Metabolic effects of high-protein diets.

  title={Metabolic effects of high-protein diets.},
  author={Peter M Clifton and Jennifer B Keogh},
  journal={Current atherosclerosis reports},
  volume={9 6},
Protein is more satiating than carbohydrate or fat, and high-protein diets (25%-35% of energy) are commonly used for weight loss. High-protein diets usually replace carbohydrate with protein and may be low or high in saturated fat. Invariably, serum triglyceride is lower with the lower intake of carbohydrate, but the effects on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol are strongly dependent on the amount of carbohydrate restriction and the intake of saturated… CONTINUE READING
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