5 negative effects of eating only proteins to lose weight
Loss of teeth, increased caries and infections in the mouth, the main consequences of these diets, diets "last minute" do not achieve their goal and harm our oral health, in addition to our general health. We are what we eat and also what we do not eat A balanced diet is healthy and, just as health enters our mouth, the unhealthy also enters our mouth ... and leaves its effects on it. "As far as weight loss diets are concerned," miracle diets ", the doctor reminds us that" these diets always get a strong rebound effect, with a recovery of weight lost almost immediately, without the negative consequences that have disappeared as quickly. Among these diets, it especially warns us about hyperproteic diets.
This diet warns us that it is a direct cause of gum disease -which can cause tooth loss- and an increase in caries and infections in the mouth. "In this diet, based on the intake of protein as the basis of food, the body reacts by destroying the protein generated by the body, not fat, contrary to what is believed." The deficit caused by these diets has 5 negative consequences about oral health: 1. Conditional to inflammatory response and promotes gum disease that can lead to tooth loss. Gingivitis and periodontitis are the most common cause of chronic inflammation in adults2. It affects the immune state3. It reduces the volume, the antibacterial and physical chemical properties of saliva4. Causes a deficiency of vitamins of groups A, B and C.a. The lack of Vitamin A implies a reduction of salivation and its antibacterial properties, and an increase in infections. The lack of Vitamin B2 compromises the mucous membranes causing stomatitis (appearance of yaguitas on the inner part of the lips and cheeks) and quielitis (irritation and cracking of the corner of the lips) c. The lack of Vitamin B12 leads to atrophy of the lingual papillae -with the consequent alteration of the sense of taste- and gingivitis.d. Vitamin C deficiency reduces the ability to repair injuries and increases the susceptibility to infections, with a significant increase in caries.5. It accelerates the oxidation of the tissues that, together with the fact that it hinders the synthesis of calcium and favors osteoporosis, negatively influences the support of the teeth.Angela Cantó Advice: Dr. Iván Malagón, Director of Iván Malagón Clinic