Boost (beverage)

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For the drink produced by Boost Drinks Ltd, see Boost (drink). For the fruit juice, see Boost Juice.

Boost is the brand name of a line of products first introduced in 1995 by Mead Johnson, which was purchased by Novartis along with all its other adult nutrition products by Mead Johnson in 2002, and has been sold to Nestlé along with the Gerber brand on September 1, 2007.[citation needed] It was featured in popular news reports after a man filed suit claiming that Boost Plus had caused his priapism.[1]

Product Calories Protein Fat Carbohydrate
Boost Drink 240 10 4 41
Boost Breeze 160 8 0 31
Boost Plus 360 14 14 45
Boost High Protein Drink 240 15 6 33
Boost High Protein Powder 200* 13 1 36
Boost Fiber 240 10 4 42
Boost Pudding 240** 14 14 11
Boost Kid Essentials 240** 14 14 11
Per 8-oz. serving, except: *Add skim milk to 8 oz., **5 oz.

The ingredients of Boost Plus are common food products or vitamins, present at 3 to 100% of their recommended daily values. For example, the vanilla flavor contains:

water, corn syrup solids, sugar, milk protein concentrate, canola oil, high oleic sunflower oil, calcium caseinate, sodium caseinate, corn oil, and less than 1% potassium citrate, magnesium chloride, soy lecithin, calcium phosphate, salt, sodium ascorbate, beta carotene, biotin, niacinamide, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B12, vitamin B6 hydrochloride, riboflavin, thiamin hydrochloride, folic acid, potassium iodide, magnesium phosphate, artificial flavor, choline chloride, vitamin E acetate, vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3, vitamin K1, carrageenan, potassium chloride, zinc sulfate, manganese sulfate, cupric sulfate, chromic chloride, sodium molybdate, sodium selenite, ferrous sulfate.

It is available in flavors Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate and Mocha,Rich chocolate.


  1. ^ Ed Silverman (June 5, 2007). "Novartis Drink Causes Long Lasting Erection". Pharmalot. 

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