Tucson Bariatric
Favorite Products as Recommended by
  Dietitian Suzette Kroll, RD

Protein Shakes
Protein Powders and Ready to Drink Shakes


Protein requirement is 60-80 grams/day.

Best Protein Powders

Product Name Type of Protein Calories Protein Carb Fat Sugar Fiber Sweetener
About Time Whey Isolate 100-130 25 1 0 0 0 Stevia
Isopure Whey Isolate 105-110 25 1 0.5 0 0 Sucralose
Syntrax Nectar Whey Isolate 110 24 4 0 0 0 Sucralose, Ace K
Optimum Nutrition Natural 100% Whey Whey Isolate and Whey Concentrate 130 24 5 1 2-3 0 Evaporated Cane Juice

And look at all the fun flavors!!

About Time Whey Protein: Unflavored, Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Banana, Peanut Butter, Birthday Cake, Cinnamon Swirl, Mocha Mint, (Limited time: Chocolate Coconut)

Isopure: Unflavored, Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Banana Creme, Pineapple-Orange-Banana, Mango Peach, Alpine Punch, Cookies and Creme, Mint Chocolate Chip

Syntrax Nectar: Roadside Lemonade, Lemon Tea, Fuzzy Navel, Apple Ecstacy, Carribean Cooker, Crystal Sky,  Pink Grapefruit,  Strawberry Kiwi, Twisted Cherry, Wild Grape

Optimum Nutrition Natural: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry

Once you purchase your protein powder, you'll need to know how to mix it. See my Anatomy of a Protein Shake for details (coming soon).


Best Ready to Drink Protein Shakes

If you're not one to mess with a blender, then ready to drink (RTD) shakes are a good choice for you.

Ready to drink shakes require absolutely no work on your part...

...except to find a flavor that you enjoy.

But be prepared to spend a little more $$ for the convenience.

Product Name Bottle Size Type of Protein Calories Protein Carb Fat Sodium Sugar Fiber Sweetener
About Time Shake Fill & Shake Bottle Whey Isolate 100 24 1 0 41 0 0 Stevia
Isopure 20 oz. Whey Isolate 160 40 0 0 80 0 0 Sucralose
New Whey Liquid 3.8 oz Whey Isolate 100 42 4 0 100 0 0 Sucralose, Ace K
Premier 11-12 oz Whey Concentrate 160 30 4 3 420 2 3 Sucralose, Ace K
Pure Protein 11 oz Whey Concentrate 170 35 4 1 150 1 1 Sucralose, Ace K

Favorite Weight Loss Tools

See my weight loss toolbox! I had so much fun putting this list together for you.

This is a list of my favorite weight loss surgery Tools to help assure your success.

Note: This link will re-direct you to my gastric band weight loss surgery website.

Rest assured...

...The tools I recommend are appropriate for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass OR gastric lab band surgeries!