protein restriction while trying to build muscle

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03 Nov, 2016 06:20 PM

Hello Dr,

i have seen your recommendation of 0.75 g of protein/1kg of bodyweight/day for the Average guy.

i would like to ask what is the recommendation of protein intake while trying to build muscle mass?

it is very improtant to me,
thank you

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ken on 03 Nov, 2016 10:45 PM

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    There is no recommendation, you would need to work that out on your own.

    Dr. Rosedale may address this question/subject in the future. Some info:   IGF-1, cancer, exercise, growth hormone

    Ken/   Rosedale Team

  2. 2 Posted by Dor Wein. on 04 Nov, 2016 03:39 PM

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    How can i ever know this way?

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Ken on 04 Nov, 2016 07:54 PM

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    Sorry Dor, I do not have an answer.

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  4. 4 Posted by Dor Wein. on 04 Nov, 2016 09:37 PM

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    you must have an answer, i want to build muscle and also live long

  5. 5 Posted by Mark on 09 Nov, 2016 11:41 AM

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    I believe he states to simply add 10 grams after calculating the .75 gram/KG lean body mass. I think if you just use 1 gram/KG Lean body mass you should be fine.

  6. 6 Posted by Dor Wein. on 09 Nov, 2016 03:01 PM

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    It seems like a really small amount compared to the tradotional 2g/1kg of
    Is it still enough for muscle growth?

  7. 7 Posted by MARK on 09 Nov, 2016 07:07 PM

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    That is a good question. There are trade-off's. Since Protein stimulates IGF-1, it is
    necessary for growth. This is not a problem for a 18-25 year old, but as we get older and
    don't need to grow or reproduce, the higher IGF-1 from Protein could instead be directed toward
    growth of cancers. So I think older folks should reduce their protein/IGF-1 to prolong their
    lives. Let the youngsters gobble the protein for a few years before they too must reduce their carbs and protein
    so they can be around to enjoy their grand children and great grandchildren.. Just my thoughts anyways.

  8. Support Staff 8 Posted by Ken on 06 Dec, 2016 11:57 PM

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    Hi Mark, Dr. Rosedale is very busy these days and may address this at a later date.

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  9. 9 Posted by MARK on 07 Dec, 2016 12:48 AM

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    I think he already has. ;)

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  10. Support Staff 10 Posted by Ken on 07 Dec, 2016 12:55 AM

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    Please explain Mark

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  11. 11 Posted by MARK on 07 Dec, 2016 01:33 AM

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    It wasn't a question, but rather what Dr. Rosedale teaches. :)

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  12. Support Staff 12 Posted by Ken on 07 Dec, 2016 10:20 AM

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    Got-ya   Well said Mark   :-)

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