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   Posted 5/28/2008 7:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey guys,
I'm trying to find out if anyone takes any protein shakes, without giving them any diarrhea or gas... I heard that Muscle Milk brand has a lactose free protein/meal replacement shake that is ready to drink, has anyone tried it? Any suggestions? Is it safe to drink during flare-up?  (Ensure and Boost did not agree with me at all...)

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   Posted 5/28/2008 8:20 PM (GMT -6)   
As far as amino acid --if the peptide is already small in the drink then the digestive enzymes wont hafta work as hard. I think more gastro malabsorption problems are lipid related not protein related. protein always good for new cell growth:) altho i havnt looked at the ingredients

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   Posted 5/28/2008 10:12 PM (GMT -6)   
just browsin ingredients,,casein is like gluten,,i wuld be cautious about that

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   Posted 5/28/2008 10:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Try a whey isolate. It's a little more expensive but more pure, so less likely to cause indigestion.

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   Posted 5/28/2008 10:45 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't, I just do yogurt smoothies and eat alot of chicken and fish for my protein.

Good luck :)
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   Posted 5/28/2008 11:26 PM (GMT -6)   
I haven't tried that one, but not really liking Ensure or Boost, I have opted for the SimFast, Gluten free, lactose free/"easy to digest" shakes. the chocolate is really good...
--40 year old female, dx as UC in '04 (1st symptoms in '03), switched to Crohn's in '05, 1 fistula, crohn's colitis, limited to large intestine
--rejected (reaction/didn't work): Asacol, AZA, 6-MP, MTX, Remicade, Humira, prednisone
--stuck on methylprednisolone, tried Prochymal in Phase III study (can't wait til it's approved!)
--started Tysabri 3/21/08
--single mom to 10-year-old girl

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   Posted 5/29/2008 1:44 AM (GMT -6)   
I would completely avoid any milk based drink.  There are lots of non allergenic protein drinks out there, based on rice and/or peas, even hemp.

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   Posted 5/29/2008 4:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes, I have used it, and I really like it. I mixed it with water, instead of milk.
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