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A 30-year-old male asked:

How do i build more muscle safely? i'm vegetarian so what's is the best way to get more protein on go? how much protein needed a day?

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Dr. Eric Fete
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Mix it up: There are many ways to get protein from plant based foods. You can find protein content online. Peas, cottage cheese, and of course nuts/peanut butter or almond butter. Try Raw Meal (amazon.com): good fiber and protein, and all vegan. I use it myself daily. 0.5g/lb of body weight is sufficient. Can go up to 1g/lb if you are lifting heavy and regularly. Drink plenty of fluids!

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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