Recommended Protein Intake
Know how much is too much—or too little
WAY TO THRIVE
The average American eats almost twice the amount of protein they need each day. For example, the average 150-pound man eats about 100 grams of protein each day, but needs only 54 grams.
For CKD stages 3 and 4, you will want to reduce your protein portion to half the size of your palm. This changes depending on your stage. Ask your dietitian so you know your personal goal.