Confused re Protein Intake

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  1. flutter-by-us

    flutter-by-us Silver Member

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    Hi - have read and re-read the page in the Atkins book regarding daily protein intake (p51) but still can't get my head around it.
    I'm 5ft 6 so recommended range is 75-156g and typical intake is 450g but what does this mean?
    75-156g is nothing on this diet so not sure how much protein I should be aiming for or does it matter?

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    I never bothered with that really, I just ate until I was full and counted my carbs only.
     
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    I do the same as Jim. I've had years of weighing everything :( If I'm losing weight it's working
     
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    Thanks Jim & Sharon you're right counting stuff can get tedious so I'll stick with the important stuff - carbs!
     
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    That's the way to do it! :D
     
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