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Old 11-11-2009, 08:06 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Blair Lowe View Post
http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/1/1/2

1.2g of protein/kg of BW seems to be the absolute low end, preferably 1.5g/kg of BW it seems.
that falls in line with the general NSCA recommendations (0.4-0.6g per lb/bw)....athletes is 0.8g/lb bw (or 1.8 kg/bw)

Anything more is just people overeating on protein because they want a lower carb diet for the most part....which can work of course. But is it necessary? No.
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