Broadly speaking, foods that are rich with protein are also laden with a lot of fat. A single gram of fat yields 9 calories. This means that you are consuming a tremendous amount of calories in a single meal. Coupled with a sedentary lifestyle, this will lead to rapid weight gain. Moreover, this weight gain will give rise to a host of pathologies in your body.
8. Exhausts the kidneys
All the protein that you consume is converted into nitrogen. This nitrogen is utilized as energy by various bodily processes. If the nitrogen reservoir exceeds the body’s needs, it is excreted out of the body via urine. A constant flow of overwhelming amounts of nitrogen inside the nephrons wears them down, giving rise to various glomerular diseases. These diseases alter blood’s function instantly thereby disrupting the entire body’s normal physiology.