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The Skinny On High-Protein Diets

Do they really work? Plus: Ways to make your low-carb diet healthier and more effective.
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Planning to go on a high-protein/low-carb diet? Get the inside scoop plus learn how you can design your own healthy diet plan.

How high-protein diets work

High-protein/low-carb diets are based on the theory of eating more protein-rich foods and reducing the amount of carbohydrates you consume. This can lead to weight loss -- at least in the short term -- because protein makes dieters feel full longer, which curbs overeating, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Also, in cases when carbohydrates are severely restricted, the body enters a state called ketosis where it is forced to burn its own fat for energy. This change in metabolism can spur further weight loss.

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