Bloating is often a side effect when one starts to incorporate more fiber quickly into their diet. Keep drinking plenty of water to help flush it though and if you have to, cut back a little and then reintroduce more fibrous foods slowly. Also, drink slowly. It may also be due to other reasons. Here's a good article on bloating with other suggestions on how to beat it: http://www.nutriliving.com/blog/feeling-bloated As far as your daily menu, just be sure you are getting enough calories and healthy fats too! It's ok to sub in a NutriBlast as a meal replacements as long as it contains a nice combination of protein, healthy fats and carbs! Including veggies, some low glycemic berries and nuts or seeds with your protein shakes will help you meet those quotas.