In part one of the benefits of protein I helped you understand the need for protein. How it’s key to all areas of your health. In fact, I gave you 8 direct benefits of protein. And helped answer the question:
How much protein to you need to consume each day?
The answer to that question is one-third to one-half of your body weight depending on whose guidelines you want to use.
The key is to consume your protein in various meals since your body can’t store protein.
This means that you should consume 20 to 30 grams per meal. And the rest of this articles will help you figure out how to do just that.
Once of the simplest ways to get your needed protein is with a protein shake. Some people use whey protein. I prefer pea protein isolate since it’s hypoallergenic and doesn’t cause any bloating.
I would not recommend soy protein as it can interfere with key hormones in your body.
Below is an image of my base recipe. As you can see I get 30 grams of protein with this morning meal.