Shakes & Smoothies

Meal Replacement Protein Shakes & Smoothies

AmBari's nutritionally balanced weight loss meal replacement protein shakes and smoothies have 12-30g of high quality protein and help promote fat burning and weight-loss. Each serving comes individually packaged for easy measurement, and mixes very well with water or milk.

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35g Meal Replacement Shake
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35g Meal Replacement Shake

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$21
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Aloha Mango Smoothie
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Aloha Mango Smoothie

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$14.45
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Apple Pie Shake - New Direction
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Apple Pie Shake - New Direction

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$29.54
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Banana Shake
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Banana Shake

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$14.45
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Bariatric Advantage HPMR Shakes
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Bariatric Advantage HPMR Shakes

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$67.25
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Berry Fusion Smoothie
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Berry Fusion Smoothie

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$14.45
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Blender Bottle
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Blender Bottle

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$8$8.75
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Cafe Mocha Shake
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Cafe Mocha Shake

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$14.45
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Caramel Coffee Frappe - Numetra
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Caramel Coffee Frappe - Numetra

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$21.80
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Chike High Protein Iced Coffee BAG
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Chike High Protein Iced Coffee BAG

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$33.95
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Chike Protein Coffee Single Packets
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Chike Protein Coffee Single Packets

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$2.79
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Chocolate Banana Frappe - Numetra
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Chocolate Banana Frappe - Numetra

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$21.80
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Chocolate Brownie Shake
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Chocolate Brownie Shake

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$14.45
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Chocolate Chill Mint Shake
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Chocolate Chill Mint Shake

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$14.45
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Chocolate Coconut Shake
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Chocolate Coconut Shake

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$14.45
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

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$14.45
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Chocolate Salted Caramel Shake
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Chocolate Salted Caramel Shake
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Chocolate Salted Caramel Shake

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$11.20
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$14.45
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Chocolate Shake - Pea Protein
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Chocolate Shake - Pea Protein

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$14.45
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ChocoRite Shakes
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$17.99
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Cinnamon Swirl Shake
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Cinnamon Swirl Shake

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$14.45
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Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Protein shakes have become a popular tool for those looking to lose weight. These on-the-go drinks promise to curb hunger, boost metabolism, and help retain muscle while cutting calories. But are they effective for weight loss? Let's break down the facts.


How Protein Shakes Aid Weight Loss

Protein shakes may support weight loss in a few key ways:

  • Increasing feelings of fullness. Protein is the most satiating macronutrient, keeping you feeling fuller for longer compared to fat or carbs [1]. This can naturally reduce calorie intake.
  • Preserving or building muscle mass. Losing weight often means losing some muscle too. Getting enough protein, especially when cutting calories, may help minimize muscle loss [2]. More muscle = higher metabolism.
  • Boosting metabolism. Your body burns more calories digesting protein than carbs or fat. One study found 100 extra calories were burned per day on a high protein diet [3].

So by keeping you full, fueling muscle, and revving metabolism, protein shakes can support fat loss.


Are Protein Shakes Good Meal Replacements?

Replacing 1-2 meals per day with a protein shake is a popular weight loss tactic. Here are the pros and cons:

Pros

  • Convenient source of protein and nutrients
  • Guaranteed calorie control for weight loss
  • Allows flexibility with other meals

Cons

  • Lack dietary fiber and phytonutrients
  • Risk of boredom long-term
  • May trigger cravings or overeating later

For these reasons, meal replacement shakes are best used alongside a diet of whole, minimally processed foods.


Types of Protein Powder

There are several types of protein commonly used in shakes and powders:

Protein Source Pros Cons
Whey Fast-digesting, ideal after workouts. Contains BCAAs. Contains lactose.
Casein Slow-digesting, good before bed. Keeps you full. Contains lactose.
Soy Plant-based. Contains all essential amino acids. Potential hormone effects.
Pea Vegan-friendly. Easy to digest. Lower in the amino acid cysteine.
Hemp Vegan-friendly. Rich in omega-3s. Not a complete protein.

Look for a protein powder with about 15-20 grams of protein per serving. Avoid added sugars.


When used properly alongside an overall healthy diet and active lifestyle, protein shakes can be an effective tool to support weight loss and muscle growth. But real, whole foods should make up the majority of calories for balanced nutrition.




Writer: Allison


Allison is a seasoned nutritionist and writer with over 15 years in health and weight management. She's authored journals on medical weight loss and bariatric medicine, and has specialized in bariatric foods.


Reviewed By: Dr. K. Huffman


Dr. Kevin D. Huffman, D.O., is a board-certified bariatric physician renowned for his expertise in treating obesity. With over 10,000 patients and a reputation as a national leader in bariatric medicine, he has trained hundreds of healthcare providers. Dr. Huffman develops protocols and training materials sought after by medical societies, pharmaceutical companies, patients, and hospitals.