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SAKURABLOSSOM9 Posts: 524
2/17/13 8:20 P

I prefer the taste of muscle milk personally. I was doing a boot camp class for 6 weeks in the morning last summer and found I got a massive migraine even when I ate within my calorie range. I don't care for an early breakfast so since the class was at 6am I would do a protein shake with 1% milk immediately afterwards and that cured the morning migraines. I've only tried the body fortress and muscle milk but I prefer the taste of the muscle milk so far compared to the two.

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2/17/13 7:32 P

oh okay. thanks, right now i'm trying to decide between bodybyvi and whey body fortress..

DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 27,250
2/17/13 7:28 P

More protein does not mean more muscle gain.
If you are eating within your SP protein range, you are meeting need---and the extra protein just becomes extra calories.

If you make your nutrition tracker public, I can give more helpful tips. Let me know if you need the steps to do this.
Dietitian Becky

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2/17/13 2:55 P

After you workout. Just try different brands until you find one you like. Some of them taste better than others. I always use vanilla and add fruit to it.

~Gabby

My weight loss journey restarted on 1/26/13 at 175.8 lbs. My goal weight is 125lbs.
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2/17/13 2:42 P

Hi,
I've recently decided to start trying protein powders to help with my muscle gain. So any recommendations on which one to buy and on whether I should take it before or after working out?

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