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Old 01-29-06, 09:27 PM   #1
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I've always had a hard time eating enough to maintain my 150 lbs due to a fast metabolism, and riding only makes that problem worse. I've been using Boost Plus/Ensure Plus to supplement my diet which are reasonably well balanced high-calorie drinks; the problem is that those little bottles are expensive and generate a lot of trash. Does anyone make a powdered equivalent that I can buy in bulk?

Edit: I know that Ensure sells its regular stuff in the powdered form, but it has significantly fewer calories than Ensure Plus.

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Hi,
ever try cheesecake? Check out the Protein Factory website.
They have weight gainer powder for shakes that have much macho calories.
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Have you tried making one of these sandwiches?





I think 30,000 calories apiece should do it!

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ever try cheesecake? Check out the Protein Factory website.
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Or... check out the Cheesecake factory website
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Thanks guys, but I'm looking for a healthy non-bulky solution. I already eat huge quantities of real food.
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I think 30,000 calories apiece should do it!
That looks REALLLY good!!! I'm hungry.
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Peanut butter and honey samiches......mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
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Thanks guys, but I'm looking for a healthy non-bulky solution. I already eat huge quantities of real food.
Non-bulky, eh? Fats have the highest calorie-density for their volume. So... have some greasy thick creamy cheesy foods. Fettucine alfredo/carbonara is some the most calorie-dense foods I've found. You can take in 1000 calories of carbs, 500 calories of protein, 2000 calories of fat for a total of 3500 calories in a single plate! Add some extra bacon and pastrami from that sandwich and you can be over 4000 calories.
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