CDC recommended protein/grams/day


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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