Comment: Tell that to Asia...

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Tell that to Asia...

...where they consume a much higher percentage of carbs and a much lower percentage of meat than the Western diet. Carbs burn off quickly; protein and fat remain.

But if you want to ignore science, history, and all the billions of slim people in Asia and other parts of the world living on high carb diets, then how about looking at the high protein gurus:

Cordain, inventor of the Paleo diet (Atkins diet minus the dairy), is overweight.
Sally Fallon, another high protein guru, is obese.
Barry Sears, inventor the Zone Diet, is very overweight.
Robert Atkins was 60 pounds overweight when he passed away.
William Davis is overweight.

While you're taking a look at them, notice also their skin.