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    I'm looking for a protein shake that doesn't give me a dodgy stomach. In the past I've found protein shakes make me get an urgent need for the toilet. It's either start wearing a nappy or find one that works. Anyone use this one:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/CytoSport-Mu...ds=muscle+milk

    Nate Green reccomends it so I'm assuming it's good. Getting Marks one isn't possible due to shipping issues so this one on Amazon may be a goer

  • #2
    That is full of a lot of sketchy ingredients.

    What do you usually put in your shakes? Are they usually whey based?
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    • #3
      They're whey yes. Usually have them with milk, which is maybe where I'm going wrong!

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      • #4
        Well, one way to find out! Try just water, if you still have some powder, and then you can always sub milk for some not-cow's milk and see how that goes. Maybe goat if you have access? Otherwise coconut, almond, rice....
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        • #5
          I;ll give it a go thank you

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          • #6
            Some interesting ingredients :

            Sunflower and / or Safflower Oil,
            Canola Oil
            Maltodextrin,
            Resistant Maltodextrin,
            Fructose,
            Natural and Artificial Flavourings,
            Cytovite,
            Acesulfame Potassium,
            Sucralose,
            Soy Lecithin ( thought this would a be very small amount).

            And that's only SOME of the ingredients.

            Nice and toxic fillers to make the product bigger and cheaper - might explain the urgent toilet visit.

            And only 46% protein


            How about a real protein powder that has only two ingredients :
            -whey protein concentrate,
            -tiny bit of lecithin

            You can add some natural flavours if you want - eg honey and berries

            81%+ protien
            Last edited by EatMoveSleep; 08-23-2013, 06:00 PM.

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            • #7
              Protein powder is a scam and complete waste of money.

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              • #8
                Whey, eh? Are you lactose intolerant?

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                • #9
                  I recommend Peanut Brittle Protein Shake, this is a delicious favorite I discovered quite by accident as I sat staring at my "boring" vanilla protein powder and wanting something sweet. This mimics peanut brittle only in taste. It won't send your blood sugar soaring and it's a fun way to get in some healthy unsaturated fat.
                  Last edited by BarbaraEllis; 08-26-2013, 11:50 AM.

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