Originally Posted by FaSho
Ok, so I do not know much about protein. Will it make you lose weight or gain weight? I recently heard that you are supposed to eat 50g a day of protein. Looking at what I have had today I would say I have as about 77g. Is that bad?
FaSho, Adequate protein intake will neither cause weight loss or weight gain, but what it WILL do is prevent your body from burning valuable tissue, organ and muscle, while dieting. In the absence of protein, a body that is extremely low in calories, especially carbohydrates, will try to get glucose for the brain from the next best source, proteins. This can quickly cause poor health unleess it is replaced.
Your 77 grams is just fine.