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Old 12-17-2004, 04:58 AM   #1
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Protein Shakes

I never have been much of a breakfast person. Never could eat first thing in the morning. I have been reading alot about protein shakes and was wondering were are good places to purchase the protein powder and also a good brand. Looking for one with "decent" taste and low carb. Thanks for any info.

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Old 12-17-2004, 05:19 AM   #2
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Re: Protein Shakes

Any Health Food store (GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Puritan Pride, etc.) has virtually pure protein powder (choice of soy or whey) between $6 and $9 per pound. The amino acid structures are very for price.
To get the shake tasting good, just add things like cocoa<pure, sugarless>, fruit, vanilla, flavor extracts, artificial sweetner. Thicken with egg or vegetable thickeners like xanthan or guar gum. More protein if you use skim milk, fewer calories with ice water.
Choices are endless.

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Old 12-17-2004, 03:29 PM   #3
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Re: Protein Shakes

I have 2 protein shakes a day. I recommend Naturade 100% Whey. I use the vanilla flavor. It has only 1 gram of carbs and no sugar, artificial sweeteners or fructose, etc. 2 scoops are only 80 calories. I like to add 8oz Vanilla Nut teccinno herb coffe subsitute, cinnamon, 1 tsp Stevia Plus, 1 oz Knudsen Just Cranberry, and 1 TBS Flax Oil. I either mix this in my smoothie machine with crushed ice or I blend this all together and then add crushed ice to it. This is great in the morning and as an afternoon pick me up.

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