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Old Tue, Nov-25-14, 06:21
NightowlRS NightowlRS is offline
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Plan: Ketosis / low carb
Stats: 235/160/160 Male 5'8
Progress: 100%
Default What is PP? I haven't heard of this term/diet before?

What is Protein Power // PP? I just recently saw this category.. and now I'm intrigued. I'd like to know what it is? And does it allow whey protein powder? Do you recommend a website or book I can find out more about it in full detail?
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Old Tue, Nov-25-14, 07:40
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MandalayVA MandalayVA is offline
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Plan: whole foods
Stats: 240/180/140 Female 63 inches
BF:too f'ing much
Progress: 60%
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

"Protein Power" has been around since the early nineties. It allows 30 carbs of any kind on weight loss, 55 on maintenance. Unlike Atkins it doesn't restrict particular foods as long as you stay at or below the suggested carb levels. Or you could just, you know, Google "protein power."

"Protein Power" on Amazon
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Old Tue, Nov-25-14, 09:43
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JEY100 JEY100 is online now
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Plan: P:E/DDF
Stats: 225/150/169 Female 5' 9"
Progress: 134%
Location: NC

Or you could read Dr. Mike's blog, one of classics, he's been around dishing out no nonsense low carb advice for years.
Note a new edition is in the works, but you can find the original book for pennies on used book websites.
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Old Tue, Nov-25-14, 09:48
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Plan: keto ancestral/IF
Stats: 330/189/140 Female 5'4"
Progress: 74%
Location: Southwestern Washington

I'd recommend the Protein Power Lifeplan, which is a great introduction to the lifestyle. I also love Dr. Mike's blog. It is always really informative.
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Old Tue, Nov-25-14, 18:42
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Rosebud Rosebud is offline
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 235/135/135 Female 5'4
Progress: 100%
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Here is a summary of Protein Power (from "Plans" on the green menu bar that runs along the top of the page): Protein Power
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