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Meal Replacement Powder, Protein Shakes, Protein Bars & More

For all your meal replacement needs, we're here for you. Buy meal replacement powders, protein shakes, Zone Perfect bars and other nutrition snacks with our full line of Boost and Ensure meal replacement options. Read More...

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Individuals who are on a specific diet or who are keeping a watch on their weight often include protein shakes, puddings, protein bars, and other healthy, low-calorie foods in their meal plans.

These products are great for use as quick snacks, or for something filling to eat when you haven’t the time or means to prepare a full meal. 

If you’re interested in trying out one of these items as a meal replacement, supplement, or healthy snack, you can explore the many different types of products available.

Low Carb Meal Replacement Shakes

People trying to lose weight can check out our low carb meal replacement shakes. One of the best shakes for such individuals is the Glucerna Hunger Smart Shake; although designed for those with diabetes, due to this shake being very satiating although low in calories, it is conducive to weight loss and is popular among dieters. If you’re trying to lose weight, eating foods that are high in nutrients and low in calories in between protein meals is a smart way to shed those pounds.

Nutrition Bars

Healthy nutrition bars are often an excellent source of vitamins, protein, fiber, and minerals, and can be delicious. They are wonderfully convenient; you can grab one on your way out the door and eat it on the way to work, school, or anywhere else. Zone Perfect Bars are a popular and healthy choice of breakfast or snack, and so are many other high protein bars. With so many nutrients to be found in them, many of these bars make the perfect supplement for individuals looking to increase their intake of nutrients.

Boost & Ensure Puddings

Puddings can be eaten as a snack, or for dessert. They provide well-balanced nutrition and come in several flavors. Seniors, who often have trouble swallowing, find puddings to be one of the easiest foods to eat, due to its extremely thick consistency. Ensure Pudding is a nutritious choice of pudding, and Boost Pudding is too.

Meal Replacement & Protein Shakes

A meal replacement shake is a drink that is used as a substitute for a solid food meal. It is often rich in vitamins and minerals, to provide individuals with as much nourishment as possible. Avoiding solid foods can lead to vitamin deficiencies, but by drinking protein shakes, people can still get the nutrients they need, even when on a diet or unable to process solids.

Can a Protein Shake Replace a Meal?

Yes, it can. It’s definitely better to subsist only on actual food, but realistically speaking, that’s not always possible. That’s when these products come in. They’re healthy, nutritious, and can make a wholesome snack or meal replacement. Most experts recommend replacing a maximum of two meals per day, but theoretically, meal replacement drinks do provide sufficient vitamins and essentials to replace normal meals entirely.

Are Meal Replacement Shakes Good for You?

A nutritious meal replacement protein shake can often be a very good source of protein and vitamins. Here’s what makes a nutritious shake:

A healthy meal replacement shake generally has at least 15 grams of protein and a combined amount of over 15 vitamins and minerals. There is little to no sugar in it, no artificial dyes or flavorings, and it has less than 400 calories (unless being used as a means to gain weight).

What is Meal Replacement Powder?

A meal replacement powder is a substance that can be added to milk or water to increase the nutritional value of the drink while simultaneously enhancing its taste. It is usually chock full of vitamins, minerals, and protein, and turns your drink into one that is healthier and more filling. Some meal replacement powders, such as the chocolate flavored Boost High Protein Powder Mix, are quite tasty and flavorful. The aforementioned mix is also the perfect protein meal replacement for individuals working to increase their daily protein intake.

Now that you’re aware of the various options available when it comes to meal replacements and supplements, you can choose the products that make the most sense for your needs.

If you have any questions regarding a specific product offered at AvaCare Medical, please contact us at 1.877.813.7799, so that a friendly customer care representative can assist you. You can also read on below for a few common questions you may have regarding these products.

Can You Live On Meal Replacement Shakes?

Well, yes, theoretically speaking, you can survive on them. But it’s not the healthiest idea; the body needs solid foods, too, for optimal functioning. If you have no choice, you can survive by drinking these shakes, but this should not be the first option for a healthy individual. If a young, healthy loved one of yours is living on meal replacement shakes, you may want to have them checked out for anorexia.

What is the Best Meal Replacement Protein Powder?

Boost High Protein Powder is an ideal protein powder choice, since it is packed with protein, vitamins, minerals and more, and supports bone health.