Nutrition for Everyone: Protein

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn what foods have protein and what happens when we eat more protein than we need.

Making and Maintaining Muscle: How Much Protein Do You Need?

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Find out how much protein you need to make and maintain muscle in this March 2008 NIH News On Health article. Also in PDF|312 KB.

How Much Protein Do You Need?


Learn about the protein requirement for healthy adults, athletes, and those eating vegetarian diets.

Protein and the Body (PDF | 73 KB)

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension.

Explore the role of protein in your diet as well as the requirement for healthy adults and food sources for this nutrient.