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Table 1 Popular high-protein diets and their macronutrient composition

From: A high-protein diet for reducing body fat: mechanisms and possible caveats

DIET CHO Fat Protein g/kg/d Protein*
USDA recommend 45-65% 20-35% 10-35% 0.8
Atkins [4] 6% 59% 35% 2.3
South Beach [5] 28% 33% 39% 2.6
Stillman [5] 3% 33% 64% 4.3
Zone [5] 36% 29% 34% 2.3
High Protein, normal CHO [6] 50% 30% 20% 1.3
  1. *based on a 2000 kcal diet and a 75 kg person.