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NaturesPlus Spiru-Tein® Shake Simply Natural Original Vanilla -- 1.63 lbs


NaturesPlus Spiru-Tein® Shake Simply Natural Original Vanilla
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NaturesPlus Spiru-Tein® Shake Simply Natural Original Vanilla -- 1.63 lbs

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NaturesPlus Spiru-Tein® Shake Simply Natural Original Vanilla Description

  • Unsweetened / Add Your Own Sweeteners!
  • High Protein Energy Meal
  • Gluten Free
  • Suitable for Diabetic Lifestyles
  • Tri-Part Protein
  • Original Vanilla

Nature's Plus Simply Natural Original Vanilla Spiru-Tein Powder features a unique blend of ingredients, including...

  • Superior Tri-Part Protein Blend: Rice, Pea, Soy
  • 100% Daily Value: of all Vitamins • Broad Profile of Essential Minerals.
  • Energy Nutrients: High Quality Tri-Part Protein and Bee Pollen
  • Diet-Aids: Lecithin, Spirulina, Choline and Inositol
  • Enzymes: Bromelain and Papaya • Cleansing: Chlorophyll
  • Fiber: Bran, Cellulose and Apple Pectin

Simply Natural Original Vanilla Spiru-Tein Mixes Instantly - No Blender Required.


Directions

Add one rounded scoop (scoop included in can) of Simply Natural Spiru-Tein Powder and fruit, honey, or any other nutritious food to 8 fl. oz. of milk, juice or water, and stir, shake, or blend for a delicious low calorie, high energy shake. your shake will take on the subtle, natural flavor and sweetness of your own combination of ingredients.

Free Of
Yeast and gluten.

*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.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Scoop (23 g)
Servings per Container: 32
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories80
  Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium140 mg6%
Potassium110 mg3%
Total Carbohydrate5 g2%
  Dietary Fiber1 g4%
  Sugars0 g*
  Other Carbohydrate4 g
Protein14 g28%
Vitamin A5000 IU100%
Vitamin C60 mg100%
Calcium300 mg30%
Iron4.5 mg25%
Vitamin D400 IU100%
Vitamin E30 IU100%
Thiamin1.5 mg100%
Riboflavin1.7 mg100%
Niacin20 mg100%
Vitamin B62 mg100%
Folic Acid400 mcg100%
Vitamin B126 mcg100%
Biotin300 mcg100%
Pantothenic Acid10 mg100%
Phosphorus200 mg20%
Iodine150 mcg100%
Magnesium80 mg20%
Zinc15 mg100%
Selenium21 mcg30%
Manganese5 mg250%
Chromium18 mcg15%
Molybdenum20 mcg25%
Each Serving Of Simply Natural Spiru-Tein® Shake Also Contains:
Inositol50 mg
Choline (as bitartrate)21 mg
Typical Amino Acid Profile Per Serving
Isoleucine602 mg4.3%
Histidine364 mg2.6%
Leucine1148 mg8.2%
Arginine1050 mg7.5%
Lysine882 mg6.3%
Aspartic Acid1624 mg11.6%
Methionine182 mg1.3%
Serine728 mg5.2%
Cysteine182 mg1.3%
Glutamic Acid2674 mg19.1%
Threonine532 mg3.8%
Proline714 mg5.1%
Phenylalanine714 mg5.1%
Glycine588 mg4.2%
Tryptophan182 mg1.3%
Alanine602 mg4.3%
Valine700 mg5.0%
Tyrosine532 mg3.8%
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Proprietary non-GMO protein blend (rice protein, pea protein, soy [isolated soy protein and fermented soy]), maltodextrin, tri-calcium phosphate, natural flavors, vanilla, non-GMO xanthan gum, potassium citrate, magnesium oxide, guar gum, psyllium, microcrystalline cellulose, spirulina, vitamin C, vitamin E (d-alpha tocopheryl acetate), choline bitartrate, inositol, apple pectin, niacinamide, vitamin A palmitate, zinc oxide, manganese sulfate, ferrous fumarate, calcium pantothenate, lecihtin, lemon bioflavonoids, papaya, bromelain, chlorophyll, pyridoxine HCl, riboflavin, thiamine HCl, vitamin B12, vitamin D, folic acid, biotin, potassium iodide, chromium chloride, sodium selenite, sodium molybdate.
Warnings

 Not to be used as the sole source of dietary calories.

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Making Smoothies: Are You Doing it Wrong?

Blending a smoothie is a fast and delicious way to quickly satisfy your hunger. Do it right, and you can also add a wealth of vitamins and minerals to your diet.

But not all smoothies are created equal, and even the best and most nutritious smoothie recipes come with some caveats.

Torso View of Woman Learning How to Make a Smoothie Pouring Milk Into a Blender with Fruit | Vitacost.com/blog

Downing a smoothie can make sense in some situations. For example, data has shown that obtaining protein and carbohydrate in liquid form might help it get into the muscle much faster than it would in a mixed meal, says Angela Lemond, a Plano, Texas-based registered dietitian nutritionist and founder of Lemond Nutrition.

“The advantage here would be after a workout,” she says. “It may maximize muscle building and decrease muscle soreness.”

Drinking smoothies also can be a great way to eat foods that many people instinctively do not enjoy – such as spinach or kale – and that offer important vitamins and minerals. The mix of flavors in a green smoothie disguises the taste of foods that some find unpalatable.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture also lauds smoothies as way to increase fruit and vegetable intake, and to add foods such as flaxseed, kefir and herbs to your diet. Smoothies also can add a dose of protein and calcium into your daily meal plan.

The downsides of smoothies

However, even the best smoothies have downsides. For starters, Lemond notes that blending fruit into a smoothie can boost natural sugar totals much higher than what you would take in if you ate the fruit whole.

“It's really the potential caloric load,” she says. “Since they are blenderized, the concentration of the calories can go high really quick even with good quality ingredients.”

Others have warned that adding high-sugar yogurt and unhealthy ice cream to smoothies can outweigh the potential health benefits of such a drink.

For most people, it makes more sense to consume healthful fruits and vegetables in ways that don’t rely on blending them, Lemond says.

“The digestion process is a natural thing the body does to slowly process food for sustained energy,” she says. “Blenderizing does some of the work for the body, so the food does not stay in the system as long.”

As a result, smoothies are less likely to satisfy your hunger as effectively as a mixed, whole meal, she says.

How to make a smoothie the right way

Despite such concerns, smoothies can still be a great way to for some people to get important nutrients they otherwise might miss.

A 2015 study found that when fruit smoothies were introduced as a breakfast item at two Utah high schools, the percentage of students who consumed the equivalent of at least one serving of whole fruit each day soared from 4.3 percent prior to the menu change to a whopping 45.1 percent after.

If you love to consume smoothies, make sure you do it right. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests consuming smoothies without adding any sugar.

The natural fruit in a smoothie should provide more than enough sweetness, the CDC says.

Lemond suggests the following recipe:

  • 8 ounces of milk or milk alternative
  • 1 cup of a fruit of your choice
  • And unlimited amount of a vegetable of your choice
  • 10 to 20 grams of a protein source of your choice -- protein powder, nut or seed
  • Ice or additional water as desired

Such a recipe provides a nice balance of macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fat and protein, she says. Still, Lemond urges you to make a smoothie a relatively rare treat.

“Smoothies are best used when recovering from a workout, if at all,” she says.

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