Is there any problems with a high fat, high protein, low carbohydrate diet like Dr. Mario Disasquale’s anabolic diet?

Wondering if there are any problems (kidney, liver, heart, prostate) with a high-fat/high-protein/low carbohydrate diet like Dr. Mario Dipasquale's anabolic diet? The diet's main energy source is fat and protein. It restricts carbohydrates to less than 30 grams per day during the week and then on the weekend (no longer than 48 hours) you...

What is your opinion of the Zone diet promoted by Dr. Barry Sears?

What is your opinion of the Zone Diet promoted by Dr. Barry Sears? Although it does restrict carbohydrates, it prescribes them at 1.33 times the grams of protein so I don't think it is in the same category as the low carbohydrate diets. In other words, it is not at all ketogenic. In addition,...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with low carbohydrate diets?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with low carbohydrate diets? The Weight Management dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with weight control. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of service you...

What are the differences between Atkins diet and a low calorie diet?

While looking up different diets, we came across the Atkins low carbohydrate diet. What are the differences between such a diet and a low-calorie diet? Are low carbohydrate diets safe? Are low-calorie diets safe for that matter? How do these diets affect people with different profiles i.e. athletes vs. overweight people? Are there perhaps different strategies that...

Wondering if there is any problems with a high fat, high protein, low carbohydrate diet?

Wondering if there are any problems (kidney, liver, heart, prostate) with a high-fat high protein/low carbohydrate diet like Dr. Mario Dipasquale's anabolic diet? The diet's main energy source is fat and protein. It restricts carbohydrates to less than 30 grams per day during the week and then on the weekend (no longer than 48...

How long should it take me to lose 30 pounds?

I'm a 42-year-old male and am fighting a weight battle. The only diet that has worked for me is meat and vegetables. I cut out all bread, potatoes, and macaroni. How long should it take me to lose 30 pounds? Your weight loss depends on how many calories you have been eating per day, how...

Someone would be hard pressed to convince me that low carbohydrate is not healthy.

Your information on low carbohydrate eating is questionable. You do not cite a single study, nor do you rely on information from the research of any type. What I know to be true is that since I have begun restricting my carbohydrates during the day to virtually 0 grams and enjoying as much carbohydrate as...

I don’t want to do anything harmful because I had trouble with a low calorie diet.

Thanks so much for your prompt and detailed response regarding my question about a low carbohydrate diet. I very much appreciate your professional opinion because I don't want to do anything harmful. Just so you know, when I said I "had trouble" with a low-calorie diet, I simply meant I had trouble staying on...

If traditional weight loss programs of diet & exercise works, then why do we have an obesity epidemic?

Everyone, including yourself, seems to be attacking low carbohydrate diets. If your traditional weight loss programs of balanced diet and exercise are the way to go, then why do we have an obesity epidemic with the majority of obese people have tried that way of dieting (myself included) without long-term success? You are so eager...

How many grams of carbohydrate are in a glass of orange juice?

I can lose weight on a low carbohydrate diet. I count grams of carbohydrates and usually aim for around 50. I only need to lose 15 pounds. Can you tell me how many grams of carbohydrate are in a glass of orange juice? Some lists say 1/2 cup contains 12 grams of carbohydrate and...

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