View Full Version : Protein? Does it

03-18-2002, 07:38 PM
Iíve been told by a lot of people that you can only digest 40 grams of protein at time. This seems to estimate and not an accurate philosophy to practice. Iím not an expert on the concepts of protein metabolism and was wondering, like all other things, if you have a fast metabolism should you take in more protein than say a person with a slow metabolism. How would one decide that you have reached you maximum protein intake for optimal muscle consumption? What are the benefits of liquid proteins to solid proteins beside the obvious speed of digestion? How long should you wait after you eat your max. amount to eat more? For example say I drink a 60-gram shake post workout, how long should I wait to eat my 33-gram protein

03-19-2002, 04:32 AM
oh, thanks for all the info. :)

03-19-2002, 05:20 AM
It really does depend on a number factors. Metabolism, Muscle mass index etc etc. It's very difficult to accuratly assume how much you need. The best bet is to stick to 30 - 50 per meal, every 2 - 3 hours. Real food is the best source of real protein BTW.