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Old 07-13-2013, 06:45 PM   #1
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I am on a 1200 calorie diet, and I am wondering if it would be wise to add protein drinks.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:04 PM   #2
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May I ask why are you on such a low calorie diet? I personally wouldn't add a protein drink, eating only 1200 calories as I prefer to eat my calories rather than drink them.

Are you having trouble getting enough protein? I just recently added protein drinks to my routine, either as a breakfast drink (coffee smoothie) or as an after workout snack (chocolate peanut butter smoothie). I was having trouble meeting my daily minimum requirements of protein as I live in Korea and protein is not seen as important so I decided to go the protein powder route. However if you are able to get protein from normal food, I'd recommend doing it that way.

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Old 07-13-2013, 09:09 PM   #3
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I am doing the Ideal Protein Diet which is a combination of moderate protein and low calories. The protein drinks and bioassimilable protein sure seem to help stave off the hunger.

w1: 11 lbs; w2: 4 lbs; w3: 3.6 lbs; w4: 5 lbs; w5: 5 lbs;w6: 2.4 lbs; w7: 1.4lbs; w8: 6lbs ; w9: 1lb w10: 4.6 lbs w11: 0lbs w12: 5 lbs; w13: 2 lbs w14: 4 lbs ; w15: no w.i.; w16: 11.5 lbs ; w17: 1 lb; w18: 2.5 lbs; w19: 2 lbs; w20: .5; w21: no w.i.; w22: 9 lbs; w23: 3.5 lbs ...

No longer morbidly obese! Total loss now = 108 lbs. With thanks to the Ideal Protein Diet (a form of ketogenic nutrition)!

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