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protein drinks

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I have a few questions about protein drinks, what are they? are they like ensure or do you have to someplace like GNC or can you get them at WalMart or a drug store? I go next Monday (1st) for my blood work and meeting w/dietitian and I have read a lot about the protein drinks but can not find out just what they are. My surgery is Nov 8th and have been stocking up on things like jello and instant breakfast drinks just to get me started.

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I used slim fast high protein before surgery and for shakes afterwards I went to GNC and was recomended a shake based on my post bariatric needs by the salesperson. I hit my shake once a day and it's helped wonders in hitting my protein to the required levels.

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You want to use a whey protein powder. There are a lot of them out there and certain ones are better than others for bariatric patients. Do a search here on TT-there are some really valuable postings on the subject, including ones by MiladyB, Cinwa and PoetKelly.

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