What is the recommended amount of protein intake?

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The recommended dietary allowance for proteins is based on body weight. For a healthy adult, the recommended dietary allowance is 0.8g/kg, which is approximately 10% of the recommended total calories.

Thus, for a person who has 60 kg on average, they need 60 x 0.8g = 48g protein.

Most of the time we actually over eat proteins which is not good for your health. Check out our post on why you should avoid eating excess proteins!

Healthy food high in protein. Meat, fish, dairy products, nuts and beans. Source