Hyper protein diet
The personal doctor of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Professor Scapagnini, recommends this hyper protein diet to anyone who wants to lose weight. The main principles of a protein diet: a limited amount of energy consumed with food, leading to rapid weight loss and an increase in the proportion of proteins in the diet, contributing to the preservation of muscle mass, self-control of hunger.
Such diets are based on the fact that with the same total calorie intake, a protein diet allows you to lose weight faster than a high-carb diet. In this regard, protein and hyper protein diets have been popular with bodybuilders for some time. With a sharp restriction of carbohydrates in the food, anomalies in the metabolism develop, water-salt metabolism is disrupted. Also, typical low-carb diets lack calcium and plant fiber, which can cause severe problems with intestinal motility. To correct these shortcomings in modern protein diets, the intake of special additives containing the missing nutritional components is provided. The mechanism of action of protein diets is based on the synthesis of ketone bodies by the liver and their subsequent excretion through the kidneys. In other words, the body receives a new “fuel” that replaces glucose. In this case, the first 7–10 days the muscle glycogen content decreases, as a result of which physical activity and endurance decrease. In the future, the body begins to break down the proteins coming from food and muscle tissue, and synthesize glucose due to the amino acids contained in them. At the same time, a losing weight person can maintain muscle mass with virtually no changes due to the intake of proteins of high biological value.
The optimal basic metabolism allows the human body to burn at rest about 1,500 kcal per day while consuming 1.2 grams of protein per kilogram of weight per day. Normal nutrition brings, on average, only 50-60 grams of protein. Therefore, a standard diet needs to be replenished with proteins, while reducing the proportion of consumed fats and carbohydrates.
First day: water and fruits.
From the second to the ninth day: the complete exclusion of alcohol, bread, pasta. Only the highest molecular weight protein is allowed.
On the fourth day, fats begin to be burned in the body.
From the ninth to the twenty-third day: separate nutrition + exercise, including 20 minutes of running.
Then the second cycle follows. For a month, you can lose 7 kilograms.
Very large (over 15 g) – cheeses, low-fat cottage cheese, the meat of animals, chickens, most fish, soy, peas, beans, nuts.
Large (10-15 g) – fat cottage cheese, pork, sausages, jam, sausages, eggs, semolina, buckwheat, oatmeal, millet, wheat flour.
Moderate (5-9.9 g) – rye and wheat bread, pearl barley, rice, green peas.
Small (2-4.9 g.) – milk, kefir, sour cream, ice cream, spinach, cauliflower, potatoes.
Very small (04-1.9 g.) – vegetables, fruits, berries, mushrooms.
Contraindications to the diet: pregnancy or lactation, childhood, adolescence or senility, liver and / or kidney failure, heart attack, cerebrovascular insufficiency, cancer, arrhythmia, a severe mental illness associated with nutrition, diabetes insulin-dependent diabetes, hypothyroidism, alcoholism.