- Health and Science
- The Free Program
- McDougall Newsletter
- Success Stories
- Search »
Join Dr. McDougall along with fellow McDougallers in lively discussions and share your opinions.
"People eat meat and think they will become strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass." - Pino Caruso, Italian Actor
carbs-and-plants wrote:Protein "needs" have been HUGELY exaggerated to sell supplements and meat. If you simple eat adequate calories on the McD plan of starches, tubers and a variety of veggies and take in some beans or lentils every other day or so, you should be fine.
If you want big muscles, lift hard and heavy, that's more important than high protein intake. Yes, 92% of people out there will tell you I'm wrong, but I'm not. It's them because they have bought into the protein hype.