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Hi

Recommended daily Protein is 60-90 grams per person?

I was recently watching a video by Dr Vuong and he mentioned trying to reach high number of protein grams per day will lead to regain. It was suggested reaching a lower number and in the comments values like 40 grams per day were mentioned.

Thoughts?

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Different Surgeons have different ideas. Generally they work out with similar results.

I think the main point is follow a plan. It's the folks that think they know better that run into problems later, IMHO.

You have a lot of research to do.

Everyone has an opinion. Many of us have several. Opinions don't lose weight.

Good luck

Tek

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I consistently got the recommended 60 plus grams of Protein for my first 2.5 months post-op, and at my first post-op lab check was found to be protein deficient. Follow your surgeon’s recommendation. If I had been consuming less than the 60 grams per day, my protein deficiency would have been worse. Now I have the daily struggle of trying to consume 80-90. It is not easy without reverting to multiple Protein Shakes per day.

Hope all goes well for you!

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I think negativity about high Protein intake is related to the negativity about the Keto diet. I was told to aim for 60 grams during my weight loss. When I reached maintenance I adjusted to the 0.8 per kg of my weight. But my dietician said it should be 1g per kg but because I was a woman in her mid 50s I should be getting 1.2g but that seems too much. I aim for 50g a day but I don’t beat myself up if I only get in 40g on the odd day. It’s a bonus day when I get in 60g.

I think you should just follow your plan & the recommendations from your dietician & surgeon.

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