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Hello everyone!

I am hoping someone can help me out as this book has confused me. Alex, if you read this, please answer.

I went back to this book, which I had purchased quite some time ago, just a refresh. I was looking for some information that I may have forgotten & then I remembered I had been confused when I finished it, but didn't reach out to find out the answers. So....here goes.....

In regards to a diet to follow for the rest of your life, it says we should eat 60-120 gms Protein which is 2.1 to 4.2 oz. It then says that we should eat 6 to10 servings, avge serving 2 oz. In other words 12 to 20 oz?

From what my nutritionist prescribed, it is 5 to 7.5 oz for protein. Depending on what you can access on-line, what I read varies anywhere from 2.8 to 3 oz a DAY, to 2 oz 3Xper day. This is from nurses or nutritionists who have put their information on the vsg online.

If someone could please clear this up for me, I would really appreciate it.

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Duh....lol...just found out that different Protein dishes, ie salmon as opposed to chicken, has different grams of Protein. You CANNOT convert grams into protein as I was doing.
That's why it's all about learning! Who knows? You may have totally just helped someone else who wouldn't have been brave enough to ask! Glad you got the answer - especially since you were able to figure it out yourself!

I use this website to reference when trying to get an idea of how much protein something has and I don't have a label. Hope this is helpful to you! http://apjcn.nhri.org.tw/server/info/books-phds/books/foodfacts/html/data/data2d.html

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