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What is the most amount of protein i can safely eat in one day?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Protein: The healthy amount of protein ingested daily is felt to be 1.1 gram per pound of body weight. 1 gram equals 0.35 ounce. That would be 5.82 ounces for a male weighing 150lbs if my math is correct. Consult a registered dietician for best advice about your nutrition.
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