р. Mehmet Oz joined Fox & Friends on Tuesday to offer a view of the shocking death of a woman in Australia whose heavy protein diet caused an undiagnosed state.  Meegan Hefford, 25, developed a passion for fitness after the birth of her first child, but she became an unhealthy mania after her second child, explained her mother. Heford then took part in bodybuilding competitions, which required her to maintain a strict a diet full of protein before he died two years ago.
Dr. Oz said that this scenario is not new to him, and that every 10,000 people lack the ability to properly absorb proteins. This condition is due to a complication with the urea cycle, which can be caused by an excessive amount of protein, he explains.
"We think that maybe one in five [cases] of sudden infant death syndrome, small babies, actually had this problem and that's why they get sick, you do not know it because they are too young," he explained. ] THREATS OF THE EXPERT FEET THAT MUST HAVE PEOPLE
Dr. Oz added that this could be aggravated by age if the intake of proteins increased significantly
"Historically, this it was not a problem because you would not have so much protein in your diet, and with the fashion and diet that's there and the desire to lose weight, they and this protein powder, in this case, looks like the young woman could block the cycle, "he said.
This condition, Dr. Oz, explains that the body will produce ammonia if it is unable to properly digest the protein that can lead to the production of ammonia. to lethargy and to affect the mental state of man.
"You just become unconscious many times. so drowsy, they just fall asleep that's what happened to her, and they did not get to her in time, he said, warning people not to overprotect. "If you want to have protein powder for breakfast. , Maybe 1
The woman's mother, Michelle White, said she had decided to speak to raise awareness and stimulate the regulation of protein supplements in Australia. Alexander Heine contributed to this story.