Bodybuilders and gym-goers eat protein for a reason.
Eating extra protein will help you lose weight, boost your metabolism, and build and maintain lean muscle, which gives you stronger arms and abs.
The RDA for inactive adults is 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram or 0.36 grams per pound.
According to the USDA, women consume 46 grams of protein everyday and males 56 grams.
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Research suggests that many of us should aim for far more—sometimes even double these public health recommendations .
This superstar macro builds and maintains lean muscle and has many other health benefits.
According to a 2016 Food & Function review, those with limited, moderate, and intensive physical exercise should consume 1.0, 1.3, and 1.6 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight to sustain physical strength.