NUTRITION: Product Review Barambah High Protein Smoothie

Harradine Performance Nutrition contributor Jessica Rothwell gives our readers an in depth review of a High Protein Smoothie.

You can read more of Jess’s nutrition articles here.




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Smoothies are fantastic, nutritious options to Refuel, Rehydrate & Recover!

Nutritional Claims

  • Lactose free
  • 32g of Protein per serve (Wow!)
  • 4% Total Fat per 100g
  • Certified Organic

What do we like about this product?

  • Convenient to have on the go – portable & recyclable
  • Cost – Cheap, $3.60 at your local IGA (may vary between stores)
  • Great taste if you enjoy sweet things – available in banana, vanilla & mango flavours
  • Very High in Protein, Calcium & Low in Fat
  • Dairy based products also contain an array of additional micronutrients including, Vitamins A and B12, Riboflavin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium & Zinc
  • Great source of Probiotics
  • No extensive ingredient list


  • Lacks Fibre & Iron – therefore if using as a quick breakfast option, I would only recommend occasionally or adding to your emergency supplies
  • Tastes quite sweet – despite only 6% of total sugar p/100ml, may not be palatable for everyone
  • Moderately thick consistency & texture – almost like you’re drinking thick yoghurt!
  • Needs to be refrigerated/kept cool if consuming later

Who benefits?

  • Athletes with higher energy requirements – a great recovery option; for those with lower energy requirements, why not have half!
  • Athletes or individuals with lactose sensitivity or intolerance
  • May be appropriate for those who experience ‘gluten sensitivity‘ as Rice Starch is used



The Barambah Organics High Protein Smoothie provides an abundance of nutrients & is convenient for time poor athletes! There is nothing wrong with your choccie milk or yoghurt for recovery, however keep an eye out for it, as like a party… ‘ a little variety never killed nobody!’


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