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Whey Protein WITHOUT Artificial Sweeteners

You may notice that after surgery, sweet foods taste “sweeter” than they used to.

This can negatively affect your ability to drink the necessary protein supplements, as most of them are sweetened with artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners are hundreds of times sweeter than sugar. This may make your protein drink taste hyper sweet according to your newly attuned taste buds.

What to do?!?!

You have a couple of reasonable options:

Use a protein supplement that’s flavored naturally with a very small amount of real sugar.

(Limit to 5g sugar)

Here are 2 good brands: Isopure Natural and Optimum Nutrition Naturally Flavored




Use unflavored, unsweetened protein powder to mix your own protein shakes.

Blend with skim milk or water and add extracts, spices, (or fruit week 2 and beyond).

We carry Syntrax Nectar Unflavored Whey Protein in the office.

$20 for a tub.

Syntrax Natural