283: What’s the best and most affordable diet for a hungry teenage boy?

Masterjohn Q&A Files Episode 283


Short Answer: A half a gram to a gram of protein per pound of bodyweight, no more than 20-40 grams of that from protein powder, and whole foods supplying the targets for vitamins and minerals, erring on the side of overshooting them. Lentils and other legumes as primary carb foods and supply a portion of protein, and adjusting quality of meat to what you can afford, can help with budgeting.

This video was mentioned: https://chrismasterjohnphd.com/lite-videos/2018/07/24/track-vitamin-mineral-intake

This episode was cut from the original Q&A session that you can find here.

DISCLAIMER: I have a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and my expertise is in performing and evaluating nutritional research. I am not a medical doctor and nothing herein is medical advice.

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