Q&AThe Harcombe Diet

How much protein do I need?

Not as much as we often think, is the short answer.

As a rule of thumb, the average adult needs 1g of protein per 1kg of body weight, as a daily requirement. This means that I need roughly 50g of protein a day (as an 8 stone/50kg, 5’2” adult). I would get this amount in one medium (175-200g) tu...

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