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Recommended Dietary Allowance for Protein

Proteins are very important for the body. Proteins help you with digestion, help in the formation of red blood cells that deliver oxygen to our cells and helps fight infections within the body. Proteins also provide the framework and support for muscles, bones, skin, hair, nails, teeth and skin. The recommended dietary allowance of protein for adult men and women (who are not pregnant or breastfeeding) is 0.8 grams of protein for every 2.2 pounds of body weight.

For more information, please visit: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs261

 

 

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