CDC recommended protein/grams/day

July 8, 2014

 

Recommended Dietary Allowance for Protein
Grams of protein
needed each day
Children ages 1 – 3 13
Children ages 4 – 8 19
Children ages 9 – 13 34
Girls ages 14 – 18 46
Boys ages 14 – 18 52
Women ages 19 – 70+ 46 grams
Men ages 19 – 70+ 56 grams

 

“Nutrition for Everyone: Protein,” Center for Disease Control and Prevention, last modified October 4, 2012, accessed July 8, 2014, http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/protein.html.

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