2017.06.17 CSCS Daily Study Question:
True or False: When expressed as a percentage of daily caloric intake, an average person should be getting 10% – 15% of their daily calories from protein.
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10% to 15% is a good general guideline. Think before you answer! Do the calculation in your head quickly to see if it makes sense. Protein has 4 calories per gram. If you eat 2,000 calories daily, 10% – 15% would be eating 200 – 300 calories-worth of protein. If each gram of protein has 4 calories, that’s 50g – 75g protein consumed. Given the average protein intake guidelines of 0.8g / kilogram body weight, 50g – 75g protein would be expected for someone weighing between 62.5kg (137.5lbs) and 93.75kg (206.25lbs).
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd Edition pp. 207
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2017.06.17 CSCS Daily Study Question