The truth about how much protein you really need.
- 12-22-2009, 10:38 AM
Unremarkable is no way to go through life... Doug
- 12-24-2009, 09:13 PM
12-25-2009, 01:57 PM
12-25-2009, 02:33 PM
In the human body, in nutrition, in training, hardly anything is absolute.
There are several points regarding the human body and its responses to nutrition and exercise that are just pointless to argue. This thread is full of them.
06-24-2010, 08:59 PM
i tend to grow off rice and oatmeal. if my carbs arent there i cant push any weight around. ive played with protein levels but they dont seem to make any size or strength differences for me.
11-30-2012, 10:26 AM
if your goal is to build muscle then obviously protein synthesis is important but tbh I think the majority of us consume more than we need, the fact is you can only synthesis about 20g per meal anyway so having bucket loads is no good.
12-01-2012, 08:42 AM
Ill also add that maybe copious amounts of protein can be a bad thing?? cant be good for the liver..
12-01-2012, 01:07 PM
I would personally find it very difficult to not eat at least 1gm per lb of protein. If you eat four meal that would be less than 50gm at each meal for anyone under 200lb. I guess if you were to eat a ton of oatmeal, rice, and sweet potatoes you may not get there. But I can't imagine eating that many carbs unless you were ecto or seriously bulking. Keep in mind that high quantities of rice and potatoes also have a decent amount of protein. And although not a perfect amino acid profile, yes these gms do "count"
12-01-2012, 01:10 PM
12-01-2012, 05:51 PM
Ohhh...is that so? So out of the 220 g I eat in 3 meals I'm only using 60 of it? Damn...looks like a lot of people are doing it all wrong...glad you're here to give us all the "facts".Originally Posted by mumbles12
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