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Does anybody do the Protein shooters that come in the test tubes? I've noticed that just one test tube has 25 g protein and little to no carbs....they also make slightly bigger ones that have 50 g protein again with little to no carbs....those should be fine during post op...right?

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Does anybody do the Protein shooters that come in the test tubes? I've noticed that just one test tube has 25 g Protein and little to no carbs....they also make slightly bigger ones that have 50 g protein again with little to no carbs....those should be fine during post op...right?

Those are fine, but they taste horrible! I opt for Inspire's brand of protein powders...HIGH on protein and a great taste to boot!

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They are gross as mine still sit in the side door of the fridge but I can tolerate them i you pour half of the tube in a bottle of Water (drink some water down first) and mix it with a flavor pack(I have fruit punch Protein shots and koolaid packs, so they are very doable then and I just drink on them when I feel that I haven't had enough protein for the day but I am pretty good at it through food since I am six months out.

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Its a easy shot and just what I need when i haven't gotten all my Protein in for the day. I hate to say this, but "i don't think they taste that terribly bad".....However i would never substitute for real food.....

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They can be a nice change from the milky type Protein Shakes. I add them to Water.< /p>

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costco sells a type of Protein shot. They had them as a sample one day so I tried them out. Not bad. Definately better than Isopure which I thought to be disgusting. My nephew (who like Mikey will eat anything) thought Isopure was gross to.

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I use the ones here: BODYCHOICE NUTRITION - Goji juice made from Goji berries, Hoodia Weight Loss, liquid Protein dietary supplements

The taste doesn't really bother me. No, it is not something I savor and enjoy the taste of, but I don't dislike it either. For me, its just the fastest and lowest calorie way to get 25g of Protein when you need to supplement. And, the packaging is very convenient (easy to travel with or keep a couple in your purse or gym bag).

I don't use them daily because I love to eat! LOL But, I do use them when I know I'm not going to be able to eat right after an intense workout. Or, if I don't have time for Breakfast sometimes. Also, if I'm out and don't have time to get something for lunch, it will satiate my hunger for another hour or two until I can get home and get something healthy. Of course, they are also great right after a fill. My doctor only allows Clear liquids for 72 hours after a fill (so even regular protein powders are out), but she does allow the bullets.

Also, I LOVE them for travel. Last time I went to Vegas, I got so tight I could barely eat. I was so glad I brought a bunch of protein shots with me. I hadn't anticipated getting so tight, but I had brought them just so that I wouldn't have to worry about my food choices adding up to enough protein.

Oh, one other thing I would add is I prefer them at room temp (not refrigerated). When they are refrigerated, they seem thicker and the taste seems even more concentrated. Much much better at room temp.

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I haven't been able to get the recommended amount of Protein in my diet so I bought some protein "shooters" at Walmart. They seem to be the cheapest I found so far. But the taste is horrible. I mix it in a gatorade bottle with Crystal Light and it makes it go down easier. so I'm planning on keeping them around to keep my protein intake up. Ingesting protein will speed up your metabolism. the weight is coming off so it must work for me.

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My nutritionist said to be very careful of the Protein shooters as many of them are made of inferior kinds of protein and do not have all the necesary amino acids in them. You get the calories without really getting the quality protein your body can use. She said to look for whey, soy or egg Proteins.< /p>

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Omg I seriously almost threw up when i tried one of these!!!!

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The shots are not quite the same consistency that regular Protein is so it doesn't fill you up like regular protein does. Yea it would be a good way to get your needed protein in on the go but i would rather drink the ready to drink premier chocolate drinks from costco or something like that if your in a hurry or need one to go. Most of those shooters or "clear" Protein Drinks are soooo nasty!! They leave a weird kind of coating and flavor in your mouth after wards....I have been told also that you really only want about 30grams of protein in at a time or it really doesn't do much for your body unless ya a body builder or something lol I usually have about 30grm Protein Shake throughout the day never within 3-4 hours of each other...Hope it helps

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