Meal Replacement Shakes Vs. Protein Shakes

Advantages Of Meal Replacement Shakes

Meal replacement shakes are more practical either at work or while on the run. Therefore, if you can, keep a tub of protein powder at work so its easily accessible when you are feeling hungry. One of the advantages of having a meal replacement shake, besides for the convenience, is that the calorie count has been done for you already!

The Difference Between Meal Replacement and Protein Shakes

There is a difference between meal replacement shakes and protein shakes. It is important to know the difference between shakes, as there is a big difference in calorie content between the two shakes.

Meal replacement shakes are designed to REPLACE up to two of your daily meals. Meal replacement shakes are specially formulated for weight loss and weight maintenance. They are designed to give you a wide range of essential nutrients in a low calorie meal substitute, rich in proteins and low in carbohydrates. A protein shake, is simply that – protein. This shake contains little or no carbs, fat and other essential nutrients. Protein shakes are very low calorie and are not designed to replace a meal.

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