Typically, 20-25 grams of protein per meal for most individuals but no one, unless instructed by their physician, should consume all their daily protein needs from a supplement. Use a protein supplement to add protein as needed to your normal daily diet. The best way to determine how much protein you need is to take your weight in kilograms (divide weight in lbs by 2.2) and multiply it by .8 and this will determine your protein requirements as a sedentary adult. If you are interested in a high protein diet, there really is no reason to have more than 40 grams of protein of any type, per meal, for any individual. Active athletes generally comsume 1gm protein per pound of body weight and this easily satisfies their extra requirements. If you are interested recipes using a protein supplement you can visit the dotFIT recipe section.

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