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,
Read this in the "Self" magazine.
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I start out with at least 20grams of protein in the morning about a half hour after wakeing up. Throughout the day I eat lots of protein in fish, chicken, and nectar sweets protein drink along with my vegetables. I try to get at least 100grams of protein a day, this keeps me much more satisfied, plus increases my energy. I'me not as hungry either when I have extra protein. 334
I've also been without anykind of wheat product for over a month now, I really helps to control hunger because wheat actually spikes your blood sugar. I've noticed since I've gone off wheat my blood pressure has gotten back to normal. 100 Yea! I think this is something I can live with.
Dr Mark Hyman says" Research studies say that low blood sugar levels are associated with LOWER overall blood flow to the brain, which means more BAD decisions. To keep your blood sugar stable: Eat a nutritious breakfast with some protein like eggs, protein shakes, or nut butters. Studies repeatedly show that eating a healthy breakfast helps people maintain weight loss. Also, have smaller meals throughout the day. Eat every 3-4 hours and have some protein with each snack or meal (lean) "
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