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The best way to lose weight? A diet filled with protein: Eating fish, eggs and meat every day
Daily Mail ^ | 07/03/2014 | Lucy Crossley

Posted on 07/04/2014 10:05:04 PM PDT by Rusty0604

Those with a diet low in protein likely to gorge on carbohydrates and fat Proportion of protein in Western diets has dropped - which could account for obesity levels Poeple must eat enough protein to satisfy appetites, scientists say

Protein is essential for the healthy growth and repair of body tissues

Over the past 60 years the proportion of protein in Western diets has dropped, and researchers suggest this could account for soaring levels of obesity.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Food; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: diet; loseweight; obesity; protein; weightloss
Full title: The best way to lose weight? A diet filled with protein: Eating fish, eggs and meat every day is easiest way to stay slim

've been saying this for years to the point my kids make fun of me.

1 posted on 07/04/2014 10:05:04 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

I’ve seen thousands of diet claims over the years. I wonder which one is right?

Taking in less calories than you burn will cause weight loss every time.


2 posted on 07/04/2014 10:09:36 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Rusty0604

Cut the carbs and it works like a charm. When I want to gain weight I add potatoes to my meals.


3 posted on 07/04/2014 10:09:56 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: Moonman62

All fad diets are probably bad for you eventually


4 posted on 07/04/2014 10:09:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Rusty0604

true dat.


5 posted on 07/04/2014 10:13:14 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: B4Ranch

I’ve dramatically reduced the carbs and sugar. Meat, fish, fruits and vegetables, and no meals after 6pm. I’ve lost 25 pounds since February.


6 posted on 07/04/2014 10:14:07 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
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To: Rusty0604

I sure believe this.

Many men will take another piece of meat, or another taco for dessert, over a piece of cake, or pie.

Feed a man a big meal and then bring out a beautiful, lucious chocolate cake, but before he cuts it, ask him if he would prefer a small, bacon wrapped filet mignon that for some reason, you are already cooking in butter.


7 posted on 07/04/2014 10:16:13 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Moonman62

This type of diet is one that bodybuilders use to cut their fat. You need enough protein to ensure your body does not consume its own muscle when consuming its body fat.

It’s still comes down to cutting your calories.


8 posted on 07/04/2014 10:20:26 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Rusty0604

Isn’t that the basis for the Atkins diet?
I tried it & lost 15lbs but cravings for pasta & mashed potatoes took control so I stopped.


9 posted on 07/04/2014 10:27:34 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: B4Ranch

Also helps prevent diabetes.


10 posted on 07/04/2014 10:40:44 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: ansel12

Yes, that’s true for a real man (or woman).


11 posted on 07/04/2014 10:42:03 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

I’m still drooling over the kind of woman that after a big meal would be secretly cooking you a bacon wrapped filet mignon in butter, just to mess with your head, that is my kind of woman.


12 posted on 07/04/2014 10:45:07 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Rusty0604

Has this been cleared with Michelle Obama? She pretty much knows it all.


13 posted on 07/04/2014 10:45:32 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Rusty0604

By the way, females do prefer sweets and chocolate over more meat after they have eaten, isn’t that natural for them?

When I cook for men I have sometimes just put a 8 pound mass of meat on a platter and we eat it with knives, but for females, I try to make a balanced meal and finish it with something decadent and sweet, that impresses them like a well made burrito does us.


14 posted on 07/04/2014 10:49:44 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: ansel12

I’m female and I prefer meat to sweets. Probably just up to the individual.


15 posted on 07/04/2014 10:56:09 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: RginTN

I lost half my body weight on something like an Atkin’s Diet. ALL diets work if the calories in are less than the calories out. They all fail eventually if the cost of doing this feeling like you are starving all the time. Atkin’s Diet tends to give a person objective measures on whether what they are doing is working. If you eat crap food, processed carbs, sugars, etc...then the calories you are eating are really easily absorbed and the fat burning pathway does not happen. It takes a bit to restart it and it won’t happen while your calories are easy. Fasting will get it started but not easily. For guys it may take as much as three days. That’s why it is good to check with a doctor. Gals can have the effect start in one. But you can check with easily available strips to find out when your fast is working. After that, it only takes about a one day fast every 10 to 14 days. But the keys is not to eat the crap food at all, if you do...you will overeat.

One thing that was kind of funny when I lost the weight, EVERYONE loved the way I looked, but most everyone was trying to get me to eat crappy food, knowing my diet was working great.

DK


16 posted on 07/04/2014 11:02:02 PM PDT by Dark Knight
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

I have lost 13 pounds since April. Eliminated grains and refined sugar. That’s it. I don’t count calories and don’t ever feel hungry. Eat lots of fruit, vegetables protein and avocado for fat. Avocado for breakfast in a two egg omelette and not hungry until dinner. But i also snack on cashews sunflower seeds and pistacheos. I eat when not hungry. So lots of fat and protein.

I suspect that grains spike blood sugar then crash so it makes you hungry all the time. I do miss beer.


17 posted on 07/04/2014 11:02:55 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: GeronL

Even the Elvis Presley jelly donut diet???


