found the best NEW meal replacement!

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   Posted 1/13/2010 9:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Ok so I have tried EVERYTHING as far as meal replacement drinks, powders, gels..... When those times come when food just doesn't feel good going through or if I want to add calories I want something good to drink but I dont want all those nasty preservatives, additives and sugars/oils that you find in typical drinks. I have always searched for a healthy alternative but no luck....last night I was walking through my health food store and came upon ORGAIN meal replacement drinks. I got so excited - you have no idea! This is just what I have been looking for - 255 calories and only good stuff inside! Had to share the good news because I am sure, like me, a lot of you have been searching for something like this.

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kyle Nelson
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   Posted 1/13/2010 2:55 PM (GMT -6)   
looks great. unfortunately, it contains dairy products. otherwise i would be all over this stuff. :(

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   Posted 1/13/2010 3:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Ya, too bad it has dairy.
33 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: Humira 2/27/09. Proferrin iron pills.

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.

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   Posted 1/29/2010 12:39 PM (GMT -6)   
You have got to be my fairy godmother! I'm on coumadin right now and I've been searching for a meal replacement drink that doesn't have vitamin K (which alters the effect of coumadin) because I can't stand eating I have one to go buy! I'm so excited!!!! Thanks for posting!

31 yr old female-dx with Crohn's in '97 after emergency resection and appendectomy, 2nd resection '05, Bilateral pulmonary emboli 10/09
Currently on Humira, Omeprazole, Effexor, Seroquel, Calcium, Vit D, sublingual B12, Coumadin

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   Posted 1/29/2010 12:54 PM (GMT -6)   
For those looking for no dairy, I am a big fan of Mix One drinks!
27 Year old married female lawyer.  Diagnosed w/ CD 5 years ago, IBS for over 10 years before that, which was probably the CD. I am sort of lactose intollerant but can handle anything cultured and do well w/ lactose pills and lactaid. For Crohns I am currently on Pentasa 4 pills/4x day and hysociamine prn. I also have bad acid reflux and have been on PPI's since age 13. I have been through prilosec, prevacid, and nexium. Currently I am on Protonix in the morning and Zantac at night.  I take xanax prn for situational anxiety (aka no easy bathroom access). 

artist guy
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   Posted 1/29/2010 1:55 PM (GMT -6)   
fitzy23, I cannot have dairy as well. what is mix one drinks?

artist guy

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   Posted 1/29/2010 2:00 PM (GMT -6)   
it looks really good, but the milk concentrate and whey concentrate, might be issues, everything else looks really good

artist guy

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   Posted 1/29/2010 4:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you very much for posting this. Although like some of the other members i am currently on a dairy free diet, but its not set in stone permanent as of yet. But this is definitely a great product that even if i don't end up being able to drink it myself ( i hope i can soon) i will definitely be sharing it with others asap!

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   Posted 1/29/2010 5:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Dairy doesn't bother me (as far as I know), but at $42, or £26, for 12 drinks the Orgain is fearsomely expensive. And at 255 calories per drink, one drink doesn't even suffice as a meal replacement.

While I really don't suffer as badly as many here, I'm still feeling fed up enough to consider replacing dinner with a liquid supplement if no joy comes from my hospital appointment in March. I think by the time I finish learning to drive, a McDonald's milkshake will be about the limits of what I can afford ;p

Actually, now I think about it McDonald's milkshakes aren't even that cheap. But they are filling, not that I've had one for about 15 years.

Nesquik chocolate powder it is then.

PS: On a more serious note, Absorb Plus looks good but also highly expensive.

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   Posted 1/29/2010 6:06 PM (GMT -6)   
I am going down to my local HYVEE to see if the dietician will carry this. I'm so into the complex carbs, fiber and the easy to digest veggies ... I am okay with some milk. I was given Ensure in the hospital and kept throwing it up ... as it has trans fats in it!!! Heck, I think I'll suggest it to the dietician in the hospital too.

Thanks for sharing. I actually make my own someone similar shake: green food (dehydrated veggies/fruits), fiber, brown rice protein, Intestinew (builds lining in intestine) and rice milk.

Also, a product you might want to check out too for helping reduce inflammation as it put me in remission a few years ago and is approved by FDA for reducing internal inflammation which is hard to acheive for a food grade product ..

I've got to wait for my next pay check to order some from ... there is a similar knock off called RevitalX which is $20 cheaper.
Diagnosed with Crohn's 2004 via pill camera    Imuran (6MP) kicked into remission (along with modified diet) so went off in 2006.
2009/2010 acute flare and hospitalization - put back on Imuran. Currently taking 55 mg prednisone.
Current problem - protruding thrombosis hemorrhoid.

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