How Much Protein And Fat Should I Eat?

November 10, 2023

Q: “I’ve heard many different ‘facts’ about how much protein you SHOULD eat.

And how much fat you should or shouldn’t eat.

How do I know this is right?”

A: Proteins are by far the most important macro as they are needed to preserve muscle mass when dieting, and build it when adding muscle.

Protein also has the highest thermic effect of any macronutrient.

This means 20-30% of the calories are burned off in the digestion process.

It’s scientifically proven that protein has a high satiating effect on the body and mind.

An example of this is when you’re really full from a meal.

If someone offered you a 16oz lump of steak or chicken for dessert.

You would most certainly say no. However, if they offered you a sweet carb desert, you would probably say yes.

Carbs have a very little satiating effect on our body and mind.

That’s why we seem to be able to eat an endless amount of sweets and treats and never be full.

FACT 2

Fats are an “essential” macronutrient.

In theory, you can survive without carbs, but you can’t survive without fats.

As a minimum, we should intake shoot 0.35 grams of fat per pound of body weight.

By Coach Adam  (aka TRX Traveller)

By Coach Adam (aka TRX Traveller)

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