- I love all the comments on yesterdays post about overcoming fear! All of you are beyond amazing!
- While driving to the UPS store, I saw a peacock… how random is that?
Last week I wrote about where Vegetarians get protein, with a snazzy list of vegetables and fruits high in protein. Since then I’ve gotten emails asking “How much protein do I need daily?” That’s a fantastic question in fact!
I remember to get my daily protein intake by wearing this everyday…
Ok, lies. I don’t wear this everyday. But how cute is this shirt? I haven’t worn it in forever, because it always fit way too tight. Now, it fits just right. *Cheering*
I started looking for charts, calculators, etc. on how to know exactly how much protein someone should shoot for daily. I saw this chart over at FitSugar and thought it was a great quick go to guide…
This chart was found at FitSugar. Click here to see full article.
I read an article over at SparkPeople and saw this chart…
I also found this formula for calculating how much protein you should have daily.
How to Calculate Your Protein Needs:
1. Weight in pounds divided by 2.2 = weight in kg
2. Weight in kg x 0.8-1.8 gm/kg = protein gm.
Use a lower number if you are in good health and are sedentary (i.e., 0.8). Use a higher number (between 1 and 1.8) if you are under stress, are pregnant, are recovering from an illness, or if you are involved in consistent and intense weight or endurance training.
My protein needs came out to around 122g daily.
Do you feel you’re getting enough protein? What do you do when you feel like your diet is lacking protein?