There is a whole lot of people who only eat ' 1 ' meal a day, and do fine. Most have no problem working out to gain muscle.
You definately don't need as much protein as you think you do.
The bodybuilding boom, and the Protein Powder Manufacturers have led us to believe that we need gobs and gobs protein or we will lose muscle mass.
This is just not the case. You body can do excellent on much less protein than most people consume.
Furthermore, if too much protein is consumed, or your body is good at storing and using protein it can convert that protein into glucose for energy instead.
This was pretty interesting to see. This is one of Brad Pilon's man interesting youtube videos. It shows how much a pound of muscle really looks like.
BRAD PILON of "Eat Stop Eat" has a book called, "How much Protein". It covers this very topic.
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