Do You Know the Difference:Protein vs. Meal Replacements?

Here’s a story that tells itself. It’s a conversation between two Registered Dietitians who have observed the same problem:

  • RD One: We are seeing bariatric patients with excessively high copper levels. Why is this happening?
  • RD Two: We saw a similar problem. The patient was using a meal replacement with 50% of the DV for copper in each serving, and using it twice a day. We had her cut back on this and the problem went away.

That’s the problem with meal replacements – from some “bariatric” brands and even Ensure. MEAL REPLACEMENTS pile on extra vitamins and minerals that can be excessive. You already take a multivitamin because that gives you the right package of nutrients for you. Then meal replacements gives you too much of some vitamins and minerals.

ALERT: Also watch out for cheaper protein sources in some meal replacements. Examples: soy protein, whey protein concentrate, milk protein concentrate, pea protein. At UNJURY, when you want Protein, we give you Protein. Pure, and of the highest quality protein. You don’t have to worry about what else is in there. Got protein questions? Email us at or call us toll free at 1 (800) 517-5111, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm.

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