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Hello all I’m 5 months out and still find myself struggling to get my 90grams of Protein in and my fluids. I’m not hungry and when i eat I’m so full. Any tips? I just purchased some protein shots hopefully it will help😩

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58 minutes ago, Serenity81 said:

Hello all I’m 5 months out and still find myself struggling to get my 90grams of Protein in and my fluids. I’m not hungry and when i eat I’m so full. Any tips? I just purchased some Protein shots hopefully it will help😩

90 grams seems very high. I'm just 2 days post op, but all I need to work up to is about 75 grams. With weight loss your protein requirement should have gone down. Have you spoken to your nutritionist?

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I snack on Optimum Nutrition Protein Cake Bites and that gives me 20 g of protein. I'm probably not getting in all the fluids every day and need to check myself on that.

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My goal is also 90 grams of Protein per day, but I haven't gotten that even once in the last 2 months since my surgery. I asked why it was so high from my nutritionist, and she said that it had to do with my weight since I was a very big girl. There was something else as well, but I can't really remember now.

The only thing I found that helps me is drinking 2 Protein Drinks a day to help add to the protein total. At best I can get around 50 grams of protein, but like you I eat so little that it's very difficult to get it at all. I'm a vegetarian, but have decided to start adding fish into my diet simply because I'm not able to get the protein that I need.

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Those Protein shots are tough stuff for me but I’m only a few weeks post op

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I take Kaizen Protein Powder and it has 35 grams of Protein per scoop. I added it this morning to my Decaf coffee to make it like a cafe mocha. I don’t like how sweet it is but mixing it in with coffee or adding it to pudding helps with the flavour.

I’d like to find a flavour free protein power that is high as well since I’m new to the whole post op thing.

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I take Kaizen Protein Powder and it has 35 grams of Protein per scoop. I added it this morning to my Decaf coffee to make it like a cafe mocha. I don’t like how sweet it is but mixing it in with coffee or adding it to pudding helps with the flavour.

I’d like to find a flavour free Protein power that is high as well since I’m new to the whole post op thing.
Unjury has an unflavored powder.

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