We recommend 1.2 to 1.7 grams per kg of reference body weight per day.78 Check out our target protein ranges to find out how much protein you should be aiming for each day. If, on the other hand, you’ve already taken care of steps 1-14, you should have a rested and recharged body which is already happily burning fat. Growing children, pregnant women and breastfeeding women should not do longer fasting periods, as they have an increased nutrient needs. We recommend eating when hungry and using the 14 tips above if you need to lose weight.
Metaphorically that’s like digging a hole, into which you put your ladder, on which you stand and paint the basement-level windows of your house. Well, if your goal is to lose weight, we suggest following all the tips above, including eating a low-carb diet. Combining this with intermittent fasting is a great combination.