Problems with High Protein Diet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVrGbG3CJk8
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In this video, Dr. Berg talks about the problems of consuming not enough protein on ketogenic diet. It is recommended to take 3 to 6 ounces of protein each meal. Hypoproteinemia is a condition where you have low protein in the blood. Stress increases demand for protein.
• Edema – Swelling in the lower extremities of the ankles, feet and hand. It is caused by the low albumin in the blood causing the body to hold fluid in the space around the cells outside the blood.
• Ascites – A fluid-filled sac
• Loss of Muscle (Atrophy)
• Poor Immune System – Increase your susceptibility to infection
Causes of Hypoproteinemia:
• Low Dietary
• Liver Dysfunction
• Kidney Dysfunction
• Low Stomach Acid
• Diabetes (IR)
Sources of Protein:
• Grass-fed meats
• Wild-caught fish
• Pasture-raised Organic eggs
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Dr. Berg, 52 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.
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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.