PsychoNutritionist - Mental Wellness coach
What is the optimal amount of protein to put in my shake? I like to tell people to shoot for around 20 grams and I like plant protein, most of the time, if you're using a shake just as sort of a way to get General protein through the day because a plant protein, if it's properly, formulated is probably going to come with a lot of fiber and a lot of oligosaccharides and maybe some plant compounds phytonutrients. If your goal is to maintain or build muscle mass, you probably want to be looking for a dairy protein, like a, like a casing or more, typically away. Way. But around 20 grams is what you want because right around, 30 G is when you see muscle protein synthesis start to start to Plateau out muscle protein synthesis can help you either build muscle if you're trying to, you know, lift weights and gain or maintain your muscle if you're trying to lose weight. So right around 20 grams, maybe up to 30 grams, is what you want to shoot for. But if you're adding 20 grams of protein from your shake, you're probably also getting additional protein from the milk and the vegetables and the fruits that you're putting in.