Health Tip of the Week: Your daily protein requirements

Health Tip of the Week: Your daily protein requirements

The average person needs to eat 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight each day. Endurance athletes need 1.2-1.4 grams per kilogram each day; strength athletes may need as much as 1.7 grams per kilogram each day.

Body weight in poundsRecommended grams of protein per day40146022802910036120441405116058180652007322080

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