How can meal replacements help me achieve long-term weight control?

Kat Barefield, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Meal replacements have been shown to be extremely effective for weight loss, and in almost all cases more effective than dieting alone. They are generally used to replace one or two meals a day which then allows more flexibility for other meals. Meal replacements allow portion control and they help people track calories more accurately when compared to having to estimate the calorie content of other foods.

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