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What are Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink and Nutritional Drink Mix products provide essential nutrition at home or on-the-go to help start the day right. Each bottle or prepared serving provides 150 calories, 13 g of high-quality protein plus 20% or more of the daily value for 21 essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin D to help build strong bones. Additionally, Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products do not contain artificial colors or flavors.

Are Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products appropriate for kids, teens and adults?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink and Nutritional Drink Mix products help meet the nutritional needs of not only kids and teens but adults as well. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products are for ages 4 years and older.

What is the nutritional profile of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products?

Each bottle of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink provides 150 calories with 13 g of high-quality protein, 3 g of sugars, 4 g of fat, 17 g of carbohydrate plus 20% or more of the daily value for 21 essential vitamins and minerals including calcium and vitamin D to help build strong bones.

Each prepared serving of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink Mix provides 150 calories with 13 g of high-quality protein, up to 1 g of fat, 24 g of carbohydrate plus 20% or more of the daily value for 21 essential vitamins and minerals including calcium and vitamin D to help build strong bones.

What flavors do Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products come in?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink and Nutritional Drink Mix Products are available in a variety of flavors:

Light Start® Powder

Rich Milk Chocolate

Classic French Vanilla

 

Light Start® Nutritional Drink

Rich Milk Chocolate

Are Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products appropriate for people with diabetes?

People with diabetes should consult their health care provider to determine which nutritional products may be right for them.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink and Nutritional Drink Mix can be used by people who want to manage their calorie and / or carbohydrate intake. Each serving of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® product contains 150 nutrient-rich calories, with 13 g high-quality protein and 17-24 g of carbohydrate.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink contains 17 g of carbohydrate (or 1 Carb Choice) per bottle. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink Mix when prepared with 1 cup of skim milk contains 23-24 g of carbohydrate (or 1½ Carb Choices) per serving.

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