How much protein can be taken at once without wasting any?

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  1. TANGO SUKKA

    TANGO SUKKA Well-Known Member

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    I've heard 30g within a couple hours...anything else gets wasted. Is this true?
     
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    i notice i get better retention when i use it in suppository form.
     
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    boost to 35g if you drink it with orange juice while standing on one leg :cool:
     
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    you can also jerk it while drinking your shake, its increases absorption by 100%. (Use a straw so your hands are free )
     
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    201,025.7898069g :mamoru:
     
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    Ill chime in with a somewhat realistic opinion.

    Ive heard through the grapevine that you should keep it to 40g max an hour, unless you eat with something that will help dissolve slower.
     
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    source?
     
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    there is no set amount. breaking it up can make it easier to digest but if you are taking in alot of protein you will be eating all day.
     
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    It varies from person to person. I just monitor my protein farts. I usually don't get them unless I eat too much protein
     
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    Studies show, that consuming 30g of protein every three hours or so, leads to an optimal anabolic state. Diminishing returns set in after 30g
     
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    good luck getting even 200 grams of protein eating like that
     
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    i'm not saying the studies are accurate, but 5 shakes a day + lunch/dinner ought to cover it
     
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    I wouldn't worry about it. Try and get some here and there.
     
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    i get about 240 doing that. I have 2 50g meals and the rest are 30
     
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    In all seriousness, I'd say it's very important to get enough protein when cutting. He's already going to be losing some muscle during the cut, but having plenty of protein can help minimize that
     
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    If you are getting your macros you will be fine. Secondly, your body is very efficient at processing nutrients. The idea there is an arbitrary limit to the amount you can absorb per meal is nonsensical. Can someone cite a study demonstrating there is upper limit (keep in mind I am not saying it is unlimited)?
     
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    lol wait nevermind. I got my threads mixed up. this is not a thread about cutting LULZ DERP DERP
     
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