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Are there any protein shakes/yoghurt type things that are safe to eat?

(11 Posts)
ForTheLoveOfSocks Sat 26-Mar-16 18:41:45

I'm suffering with MS still at nearly 20 weeks. I am getting cramps which ease off if I have more protein in my diet. Trouble is, I'm struggling to eat what I think is enough protein.

Is there anything that's safe to use in pregnancy to help me top up? Or maybe an alternative, high protein snack I haven't thought of that's not got nuts in? I couldn't eat them before I was pg tbuenvy

kamillaw Sat 26-Mar-16 19:41:01

What about high protein yoghurt? Danio or something?

Beansprout30 Sat 26-Mar-16 20:18:05

Hummus? Natural yoghurt?

OTheHugeManatee Sat 26-Mar-16 21:12:27

If you have a Google there are lots of recipes online for but free protein bars you can make at home. Personally I think they all look rank but they might help top up your protein intake grin

OTheHugeManatee Sat 26-Mar-16 21:12:38

*nut free

whiteychappers Sat 26-Mar-16 21:17:52

I had kids fromage frais yoghurts they were really light on the tum and stayed down x

cheapredwine Sun 27-Mar-16 08:21:31

Upbeat drinks? 200ml and 20g of protein. Waitrose, Coop and Boots sell them, they'll be near the milk

PeppaPigStinks Sun 27-Mar-16 17:01:35

I think you need to check they don't have added vit a.

I could only stomach roasted chicken breast when HG was really bad.

minipie Sun 27-Mar-16 17:08:04

Hard boiled eggs
Chicken, salmon
Cheese - bland ones like mozzarella

Any of these tolerable?

cheapredwine Sun 27-Mar-16 17:53:11

I am pretty sure there's no added vitamin Upbeat but yep, do check OP.

purplemeggie Tue 29-Mar-16 15:19:38

I'm having triplets and have been advised to use protein shakes. I found most of the ones I tried too sweet, but I quite like the Purition raw vegan hemp one. I whizz it with some frozen blueberries, a banana and some milk to make a thick smoothie, which is quite nice.

Vit A is fine if it comes from plant sources (in the form of beta-carotene) as opposed to animal sources.

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