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Hi! Does anyone drink the Fairlife Core Power Protein coffee shakes? I am in love with these, especially because of the 26 grams of protein in each one and the bit of caffeine! However, they are high in carbs at 21 grams and have 19 grams of sugar. Am I making a bad choice to drink these? Thanks for any advice!!

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NUTRITION FACTS

Serving Size 11.5 fl oz (340mL)

Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving

Calories 210

Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3.5g

5%

Saturated Fat 2g

10%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 15mg

5%

Sodium 180mg

8%

Potassium 400mg

11%

Total Carbohydrate 21g

7%

Dietary Fiber 0g

0%

Sugars 19g

Protein 26g

52%

Vitamin A 15%

Calcium 70%

Vitamin D 40%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients: Filtered Lowfat Grade A Milk, Cane Sugar, Coffee Extract, Contains Less Than 1% of Honey, Pectin, Gellan Gum, Natural Flavors, Monk fruit juice Concentrate, Stevia Leaf Extract, Lactase Enzyme, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3.

Contains Milk. Aseptically Pasteurized.

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They also have 700 mg of calcium! :)

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That sugar content is high... And it appears to be added sugar not naturally occurring, then honey, pectin Monk Fruit and stevia for more sweetness... Are you pre or post op?

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I am five weeks post op from sleeve

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I am five weeks post op from sleeve
In your instructions, what does it say in regards to Protein shakes/supplements and their specifications? Follow those guidelines closely. Ask your NUT about this type for further clarity

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That has waaaaay too much sugar for me but since I love flavored coffee I just mix my Columbian Supremo coffee from the Keurig with about 3-4 ounces Premier Protein shake. I like chocolate, caramel and vanilla done this way. Just like a Starbucks latte without the guilt....

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I may suggest that you are "in love" with it because of its high sugar concentration which makes it very palatable, however beware carbs begets carbs...

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At 8 months out those nutrition stats wouldn't bother me, but at 5 weeks it would have. But I don't really indulge in coffee more than once a week.

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Well I was avoiding coffee as recommended. My guidelines have a fairlife core Protein Shake option but was confusing as to which one. These numbers seemed high. Will follow up with my NUT. Thank you all!

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Well I was avoiding coffee as recommended. My guidelines have a fairlife core Protein Shake option but was confusing as to which one. These numbers seemed high. Will follow up with my NUT. Thank you all!
Are you sure it says fairlife Protein Shake as opposed to fairlife milk? Double check with your NUT.

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45 minutes ago, Tealael said:

Are you sure it says fairlife Protein Shake as opposed to fairlife milk? Double check with your NUT.

VSG2017 HW 249 SW 238 CW 169

I have a handout from the surgeon that lists preferred supplements. Fair Oaksfarm Core Power shakes is on that list and when I go to www.coreprotein.com I find the Fairlife Core Power Shakes. The coffee one actually has lower carbs and sugar than chocolate and vanilla. I guess by this list I'm ok...it's just such a dramatic difference from some of the other options. I don't want to mess up.

Recommended Single Serving Supplements.pdf

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3 hours ago, pleasedontjudgeme said:

Hi! Does anyone drink the Fairlife Core Power Protein coffee shakes? I am in love with these, especially because of the 26 grams of Protein in each one and the bit of caffeine! However, they are high in carbs at 21 grams and have 19 grams of sugar. Am I making a bad choice to drink these? Thanks for any advice!!

I stay away from anything with a sugar content that is higher than 5 grams, as this is what was instructed with my program. The cabs don't bother me, as I'm not carb crazy, but the sugars would concern me.

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I make my own out of crushed ice, carbmaster skim milk from kroger, cold brew coffee and a scoop of sprouts brand pea powder chocolate Protein Powder. Much lower sugar and about 30 grams Protein. Fairlife stuff is also expensive so per serving this is cheaper.

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On 7/17/2018 at 1:02 PM, MIZ60 said:

That has waaaaay too much sugar for me but since I love flavored coffee I just mix my Columbian Supremo coffee from the Keurig with about 3-4 ounces Premier Protein shake. I like chocolate, caramel and vanilla done this way. Just like a Starbucks latte without the guilt....

this is my Breakfast every morning. I do the caramel with coffee, and if I'm feeling splurgy I will get 2 shots of espresso in a venti Iced cup from starbucks and throw in my caramel Protein shake...so good!

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