Why 30g of Protein for Breakfast?
I'm sticking very strictly to the SCD but am curious to know why Ferris sees getting 30g of protein in the morning as so important.
In his recorded talks he goes so far as to say it’s the one single thing he'd recommend for weight loss.
What's the theory / science behind this?
The Best Answer
Tim mentions in damage control that on cheat day having a regular SCD breakfast with 30 grams of protein will decrease your appetite for the rest of the day. Probably the same principle for normal days. That said he also recommends each meal is at least 20 grams of protein. Protein is really your biggest ally in fat loss.
Just to maintain muscle, I personally have to have 26 grams of protein with each meal and a 15 gram mini meal.
I was wondering about that too. Most mornings I just have two eggs with some spinach or tomatoes, and that's only about 12 grams of protein. But it fills me up and I'm just not sure I could cram more in. I know that's the guideline in the book, but it seems pretty strict. Have people had luck losing weight while eating less protein?
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