How Much Protein Do I Need Everyday? Mar 18, 2016 | Foods How Much Protein Do I Need Everyday? According to the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tuft University School of Medicine, the following recommended daily intake of protein is: Below, please find your “Weight,” then determine if you are an” / Average Person,” who tends to be less active, or if you are among the very active or” / People who work out.” 100lbs / 36g / 55g 125lbs / 46g / 68g 150lbs / 55g / 81g 175lbs / 64g / 96g 200lbs / 73g / 109g 225lbs / 82g / 123g 250lbs / 91g / 136g If you have a desk job, are a student or stay-at-home older person who does not go out much, you are probably the “Average person.” If you are an athlete, work outdoors walking, bending, or if you are a body-builder or work-out several times per week, you would be considered among the “People who work out.” No food, including protein or protein shakes, should be consumed within 3-6 hours of bedtime; bedtime is a time of rest for the entire body and you cannot sleep well if your gastrointestinal tract is digesting. It takes 6-8 hours to fully digest protein and 3-4 hours to fully digest carbohydrates. For more information on specific programs to address your blood pressure, contact Dan Prater, ND on 219.613.1161 or via email. Shop Now — At Our Healthy Medicine Shoppe! Ordering is simple with our online dispensary, and the products will be shipped directly to your home or work within a few days. The Fullscript Dispensary includes over 2000 products all USP/GMP and 3rd party tested. No service, information, product available from 21st Century Total Wellness, LLC should be misconstrued as medical advice prescribing, diagnosing,or intervention for any medical condition. All information available from our website, brochures, and other collateral material are offered as educational material for your review.