Protein is essential to our diet in a number of ways. But the amount we need every day depends on a number of factor such as body weight and personal situation.
Enter your weight in kilograms and your situation in the form below and press the "calculate" button. (Please read disclaimer below before using this form).
How much Protein should I have? (recommendations per day)
For a Sedentary Lifestyle
0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight
For Recreational Athletes
1.0 gram of protein per kilogram of body weight
For Endurance Athletes & general sports
From 1.2 to 1.4 grams of protein per kilogram body weight
For Body Building & Strength Athletes
From 1.4 to 1.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight.
2.0 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight maximum
Disclaimer: These data are based on general recommendations found in a number of scientific publications. This may vary from person to person. Please consult your Doctor or Nutritionist to obtain more personal recommendations and diet advice.