Among the exercise and dieting community there is often a strong push to always get more and more protein. But how much protein do you need? Can you get too much protein? And what happens if you do eat more protein than you need?
It’s been my experience that the average fitness client or weight-loss aficionado often under-eats protein, while the average gym rat or bodybuilder gets plenty.
If you’re a personal trainer or a dietitian, you’ve probably noticed that many of your clients’ food journals consistently show too little protein and too many carbohydrates.
Eating enough protein is important if you’re on a quest to…