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I have just been looking at some web sites concerning how

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I have just been looking at some web sites concerning how much protein I need to have everyday. can you tell me, is it true that I - a 55 year old woman, active but not a body builder, should be consuming 58 grams of protein a day? And if I am not getting enough daily protein could it affect the strength of or endurance of my muscles?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this question. I would say this is a reasonable amount of protein in a day. Yes.Less than that would be bad but not horribly bad.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

how bad is not horribly bad.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Just will limit how much muscle you can gain. that's all
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I would love to have extra help but my bank has frozen my account because I reported a possible scam, hopefully this will be sorted soon so I might get back to you, if I may. Can I actually lose muscle without protein

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, you can get it back