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Boost (beverage)

Boost is the brand name of a line of products produced by Novartis Medical Nutrition.[1] It was recently featured in popular news reports after a man filed suit claiming that Boost Plus had caused his priapism.[2]

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 with Benefiber and FOS 240 10 4 42
Boost Pudding 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 B 12, 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.


  1. ^ Product Information.
  2. ^ Novartis Drink Causes Long Lasting Erection.
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