Protelicious & me: recommended amounts

How much Protelicious® whey protein for best results?

Most health professionals recommend approximately 1 gram of protein per kg of body weight.  Below is a table which details suggested daily amounts of Protelicious® whey protein.

A few words from a dietitian.

“As a registered dietitian, I am always on the lookout for ways to incorporate good quality protein into my client’s diet’s, especially for breakfast. After trying Protelicious®, I have recommended it to many of my clients and use it regularly for my family and myself. It is high quality whey protein that tastes great and is easy to incorporate into recipes and into your favourite foods”.

Denise Fair. Registered Dietitian (Canada) MSc RD


Children by weight *

Metric / Imperial measurements

13 -17 kg (5 to 7 years)

5 mls/ day   or 1 teaspoon

18 -24 kg (8 to 10 years)

10mls/ day or 2 teaspoons

 25 -34 kg (11 to 13 years)

15 mls/day   or 1 tablespoon

 33- 45 kg  (13 to 15 years)

20 mls/day   or 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon

Teens + young adults**

Full scoop of 25 grams  (scooper provided)


Full scoop of 25 grams (scooper provided)

Athletes ***

Up to 2 scoops or 50 grams

60 plus (anti-aging benefits)

After 60 protein requirements can increase due to decreased absorption, increased needs and reduced muscle mass. Suggest 2 scoops or 50 grams depending on current dietary intake.

Pregnant and lactating women. See separate table

Recommendation to increase protein by 25 grams daily. Protelicious is a food, but please check with your health care specialist.


Children younger than 5 can use this product but recommended to see health care specialist for exact amounts.   

** Teens and young adults need proportionally more protein due to rapid period of growth.

*** Athletes may require up to 1.5 grams of protein per kg of bodyweight