muscle.
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Ursella Originally Answered: What brand of dry cat food is healthiest (low-carb, high-protein, low-fat)?
Innova EVO cat food was formulated to replicate a raw food diet, with no by-products, no artificial preservatives and a high percentage (50 percent) of protein. The high protein level is beneficial, though some cats with kidney problems or other protein intolerances may need a lower percentage. Although a few experts say that dry cat food should be avoided, many others say it is a good supplement to canned food, and it is less expensive. While EVO seems expensive, your cat actually needs less of it due to the high nutrient content. Cheaper foods contain more filler so your cat needs to eat more, mostly negating any cost savings. If you wanted cheaper dry food that is good for your cat,Of the major store brands, Purina ONE dry food contains higher-quality ingredients than most. Chicken leads the list, but other less-desirable ingredients, such as corn gluten meal, poultry by-product meal and wheat flour can also be found. However, if Innova or another premium brand is just too costly, Purina ONE is one of the better choices and is easy to find in supermarkets.

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