So, how should you distribute your daily protein intake?
Scientists at Skidmore College (NY) found that individuals who divide their daily protein among six smaller meals, instead of three larger ones, build muscle faster.
Start your day with protein, and try to get more than half of your recommended intake by lunch. Eggs for breakfast are a quick and easy way to get your morning protein. Add a mid-morning protein shake, and grilled chicken (or other lean meat) and Greek yogurt for lunch. Peanut butter is another good way to get your protein with any meal or snack, any time of day.
I like preparing a protein shake — 10-12 oz. of chocolate milk and a scoop of chocolate whey protein powder — and sipping it, throughout the day. It’s an easy way to add 30-40 grams of protein to my daily intake.
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