How Much Protein Should I Be Eating?

How Much Protein Should I Be Eating?





Here’s what you can expect from this episode:

How much protein should I be aiming to eat? Is there such a thing as too much protein? Am I going to turn into a bodybuilder?  If I eat more than 30 grams of protein will the rest be wasted? How much should I be eating when pregnant or breastfeeding?

These are genuine questions that most of you want to know when it comes to consuming protein. You hear me talk a lot about the importance of protein and prioritizing it in your meals and in your diet. But when fear gets in the way it can be kind of hard to push through.

That's why in today's episode, I’m diving into how much protein you should be eating and debunking these myths for you. And I'll be sharing some simple yet highly effective tips to increase your protein with ease - it doesn’t have to be overwhelming!


Topics covered on protein:

  • The importance of protein for both men and women
  • Can increasing protein be harmful to your kidneys?
  • The amount of protein you should be eating for your goals
  • Is there such a thing as wasted protein?
  • Protein intake during pregnancy and while breastfeeding
  • Simple steps you can do today to increase your protein intake
  • Incorporating plant-based protein options into your diet to meet your protein requirements 
  • The initial side effects to be aware of as your body starts to regulate and adjust to an increased protein consumption


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The Mindin’ My Wellness podcast is for busy, motivated and health-empowered women who are ready to kick old dieting mentalities to the curb and step into transformed health to look and FEEL their best, without sacrificing a life well-lived. Each week, your host Dani Marenburg and her guests will share top tips on all things macros, movement, mindset and everything in between. You'll learn simple, effective and sustainable tips you can take away from each episode and implement in your daily life to look and feel like the best version of you.

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