18 posted on 07/04/2014 11:07:17 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

With peanut butter (protein) and bananas!


19 posted on 07/04/2014 11:09:29 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: RginTN

You need to still eat carbs as well as the protein and vegetables. Just keep the carbs to a level you are comfortable with.


20 posted on 07/04/2014 11:10:06 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: GeronL

Ultimate you need to set a calorie limit that is below the number of calories you use on a daily basis.


21 posted on 07/04/2014 11:12:36 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: RginTN
I tried it & lost 15lbs but cravings for pasta & mashed potatoes took control so I stopped.

My story as well.

22 posted on 07/04/2014 11:12:54 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I’m still searching for that level.


23 posted on 07/04/2014 11:13:08 PM PDT by Misterioso
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Darn.

:p


24 posted on 07/04/2014 11:15:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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Read the book “Wheat Belly”.


25 posted on 07/04/2014 11:34:30 PM PDT by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: RginTN

The Atkins diet puts your body in a state of ketosis, so it burns your body fat. This diet doesn’t forbid carbohydrates, but allows you to tak enough protein to maintain muscle mass and only cuts out the proportion of carbohydrates needed to lose weight.


26 posted on 07/05/2014 12:13:10 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Rusty0604

If only it wouldn’t kill your kidney and joints...


27 posted on 07/05/2014 12:30:36 AM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: Moonman62
Taking in less calories than you burn will cause weight loss every time.

So will a high fat low card diet. Calories be damned.

28 posted on 07/05/2014 12:49:31 AM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: Dark Knight

One thing that was kind of funny when I lost the weight, EVERYONE loved the way I looked, but most everyone was trying to get me to eat crappy food, knowing my diet was working great.


I’m surrounded by health nuts whose nagging increased the cravings!


29 posted on 07/05/2014 1:12:10 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: Rusty0604
Proportion of protein in Western diets has dropped - which could account for obesity levels Poeple must eat enough protein to satisfy appetites, scientists say.

This is, of course, why India traditionally had large amounts of obese vegetarian Hindus wandering around.

Like that porker Gandhi.

30 posted on 07/05/2014 1:58:33 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: Moonman62
I’ve seen thousands of diet claims over the years. I wonder which one is right? Taking in less calories than you burn will cause weight loss every time.

Still need a good balance. Protein is a big part of our natural diet - movements and "medical" studies have tried to make us cut back on meats, etc., and that has increased the consumption of carbs. Too many carbs is a big factor in much of the increased instances of diabetes, not to mention obesity.

I once heard a football coach talking about the athletes getting back to training camp and needing to shed a few pounds. He made the statement, "If you want to lose weight, you need to experience hunger". I find it to be one of the enduring truths. Even the ancient Romans said that one should get up from every meal while still feeling a bit of hunger - and old timers are even more believable than what you read on the internet.....

31 posted on 07/05/2014 3:31:22 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Rusty0604

Looks like the media is starting to figure out what MILLIONS OF AMERICANS already have - and that food “recommendations” from government is TOTALLY POLITICIZED.

Now that the mechanisms of how carbs are processed are being understood, and the monster-grain that wheat now is, people can make INTELLIGENT DECISIONS for themselves, such as the following:

1) Stay off wheat - it is now poison due to hybridization, it is not your grandmother’s wheat, not even close.

2) Stay light on other carbs - some, yes, but they turn straight into body fat if you eat a lot.

3) Meat, vegetables, nuts, and other stuff - have at it!!


32 posted on 07/05/2014 4:12:45 AM PDT by BobL
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To: GeronL

This isn’t actually a fad diet, this is what people have eaten since the beginning. If you look up a book called the Maker’s diet, it’s very similar, it’s a christian book.


33 posted on 07/05/2014 4:42:11 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Moonman62

Recent studies have shown that all calories aren’t the same, so taking in less and burning more doesn’t necessarily work. I struggled for a few years, and then tried the fad low carb diet. It worked, and it worked quick. My cholesterol went down and the arthritis in my feet disappeared. My skin isn’t so dry anymore either.


34 posted on 07/05/2014 4:52:28 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Rusty0604

I think the new and improved Weight Watchers is really good.


35 posted on 07/05/2014 5:00:12 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Rusty0604
People are different, so some don't respond to lower calories or more exercise to lose weight. I am one who doesn't but on Keto I do lose weight without feeling hungry all day.

The key to keeping the weight off after the diet is to limit carb intake to one or two servings a day.....

36 posted on 07/05/2014 5:11:02 AM PDT by virgil283 (GOD loves you...'He's not mad....He's not even in a bad mood'...)
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To: B4Ranch

Sugars and Carbs, does not matter if the sugar is natural as in fruit it is still a double issue. High sugar fruits drive up your TRIS, and they pack on pounds.

I’m not much of a sweet eater, but high sugar fruit was a big part of my diet. My TRIS were 300+. When I went on my son’s type 2 diabetic diet, eliminated the high sugar fruits, they dropped 200 pts in just a few months. My TRIS were higher than my LDL—130. HDL is 75-85. Weight started down faster than I thought it would, I now hold a normal weight, which I’ve never been able to do since I started having kids. I am Hypothyroid, so weight has been a big issue for 30 yrs. I was never in the high over weight area, just the usual 20 lb to much.

