A member asked:

Is 56g rda of protein enough if i want to do weight training and to increase muscle mass?please suggest me ways for healthy weight gain. 6ft and 60kg

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Dr. Rachel Chastanet answered

Specializes in Bariatrics

You need 60 grams a day just to not lose weight and muscle mass since you weigh 60 kg and are lean. You need to eat 90 grams a day of complete protein (soy protein or animal source like dairy, eggs, fish or meat) in order to gain muscle mass by lifting weights. Try to take in at least 15 grams of protein within an hour before to an hour after your work out.

Answered Nov 27, 2014



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