How Much Protein Do You Need?

To fine-tune your numbers and get a list of protein-rich options, use this handy guide.

The goal for most women should be about 46 grams per day. When reviewing your daily menu, check that the nutrient accounts for 10% to 35% of your calories—in a 2,000-calorie diet, for example, that’s a minimum of 50 grams and 175 grams max. Fine-tune your numbers with this list of protein-rich options.

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