About Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® Nutritional Drink
per 8 fl oz serving
per 8 fl oz serving
13 g Protein
to support growth and help build & maintain muscle
Key Nutrients for Immune Support
100% DV of Vitamin C & 50% DV of Vitamin D
25% DV Calcium
to help build strong bones
150 Nutrient-Rich Calories
for nutritional energy
20% DV Iron
to help blood deliver oxygen to the body
flavors or colors
Suitable for Lactose Intolerance, Not for individuals with galactosemia
Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start® products are nutritionally appropriate for ages 4 years and older.
Each Nutrient-Packed Breakfast Drink Provides
per 8 fl oz serving
As much protein as two large eggs
As much calcium as two 5.3 oz cups of Greek Yogurt
As much vitamin D as two 8 fl oz glasses of milk
As much vitamin C as one medium orange
Source-USDA FoodData Central: One large egg has 6.3 g protein. One 5.3 oz cup of Greek Yogurt contains 141 mg calcium. One 8 fl oz glass of skim milk contains 2.9 mcg vitamin D. One medium orange has 70 mg vitamin C.
BRING BACK THE VANILLA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
From: apppro | Feb 18, 2021
I WANT THE VANILLA>>>>> Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Powder ALL that added sugar to other versions is NO GOOD for seniors.
Taste like vitamins
From: Wmollica | Oct 23, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I did not like this. I was gritty and it tasted like vitamins no matter what I did. It did not taste like a milk shake or thick milk, but it gave me an aftertaste. I will not buy this again. It was disturbingly gross.
From: Shebulee | Oct 13, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I recently tried the Carnation Breakfast Essentials Ready to Drink Mixed Berry drink, and I personally didn't like it that much. The mixed berry flavor was okay, but the consistency of the drink was just a little too thick for my liking.
From: Mikaela104 | Oct 13, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The carnation breakfast drink surprised me! I thought it wasn't going to taste very good because a lot of protein and breakfast drink don't but these actually tasted pretty good. I wouldn't mind drinking one of these in the morning.
Taste great and so healthy
From: jennzenn | Oct 09, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I received my Carnation Breakfast Essentials Ready to Drink Mixed Berry a few weeks ago and haven't stopped getting them since. The kids love the flavor and I love that it is healthy for my picky eaters!
From: Emilyjcar | Oct 05, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Unlike some I have tried in the past that didn’t work for me. This actually worked great when I was in a hurry in the morning. I was kind of skeptical with the flavor of mixed berry. But to me as long as you shake it up like you are suppose too it tastes amazing. Also kept me going in the morning until my next meal at lunch time.
From: Dick123 | Oct 02, 2020
This is a great product. Also, the service and delivery was great.
From: TashaS | Sep 09, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I tried this product because I am not a big breakfast person but know breakfast is important. It definitely was refreshing and kept me full till lunch. I tried the berry because I love berries but forgetting I dont like strawberry milk this was much the same. Just too sweet for me for a milk like substance. I think i would like chocolate or even vanilla better so definitely trying those next!
Great Flavor and Quick Breakfast
From: Seasonc | Sep 08, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] These are great for those mornings that you run out of time or just not feeling like eating. We mostly do them for breakfast but are great any time of the day. The berry flavors are not chemical tasting and it has just enough sweetness.
From: Homeschoolingdadof2 | Sep 08, 2020
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I got this for my child who loves fried chicken tenders and mac and cheese WAY too much. I figured with 10g of protein and a bunch of other stuff it would be great. She said it was “ea, ok”. I tried it and it is overly berry for my taste.