A 33-year-old member asked:
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please help, how much protein should i consume per day?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
A minimum of...: The minimum daily requirement is 60 grams per day for an adult. You can ingest up to 1g per pound of body weight if you are engaged in hard exercise!
Answered on Jul 12, 2013

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1.0gm protein/Kg of: Weight is sufficient as daily intake, in an otherwise healthy person. Taking more does not provide additional benefit and much more may be harmful.
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