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. It was featured in popular news reports after a man filed suit claiming that Boost Plus had caused his priapism.
|Boost High Protein Drink||240||15||6||33|
|Boost High Protein Powder||200*||13||1||36|
|Boost Kid Essentials||240**||14||14||11|
|Per 8-oz. serving, except: *Add skim milk to 8 oz., **5 oz.|
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.
- Ed Silverman (June 5, 2007). "Novartis Drink Causes Long Lasting Erection". Pharmalot.