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As the title says.... Do/have any of you used the herbalife shake powders? If so did your dietician say they were ok? My wife and I are 10 days post op and cant stand all the premade Protein Shakes we bought but we have been able to get the herbalife ones to go down very smoothly and are getting the amount of Protein we need.

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Don't a lot of the Herbalife products contain things beyond Protein like stimulants, laxatives, etc?

Also keep in mind by using their products you are supporting their "multi level marketing" business model that many people consider to be predatory.

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I just checked the ingredient list on Amazon. They feature corn Syrup solids and soy Protein isolate - we were told to only use shakes that were made with whey protein isolate when were early out. Also, corn syrup isn't very healthy.

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Do they still exist? Good gracious. They were huge decades ago but then got a lot of negative press.

Corn Syrup is the worst & should be avoided at all costs. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/why-high-fructose-corn-syrup-is-bad

There are lots of Protein powders available. You may have to do a comparison of their nutritional panels & ingredients to find the best & healthiest option.

Always best to speak with your dietician/nutritionalist for their recommendations.

Congrats on your joint surgeries.

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I definitely would NOT use Herbalife for all the reasons listed above.

I also find the powder shakes really gross so I use the pre-mixed liquid. I have heard that if you use a blender for the powders they dissolve better, but I haven't tried that.

When in doubt, talk to your nutritionist

Good luck finding something you can tolerate.

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I like plant-based Protein Drinks and shakes over the whey-based.

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My dietician specifically told us to stay away from Herbalife and other MLM shakes lol. I liked the Premier Protein brand, they have tons of flavors to try. I also use the Vega brand but I only like the chocolate flavor.

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1 minute ago, jocoandlime said:

My dietician specifically told us to stay away from Herbalife and other MLM shakes lol. I liked the Premier Protein brand, they have tons of flavors to try. I also use the Vega brand but I only like the chocolate flavor.

That's a good dietitian. My fiance went to one associated with his primary care doctor who tried to sell him Shakeology during their visit. Needless to say he didn't go back and filed a complaint.

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