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Hey! As much as I love Water, it gets boring. What are some sweeter beverages that are good for you after VSG? I can't seem to handle tea due to needing to add sugar, and I am not sure if juice of any kind is allowed. Have you guys had success with anything? For parties and such?

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8 minutes ago, Emersyn said:

Hey! As much as I love Water, it gets boring. What are some sweeter beverages that are good for you after VSG? I can't seem to handle tea due to needing to add sugar, and I am not sure if juice of any kind is allowed. Have you guys had success with anything? For parties and such?

Have you tried tea with honey instead of sugar? I've noticed natural sugars are much easier on my system post revision than unnatural sugars.
Have you tried any of the calorie free sweeteners?

juice is allowed, just have to watch the calories, added sugars, etc.
Calorie free drinks are where you really want to be looking. There are plenty of sweet tasting calorie free drink mixes, etc that you can use.

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2 minutes ago, Matt Z said:

Calorie free drinks are where you really want to be looking. There are plenty of sweet tasting calorie free drink mixes, etc that you can use.

I agree with this. liquid calories, calories that give you no satiety, should be avoided as much as possible.

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35 minutes ago, Emersyn said:

Hey! As much as I love Water, it gets boring. What are some sweeter beverages that are good for you after VSG? I can't seem to handle tea due to needing to add sugar, and I am not sure if juice of any kind is allowed. Have you guys had success with anything? For parties and such?

I can't drink tea without sugar either, but I use liquid stevia. It's calorie free and doesn't upset my stomach. I've come to love tea. I order or purchase all my teas from David's Teas. Some do have tiny amount of added sugar, so if you are avoiding all sugar, then pay attention to ingredients. However, they are delicious and many caffeine free options! I also use Water additives (Sturr brand is excellent) or do fruit infused water. Here's a link to some yummy fruit infused water recipes: https://dailyburn.com/life/recipes/fruit-infused-water-recipes/

Great Value Liquid No Calorie Stevia Sweetener, 1.68 fl oz

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I just dump Splenda in everything and call it good. LOL:)

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I'm a Crystal Light girl, myself! Peach mango green tea or Cherry Pomogranate!

Or else, Chai tea (from tea bag) with vanilla Premier Protein as the "latte" - delish!

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I drink coffee with a vanilla muscle milk it’s delicious never thought I’d say those words

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5 hours ago, Matt Z said:

Have you tried tea with honey instead of sugar? I've noticed natural sugars are much easier on my system post revision than unnatural sugars.
Have you tried any of the calorie free sweeteners?

juice is allowed, just have to watch the calories, added sugars, etc.
Calorie free drinks are where you really want to be looking. There are plenty of sweet tasting calorie free drink mixes, etc that you can use.

Either Splenda or the unsweetened tea I got from Dunkin made me sick. After added Splenda. I will look for those. Thank you!

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5 hours ago, AshAsh1 said:

I can't drink tea without sugar either, but I use liquid stevia. It's calorie free and doesn't upset my stomach. I've come to love tea. I order or purchase all my teas from David's Teas. Some do have tiny amount of added sugar, so if you are avoiding all sugar, then pay attention to ingredients. However, they are delicious and many caffeine free options! I also use Water additives (Sturr brand is excellent) or do fruit infused Water. Here's a link to some yummy fruit infused water recipes: https://dailyburn.com/life/recipes/fruit-infused-water-recipes/

Great Value Liquid No Calorie Stevia Sweetener, 1.68 fl oz

Ohhh thank you! I will have to try it!

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5 hours ago, Orchids&Dragons said:

I'm a Crystal Light girl, myself! Peach mango green tea or Cherry Pomogranate!

Or else, Chai tea (from tea bag) with vanilla Premier Protein as the "latte" - delish!

Haven't tried Crystal Light since right after surgery, may be worth a go again!

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1 minute ago, Emersyn said:

Either Splenda or the unsweetened tea I got from Dunkin made me sick. After added Splenda. I will look for those. Thank you!

Splenda gives me headaches, that's why I carry around the liquid stevia.

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4 hours ago, Marissa37 said:

I drink coffee with a vanilla muscle milk it’s delicious never thought I’d say those words

Interesting, never been a coffee drinker but I'll try it!

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There's also Monkfruit or agave as options. Try the Skinny Girl products. Propel,,G2, or Nestle Splash. I have some Constant Comment Decaffinated tea, going to make it up when I remember where I put my half-gallon pitcher lid. Didn't want to take up the space of a gallon.

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I like Premier Protein Clear that I get from Sam's. It has 20 g of Protein and reminds me of Gatorade.

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