How much protein?

Without going on about something you probably have read or heard about, quality protein in your diet is vital for healthy muscle, hair, skin, nails, and you know, cellular function and metabolism and all those less glamorous things! So, what's a quality protein and how much is enough? It depends on your taste, dietary restrictions or preferences and as far as what is considered the ideal amount, that will come down to your age, size, level of activity and tolerance for certain foods. Here's a great article that recently appeared on body + soul. Hope it answers some questions for you and deters you from being all drastic and cutting carbs or ANY food group in the quest for the body beautiful.