High-Protein Diet Myth
June 20, 2015•22 min
Eating more "good" fats and lean meats as part of your diet is encouraged by some recent diet trends. But, are high-protein diets healthy for you?There's been a lot of buzz about low-carb, high-protein diets in recent years. You have been told over the years that meat is good for you, and that it should always be part of your meal, even if only a small amount. Eating more "good" fats and lean meats as part of your diet is encouraged by many diet trends. But, are they healthy for you? What's the effect on your weight, heart, and chances of getting cancer? Dean Ornish, MD, joins Dr. Roizen to share his insights on the modern high-protein diet, as well as the concept of lifestyle medicine. For over 35 years, Dr. Ornish and his colleagues have studied whether low-tech, low-cost changes in diet and lifestyle can slow, stop, and even reverse many chronic diseases.
Bonus!Whole Grain Goodness for Your Body