Disclaimer: The protein calculation provided here is for general informational purposes only, does not constitute medical advice, and is for healthy adults only. The protein number provided is the midpoint of the range of your daily
protein needs based on published scientific literature and this number will vary depending on numerous factors, including but not limited to, your weight, activity level, and the types of activities you do. This estimate should not be used by those who
are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Children under the age of 18 have different protein requirements than adults. Children under 18 should consult a physician to determine their unique protein needs. Consult with your
physician before making any significant changes to your daily diet or exercise program.
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