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Should I be adding some sort of Protein supplement? I struggle to get to 60g a day. I just don't want to add calories. I average about 600-700 right now.

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You may need to rejig what you are eating if you need more Protein but don't want to eat more calories. What carbs / fats are you eating? What can be swapped out for protein foods?

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18 hours ago, 2shea said:

You may need to rejig what you are eating if you need more Protein but don't want to eat more calories. What carbs / fats are you eating? What can be swapped out for Protein foods?

I don't really get very many carbs. For example, my food yesterday was a cheese stick for Breakfast, ground turkey meat balls for lunch, baked tilapia for dinner and a fudgecicle.

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17 hours ago, TheMarine79 said:

There is Protein eater that does not add calories.

What is it called?

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5 hours ago, GB in CA said:

I don't really get very many carbs. For example, my food yesterday was a cheese stick for Breakfast, ground turkey meat balls for lunch, baked tilapia for dinner and a fudgecicle.

If you are struggling to eat 60 gms of Protein but are eating 600 to 700 calories per day, the non-protein calories must be coming from carbs, fats or alcohol calories.

1gm of protein = 4 calories as does 1gm of carb, 1gm fat = 9 calories, 1gm alcohol = 7 calories.

Say you have 50gms of protein, that would be 200cals...the other 400 to 500 are coming from something else. That or you are not consuming as many calories as you think.

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