Shakeology Greenberry Review 

shakeology_productShakeology Greenberry is a superfood drink that ranks among the top 5 on the market. Overall, it is an excellent choice with good value, but it didn’t rank in the top 3 for good reason. Check out this comprehensive Shakeology review and see what’s under the hood of this robust green drink from the infomercial giant Beach Body.

What Is Shakeology?

Imagine how awesome it would be if you could take all of the fruits and vegetables you’re supposed to eat in one day, grind them up into a smoothie that actually tastes good, and then just drink it and you’re done worrying about getting your veggies in.

That’s exactly why Shakeology was created. It is a nutritious blend of veggies, berries, and various other superfoods as well as probiotics, enzymes, herbs and antioxidants. But it goes even further… Shakeology also includes a potent dose of 15 grams of protein, making it a true meal-replacement.

Sure, you can go out and buy fruits and vegetables every week and make sure that you eat enough of them every day. The first problem is it is simply inconvenient when it comes to time and money. Secondly, doing this day in and day out is unrealistic for most people.

Aside from being an excellent superfood drink, Shakeology can also be used as a meal replacement because of how nutritious it is. At over 140 calories it delivers a ton of nutrition and for folks who want to lose weight the healthy way, this formula can be a powerful tool.

The Benefits of Shakeology Greenberry

  • 4 different categories of superfoods for maximum benefit
  • Cleanses and detoxifies your system
  • Restores your digestive and intestinal system to optimal health
  • Increases energy levels
  • Helps to relieve mental and physical stress
  • Improves digestion
  • Maximizes phytonutrient utilization
  • Can be a powerful weight loss tool if used as a meal replacement


How Shakeology Works

Superfood Formula

The first category of superfoods is a proprietary fruit powder blend. Everyone knows that we don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables. Taking a powerful superfood drink like Shakeology takes the edge off of this dietary disparity. The fruits in this section include Acerola cherry, pomegranate, blueberry, Acai, Goji, Bilberry and more.

The second category of superfoods is an antioxidant and herbal blend. This is the detoxifying component of this supplement. It is the part of the supplement that is really going to flush out any of the harmful toxins that your body has accumulated as a result of a less than perfect diet.

Detoxification is an important component for any superfood drink because without it, you aren’t undoing any of the damage that is already done. In order to really get healthy, you need to cleanse your system first.

The herbs are also going to boost immunity and provide natural energy. These include ashwaghanda root, maca powder, astragalus root, reishi powder, and cordyceps. This is an excellent and extremely powerful blend that will undoubtedly be extremely beneficial for your entire body, especially your gastrointestinal system.

Digestion isn’t the only thing these superfoods help though. Maca powder has actually been proven to improve your mood and boost energy levels. This final category is perhaps the most unique component of the Shakeology formula.

The third category of superfoods is a phytonutrient supergreens blend. It contains just under 2 grams of spinach powder, wheat grass, barley grass, spirulina, chlorella, hydrilla, kamut grass, and oat grass.

Imagine how hard it would be to find all of those things at your local grocery store. More than likely, you wouldn’t be able to find them, and even if you did, are you going to be able to consistently incorporate these into your daily diet?

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Shakeology Value

One way or another, you have to get your daily serving of fruits and vegetables or your body is not going to be functioning optimally. The question you have to ask yourself is do you want to have to consistently spend time and money on hunting them down and juicing them or would you rather get all of it out of the way in one convenient serving and save yourself tons of money while doing it? That is the beauty of superfood powder drinks.

Needless to say, most superfood drinks are extremely valuable because of all the time and money they save you. Is Shakeology worth it though?

Shakeology costs $129.95 for a 1-month supply. Compare that to the initial few hundred dollars you need to spend on a juicer plus the amount you need to spend on all of the superfoods on a monthly basis. Overall, you would end up spending nearly twice as much every month on all of the superfoods, and that’s not including the cost of a juicer.

But with that being said, Shakeology is the most expensive green powder drink out there. Kylea’s Total Living Drink Greens is a very similar formula that has a more potent superfood blend, but costs $30 less.

Shakeology Taste

You would think that a supplement like this tastes terrible, but it actually is surprisingly good. It doesn’t taste like candy, but it’s nowhere near as bad as one would think. It is definitely much better than having to eat several servings of vegetables every day.

Compared to other superfood drinks, it is one of the better tasting ones. With that said, you do sacrifice some nutritional benefit for a little better taste. I think it’s worth getting more nutritional value out of the product even it means it isn’t going to taste as good.

The Pros


  • 15 grams of protein makes it a viable meal replacement drink
  • 4 different categories of superfoods
  • Highly convenient
  • Detoxifies your system
  • Allows for optimal gastrointestinal health
  • Contains probiotics and digestive enzymes


The Cons


  • One of the most expensive green powder drinks on the market


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Nutrition & Wellness Consultant
Joe Costello is a Nutrition & Wellness Consultant, certified by the American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA), author, and internet blogger. Joe has more than 9 years of experience in the sports nutrition industry and over 3 years of experience as a supplement and nutrition blogger. As a certified NWC who specializes in dietary supplements, Joe strives to deliver accurate, comprehensive, and research-backed information to his readers. You can find more of Joe’s work including his E-Books about fitness and nutrition at his official website, or connect with him on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, or YouTube. Joe Costello is one of the founders of and years after the creation of the site, partnered with TEK Naturals, a nutritional supplement company.