I used to be such a massive fan of Soylent but at some point, their entire value system completely shifted so they could fit into retail. The flavors also changed as well - while the Coffee Soylent was a great alternative to other RTD coffees for me, the increase in price just made it not worth it as neither a protein shake or coffee. A disappointing evolution to a great product.
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Listen, I understand why a normal person would give Soylent a bad review. If I could have a Mcdonald's hamburger instead that would be the clear winner. However, I have celiac disease (severe gluten allergy) and IBS. At some points, I have trouble stomaching anything at all. Soylent saved me at these times. I always keep it at my house. I personally like the chocolate and the flavor isn't even bad. I think it tastes a lot better than drinks like Boost.
My only complaint is the price but I recently found out Costco sells a giant pack for a decent price so I'm not even complaining anymore.
Taste is fairly chalky. Would label it just ok. While I do find the nutrition to be decent, it could be improved upon. Additionally cost is very high compared to similar products.
Taste, price, and marketing could be drastically improved upon.
Soylent got me through college, but when I didn't always have time to eat. It is super filling, so one bottle goes a long way. However, this should only be used in desperate situations. Nothing can replace the nutrients we get directly from food!!
Keeps me full for a good amount of time however I do not love any of the flavors.
Used this when I got my wisdom teeth out because it was the only way to get proper nutrients. It tastes. pretty good, and a little chalky, but I wouldn't eat it daily unless I couldn't chew for some reason.
As a meal replacement drink, I felt that it was not filling enough to completely swap out food and not get hungry. The taste was also very average. Could see this really being catered more towards a workforce that does not have the time to munch on a quick snack or meal.
Only tried the chocolate, but it's great! I have a pea + peanut allergy along side dairy. Finding a non dairy protein shake is near impossible. Soylent is great, makes me feel full and such a quick protein choice.
I have a hard time finding protein shakes that are both good and non-dairy, but strawberry Soylent takes the cake!! Overall a good meal replacement in the mornings for work or any time you may need an extra boost in the day.
Just a bit expensive for me to buy all the time!