We are 217,700 members in 81 forums discussing 154,285 topics.

Help with Abbreviations

Topic: Protein powder in shakes for her2 positive. What’s safe?

Forum: Healthy Recipes for Everyday Living — A place to share our "healthier" recipes and food tips for everyday life.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2019 04:06AM

Sally66460 wrote:

I am thinking that a healthy shake in the morning loaded with fruits and vegetables and yogurt would be a great way to start a healthy day of eating. Is there a safe protein powder to add

Log in to post a reply

Page 1 of 1 (5 results)

Posts 1 - 5 (5 total)

Log in to post a reply

Jan 10, 2019 04:45AM MCBaker wrote:

If you are er/pr negative, there are no restrictions, according to my understanding. HER2 is no problem. Soy, according to my understanding breaks down into some substances that the body may recognize as female hormones. Experiment to your heart's desire. I have cut back on frozen ingredients, because it is COLD outside, and I am chilled enough.

Mary Dx 10/3/2018, DCIS, Right, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Dx 11/16/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC) Surgery 11/16/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Targeted Therapy 12/19/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/19/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy Nerlynx
Log in to post a reply

Jan 10, 2019 06:03AM santabarbarian wrote:

i was told that organic whey protein isolate is the best for protein powder... the brand i use ie Tera's Whey

pCR after neoadjuvant chemo Dx 7/13/2018, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, ER-/PR-, HER2- (FISH) Chemotherapy 8/13/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 12/27/2018 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/11/2019 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes
Log in to post a reply

Jan 10, 2019 04:03PM Denise-G wrote:

I will never forget my very credentialed breast surgeon's words after my diagnosis:

"From this day forward, NEVER consume anything with soy protein isolate."

It's everywhere...I have done my best the past 7 years to avoid it.

www.denise4health.wordpress.com my BC Blog with over 200 informative posts about all aspects of BC - stop by! Myself, my mom, and sister were all diagnosed with BC within 3 years. What a ride! Dx 10/10/2011, IDC, Left, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 9/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 11/23/2011 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 12/27/2011 AC + T (Taxol) Targeted Therapy 2/28/2012 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Hormonal Therapy 10/11/2012 Arimidex (anastrozole)
Log in to post a reply

Jan 10, 2019 04:48PM - edited Jan 10, 2019 06:32PM by SpecialK

I use vegan protein powder, Plantfusion - no dairy, no soy, non-gmo, no nuts, no sugar, no egg, nothing artificial. 21g of protein per scoop. I use the vanilla bean flavor and blend it with unsweetened almond milk and frozen organic berries, mango or peaches. The chocolate flavor is good with almond milk, banana, and almond butter, or with unsweetened almond milk and dark cherries. I have also used the Vega brand but I like the Plantfusion better.

BMX w/ TE 11/1/10, ALND 12/6/10. 15 additional surgeries. TCHx6 2/17-6/2/11. Herceptin until 1/19/12. Femara 8/1/11, Arimidex 6/20/12, back to Femara 6/18/13-present. Dx 9/27/2010, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (IHC) Dx 9/27/2010, DCIS, Stage 0, Grade 3
Log in to post a reply

Jan 10, 2019 04:56PM MCBaker wrote:

I am using walamrt house brand whey isolate. and tofu.

Mary Dx 10/3/2018, DCIS, Right, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Dx 11/16/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC) Surgery 11/16/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Targeted Therapy 12/19/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/19/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy Nerlynx

Page 1 of 1 (5 results)