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Old 02-21-2012, 05:27 AM   #3
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My experience thus far has been that most protein shakes - especially when their name implies that they will help you lose weight - contain far too much sugar/carbs. Once I made a mistake to drink such meal replacement shake and actually gained more weight, because all this sugar made me ravenous, so I ended up eating my meals in addition to the shake. The one you use seems to be still ok for carbs.

I prefer near-zero carb content for my protein shakes. This way I actually get a load of protein that lowers my appetite and helps burn fat faster. I use pure whey protein at the moment (no additives, no flavorings, nothing) and I add 1 tsp of 100% cocoa powder and 1 tsp of cinnamon to 1 serving of whey. If I drink this for breakfast before going to the gym and then one more after lunch, I can resist the cakes at work (which means a LOT of extra calories, because there's always a cake party in my office) and stay on track.
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