How Much Protein Do You Actually Need to Eat? — Protein 101

One of the most common myths about protein is that we generally don’t consume enough — both omnivores and those on stricter diets, like vegetarians and vegans, are told this by family, friends, and the media. The good news is that we actually do usually eat enough, if we are eating a well-balanced diet.

But what exactly is enough? Every single person on earth has different protein needs and those needs will shift over time depending on your age, weight, current activity level, and if you’re undergoing anything major, like pregnancy or illness. That makes it pretty tricky to calculate, but there are some great guidelines that can help you feel confident in the protein you are actually eating.

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