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Many experience problems drinking Protein Shakes. I hated them. But in the beginning I drank them, three 16-ounce Protein shakes a day, in order to meet my protein requirements. You do not have to like protein shakes only tolerate them. There are many varieties of protein shakes available today. Experiment until you can find one you can tolerate.

I used Muscle Milk Light (Vanilla Creme) powder blended with Water and a half a banana. That worked for me.

Without sufficient protein, your body will scavenge protein from other areas of your body, such as your muscles. Protein is extremely important after surgery as its job in the body is to build and maintain tissues including your body's major organs and skeletal muscles. Protein deficiency, when continued over a long period of time can cause a disease known as protein caloric malnutrition. Common symptoms are poor healing, fatigue, Hair loss and muscle wasting. Immediate post op, protein promotes healing of the staple line and incisions.

It might be a little too soon to transition to Protein Bars. It wasn't until the 3rd or 4th month that my nutritionist recommended them. Your stomach may still need a little extra time. A Protein Bar is probably too dense at this point. I used Quest protein bars. These bars were good in that they had high protein, minimal sugar and also contained Fiber. They also came in a lot of different flavors.

Protein bars are good when you are on the go and can't drag along a blender in order to mix a Protein Shake.

A Quest protein bar contains 220 calories and provides 21 grams of protein. A Muscle Milk Light protein shake [2 scoops of powder in a 16 ounce glass] contains 210 calories and provides 25 grams of protein. So they are comparable.

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I had this problem as well. I couldn't keep any of them down. My Dr. had me just try milk, if I could keep that down, then try Carnation Instant Breakfast for some added Protein. So that is what I drank until I could have puréed foods. I know Carnation Instant isn't healthy, ( and so did my Dr. but he wanted me drinking whatever I would not vomit up) but it worked for me.

I found the Bariatric Pal Hot Cocoa with Marshmellows to be simply delish! Those have 15 grams of protein and very low sugar and carbs. The peach tea is good and the mango fruit drink. They all have 15 grams of protein. I got those for summer, however, I just love drinking the hot cocoa anytime. It is my new healthy comfort food.

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OMG and I am the reverse, Protein Shakes and waters are still my friends.Precious isn't so happy with pureed and company, I live in hope everyday she will want to grow up a little.🍶🍛

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Neither is 🍌 even very soft and ripe. Score is: Banana Chunk- 1 Frustr8,-0, y son now has Full Custody of the fruit Bowl😦🍛

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