Protein Shakes - I use them for their meal replacement benefits.
Like most everyone today, we are so busy that we have trouble ensuring we are eating our breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day. We also have trouble ensuring that the meals we do eat actually include the recommended daily nutrition amounts for the various vitamins, minerals, etc.
(I compared each ingredient from these shakes to the daily multi-vitamin I also take to ensure I am not consuming too high of a dosage of any single vitamin/mineral/ amino acid - etc).
I am also picky about flavor. A self-described choco-peanut butter-aholic, I will buy the individual packet for a new flavor first to taste-test it. You will notice from the list below, I do not have chocolate listed. I do have Chocolate and Cappucino flavored Spirutein, but they are not on the favorite list. (I find that I get tired of the same flavors all the time, and add these for variety and to keep me interested in continuing to drink them each day).
The top three brands I actually use and recommend with my favorite flavors are listed here: (please note these have partner links to ebay for price comparisons.)
1. Lifetime Basics:
3. Garden of Life (organic)
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