Protein Intake Calculator

Enter your weight and click Calculate to find your daily protein requirement for your age and activity level. Please note, protein requirements are complicated and will vary from person to person based on age, activity level, stages of life and overall health. Whey Protein Institute recommends consulting with your physician or a registered dietitian for an individualized eating plan.

Protein Intake Calculator

Enter your weight and click Calculate to find your daily protein requirement for your age and activity level.

Activity Level Grams of Protein
Per Lb. of Body Weight
Enter Your Weight
in lbs.
  Estimated Total Daily Protein Requirement
in Grams
Current RDA for Inactive Adult 0.4  
Recreational Adult Exerciser 0.5-0.75  
Adult Competitive Athlete 0.6-0.9  
Growing Teenage Athlete 0.8-0.9  
Adult Building Muscle Mass 0.7-0.9  
Athlete, Restricting Calories 0.8-0.9  
Maximum Usable Amount for Adults 0.9