Check out this week's Made Fit TV episode to find out the pro's and con's of four different protein supplements: Whey, Casein, Soy, and Egg White. I also talk about that confusing debate of protein concentrate vs. protein isolate.
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Jennifer DiDonato: Hello and welcome to Madefit TV. I am your host Jennifer DiDonato and this is episode number 53 and Madefit TV is everyone's source for health and fitness information and entertainment and its where fit bodies don't just happen they are made and of course once again we are in a kitchen. I know you guys are probably getting so bored being in the kitchen but the reason why is because nutrition is very important. And I have been getting a lot of questions, a lot of inquiries about protein supplements. I know it's so confusing, there are so many different proteins out there, you have got you know whey concentrates, you have got whey isolates, you have soya, you have casein, you have egg white, you have all these different types of proteins and you are thinking which ones should I use. So, that's why this week it is which protein is best for you. Now like I said I have lot of emails about this particular subject, just want to read one right now. This is from Steve Ortega and Steve wrote to me couple of weeks ago, when he said how do you feel about protein powders whey versus soy. How much protein is too much in one meal for a 200 pound man and how much protein is too much for 124 pound women and also he's giving a ten year old a protein shake a good idea, 24 grams of whey roughly. Thanks again for your thoughts and encouragement. Now Steve, I am glad you wrote me because like I said a lot of people have questions about what types of proteins they should be having and how much and at what age and so we are going to get into that right now. So, first thing that you want to know and I will be putting some notes up right now is that its generally suggested that the average person, you know, whether you are exercising or not, should be eating about 0.8 grams of proteins per kilogram that you weigh and you are thinking okay what is that? Okay, let's break it down. Okay, 1 pound is equivalent to 2.2 kilograms. So for instance, we are going to jot this down put it up for you guys kind of follow along. Let's just say that 200 pound adult average man weighs like I said 200 pounds. So that would make him about 91 kilograms. So 0.8 grams of 91 kilogram's would be roughly 73 grams of protein. So, this 200 pound male would want to eat about 73 grams of protein at least in his day to make sure that he is getting the proper amounts of protein daily in his intake. Okay, now for a woman lets just say the average 130 pound female. She weighs, like I said 130 pounds, so that would be about 59 kilograms. So her daily intake of protein would come up to about 47 grams of protein which is about 0.8 or 80% of the 59 kilograms that she weighs. Now like I had said that is for the average person who is just exercising may be a few days a week generally fitted in, just kind of going about the day, because a lot of times it's so easy to eat those carbohydrates. Want to make sure you are getting good protein in your system. Now, you are thinking now, I am sure a lot you guys out there want more protein. You want to build stronger muscles, build strong bones, you are thinking, Jenn, eat only 70 grams of protein for a 200 pound guy that sounds like that's not enough. Well for you it may not be enough. So what I did, I broke it down. Let's just make an example right here, we are going to pop it up on the screen. Now for strength trainer or a body builder if you want to put on some mass, that's not necessarily professional body builder if you want to put on some mass you want to see that growth in that definition for man a 200 pound adult male, if you want to put on strength in muscle, its recommended about 1.7 grams per kilogram not 0.8 because you want to grow. So, for 200 pound adult male would be about 91 kilograms like I said. So, 1.7 grams of 91 kilograms is 155 grams of protein for the average 200 pound man. Now, see you are thinking okay that makes more sense Jenn. I want to put on some mass, 155 grams of protein per day is doable and pr

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