Portion control is a big part of a type 2 diabetics diet. It lets you eat the things you like, just maybe not the amount you would. It is heavy on the Protein side. Low on the Carb/Sugar side. But it has to be a life style change you are willing to live with. With those other foods being a ‘treat’ item for special occasions.

Hubby on the other hand is a big sweet/carb (Bread-potato) eater, and he has to take 2 cholesterol meds, and his HDL is the PITS.


37 posted on 07/05/2014 5:17:14 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: Moonman62
Taking in less calories than you burn will cause weight loss every time.

Why people do not get this is beyond me? You do not have to stop eating any foods. Portion control is the key to healthy diet.

Eat a - Protein / Fibrous Carb / Starchy Carb - at every meal.

Method #1: Body Weight (lbs) x 14-17 = Estimated Daily Calorie Maintenance Level

This is the easiest way to figure how many calories you need to maintain a weight level. Diets are fads because people do not make them LIFESTYLE changing.

38 posted on 07/05/2014 5:17:57 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Moonman62

>> Taking in less calories than you burn will cause weight loss every time.

Nah, it can’t be that simple... we have books and teevee shows to sell!


39 posted on 07/05/2014 5:19:37 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Moonman62

I hate to refute that, but I can fast for a week and lose nothing. I’ve tried it over and again, and this is while working as a nurse, so I am not sitting around doing nothing. For another 5 years I ate less than 1000 calories per day and could not lose weight. So, calorie counting can be very frustrating.

Fats and protein fill you up. In fact, if you dawdle over your eating of those fats and protein, you will eat less of them, and if active, you’ll have a better chance to lose weight. Dropping calories alone makes the body fear you are fasting or not taking enough. It wants to store more fat (its default setting), and if you are eating more carbs than fats and proteins, that is more likely to happen. Most of what people eat today of carbs are processed foods, as well, and not the fresh fruits and veggies.


40 posted on 07/05/2014 5:20:33 AM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Moonman62
Taking in less calories than you burn will cause weight loss every time.

That is the "secret". If you are focused on limiting calories you will naturally consume more protein and veggies. Food high in carbohydrates are also calorie dense.

41 posted on 07/05/2014 5:23:38 AM PDT by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: Moonman62

I’m skeptical about that the lower calorie diets . I tried weight watchers with no real results. My blood sugar went up on that diet. I switched over to a low carb diet and in 6 mos I’ve changed my HA1C from a 7.5 to a 6.4 and lost about 18 lbs. My cholesterol has remained the same. If I would get off my lazy bum after work and work out I think my results would even be better. I’m sticking with it otherwise if my sugar goes back up I’m going to have to do shots for it . No thanks. I think you just have to find out what works and stick with it.


42 posted on 07/05/2014 5:29:44 AM PDT by linn37
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To: Rusty0604

bttt


43 posted on 07/05/2014 5:31:27 AM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: RginTN
Re: Cravings for pasta and mashed potatoes

Cravings occur because your body isn't getting something it needs. This often happens because of the ways foods are processed and prepared.

I got past the cravings you describe with high-quality simply prepared choices. A baked sweet potato with Smart Balance as a topping is a good choice. Whole grains with no added cornsyrup, extra gluten other things with no nutritional value are satisfying. Brown rice, whole wheat cereals, many German breads and pasta with all-natural tomato sauce are good choices. The mashed potatoes with the skins included would probably be satisfying.

The trick for everyone is keeping calories low enough, but with the balance that works for them.

44 posted on 07/05/2014 5:41:06 AM PDT by grania
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To: Shery
I hate to refute that, but I can fast for a week and lose nothing. I’ve tried it over and again, and this is while working as a nurse, so I am not sitting around doing nothing. For another 5 years I ate less than 1000 calories per day and could not lose weight. So, calorie counting can be very frustrating.

This is a good note...NOT eating will help you STORE weight. Eating right will burn calories. Exercise is a part of this to build muscle so you can start your metabolism engine. Building muscle helps burn fat.

Shery, if you maintain the same calorie intake you will NOT lose weight you will "MAINTAIN" a weight. Proper exercise has to be part of the diet lifestyle change...Walking is a great exercise along with a short calisthenics routine.

Small steps.

45 posted on 07/05/2014 6:19:51 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Rusty0604

This is so true. We have laid off the carbs and started drinking the canary seed milk every evening. Its a natural weight loss supplement and it will lower your blood sugar and flush fat out of the body and arteries. Its high in protein and calcium. We have both lost quite a bit of weight and we feel better.


46 posted on 07/05/2014 7:29:26 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Rusty0604
This is the diet people used to eat until the USDA started selling positions on their fraudulent "food pyramid" to the highest bidder.
47 posted on 07/05/2014 9:37:06 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: DariusBane

I do an avocado every day as well. And lots of tomatoes.

My attempts to give up beer were a miserable failure. I regulate my intake by buying beer I can’t afford to drink a lot of (Chimay, preferably).


48 posted on 07/05/2014 9:57:30 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
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