Meal Replacements are obviously meant to replace a meal, but be careful when selecting your bars and shakes. Many Meal Replacements on the market these days are just candy bars or sugary drinks with a few vitamins added to them. A great meal replacement will provide your body with the nutrients you need to support a healthy lifestyle. So be sure to read the nutrition labels before buying your meal replacements. Heres a list of some things you should be looking for in a healthy Meal Replacement: 200 Calories or less15+ Grams of Protein4+ Grams of Fiber15-20 Vitamins & Minerals10g Sugar or less Small Meal Replacements like these work better on the 5 small meals a day diet better than a traditional breakfast, lunch, and dinner diet. A diet like this usually consists of about 1200-1400 Calories a day, and substituting 3-4 of the small meals with the Meal Replacements. Typically, dinner wouldnt be replaced, but would consist of a small nutritious meal.