Features June 2017 Issue

Watch the Fat Intake if You Go With a High-Protein Diet

Learning the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats will help.

While boosting your protein intake may help lead to weight loss and stronger muscles, it is also raising the risk of increasing your fat consumption, too. What exactly are the dangers of getting too much fat in your diet? “The first danger is weight gain,” says Katherine Patton, RD, with Cleveland Clinic’s Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation Section.

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