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Protein shakes

Discussion in 'Food & Nutrition' started by Christine Seese, Oct 28, 2016.

  1. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    Getting discouraged. I thought I had the perfect chocolate shake based on reviews of it. Decided to try it out even though I haven't had surgery yet. Doesn't taste as good as I had hoped. I'm now buying a sample pack from Unjury. I hope I will find one of those to be tasty. I've also been told that I can put sugar free flavored coffee sweeteners in the shakes. I think I will also try that. I HAVE to find something I can use for my 2 weeks of shake only diet. I almost failed last time. Crossing my fingers.
     
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  2. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    I found that after gastric sleeve surgery my taste buds had changed. What tasted great before surgery now tasted different. I had two different protein shake mixes that I purchased before surgery that are now sitting in my pantry drawing dust. I tried them after surgery and can't stand the taste.
     
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  3. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    That's not good news since I'm already having troubles finding one I like. What are you using now?
     
  4. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    I'm using Premier Protein Shakes and powder. Bought a book off of Amazon which has plenty of protein shake recipes that I'm eager to try. The book was by the Bariatric Foodie.....but I don't recall the title.
     
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  5. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    Thanks for the info!!!
     
  6. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    You are welcome. Don't stress about them rescheduling your surgery. The surgery day will be here before you know it. Keep in touch. I'd love to hear of your progress.
     
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  7. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    Thanks. Same here!
     
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  8. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    BF guide.jpg here is the book I referred to early.
     
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  9. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    I did find it on Amazon. $5.99 on Kindle. I will put my iPad to good use. How long ago was your surgery?
     
  10. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    I'm a little over 3 years post op. I've lost almost 60 pounds but am at a plateau. I actually fell off the weight loss train but now I'm back on track. After your surgery the most important thing to remember is that you most eat protein first! I also purchased a tub of vanilla Premier Protein powder so I'm going to be trying out some of those protein shakes in the book.
     
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  11. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    I will make sure I do that. Thanks for the advise. Did you get the powder at Wal Mart? All I could see were the pre made shakes.
     
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  12. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    I purchased the Premier Powder on line on eBay. I think Amazon has it also available.
     
  13. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    I'll have to price it. I found the website too.
     
  14. Tamara Price

    Tamara Price Active Member

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    Yeah that's what I did...priced it. I actually Googled "where can I purchase Premier Protein Powder online" they mentioned Amazon but I found the powder was cheaper on eBay.
     
  15. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    I found it on Amazon. Now to check out eBay.
     
  16. Dalrae

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    If you bought your protein shakes from a health food store, they will let you return them and choose another. The health food stores also will give you samples of any shake. My surgery is November 18th. Keep up the good work! :)
     
  17. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    Hi Delrae. I didn't realize that about the health food stores. I have some samples from Unjury shakes coming today. If they don't work, I have found that I like premier shakes. I will get their powder. What type of surgery are you having? I'm having gastric bypass.
     
  18. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    Location:
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    Got my Unjury shake samples right after I had a Premier for breakfast. May have to try one of the samples later.
     
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  19. Christine Seese

    Christine Seese Bariatric Guru

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    Location:
    Dahlonega, Ga
    Already posted this earlier, but thought I'd post it here in the original message thread. The Unjury chocolate and vanilla shakes were good. $23 for 17 servings. Will have to get 3 tubs for dprotein shake diet. Also going to get an extra one for after surgery. $6.95 flat rate shipping for UPS. Can't complain about that.
     
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  20. NanetteS

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    I couldn't handle the Bariatric Advantage shakes they gave me. As an alternative, they recommended EAS Myoplex lite and Boost Calorie Smart. I've tried both and found I tolerate them pretty well. I still get tired of the sweet taste in my mouth all the time though. But if I have a cup of broth before or after each shake, it really helps.
     
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