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How much protein should healthy adults get each day?

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Healthy adults should get about 45 to 56 grams of protein a day.

From: Protein Shakes: Do You Need Them? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Jose Antonio, PhD, FACSM, FNSCA, CSCS, chief executive officer and co-founder, International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Campbell, B. Sept. 26, 2007. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition,

Iowa State University Extension: "Supplements."

Kreider, R. Nov. 12, 2007. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition,

President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest: "Nutrition and Physical Activity: Fueling the Active Individual."

Kalman, D. July 23, 2007. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition,

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on November 12, 2018

SOURCES:

Jose Antonio, PhD, FACSM, FNSCA, CSCS, chief executive officer and co-founder, International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Campbell, B. Sept. 26, 2007. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition,

Iowa State University Extension: "Supplements."

Kreider, R. Nov. 12, 2007. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition,

President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest: "Nutrition and Physical Activity: Fueling the Active Individual."

Kalman, D. July 23, 2007. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition,

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on November 12, 2018

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