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Has any body try this? Or what did you guys drink for Protein Shake ( if ya drink any) ? Does it taste good?

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Has any body try this? Or what did you guys drink for Protein Shake ( if ya drink any) ? Does it taste good?
“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” —Michael Phelps


I never found any I thought tasted good. I buy GENEPRO on Amazon. Mix in Water, add a water flavoring and it's 30 grams of Protein and tastes good.

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I prefer Premier Protein. 30g per shake, and tastes great. You can pick up an 18 pack at costco for $24.95, and they have it $5.00 off pretty much once every quarter. The Protein Powder is also great. I also like Syntrax Matrix Protein powders. The flavors are really tasty, and mix really well with almond milk or Water. They carry 23 grams of Protein per serving.

The Bariatric Pal shakes might be tasty, but there is no way that I would pay $15.00 for just 6 shakes...Especially, ones with just 15g of Protein.

The fruit Protein Drinks seem to be a good deal, but why are they so much cheaper?

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I never found any I thought tasted good. I buy GENEPRO on Amazon. Mix in Water, add a water flavoring and it's 30 grams of Protein and tastes good.

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That’s my biggest fear .. I’m a bad drinker and I want something good enough for me to drink. Plus I want variety .. cuz I know I’m gonna get tired of the same Protein Shakes. Gonna check the one you mention.
Thank you!


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I prefer Premier Protein. 30g per shake, and tastes great. You can pick up an 18 pack at costco for $24.95, and they have it $5.00 off pretty much once every quarter. The Protein powder is also great. I also like Syntrax Matrix protein powders. The flavors are really tasty, and mix really well with almond milk or Water. They carry 23 grams of Protein per serving.
The Bariatric Pal shakes might be tasty, but there is no way that I would pay $15.00 for just 6 shakes...Especially, ones with just 15g of Protein.
The fruit Protein drinks seem to be a good deal, but why are they so much cheaper?

I was also checking premier, I don’t have a Costco membership, I do have bj’s a lil more expensive. I was also checking muscle milk , cheaper but less gram of protein , so I was aiming for premier.

How long have you been drinking it? Have you gotten tired of it?


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I've never tried that kind. I use Bariatric Advantage. I buy the big bags for home and the packets for travel (flying). It's too thick for my liking so I mix it with Water according to instructions and then add about 4-6 ounces of original unsweetened almond milk or nonfat milk if I'm at hotels without access to almond milk and a ton of ice.

I also discovered it doesn't stir (dissolve) well with a spoon so I had to get a Blender Bottle to shake it really good for a couple minutes.

I've been drinking one a day (breakfast) since my lap band was removed in Feb. 2017 In preparation for the sleeve revision and to help keep me from gaining weight in the interim.

They taste pretty good. However, I'm pre-op so I hope my taste buds don't change after surgery because I've stocked up for a couple months.
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GENEPRO has no flavor so what ever flavoring you add to the Water and powder is what it tastes like. It cost about $1 per serving of 8oz water and 1 scoop GenePro and it gives you 30 grams of Protein. I drink 1 glass every morning and helps me make sure I meet my protein goals.

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Theres a groupon for a 30 dollar membership to costco with a 10 dollar ecert. I got it mainly for the Protein Water and drinks

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Ehhh sooo gonna check that out!! Thank you!


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I've never tried that kind. I use Bariatric Advantage. I buy the big bags for home and the packets for travel (flying). It's too thick for my liking so I mix it with Water according to instructions and then add about 4-6 ounces of original unsweetened almond milk or nonfat milk if I'm at hotels without access to almond milk and a ton of ice.

I also discovered it doesn't stir (dissolve) well with a spoon so I had to get a Blender Bottle to shake it really good for a couple minutes.

I've been drinking one a day (breakfast) since my lap band was removed in Feb. 2017 In preparation for the sleeve revision and to help keep me from gaining weight in the interim.

They taste pretty good. However, I'm pre-op so I hope my taste buds don't change after surgery because I've stocked up for a couple months.
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Do it make you feel full? I have try Meal Replacement and after awhile .. they don’t help me fill full.


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GENEPRO has no flavor so what ever flavoring you add to the Water and powder is what it tastes like. It cost about $1 per serving of 8oz water and 1 scoop GenePro and it gives you 30 grams of Protein. I drink 1 glass every morning and helps me make sure I meet my protein goals.

Sounds great too. to buy... cuz I’m pretty bad with drinking Protein Shakes. Thank you for your advice!


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Do some research on GENEPRO. It's quite controversial.


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Do it make you feel full? I have try meal replacement and after awhile .. they don’t help me fill full.


“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” —Michael Phelps


The Bariatric Advantage makes me feel full but I'm doubling the liquid in a serving because I can't drink it to thick.

I also got Protein Waters for times I don't want a shake. I sampled them but they are mainly because for the after surgery recovery liquid diet phase. They are kind of sweet but I poured them over a full glass of ice and it Waters them down and they are fine after that.

Everything could be totally different after surgery though. I have heard some say their taste buds change and the tolerance for what they can swallow.

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Do some research on GENEPRO. It's quite controversial.




Oh oh ... gonna do that , thanks for the heads up.


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The Bariatric Advantage makes me feel full but I'm doubling the liquid in a serving because I can't drink it to thick.

I also got Protein Waters for times I don't want a shake. I sampled them but they are mainly because for the after surgery recovery liquid diet phase. They are kind of sweet but I poured them over a full glass of ice and it Waters them down and they are fine after that.

Everything could be totally different after surgery though. I have heard some say their taste buds change and the tolerance for what they can swallow.

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Never knew premier had those. And that’s good to know. Soon I’ll start my liquid diet .. for two weeks, so I was looking for enough options to not fail, thanks for giving me new ones! [emoji1417] but also for my post op.


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