Diets low in carbohydrates and high in protein , leading to a rapid weight loss in the first six months of its beginning . After a period of a year it is inefficient nutrient composition on body weight loss , even for its maintenance .
The benefits of these weight loss diets that focus on calorie diet lowers blood pressure, abdominal fat and blood fat .
The disadvantages of these diets are very high content of cholesterol and saturated fat , which can increase the risk of vascular disease , heart attack and stroke.
Studies have shown that diets low in carbohydrates and high in protein , consumed over a long period of time, lead to the destruction of blood vessels , leading to cardiovascular disease and premature death . These studies have focused on the rise in cholesterol and saturated fat but the fact that they affect endothelial cells (which line the blood vessels ) and helps regenerate damage .
This kind of alimentation are not recommended over a long period of time ( over 1 year ) it can lead to damage of the blood vessels , leading to premature death ( inferct , stroke ) .