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What are Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ products?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Ready-To-Drink and Powder 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.

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

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Ready-To-Drink and Powder 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 intended for use by children (ages 4 and up), teens and adults.

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

Each bottle of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Ready-To-Drink provides 150 calories with 13 g of high-quality protein, only 3 g of sugars, 4 g of fat, 17 g of carbohydrate, 3 g of fiber 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™ Powder Drink Mix provides 150 calories with 13 g of high-quality protein, up to 1 g of fat, 24 g of carbohydrate, including 3-4 g of fiber plus 20% or more of the daily value for 24 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™ Ready-to-Drink and Powder Drink Mix Products are available in a variety of flavors:

Light Start™ Powder

Rich Milk Chocolate

Classic French Vanilla

 

Light Start™ Ready-To-Drink

Rich Milk Chocolate

Café Mocha

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

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Ready-To-Drink and Powder 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™ Ready-To-Drink contains 17 g of carbohydrate (or 1 Carb Choice) per bottle. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Powder Drink Mix when prepared with 1 cup of skim milk contains 24 g of carbohydrate (or 1½ Carb Choices) per serving. People with diabetes should consult their health care provider to determine which nutritional products may be right for them.

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