Why do people follow this? Scientifically proven that 0.75g is more than enough for elite lifters even while cutting.
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>Scientifically proven that 0.75g is more than enough for elite lifters even while cutting
The longer you lift, the less protein / lbs you need. There's a study for that, search it if you are interested.
the "one gram per lb" is thrown out there because it gives people a high goal to reach for. That way when people fall short (as they most likely will) they still end up around 0.75 grams per lb
Eating more protein to cover your macro needs such as 1g per pound, means you are eating less carbs to meet your calorie needs = less water weight= looking better than dude who eats <1g per lb
I remember some broscientist claiming not all protons are equal. Plant proteins supposedly are inferior to meat and milk.
So which ones I need that .75g?
At least in my menu only two thirds of proteins come from meat and milk, at most.