H.W., Middlesex, UK
Colitis
"I was diagnosed with Ulcerative colitis a year ago and have lost 2.5 stone in weight since then. I was 8 stone and went down to 5.5 stone at 5 ft 3". It hurt too much to eat and what I did eat was pureed vegetables and rice that contain hardly any calories. So as you can imagine, I wasn't putting any weight on.
I tried other protein drinks, some were awful in taste and others contained too much sugar and artificial preservatives and flavourings. Nevertheless I persevered but just did not gain any weight.
I first heard of the Absorb Plus shakes in Ms Patel's book. Since I began consuming the shakes I put on half a stone so am up to 6 stone now. I have more energy now and my doctor as well as friends have commented that I have a lot more colour in my face. I have recently had another flair up and so am going on the elemental diet knowing that I won't lose any weight this time.
Thank you so much, I don't know what I would have done if I had not found this product. UC sufferers have a lot of worries, one being weight loss and malnutrition and I'm sure a lot of people would agree that it is one less worry for them. Also I am going on holiday soon and will be carrying the shakes with me....and will be annoying the stewards on the flight as I'll need to mix my shakes in their work area!"