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  1. high-protein dietnoun

    a diet high in plant and animal proteins; used to treat malnutrition or to increase muscle mass


  1. High-protein diet

    A high-protein diet is a diet in which 20% or more of the total daily calories comes from protein. Most high protein diets are high in saturated fat and severely restrict intake of carbohydrates.Example foods in a high-protein diet include lean beef, chicken or poultry, pork, salmon and tuna, eggs, and soy. High-protein diets have been criticized as a type of fad diet and for promoting misconceptions about carbohydrates, insulin resistance and ketosis.


  1. high-protein diet

    A high-protein diet is a nutrition plan or eating strategy that prioritizes the intake of foods that are high in protein content. Such a diet typically includes the consumption of larger amounts of meats, dairy products, eggs, legumes, and other protein-rich foods. This diet may be adopted for various reasons, including weight loss, muscle building, or to address certain health conditions. The specific quantity of protein intake can vary but it is often significantly higher than the recommended daily allowance of protein.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of high-protein diet in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of high-protein diet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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