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A 41-year-old female asked:

How much protein should i eat a day? 41 yr old female 5'4"

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Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Food for thought.: According to the center for disease control, the recommended daily allowance (rda) of protein for women aged 19 to 70 is 46 grams. However, a woman's ideal daily protein intake may vary slightly from this figure depending on her weight, level of physical activity and whether she is pregnant. Pregnant women should get at least 60 grams of protein per day, according to the national women's health i.
Last updated Sep 2, 2013

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