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Divvying Up Protein Throughout The Day

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Although the amount varies, generally a healthy individual gets around 70g of Protein daily, but we 'tend to eat the majority of it at dinner, and our body can use only 15g to 30g at a time to build and repair tissue' (Roberta Anding).The rest is burned for energy, or too often, stored as fat.

It's suggested that you should aim for about 20g at meals and 6g to 12g in two snacks,

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Read this in the "Self" magazine.
- Submitted by LEMONADESLUGGER 6/2/2012 in Healthy Eating | 1 Comments
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FAYEFIT 6/6/2012 2:37:00 PM

    Great tip! While I often am focused on cutting calories & carbs, I don't always remember to encorporate protein!

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