Suggestion for the best Protein and Mineral Supplements after RNY

swagger
on 1/13/12 12:11 am - Thunder Bay, Canada
RNY on 02/10/12
I am prepping for post surgery after Feb 10, and wanted to know the best suggestions for Protein and Mineral supplements. I am in favour of the ones with higher protein because I really am not down with shakes that have 10g of prot and having to get down 4-6 shakes a day since I am recommended to have an intake between 40-60 with less than 20g of carbs and less than 5g of fat.

I work security for a health centre and the ladies here are trying to get me to buy Visalus Sciences Vi-Shape Shake Mix. I'm kind of leery of a protein mix who's slogan is "The Shake Mix that tastes like Cake Mix" LOL

I have also looked into Click Expresso Protein Shakes.

I havent looked into the Mineral Supplements at all.

What is your suggestion?


Warmest regards,

Darren
  
"The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince."
-Vincent Lombardi of the Green Bay Packers

    
Leanne1
on 1/13/12 12:52 am - Newmarket, Canada
Premier protein shakes are good.
They come in chocolate from costco. 30g protein, 3g fat, 2g net carbs (5g - 3g of fibre) and 1g sugar

When you say "minerals" are you talking about your vitamins?
Robin H.
on 1/13/12 12:59 am - Thunder Bay, Canada
you should have noted that we don't have a costco here as most use the premier and you can only get that at costco
    
    
Leanne1
on 1/13/12 1:06 am - Newmarket, Canada

I noted that you can only get them at Costco ;)

You can also order them online- if this is an option

http://www.premiernutrition.com/
Robin H.
on 1/13/12 1:14 am - Thunder Bay, Canada
ooooowww didnt know that thanks for the info.... although not sure i ever want to drink a shake again.... I am having whey Kool drinks (powdered) instead just couldn't stomach another shake they were making me ill and I wasn't getting them in.... have moved to the "drink" style and since have had no problems getting them in.

Robin
    
    
Leanne1
on 1/13/12 1:36 am - Newmarket, Canada
I hear ya.
I took a break from shakes altogether for quite a while but just started drinking them again.

There are many different shakes to have. If you have a "GNC" they have a great variety of powered mixes.
This is the kind (not the size- toooo expensive!) that I have in my cupboard. They sometimes have good sales on, I got the 2lb jugs for $30 each. I got raspberry, chocolate and vanilla. I mostly use it in my baking now.

http://www.gnc.com/product/index.jsp?productId=11811107


swagger
on 1/13/12 1:53 am - Thunder Bay, Canada
RNY on 02/10/12
whats "Kool" drinks? Sounds tasty
  
"The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince."
-Vincent Lombardi of the Green Bay Packers

    
Robin H.
on 1/13/12 2:15 am - Thunder Bay, Canada
they mix more like a drink of chrystal light rather than the milky shake variety.  Shoppers caries a few and GNC used to cary Whey Kool I have that one lemonade flavor and I mix a Lemonade crystal light and 2 scoups (42g protien) in with it and add extra water and take it tow work each day and it is pretty good.  I was gonna try the place on memorial close to Taco time too to see what they have as far as the drinks go  they have a pretty decent sized store there I can't remember the name of it though. 

Robin
    
    
swagger
on 1/13/12 2:41 am - Thunder Bay, Canada
RNY on 02/10/12
42g of protein for one drink? Nice! One or one and a half of those and I will be set for the day for protein! I really don't want to have to choke back 4 shakes a day

Thank You
  
"The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince."
-Vincent Lombardi of the Green Bay Packers

    
JJ_
on 1/13/12 1:25 am
Hi Darren,

Are the Visalus Sciences Vi-Shape Shake Mix made with whey isolate protein?  That is what you need.   As for the Click shakes, I noticed that Eggface has a lot of recipes with that particular brand of shakes.  Are they available in Canada or would you have to order online?

Good luck,

Judy
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