"Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!" is a diet book created by two doctors.
Like Atkins and The Zone, "Protein Power" turns the tables on the traditional diet. It reveals that it's not the fat we eat that makes us fat, it's the carbohydrates.
"Protein Power" promotes eating larger portions of protein while dramatically reducing the portions of carbohydrates. The result is that our bodies are forced to burn the extra fat in our bodies. The emphasize that "Protein Power" is not a high-protein diet, because most of us have not been eating enough protein. The encourage us all to eat an adequate amount of protein while limiting carbohydrates quite a bit.
It's the diet our bodies were meant to eat. Humans evolved during times when we were hunter-gatherers. Refined grains were non-existent back then. We ate meat from the hunt along with gathered nuts, fruits and berries. There's very little carbohydrates in this diet. In modern times, with processed foods, carbohydrates (bread, rice, potato) are the biggest category of food we eat. We need to go back to what our bodies were designed for. This means more protein, far less carbohydrates and some fat is OK.
"Protein Power" is filled with charts that will help you do various things to take control of your eating habits. You will determine your body-fat percentage. Also, you will figure out the idea weight for you body type. There are also worksheets which allow you to determine how much protein you need and how little carbohydrates.
There are also tons of recipes in "Protein Power", 75 recipes total in 70 page. Sample menus are also provided to help get you started on the right track.
Exercise is encourages as it is necessary to help burn off the extra fat.
Protein Power is written by two doctor who are married to each other, Michael and Mary Dan Eades. Before "Protein Power", they had each written their own diet books: Thin So Fast
and The Doctor's Complete Guide to Vitamins and Minerals
They share a family practice in Arkansas where weight-control is a main focus for them.
Here is the Protein Power website
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