Are we eating too much protein?
Proteins (consisting of amino acids) are found in eggs, fish, meat, bread, lentils, dairy products.
Be it animals or vegetables, they are important for our body and play an important role in building and renewing muscles, as well as skin and bones!
In the West, protein deficiency is rare, we even tend to consume too much.
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How much protein is recommended per day?
ANSES (National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Occupational Health) recommends supplementing with a daily allowance of just under 1 gram of protein per kilogram: 0.83 g / kg to be exact.
So let’s take an example of a 60kg woman:
Therefore, she should consume 50 g of protein per day.
- Steak: 30 g protein
- 150 g pasta: 8 g protein
- quarter baguette: 6 g protein
- yogurt: 4 g protein
Thus, our female witness has already consumed 48 grams of protein or all the recommended doses in one meal …
Is there a risk of eating too much meat?
It is recommended to eat meat 2-3 times a week approximately.
Eating too much meat can have detrimental effects on our kidneys.
Obviously, our society is too meaty today. It is important to break the monotony of the plate by varying its contents.
In a 220 grams steak, you have 30 grams of protein (dry).
Protein Benefits in the Morning:
Taking protein in the morning promotes dopamine synthesis.
It is important that the consumption varies, for example:
- Eat your eggs
- Dairy product
- almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts
egg white is the most perfect:
Egg white is the most perfect.
This is ovalbumin, which is mainly found in egg white.
Cholesterol studies have shown that even people prone to cholesterol problems do not eat 6 eggs per week.
The problem of intestinal transit and protein:
Many people on forums or in rooms wonder if their protein intake is causing intestinal upset.
This is unlikely in reality, but it is important to check what is their contribution to the fibers.
Most often this is not a high intake of proteins, but an insufficient intake of fiber (vegetables, vegetables).
What should we think about a high protein diet?
In vogue for several years now, high protein diets promise to lose weight quickly.
But their harmful effects are increasingly condemned by doctors.
Alternatives for finding proteins:
- 100 g sunflower seeds: 20 g protein
- 100 g pistachios: 25 g protein
- 100 g peanuts: 27 g protein
- 100 g of cooked red beans: 8.5 g of protein
- 100 g almonds: 25 g protein
- 100g cooked wild rice: 6.5g protein
- 100 g cooked coral lentils: 8 g protein
- 100 g cooked quinoa: 4.4 g protein
- 100 g cooked split peas: 8.5 g protein
- 100 g cooked chickpeas: 9 g protein
vegetable proteins: an alternative to animal proteins?
Some people turn to vegetable proteins for health reasons or because they are vegetarians.
for everything about soy, see this article in full.
Soybeans have the most protein:
- Tempeh (fermented soy)
In soy steak, we are Isoflavones, a female hormone, found.
This is why people who, for example, have had breast cancer are not advised to exaggerate their consumption of soy. Insects and squirrels:
1 billion people worldwide eat insects!
Insect protein intake is equivalent to meat intake.
Based on the results of the analysis, you can find out if you have a protein deficiency.
It’s important to know where we are at our protein level.
This is especially true in people who have been obese and who sometimes find themselves deficient in their diet.
In addition, many older people may be prone to sarcopenia (lack of muscle / decreased muscle mass).