Dr. Bret Scher and Kristie Sullivan talk higher protein


Have you heard the news? Diet Doctor is recommending that you prioritize protein in your low-carb diet for even more effective weight loss.

And we’re also creating recipes, meal plans, guides, and other content to help you decide how much protein best suits your health and weight-loss goals.

What’s behind this expansion of our offerings and the increased focus on protein? What does this mean for you in your day-to-day meals?

Recently, Medical Director Dr. Bret Scher and Recipe Content Creator Kristie Sullivan answered some of these questions in a Facebook live conversation on Diet Doctor’s Facebook group.

If you are a Diet Doctor member, you can access the 30-minute conversation at any time by simply going to the private member Facebook group and clicking the Events tab at the top of the page. Scrolling through past events, you will see the March 11 link to their recorded discussion.

Or, you can click here to access an edited transcript of their fun and informative discussion.

Bret describes the rationale for increasing protein, such as greater loss of body fat and preservation of lean muscle. Importantly, by prioritizing protein, you may prevent weight loss stalls.

Kriste shares how she has been experimenting with higher protein meals the past few months, what she has found easy, and what she has found challenging. She also shares that by increasing the amount of protein she has been eating, she has indeed been able to lose a few more pounds.

If you are interested in finding out whether a higher intake of protein in your daily meals is the right choice for you, check out their chat.

As well, explore some of Diet Doctor’s other resources surrounding higher protein, such as the new high protein meal plan and the recent news article about protein expert Dr. Ted Naiman joining the company.

The following guides will also help you understand how and why to increase protein in your low-carb or keto meals:


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