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  • HOME >> NUTRITION >> PROBLEMS WITH CALORIE RESTRICTED DIETS?

      Since most diets limit your calorie intake one way or another. The results can sometimes put a damper on our progress. Without proper nutrition you will find it quite difficult to improve on your physique, lose weight, gain muscle or improve on your sports performance.

    Carbohydrate Restricted Diets

      The problem with restricted carbohydrate diets is the diminish in energy levels. This can lead into a severely fatigued body that's not capable of doing much of anything but, rest. The bottom line is you need carbohydrates for your energy, brain, heart and muscles. by limiting your intake of carbohydrates to much can lead into a big setback in progress.
    It is recommended that 40% of your total daily calorie intake be in carbohydrates.

    Protein Restricted Diets

      The problem with Protein Restricted Diets is the loss of muscle. This can lead into muscle soreness, general fatigue, and weakness due to the low intake of protein.
    It is recommended that 30% of your total daily calorie intake be in protein.

    Fat Restricted Diets

      Diets that cut down fat intake in your diet is definitely healthier. But those that cut to much unsaturated fat out of there diet can lead into problems. Fat is a major carrier for the four fat soluable vitamins (A, D, E, and K). It also cushions our kidneys, liver and nerves. Research has found that extremely low intake of unsaturated fats can lead into high cholesterol that can cause a heart attack or stroke.
    It is recommended that 30% of your total daily calorie intake be in fat.

      When restricting calories your body will pick up on it and actually think that is going into starvation and fight back and slow down. This causes your metabolism to slow down. Make sure that you are eating your daily calorie intake to assure the proper health and fitness. Click here to find out what your body requires.


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