r/science Oct 07 '22

Dietary Protein Restriction Improves Metabolic Dysfunction in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome in a Randomized, Controlled Trial Health

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u/duktork Oct 07 '22

Very large loss to follow up in already small trial. Unclear if participants even had good compliance to dietary regimen. Hawthorne effect can explain improvements too...

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u/[deleted] Oct 07 '22 edited Oct 11 '22

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u/reupbiuni Oct 07 '22

Not a very long study either

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u/SunglassesDan Oct 07 '22

A study with 21 people that goes against basically every other study in existence about the importance of protein intake? Hard pass on this garbage.

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u/[deleted] Oct 07 '22 edited Oct 11 '22

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u/SunglassesDan Oct 07 '22

That means absolutely nothing. Plenty of silly things get published in newspapers.

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u/[deleted] Oct 07 '22 edited Oct 11 '22

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u/ArrozConmigo Oct 07 '22

I imagine this study appeals to the narrative that everyone has a metabolism problem rather than just a poor diet and lack of exercise.

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u/KetosisMD Oct 08 '22

Carb restriction works much better and is easier

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u/Balthasar_Loscha Oct 08 '22

Restriction of PRO will lead to many other issues, fast.