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Nature's Bounty Optimal Solutions® Complete Protein & Vitamin Shake Mix Decadent Chocolate -- 16 oz


Nature's Bounty Optimal Solutions® Complete Protein & Vitamin Shake Mix Decadent Chocolate

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Nature's Bounty Optimal Solutions® Complete Protein & Vitamin Shake Mix Decadent Chocolate -- 16 oz

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Nature's Bounty Optimal Solutions® Complete Protein & Vitamin Shake Mix Decadent Chocolate Description

  • Good Source of Fiber & Protein with Collagen
  • Vitamins B & C, Electrolytes, Fiber & Probiotics
  • Naturally Flavored Decadent Chocolate

Nature's Bounty® Optimal Solutions® Chocolate Shake is a Complete Protein & Vitamin Shake Mix which Addresses Key Nutritional Needs.

  • Energy Support - B Vitamins
  • Immune Health - Vitamin C
  • Bone Health - Vitamin D and Calcium
  • Digestive Health - Fiber & Probiotics
  • Healthy Skin - Vitamin C
  • Hair, Skin & Nail Support - Biotin, Vitamin C & ALA

Optimal Solutions Chocolate Vitamin Shake is a uniquely formulated beauty blend of essential nutrients which address the key nutritional needs of women - to help you look and feel your best. Optimal Solutions Chocolate Vitamin Shake Mix supports natural beauty from within by providing protein, Vitamin C and now Collagen. Vitamin C is involved in collagen formation which is important for healthy vibrant skin.

 

Each serving contains 15 grams of protein and provides 100% daily value of all B Vitamins, along with fiber from Inulin, probiotics and enzymes, to support energy, digestive and intestinal health. B vitamins aid the conversion of food to energy. The B Vitamin Biotin also supports the health of hair, skin and nails for lustrous hair, vibrant skin and strong nails. Optimal Solutions Chocolate Shake is an excellent source of fiber, at 6 grams per serving, and provides 800 IU of Vitamin D, twice the DV for Vitamin D, which supports a woman's immune system and bone health. Optimal Solutions Chocolate Shake also contains flaxseed and electrolytes. Flaxseed contains ALA, Alpha Linolenic Acid (omega-3), which helps provide nutrients for the well-being of the body. Electrolytes provide key minerals to help maintain fluid balance throughout the day.

 

Enjoy a serving of Optimal Solutions Chocolate Shake, the nutrition you need to support a healthy beautiful body from the inside out because Beauty Starts on the Inside™


Directions

Mix two (2) scoops (33 g) with 8 oz of water. To increase the protein content to more than 20 grams per serving and enjoy a creamy texture, mix with 8 oz of skim milk. Shake can also be enjoyed by mixing with your favorite vegetarian milk alternative. Best served ice cold.

 

Contents are sold by weight. Some settling may occur.

Free Of
Artificial color, flavor, preservatives, wheat, fish.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Scoops (33 g)
Servings per Container: About 13
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories110
   Calories from Fat25
Total Fat3 g4%
   Saturated Fat1 g6%
Cholesterol25 mg9%
Total Carbohydrate10 g4%
   Dietary Fiber6 g24%
   Sugars2 g
Protein15 g30%
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)60 mg100%
Vitamin D (as D2 Ergocalciferol)800 IU200%
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) (as Thiamin Hydrochloride)1.5 mg100%
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg100%
Niacin (as Niacinamide)20 mg100%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine Hydrochloride)2 mg100%
Folic Acid400 mcg100%
Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)6 mcg100%
Biotin (as d-Biotin)300 mcg100%
Pantothenic Acid (as d-Calcium Pantothenate)10 mg100%
Calcium207 mg21%
Iron2 mg11%
Magnesium (as Magnesium Oxide)43 mg11%
Sodium100 mg4%
Potassium300 mg9%
ProbioGuard™ Probiotic Blend
which contains 1 billion active Lactobacillus acidophilus, B. bifidum, L. bulgaricus at the time of manufacture
850 mg*
Digestive Enzyme Blend
Bromelain (from Pineapple), Papain (from Papaya fruit)
200 mg*
Flaxseed
which typically contains:
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (Omega-3) 204 mg
Other Fatty Acids
888 mg*
Stevia Extract (Stevia rebaudiana) (leaf)160 mg*
Collagen3 g*
Typical Amino Acid Profile
(milligrams per 33 g serving**)
Essential Amino Acids
Histidine280 mg*
Isoleucine673 mg*
Leucine1153 mg*
Lysine945 mg*
Methionine209 mg*
Phenylalanine575 mg*
Threonine650 mg*
Tryptophan *176 mg
Valine715 mg*
Nonessential Amino Acids
Alanine804 mg*
Arginine915 mg*
Aspartic Acid1514 mg*
Cysteine203 mg*
Glutamic Acid2537 mg*
Glycine1091 mg*
Proline1029 mg*
Serine702 mg*
Tyrosine417 mg*
*L-Tryptophan is naturally occurring, not added
**approximate values
Other Ingredients: Proprietary protein blend (soy protein isolate, whey protein concentrate), cocoa (processed with alkali), inulin, oat fiber, fructose, natural flavors, maltodextrin, soy lecithin, tricalcium phosphate, xanthan gum.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.
Warnings

