You need to eat about 100 grams of protein a day to minimize muscle loss when you are on a diet. Any time you lose weight, you will go into negative nitrogen balance. Exercise helps minimize muscle loss, but losing a little muscle mass is inevitable, when you are losing weight. Eating about 100 grams of protein a day, and exercising 4-3 minute cycles (exercise every other day) is your the best prevention.
Protein requirements during weight loss – to minimize muscle loss
on March 27, 2014 | 20 Comments