• Has anyone tried Enlive or Boost Breeze nutritional drinks?

    Asked by sarahgrossman on Saturday, March 17, 2012

    Has anyone tried Enlive or Boost Breeze nutritional drinks?

    My dad says that when he drinks the ensure or the milkshakes that I have made him for added nutrition that they burn his throat. He had thrush which has cleared up now which may have been causing the problem but my dad seems hesitant to try the ensure again. The visiting nurse reccomended Enlive or Boost breeze which is more of a high calorie/nutrition juice. Just wondering if anyone else has tried this and if it helped

    3 Answers from the Community

    • sarahgrossman's Avatar

      We got some Enlive berry juice today which my dad didn't seem to mind too much. If anyone is having a hard time with Ensure type drinks I would suggest trying this stuff. It's more like juice so it doesn't fill up the stomach so much...boost breeze has a few more choices in flavor than Enlive does.

      almost 10 years ago
    • markmather's Avatar

      I tried lots of different juices and protein drinks. I had a really tough time with my throat due to the chemo. Many drinks I was recommended tended to burn when I drank them. I finally settled on organic lemonade. I can still remember how good it was and my friends all thought I was going to turn into a lemonade monster because that was all I was consuming for a couple months. It can't hurt to try different things but I gave up eventually because it wasn't worth it. Find something that works for you and stay with it. Good luck and keep the faith.

      almost 10 years ago
    • krbrowndog's Avatar

      I use ensure because I can get it for half price, but I often add instant breakfast or ovaltean to it, or half and half to make the caloric content higher. For sure the "thrush" needs to be cleared up and may have been a contributor to the pain. I have to avoid fruit or high acid types of foods as they burn my mouth and tongue, also I have to not use lots of salt and/or pepper for the same reason.

      over 9 years ago

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