How Much Protein Do I Need?

and when is more protein better?

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Protein — the one macronutrient that can do no wrong!

Why Do We Need Protein?

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Messy alphabet bead necklaces — each bead is an amino acid

What Are The Current Guidelines?

Why 0.8 Grams Per Kilogram?

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When More Protein Is Better

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Photo by Victor Freitas on Unsplash

Do Those Following Plant-Based Diets Need More Protein?

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Photo by Rustic Vegan on Unsplash

How Sure Are We About The RDAs?

Limitations

The Bottom Line

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Scientist (PhD Genetics @Stanford) * Mother * Passionate about science-based healthy choices * Lifelong learner * Founder: Fueled by Science

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