The Skin Skinny:
Some low-carb, high-protein regimens “can impact the complexion,”
Take calcium supplements, and add some fruits and vegetables. Their alkalinity will balance the acidity of the meat while also providing free-radical-
High-Protein Diet & Under-eye Puffiness:
Protein energy bars and protein drinks will help you breeze through your morning workout and energize you, but a few dieters reported bags underneath their eyes. “Proteins carry fluids into the body, so if you eat a diet that’s high in protein, you may retain a certain amount of water which in turn could translate to under-eye puffiness.”
The best way to deflate any swelling? Cucumber slices or cooling packs really do work.
Bad breath and constipation were the only other mentionables. Just being aware of breath issues and having mints on hand were savvy dieter’s solution. Less dietary fiber with excess protein could result in constipation. However, following Focus28’s suggestions of consuming 6-8 glasses of water daily and adding Fiber Plus Vanilla to shakes and drinks will combat any constipation.