Healthy Eating
January 12, 2018 By Alyssa Schwartz
Are meal replacement drinks for you?

If it seems like a hassle to figure out the difference between calories and carbs, or saturated and unsaturated fats, meal replacement drinks might seem like a tempting solution. Promoted as a tasty, all-in-one source of nutrition, they are easy to consume on the go. And the Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada recommended them for the first time in the 2013 edition, noting that substituting them for regular food at one to two meals per day can help people with type 2 diabetes lose weight—and improve their blood glucose (sugar) levels as a result. But you might also reach for them if you are regularly eating on the run and find yourself with limited options for nourishment.

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