The recent demonisation of carbohydrates has spawned two main camps in the low-carb diet sector…

The first is high-fat, the second is high-protein.

Banting – a high-fat diet – has received a lot of attention recently, but high-protein diets have remained in the shadows.

Is a high-protein diet for you? Here are six things to consider.

1. What foods do you enjoy?

High-protein diets often have you eating a lot of meat, chicken, eggs, dairy, nuts and beans.

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They often restrict carbohydrate-rich foods like grains, rice, pasta, baked goods, potatoes and some vegetables. If you like the idea of that, then read on…

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2. There’s a lot of variety in protein

Most people who think of high-protein diets imagine bland chicken breasts at every meal. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

You can have beef, chicken, pork, fish, eggs, nuts, seeds, beans and protein shakes to get your protein in. That’s a HUGE variety of foods, and if you’re creative it should take a very long time to get bored.

Click page 2 below to read more about how a high protein diet could be the answer to your weight loss woes…


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