Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Original Nutritional Drink Mix (Canister)

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Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Original Nutritional Drink Mix (Canister)

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About Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Original Nutritional Drink Mix (Canister)

when prepared as directed with 1 cup of skim milk

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

40% DV Calcium

to help build strong bones

220 Nutrient-Rich Calories

for nutritional energy

20% DV Iron

to help blood deliver oxygen to the body

No Artificial

flavors, colors or sweeteners

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Original products are nutritionally appropriate for ages 4 years and older.

Each Prepared Serving of this Nutrient-Packed Drink Mix Provides

when prepared as directed with 1 cup of skim milk



As much protein as two large eggs


As much calcium as three 5.3 oz cups of Greek Yogurt

Vitamin D
Vitamin D

As much vitamin D as two 8 fl oz glasses of milk

Vitamin C
Vitamin C

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.

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Perfect breakfast drink to start a school day

From: Cathy Mccormack | Nov 18, 2021

There is not enough time in the morning to eat for a child who doesn’t want to wake up in the morning. This drink is a MUST for our family. Please continue to provide this instant drink additive for our family. Thank you.

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From: Baskar Sethu | Oct 17, 2021

Sugar overload. If it is very little I would recommend.

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Copper, Carageenan and Lactose, However

From: Kayla AHC | Oct 03, 2021

Some of the ingredients are toxic....many people are lactose intolerant & vegan, carrageenan is toxic. People have copper allergies. HOWEVER. I had a phobia at 10 and quit eating for 4 months. Mom mixed this w whole milk 4x a day and I put weight back on.

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Carnation Breakfast Essentials

From: | Sep 22, 2021

Do you have a product that is low sugar or sugar free? I like it but I need something with less sugar.

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From: Jen Cap | Sep 14, 2021

Please bring back chocolate malt, it was the best!

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Great Smoothie Base

From: | Jul 30, 2021

I use these as a base for my smoothies. I add milk or alternatives like oat, almond or coconut and add freshly frozen fruits, grains and oats and blend. Eliminates the need to add additional protein powders and vitamins.

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From: David Mitchell | Jun 22, 2021

Why am I finding it hard to find Breakfast Essential with probiotics? It really worked for me.

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Great Breakfast

From: DrPepperDrinker | May 14, 2021

I switched more that a year ago and have been drinking the green cap version for breakfast every day. Great taste, great hunger satisfaction. Chocolate is my favorite, but all flavors are good.

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Good product to start the day.

From: blaine44 | Mar 31, 2021

I have used this product for years. A mix of Breakfast Essentials with milk, then a cup of coffee with toast and honey and I'm set for the day.

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Chocolate malt was the best, please bring it back!

From: CR1776 | Mar 24, 2021

Chocolate malt was the best, please bring it back!

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