SFH Whey Protein FAQs

As you may know, SFH reps will be onsite during all regular classes this coming Monday, May 23rd to provide free samples and answer questions about their whey protein and fish oil products. Below is some info they’ve put together on some of the most common FAQs about protein and a rundown of what they offer. Enjoy!


How much protein do you need?

This all depends on a variety of factors. Gender, age and your daily activity level all contribute to your protein needs. In addition dietary needs can shift based on your personal goals, whether they involve gaining strength, losing weight or weight maintenance.

The FDA recommends that an adult take in 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight, or about 50 grams of proteins a day, for a 2,000 calorie diet. Recommended daily allowances however is only a minimum and may not fulfill your actual nutritional needs.

It is widely accepted among nutritionists that FDA guidelines are too low and widely misinterpreted as a daily target. An improved guideline might be twice the currently recommended amount of protein, or 1.6 grams per kilogram of body weight.

How does consuming protein help build lean muscle mass?

As you break down muscle fibers through exercise, the amino acids aid in recovery and growth. Consuming whey protein up to 24 hours after exercise could enhance skeletal muscle growth. Likewise, keeping a positive nitrogen balance makes a difference in the effectiveness of your regimen. A positive balance occurs when the amount of nitrogen, an element that you take in through protein, is greater than what you lose through sweat and other excretions. On the flipside, it’s important to avoid overtraining, which can lead to a negative nitrogen balance and injury. Always make sure you are consuming sufficient protein and allow yourself time to rest.

How can consuming protein help you lose weight?

Research has found protein satisfies hunger, which helps you cut down your consumption of carbohydrates and fats. Greater amounts of protein also mean higher energy levels and improved retention of lean muscle mass, both of which can aid in shedding weight.

You will need to be conscious of your personal physical needs, be attentive to your overall diet and put in work to achieve results. If you start a high-protein diet for weight loss or other purposes, it’s vital to stay active and consume other nutrients in sufficient quantities.

SFH Protein

SFH offers several different whey proteins to help reach higher protein demands. Read more about each product here.

SFH is committed to using clean and non-GMO ingredients. Read more about the SFH whey protein formulas here and check out some of our FAQs on our products here.


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