How much protein can your body handle in one meal or sitting

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How much protein can your body handle in one meal or sitting

So I heard your body can only use so much protein in one sitting or one meal. Does anyone know? 100gms, 150? I dont want to waste protein, and know it’s best to eat 5-7 meals a day for optimum caloric intake and protein and stuff. Thanks in advance

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My understanding is that a

My understanding is that a natty athlete can assimilate up to 30g per meal. However, a geared up athlete, who trains sufficiently and effectively can go as high as 1.25 to 1.5 grams per body weight (divided into 6 meals). This is merely book knowledge. It makes sense that the more muscle you have, the more protein youll need to preserve that muscle, and it makes sense that one would need more to support muscle growth. With supraphysiological doses of testosterone, and derivitives thereof, coupled with effective training and mToR sufgiciently stimulated, more protein will theotetically be sythesized into muscle tissue given enough carbs are there to fuel the process.

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Thanks, I had heard that I’d

Thanks, I had heard that I’d need 1.5 gms protein per lb of weight as well, and that only so much could be used in one sitting or meal. Just don’t want to overdue it with protein if I can’t use it. 

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Too much protein consumption

Too much protein consumption is known to put a lot stress on the kidneys as well. I myself keep whole food protein sources like chicken or beef at 6-7 ounces per meal. I eat 6 times per day, two meals are whey isolate with oats and glucose, 3 are chicken or beef with rice, veggies and oil, the last meal is egg whites with rice and oil. Works well for me.

Then there are those who do intermittent fasting, however, they are typically in a cutting phase. Though I am not sure how they handle the protein issue. I personally dont think i could eat 3500 calories in one meal, or split into two meals. I would probably get sick 

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Thanks blast, this is a plan

Thanks blast, this is a plan I may try to mimick, if I can get the wife to quit having me cook bacon, tacos, and everything we‘re used to eating lol. Eating healthy is getting easier, and since I’m eating more i notice I get hungry faster.  Going through eggs, yogurt, and oatmeal faster than hell now. Finally bought a big bag of raw brown rice. takes longer than hell to cook too. Thanks for the advice

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Blast has actually giving you

Blast has actually giving you some great advice you should stick to it your body assimilates proteins from Foods way better than any man-made substances you can learn a lot from blast I stick to the same kind of diet although protein shakes do help it'll never work the same as food and if you're eating 6 times a day that's where your pack on the pounds for sure

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I remember that it was common

I remember that it was common for people to say that you can only absorb 30 grams of protein at a time.

Research that I have read since though shows that the amount you can absorb depends on your size, your metabolism, and the time of day.

For example, during, and straight after a workout, when your body is crying out for nutrients, you can absorb a lot more protein than if you had been sitting on the couch watching TV all day.

The way I get around the problem which works well for me is that I am constantly drinking casein protein shakes all day so there is always a slow-release of protein in my body for when it is needed.

Doing this, on top of your regular meals which will contain around 30 grams of protein each, and having a whey protein shake straight after a workout, should be more than enough in my amateur uneducated opinion.

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Thanks, yea my metabolism is

Thanks, yea my metabolism is higher than hell, hard to pack in any weight even though I eat like a damn horse. Eating is a hobby of mine lol, just need to eat healthier whole foods. And seasoned just right, it shouldn’t get boring.

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I honestly have never heard

I honestly have never heard of anyone who works out that was actually able to eat more protein than his/her body could handle. So honestly, just get all you can!

Now that said....take it from a former fat guy. It's easy to consume 3,500 calories, high protein calories, in one meal.  Also if you want to put on weight, eat fewer meals. Slow your metabolism down, multiple meals is a way to lose weight, not to gain.  That said: What do you want? Weight or muscle? Weight is easy, slow down and get fat!  
Muscle, different game. Keep doing what your doing and focus on high protein clean meals with proper workout plan etc  

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all you can

I agree with Bobby0 to a degree.  I don't see a problem with eating as much as you can accept I often wonder if it a waste.  I don't want to waste my appetite on a 50g protein shake if I am not actually going to use the protein.  I'd rather just grab a choc shake from the local fast food joint because i know I'll use the calories.  

There have been so many studies and so many more bro sciences that I just go about my business as such:

I try to get at least 25 grams in each meal/sitting.  Breakfast Snack Lunch 2nd Lunch Dinner 2nd Dinner Snack.  That is 200 Grams there so I try to sneak in a shake a couple times a day too.  every once in a while i have a bowl of ice cream instead of 25g protein.  I like to think if I'm getting at least my body weight a day in Gs then the rest is just bonus.

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Thanks guys, I guess I’m

Thanks guys, I guess I’m trying to both gain weight and add muscle. But due to company cutbacks, I’m now on the search for a different career, different gym and all that good stuff, so a little bit of a speed bump I’ve hit. I will definitely continue to eat healthy, high protein while foods and look for new gym options, as the one I was going to was free through the company. Shouldve stayed in the union I guess. Seems when I was eating fewer meals and stuffing myself during those meals, I wasn’t gaining much, and since I’ve began eating more meals in the day and higher protein, I’ve seen some small gains in weight, if only by a couple or few lbs. Lots of peanut butter, yogurt, d milk, fish and rice and chicken. Before it was just greasy junk food packed full of calories.

 

This is something I’d like to continue, with diet and training and such, so I’ll continue to update with any progress. I’d like to one day get myself to my body’s fullest natural extent and go from there. Thanks for all the input