If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition, consult your doctor before use. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18.

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8 Protein Myths You Should Stop Believing

Are you getting enough protein? While protein deficiency is rare in the U.S., many people struggle to get the daily recommended amount (remember, men and women have different protein needs). Luckily, there’s no shortage of protein products – from powders and shakes to bars, cookies, crackers and even pretzels – that can help you reach your goal.

Scoop of Protein Powder Beside Tipped-Over Container Representing Protein Facts and Information | Vitacost.com/blog

If you don’t want to use protein powders or products because you’ve heard they’ll upset your stomach or make you bulk up—stop! Here are eight of the most common myths people believe about supplementing with protein, along with facts to set the record straight.

Myth #1 - You need a protein shake immediately after working out

This is a classic gym myth – that you must consume your protein shake within 30 minutes post workout. If you're a professional athlete you may benefit from chugging a shake within that window; but for the everyday gym goer it's more important to concentrate on overall daily protein intake than timing. Protein goals for women should be from 10 percent to 35 percent of your total daily calories.

Myth #2 - Women will bulk up using protein powder

A daily protein drink won’t give you huge shoulders or oversized arms! It takes a specific weight training program dedicated to build a lot of muscle or to even slightly bulk up. It's way harder than most people think. Simply adding a few whey or plant protein shakes to your diet won’t get you there (but it will help fulfill your daily protein needs!).

Myth #3 - If you’re a runner pass on the protein powder

All athletes can benefit from protein powder – especially runners. Long runs break down muscle fibers (which need to be repaired) as well as help to build slow twitch muscle fibers. Runners need protein to restore and repair muscles, so drinking an extra shake daily ensures they’re getting enough.

Myth #4 - Protein powder is very expensive

This myth is only true if you buy a big tub of protein powder and never use it. Quality protein powder can start around $25 and run as high as $100 per container. While this may seem expensive, it’s actually less expensive per serving compared to eating steak or chicken breasts. Spending part of your food budget on protein powder is totally worth it!

Myth #5 - Protein shakes are high in calories

Depending on the type of protein you buy and the extras you add to your shake, this myth can have a little truth to it. Some protein powders have up to 600 calories and 16 grams of fat per serving. These powders, however, are intended for people looking to gain weight. Adding large amounts of peanut butter, milk, oatmeal, yogurt and fruit could potentially boost your shake to 1,000 calories or more. As is, most protein powders average about 120 calories per serving. Be conservative with add-ins and you can create a great-tasting, nutritious shake that’s under 200 calories.  

Myth #6 - A person can only absorb 30 grams of protein at a time

This belief is often been debated in the fitness industry. Think about it:does a linebacker and a ballet dancer absorb and process protein the same way? Probably not. Like many other factors, individual body compositions and metabolisms affect how different bodies digest and process nutrients. If you eat more protein, it's just going to take longer to digest and be used by the body (it won’t go to waste). 

Myth #7 - Pea or plant protein isn’t as good as whey protein

Say protein powder and people think whey is the best or only option. Whey protein is good for muscle recovery, and it’s easy to digest for some people. But it’s not always the best protein powder choice for everyone. For vegans and people with digestive issues, a plant-based protein powder is definitely the way to go. Plant-based or pea protein is digested differently than whey but still gives you the benefits of traditional powdered protein.

Myth #8 - Protein powder equals gas

If you drink protein shakes, and nothing else, all day, this may be an issue, since many protein powders are derived from dairy (usually casein and whey). But eating a balanced diet including healthy fats and carbohydrates – and water to hydrate – should take care of unpleasant digestive issues.

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