King of Vice wrote:
There’s no such thing as your body not absorbing protein. It gets used as it gets digested. The more protein you eat, the longer it will digest, and it will be absorbed as it digests.
This is the case of course with the average person. If you eat 10,000 calories of protein a day, and you only need 3,000 of them, you probably will store the other 7k on your body. But over-eating protein has NEVER been heard of.
cheers King of Vice…
i think you’ve answered me. i guess i was wondering if i miss a meal for various reasons, and then i eat, say, 80grams of protein in my next meal, is all that protein useful to my system in the way i want it to be?
i was under some assumption that there was a limit to what your metabolism could “deal with” - an upper limit, if you will.[/quote]
Did you actually read the responses in this thread? How much do you weigh? If you are a muscular 260+lbs, that 80gr protein shake may actually be put to good use. If you weigh 150lbs, it may not. There are no specifics available but common sense is free.