How much protein do you really need?

Answer Protein supplement companies spend billions on advertising that you should be taking their products in order to build muscles and lose weight. However outrageous their claims may be, people with di... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How much protein do you really need

How much protein do men need?

Men need 50g to 175g protein daily, according to Mayo Clinic dieticians. This protein amount is based on eating 2,000 calories daily. Consult with your doctor before changing your protein if you ha... Read More »

How much protein do we need?

The amount of protein needed in the diet depends on age and weight. The Recommended Dietary Allowance is 0.8 g of protein for each kilogram of body weight. A 100 lb. adult needs about 36.3 g of pro... Read More »

How much daily protein do you need?

To determine your daily protein requirement in grams, Nancy Clark's "Sports Nutrition Guidebook," quoted at the Rice University Web site, recommends multiplying your weight in pounds by 0.4 if you'... Read More »

How to Determine How Much Protein You Need?

On a microscopic level, proteins are chains of amino acids that are linked together. There are 2 types of amino acids: essential amino acids and non-essential amino acids. Essential amino acids mus... Read More »