HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD WE EAT?
How much protein our body needs?
We can not forget that each person has a different age, different physical characteristics, different metabolic requirements, different physical activities, etc. So, recommendations may vary from one person to another.
According to WHO (World Health Organization) the recommended dose of protein according to the age is:
How to calculate the protein intake?
A varied diet, including animal protein, presents no risk of protein deficiency. Rather, the contrary, the diet of Western society usually has an excess of animal protein, which can cause possible health risks.
However, those who lead a strictly vegetarian diet are advised to control their protein intake in order not to present problems of malnutrition.
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.