Title says it all. Between chicken, beef, eggs, broccoli, and others, finding sources of protein is so hard! I'm trying to take in 1800 calories a day to lose some weight, and am trying to cut back on carbs as much as possible staying in a nice 50-100 range as per Scott's meal plan video. So I've calculated my fat intake can be upwards of up to 68g daily and my protein can be upwards of 200. My body fat percentage is hanging around 25% give or take because of a margin of error, the method I'm using is measurements and punching the numbers into an equation. Which, as I'm sure many know, is subject to human error and inaccuracy. My body weight is approximately 180lbs so my lean weight should be 135 lbs. And I've calculated my daily caloric intake via Scott's Meal Plan app.
My first question is, is it okay to jack up my protein intake up to 1.5 my lean body weight to get to a 1800 calorie goal, if I'm trying to lean down before trying to build muscle? 68g of fat is 612 calories, 200g protein is 800, and 100 carbs is 400. So that should work out.
Also, the largest reason for this post, getting THAT much protein daily is absurd! As I mentioned earlier, there are plenty of choices for protein, my problem being amongst the many, broccoli chicken beef dairy products eggs and so on and so forth, getting 200g of protein w/out consuming upwards of 3000mg of sodium is impossible! Chicken, beef, you name it it has sodium. So what do I do? I cant be eating 3000mg of salt a day, it cant be healthy.