By Guy Lawrence
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Meal replacement shakes seem to come in waves. Sales die off then a bit of marketing with a celebrity and a new quick fix wave of diet shakes are readily available. The latest being international cricketer Shane Warn hinting a certain diet shake contributed to his 12kg weight loss over the last two months. The headlines read – ‘Shane Warne ‘addicted’ to diet shake, says supplier’
No mention of cleaning up his act and a healthier lifestyle though.
The DAA (Dietitians Association of Australia) recently said that they felt people want a quick fix and are looking to rectify a long term problem with a short sighted solutions. They just happen to be promoting diet shakes at the same time….
Hard to resist a meal replacement shake
If heavily marketed weight loss meal replacements are on the public menu, it would be hard not to resist for the struggling overweight person not to resist. If ever I am in a store I always pick up some form of diet shake only to be gob smacked with the ingredients they contain. Make no mistake, they are manufactured for minimum cost and maximum profit with forceful sales pitches. Then only to reappear as a different meal replacement shake 12 months later with the latest breakthrough.
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